Kawasaki Z250C (1981-82)

Make Model: Kawasaki Z 250FS


Year: 1981 – 82
Engine: Four stroke, parallel twin, SOHC, 2 valve per cylinder
Capacity: 248 cc / 15.1 cub in
Bore x Stroke: 55 52.4 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 8.9:1
Induction: 2 x 32mm Keihin carburetors
Ignition: Battery and coil
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 14.2 kW / 19 hp @ 8 000 rpm
Max Torque: 18 Nm / 1.8 kgf-m / 12.9 lb-ft @ 7 000 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: Telescopic fork, air assisted
Rear Suspension: Swing arm 5-way adjustable spring preload
Front Brakes: Drum
Rear Brakes: Drum
Front Tyre: 3.00-18
Rear Tyre: 3.50-18
Front Wheel: Alloy, 7 spoke, 2.75 – 18
Rear Wheel: Alloy, 7 spoke, 4.60 – 16

Seat Height: 737 mm / 29 in
Dry Weight: 132 kg / 291 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 9.1 Litres / 2.4 US gal
Acceleration: 0 – 100 km/h / 62 mph: 11.3 sec
Top Speed: 145 km/h / 90.1 mph
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