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ABS (Anti-lock Brake System)

Sudden over-application of the brakes, or braking on low-grip surfaces (surfaces with a low coefficient of friction) such as wet asphalt or manhole covers, may cause a motorcycle's wheel(s) to lock up and slip.

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Economical Riding Indicator

Using high-precision electronics for engine management, Kawasaki models can achieve a high level of fuel efficiency. However, fuel consumption is greatly affected by throttle use, gear selection, and other elemen

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Electronic Throttle Valves

Electronic Throttle Valves allow the ECU to deliver the ideal amount of fuel and air to the engine.

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ERGO-FIT

ERGO-FIT is an interface system that allows a wide range of riders to feel at one with their machine.

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IMU-Enhanced Chassis Orientation Awareness

Combined with Kawasaki’s proprietary dynamic modelling program, input from the IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit) enables even more precise chassis orientation awareness, the key to bringing Kawasaki’s electronics to the next level.

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Kawasaki Engine Brake Control

Kawasaki Engine Brake Control allows riders to set engine braking according to preference.

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KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function) ABS

KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function) oversees multiple engine and chassis electronic management systems to facilitate smooth cornering.

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KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent Anti-Lock Brake System)

El KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System) es un sistema de frenado de alta precisión, alta eficiencia y sensación natural diseñado específicamente para modelos superdeportivos.

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KQS (Kawasaki Quick Shifter)

KQS (Kawasaki Quick Shifter) enables clutchless up- and downshifts.

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Supercharged Engine

Designed completely in-house, the immense potential of the highly compact, highly efficient supercharged engine is a testament to the technology possessed by the KHI Group.

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Dual Injectors

Kawasaki's KX™250F was the first mass-production motocrosser to feature Dual Injectors. One injector is located downstream of the throttle valve (where injectors are located on standard FI systems) and a second is locate

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Launch Control Mode

In motocross racing, getting a good start is critical. A few tenths of a second can make the difference between getting the holeshot or getting buried in the pack. In slippery conditions, getting the maximum drive from a motocross bike requires

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Silver-Mirror Paint

Kawasaki’s original silver-mirror paint uses a layer of silver to create a highly reflective, glasslike metal appearance.

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Specifications

  • Engine

    Engine

    4-stroke, 4-cylinder, DOHC, 4-valve, liquid-cooled, supercharged

    Displacement

    998cc

    Bore x Stroke

    76.0 x 55.0mm

    Compression ratio

    8.3:1

    Fuel system

    DFI® w/50mm throttle bodies (4) with dual injection

    Ignition

    Digital

    Transmission

    6-speed, return, dog-ring

  • Suspension

    Front suspension / wheel travel

    43mm inverted fork with rebound and compression damping, spring preload adjustability and top-out springs/4.7 in

    Rear suspension / wheel travel

    New Uni-Trak, Öhlins TTX36 gas charged shock with piggyback reservoir, compression and rebound damping and spring preload adjustability, and top-out spring/5.3 in

    Front tire

    120/70 ZR17 (58W)

    Rear tire

    190/65 ZR17 (78W)

    Rake/Trail

    25.1°/4.3 in

    Ground clearance

    5.1 in

    Wheelbase

    57.1 in

  • Totals

    Overall length

    81.5 in

    Overall width

    33.5 in

    Overall height

    45.7 in

    Seat height

    32.7 in

    Curb weight

    476.3 lb**

    Fuel capacity

    4.5 gal

  • General

    Final drive

    Sealed chain

    Electronic Rider Aids

    Kawasaki Corner Management Function (KCMF), Kawasaki Traction Control (KTRC), Kawasaki Launch Control Mode (KLCM), Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System (KIBS), Kawasaki Engine Brake Control, Kawasaki Quick Shifter (KQS) (upshift & downshift), Öhlins Electronic Steering Damper

    Frame Type

    Trellis, high-tensile steel, with swingarm mounting plate

    Color Choices

    Mirror Coated Matte Spark Black

    Kawasaki Protection Plus (optional)

    N/A

  • Brakes

    Front brakes

    Dual radial-mount, opposed 4-piston calipers, dual semi-floating 330mm discs, KIBS ABS

    Rear brakes

    Opposed 2-piston calipers, single 250mm disc, KIBS ABS

  • Guarantee

    Warranty

    N/A

**Curb weight includes all necessary materials and fluids to operate correctly, full tank of fuel (more than 90 percent capacity) and tool kit (if supplied).

Specifications subject to change

KAWASAKI CARES: Always wear a helmet, eye protection, and proper apparel. Never ride under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Read Owner’s Manual and all on-product warnings. Professional rider shown on a closed course. ©2019 Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

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