2018 Kawasaki KX 250F Motocross Motorcycle Review

2018 Kawasaki KX 250F Motocross Motorcycle Review
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The new 2018 Kawasaki KX 250F Motocross Motorcycle is another impressive bike from one of the Best Dirt Bike Brand in the World. The motocross features the championship-winning power and ultimate race-ready technology. Its cutting-edge design and amazing color combination make its overall appearance much better. This bike is indeed built for champions. The review of new 2018 Kawasaki KX 250F Motocross Motorcycle is given below.

2018 Kawasaki KX 250F Motocross Motorcycle – Price and Features

The new 2018 Kawasaki KX 250F Motocross Motorcycle is available with the price of $7,749.

2018 Kawasaki KX 250F Motocross Motorcycle

Engine

The new 2018 Kawasaki KX 250F Motocross Motorcycle comes with an updated engine as compared to the previous 2017 Kawasaki KX 250F. Its innovated engine design makes its performance much better plus it has the ability to deliver an increased power across the entire rev range. The latest cylinder head, intake cam, and revised compression ratio have been used, which ultimately contributes to an increased power and torque across the rev range. The lightweight race-team-inspired Bridget-box bottom piston has been optimized to deliver the better combustion efficiency and plateau cylinder honing in order to reduce friction. The rear fender uses an under seat intake channels to provide the clean airflow. The revised air intake duct is used for increased air volume. The new dual-injector system having revised injector angles utilizes the downstream injector below the throttle valve and upstream injector located near the airbox. They both contribute to providing more efficient filling of the cylinder to maximize power. The new exhaust header has been redesigned to optimize internal engine updates.

2018 Kawasaki KX 250F Motocross Motorcycle

Chassis

The new 2018 Kawasaki KX 250F Motocross Motorcycle features the slim and lightweight aluminum frame providing the best cornering and superior handling. Its flat seat design and awesome bodywork allow the rider to have an easy movement. The frame is kept slim, narrow and lightweight, which helps in championship-winning agility. The geometry is optimized for razor-sharp cornering ability like in 2018 Kawasaki KX 100. The radiators have been rotated inward for the narrow width between shrouds. It allows the rider to have an easy movement. The bodywork is kept aggressive yet attractive. The flat tank and flat seat design ensure that rider can enjoy the full freedom of movement. The fuel tank has the carrying capacity of 1.7 gallons. The chassis features the durable in-mold graphics. This Kawasaki KX 250F is fully adjustable according to the rider’s choice. An advanced and separate function fork design separates the spring and damping function to achieve lightweight and an ultimate adjustable performance. The suspension system can be optimized to improve the bump absorption and suspension action. It is much easier for the rider to have a better cornering experience through proper braking and acceleration. The fully adjustable handlebar mounts offer the choice of 4-positions, which enables the rider to set-up an ideal riding position. The factory-style Renthal handlebar and handlebar pad come as standard. The new two-position adjustable footpegs help the rider to reduce his knee angle while seating on it. These footpegs allow the rider to adjust the center of gravity by 5mm.

2018 Kawasaki KX 250F Motocross Motorcycle

Technology

The new 2018 Kawasaki KX 250F Motocross Motorcycle features the latest and advanced technology in terms of ignition and fuel-mapping. It helps the rider to have the precise handling adjustability. The new Kawasaki Handheld FI controller also eliminates the need for a computer at the track. This Kawasaki Motocross comes with an adjustable fuel mapping and ignition setting with factory precision. The new controller enables the rider to store up to 7 preset maps for different tracks and conditions. The rider can select the standard, hard and soft terrain setting options according to his preference. The latest technology enables to activate with just a push of a button. It gives precise ignition timing that helps to optimize traction and minimizes the slippage.

2018 Kawasaki KX 250F Motocross Motorcycle – Technical Specifications

Power

2018 Kawasaki KX 250F Motocross Motorcycle Specs

Engine 4-stroke, 1-cylinder, DOHC, water-cooled
Displacement 249 cc
Bore x Stroke 77.0 mm x 53.6 mm
Compression ratio 13.4:1
Fuel System DFI® with 43 mm Keihin throttle body and dual injectors
Ignition Digital DC-CDI
Transmission 5-speed, return shift
Final Drive Chain

Performance

2018 Kawasaki KX 250F Motocross Motorcycle Specs

Front Suspension / Wheel Travel 48 mm inverted Showa SFF telescopic fork with 40-way spring preload adjustability and the new 22-position compression with 20-position rebound damping adjustability/12.2 inches
Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel Uni-Trak® linkage system and Showa shock with 19-position low-speed and the 4-turns high-speed compression damping, 22-position rebound damping, fully adjustable spring preload/12.2 inches
Front Tire 80/100-21
Rear Tire 100/90-19
Front Brakes Solo semi-floating 270 mm Braking® petal disc having dual-piston caliper
Rear Brakes Solo 240 mm Braking® petal disc having single-piston caliper

Details

2018 Kawasaki KX 250F Motocross Motorcycle Specs

Frame Type Aluminum perimeter
Rake/Trail 28.4°/4.8 inches
Overall Length 85.5 inches
Overall Width 32.5 inches
Overall Height 50.0 inches
Ground Clearance 12.8 inches
Seat Height 37.2 inches
Curb Weight 230.3 lb
Fuel Capacity 1.69 gallons
Wheelbase 58.2 inches
Color Choices Lime Green
Warranty Not Available
Kawasaki Protection Plus™ (optional) Not Available

2018 Kawasaki KX 250F Motocross Motorcycle

Conclusion

This article is the review of new 2018 Kawasaki KX 250F Motocross Motorcycle. It is one of the best and powerful motocross bike. The engine has been redesigned to achieve the best performance of all times. Its flat seat and tank design ensure that rider can have a maximum movement. The braking and suspension system has been optimized to ensure the best performance. In short, the new 2018 Kawasaki KX 250F Motocross Motorcycle is an ideal bike for champions.

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