PT Kawasaki Motor Indonesia (KMI) has officially unveiled its new street fighter motorcycle in Indonesia, the 2013 Kawasaki Z250.
The Kawasaki Z250 is the downsized version of Kawasaki Z1000 – which is the naked version of the ZX-10R superbike – and Z800-inspired, but it basically a naked version of the Kawasaki Ninja 250R.
The Kawasaki Z250 shares plenty of parts of the 250R, with the “Z” cover replaces the fairing. The new naked sports bike comes with 250R’s telescopic front forks and the monoshock rear, minimal body panels, rides on all-black five-spoke alloy wheels, 110/70-17 front and 140/70-17 rear. It also features Z1000’s headalamp.
The Z250 is powered with the same engine as the 2013 Ninja 250R, a four-stroke, 249cc DOHC, twin-cylinder, liquid-cooled and fuel-injected engine linked to a six-speed gearbox. No details on is there any changes in power and torque, but if not, then the engine is good for 32 PS at 11.000 rpm and 21 Nm of peak torque at 10.000 rpm.
The 2013 Kawasaki Z250 comes in three different colors: red, black, and white, and it will be manufactured at Kawasaki’s Thailand plant.
In Indonesia, the Kawasaki Z250 will be available in March for 48,5 million IDR or about 4,947 US Dollar. According to some sources, the bike is expected to be sold in India, Europe and Japan as well.