MOTOCROSSTIME - NEWS FROM KAWASAKI

Absolutely nobody can exceed the championship legacy of Kawasaki and the KX™ motorcycle. KX owns more combined professional 250cc and 450cc AMA National Motocross and Supercross titles than any other manufacturer. Explore the tabs below to experience what KX is all about.

2018 KX250F – THE BIKE THAT BUILDS CHAMPION

THE WINNING EDGE

With more Supercross and Pro Motocross wins than all other OEMs combined, no one else comes close to the championship-winning power and race-ready technology of the Kawasaki KX250F. The tradition continues in the updated 2018 KX250F, The Bike That Builds Champions.
FIRST LOOK : 2018 KAWASAKI KX250F-01

CHAMPIONSHIP PROVEN-POWER

FIRST LOOK : 2018 KAWASAKI KX250F-02

 

ENGINE :

  • Updated cylinder head, intake cam and revised compression ratio contribute to increased power and torque across the rev range
  • Light weight race-team inspired bridged box bottom pist on to optimize combustion efficiency and plateau cylinder honing to help reduce friction

 

FIRST LOOK : 2018 KAWASAKI KX250F-03

INTAKES :

  • Rear fender with under seat intake channels ensure clean airflow
  • Revised air intake duct for increased air volume

 

FIRST LOOK : 2018 KAWASAKI KX250F-04

FUEL INJECTION :

  • The upright engine orientation with downdraft style air intake routing improves cylinder – filling efficiency, contributing to crisp throttle response and broad power delivery. Lightweight 43mm throttle body ensure sharp, responsive power
  • Innovative dual-injector system with revised injector angels utilizes a downstream injector below the throttle valve and an upstream injector located near the airbox. Together, they contribute to more efficient filling of the cylinder to maximize power

 

FIRST LOOK : 2018 KAWASAKI KX250F-05

EXHAUST :

  • Revised exhaust header is designed to optimize internal engine updates

FRAME & BODYWORK

Slim, lightweight aluminum perimeter frame contributes to razor-sharp cornering and superior handling while the flat seat profile and minimalist bodywork allow easy rider movement.
FIRST LOOK : 2018 KAWASAKI KX250F-06
SLIM, LIGHTWEIGHT FRAME :
  •  Aluminum perimeter frame is narrow and light for championship-winning agility
  • Geometry optimized for razor-sharp cornering ability
  • Radiators are rotated inward for narrow width between shrouds, allowing easy rider movement

AGGRESSIVE BODYWORK :

  • Minimalist bodywork is lightweight
  • Flat tank and seat allow freedom of movement
  • Fuel tank has 1.7 gallons capacity to fuel long motos
  • Features durable in-mold graphics

CLASS-LEADING ADJUSTABILITY

The best way to ensure peak performance is to fine-tune your KX™ motorcycle to fit you. The KX250F can be adjusted to suit a wide range of riders.
FIRST LOOK : 2018 KAWASAKI KX250F-07
SHOWA SEPARATE FUNCTION FORK – TYPE 2 :
  • Advanced separate function fork design separates spring and damping
    functions for lightweight and fully adjustable performance
  • Fine-tuned suspension settings deliver improved bump absorption and
    suspension action, making it easier for riders to trace their intended line through corners while offering greater composure when braking and accelerating

ERGO-FIT™ ADJUSTABILITY :

  • The adjustable handlebar mounts provide a choice of 4-positions
    (35mm range of adjustment) enabling the rider to set-up an ideal riding
    position.  Factory-style Renthal handlebar and handlebar pad come standard
 ERGO-FIT™ FOOTPEGS :
  • Two-position adjustable footpegs help reduce knee angle when seated
  • Footpegs allow the rider to adjust center of gravity by 5mm

ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY

FIRST LOOK : 2018 KAWASAKI KX250F-08
The KX250F features multiple advanced ignition and fuel-mapping systems for precise adjustability.
FIRST LOOK : 2018 KAWASAKI KX250F-09
KAWASAKI GENUINE ACCESSORY :
KX FI CALIBRATION KIT (HANDHELD)
  • Kawasaki’s handheld FI controller* eliminates need for computer at the track
  • Adjust fuel mapping and ignition settings with factory precision
  • Controller enables you to store up to 7 preset maps for different tracks and conditions

FIRST LOOK : 2018 KAWASAKI KX250F-10

DFI® COUPLERS :

  • Select a coupler to access 1 of the 3 different preset engine maps
  • Alter the engine characteristic with easy plug-and-play technology
  • Standard, hard and soft terrain setting options

FIRST LOOK : 2018 KAWASAKI KX250F-11

INDUSTRY-FIRST LAUNCH CONTROL MODE
MAXIMIZES TRACTION AND ACCELERATION OUT OF THE GATE
  • Technology derived from Kawasaki factory race teams
  • Activate with push of a button
  • Precise ignition timing helps optimize traction, minimizing slippage
  • Functions in first and second gears, automaticallydisengages in third gear

SPECS

2018-kawasaki-kx250f-specs

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