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Kawasaki Z250 SL launched at a price of IDR 38.9 million

 
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Japanese motorcycle manufacturers, Kawasaki has launched the all-new Z250 SL street bike in Indonesia. SL here stands for Sport Lightweight. The new Z250 from Kawasaki is basically a naked version of the existing Ninja 250, and a little more sportier to look at as compared to the existing Z250. It is available in two trims – one without ABS, and the other with ABS.

kawasaki z250 sl 1 launchZ250 SL carries design features which are borrowed from the existing Z800 and Z1000. Indonesia became the first country in the world where this motorcycle is now launched. Bookings commence from today, while deliveries will start later this month.

Price of new Kawasaki Z250 SL starts from IDR 38.9 million (approx INR 2.02 lakhs or $3,366) for the non-ABS variant and IDR 44.9 million (approx INR 2.34 lakhs or $3,885) for the ABS variant. There is nothing different between the two, apart from the missing ABS, and weight. Kerb weight of non-ABS variant is 148 kgs, while that of ABS variant is 150 kgs.

To be manufactured in the Indonesian plant, Kawasaki Z250 SL will be exported to Malaysia and Philippines very soon. India launch is expected to take later this year, in association with their partner, Bajaj Auto.

Techspecs of the Z250 SL are same as that of Z250, which you can go through below:

FRAME
Front Suspension37 mm telescopic fork
Rear SuspensionBottom-Link Uni-Trak with gas-charged shock and 5-way adjustable preload
Brakes FrontSingle 290 mm petal disc with dual-piston caliper
Rear BrakeSingle 220 mm petal disc with dual-piston caliper
Front Tire110/70-17 M / C (54s)
Rear Tires140/70-17 M / C (66s)
Length x Width x Height2,010 x 750 x 1,025 mm
Distance Axis Wheels1,400 mm
Distance to Land145
Weight168 kg
Petrol Capacity17 liters
Trail26/82 mm
ENGINE
Type4-stroke, liquid-cooled Parallel Twin
Maximum Power23.5 kW {32 PS} / 11,000 rpm
Maximum TorqueKgf.m 21.0 Nm {2.1} / 10,000 rpm
Bore x Stroke62.0 x 41.2 mm
Volume of Cylinder249 cm
Valve SystemDOHC, 8 valves
Fuel SystemFuel Injection (?28 mm x 2) with dual throttle valves
Ignition SystemDigital
Cooling SystemLiquid-cooled
Comparison of Compression11.3: 1
Drivetrain
Total Transmission6-speed, return
Primary Reduction Ratio3,087 (71/23)
Teeth Into-1 ratio2,600 (39/15)
2nd Gear Ratio1,789 (34/19)
3rd Gear Ratio1,409 (31/22)
4th Gear Ratio1,160 (29/25)
5th Gear Ratio1.000 (27/27)
6th Gear Ratio0893 (25/28)
Final Reduction Ratio3286 (46/14)
Type System Final DriveDrive chain
Overall Drive Ratio9056
Coolant Capacity1.5
ClutchWet, multi – disc

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