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Kawasaki launches MY22 KX250 race bike in India at INR 7.99 lakh

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Kawasaki has launched the new MY22 Kawasaki KX250 in the Indian market. The enduro-style motorcycle comes with a price tag of INR 7.99 lakh ex-showroom. The brand has announced that the bookings for the MY22 KX250 are now open from Kawasaki dealerships in India. Also, the motorcycle will be available only in the Lime Green colour option. Kawasaki is targetting mid-level, professional riders as well as off-road enthusiasts for the MY22 KX250. 

MY22 Kawasaki KX250 – Design Highlights

The MY22 Kawasaki KX250 features a timeless KX design philosophy that the brand has used fr over 40 years. The tried and tested design philosophy has allowed Kawasaki to excel in the extremely competitive four-stroke 250cc class. The motorcycle features a high-mount front fender and a thin body design.

The KX250 comes with a straight bench seat that integrates well with the fuel tank and allows the rider to move forward and rearward while riding. Kawasaki has also revised fuel tank design, and the shrouds are slimmer than before. The tank shrouds also cover the radiators and also help channel air into the heat exchange system. The Kawasaki KX250 features a sleek tail section and incorporate a high mount exhaust muffler.

MY22 Kawasaki KX250 – Mechanical Features

The MY22 Kawasaki KX250 comes with a lightweight aluminium perimeter frame. The motorcycle rides on a race-ready upside-down suspension on the front and a new uni Trak rear suspension. The bike gets Renthal aluminium Fatbar and comes with Kawasaki’s ERGO FIT adjustable handle and footpeg positions. Stopping power comes from a set of hydraulic petal disc brakes on the front as well as rear.

MY22 Kawasaki KX250 – Powertrain

Powering the MY22 Kawasaki KX250 is a 249cc liquid-cooled, 4-stroke single-cylinder engine. The engine comes with a factory-racer tuning, and the peak power for the MY22 is now higher by 1.4 PS. The MY22 KX250 features a finger-follower valve actuation and comes with a DLC (Diamond-like Carbon) coating on the finger followers. 

Kawasaki’s World Superbike engineers have designed the valve train with a higher spring rate to match the higher rev limit. Kawasaki has also revised the processing for the throats of intake and exhaust ports as well as the combustion chamber design. The engine also comes with a flatter piston crown, a new lightweight crankcase design and a hydraulic clutch. 

MY22 Kawasaki KX250 – Features 

The Kawasaki KX250 comes with Electric Start, Launch control mode and Easy engine tuning that includes a 3 Map Choice for DFI setting data selection. 

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