Kawasaki Z250 SL

Kawasaki Z250 SL

Cyrus Khan
Kawasaki Z250 SL is a single cylinder street bike that uses a powerful 249CC engine producing 27.62 BHP at 9700 rpm and 22.6 Nm at 8200 rpm. It comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox and claims a top speed of 153 kmph. The bike is still not on sale in India and would be the best option for Kawasaki if they plan to bring a localized product. It weighs just 148 kg and could help rider with less than average height with its 785 mm of seat height. The bikes in competition includes Benelli TNT 250 and Mahindra Mojo 300 in India. Kawasaki has launched the most awaited naked version of Ninja 250 in Indonesia. It is known as the 'Kawasaki Z250 SL' where SL stands for Sport Lightweight. The bike is more sportier than the Ninja 250 and is designed on Tube type diamond frame chassis. It has got a street fighter look that distinguishes it from the crowd everywhere. As per the latest report by AutoCar India, Kawasaki is all-set to launch the Z250SL in India in coming months for Rs. 1.75-2.00 lakhs (expected ex-showroom price). The Z250 SL resembles its predecessor Z800 and Z1000 in terms of the single prominent low positioned headlight, halogen head lamps, strong fuel tanks and the overall design of the bike. The look of NZ250 SL is further enhanced by the alloy wheels. Moreover, the black rear view mirrors, nicely positioned handlebar and footrests, front and rear turn indicators, a beautiful tail light, a step-up seat, a trendy exhaust and a well sculpted fuel tank makes it an eye catcher. It comes with a length of 1935 mm, width of 700 mm and a height of 1015 mm as its dimensions along with a weight of 148 Kgs. It has a fuel tank capacity of 11 litres which does not disappoints you on the long runs. The bike has got fully digital instrument console which includes speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge and two tripmeters. It also features indicators for low fuel, low oil and low battery which keeps you updated. Z250 SL is powered by a 249CC, 4-stroke, liquid cooled, parallel twin, mono cylinder, DOHC engine which pumps out a peak power of 27.62 bhp at 9700 rpm and a peak torque of 22.6 at 8200 rpm. The engine is mated with six speed transmission and can reach a top speed of 153 kmph. The Z250 SL has got 290 mm Petal disc brakes at the front and 220 mm Petal disc brakes at the rear. The suspension system comprises of 37 mm hydraulic telescopic fork at the front and Uni-Trak with aluminum linkage at the rear. All for effective braking and superior handling. It is expected that Z250SL will also come with optional ABS. The bike features a low driver sitting which makes it comfortable to drive. The seat is slightly positioned upward at the end that gives it an attractive look. It comes with the electric or self start feature for the users comfort. Z250 SL has an extended wheel base of 1330 mm therefore, it is safer to drive. The bike has a good ground clearance of 180 mm that protects the under body from damages and makes it suitable for tough conditions. The awesome bike is available in three color styles: Orange, Green and Black. Kawasaki Z250 SL will be priced around INR 1.75-2.00 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi) may vary. Overall, it serves as a good package from Kawasaki and is known for its stunning looks, speed and amazing performance. #kawasaki #z
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