Kawasaki D-Tracker 250

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Kawasaki D-Tracker X / KLX250SF (generation II)

Kawasaki D-Tracker 250 was first introduced in 1998 and is still in production today.

The first versions of the model were focused mainly on the domestic Japanese market, but at different times they were sold in some countries of the world, incl. European, North American (USA, Canada) and Oceania (Australia). Since 2003, production of the Kawasaki D-Tracker 250 has been completely moved to Thailand, from where the motorcycle has been sold to many Asian countries.

The appearance of the Kawasaki D-Tracker 250 was driven by Kawasaki's desire to introduce the factory motard to the market - a class of motorcycles based on converting enduro-cross models into full-fledged road models. It was based on the lightweight enduro Kawasaki KLX 250, which received road wheels, more powerful brakes and retuned suspensions. As a result, a new model Kawasaki D-Tracker 250 appeared on the market, which had a 249 cc engine. cc (30 hp, 25.5 Nm), 17 'road spoke wheels, steel frame and powerful disc brakes at a dry weight of only 118 kg.

Major generations of the Kawasaki D-Tracker 250 :

  • Kawasaki D-Tracker 250 (1998-2007) - first generation. Gives out 30 hp. power, is equipped with a carburetor and has a fuel tank of 8 liters. The model was also sold under the name - Suzuki SB250.
  • Kawasaki D-Tracker X (2008-) - second generation. Known as “KLX250SF” in North America and Australia. The model has a more modern appearance, an injector (KLX250SF - carburetor), brake discs with an increased diameter, a 7.7 liter fuel tank and a power of 23 hp.

The modern Kawasaki D-Tracker X is actively sold in the Asian market, and is also available in some European countries. 2016 was the last year of sales of this model in the Japanese market.

"Little brothers" of the Kawasaki D-Tracker 250:

The main competitors of the Kawasaki D-Tracker 250 in the class:

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Specifications

Specifications Kawasaki D-Tracker 250 / D-Tracker X:

ModelKawasaki D-Tracker 250 (since 2008 - D-Tracker X)
Motorcycle typesupermoto (motard)
Release year1998+
Engine type1-cylinder, 4-stroke
Working volume249 cc cm.
CoolingLiquid
Bore / stroke72 x 61.2 mm
Compression ratio11.0: 1
Number of valves per cylinder4 valves, DOHC
Fuel supply systemcarburetor, 1x Keihin CVK34 - 1998-2007, KLX250SF

injector, 1x Keihin 34 mm - 2008+ (D-Tracker X)

Ignition typeCDI
Runelectric starter
Maximum power30 h.p. at 8500 rpm - 1998-2007

23 h.p. at 8500 rpm - 2008+ (D-Tracker X)

Maximum torque25.5 Nm @ 7500 rpm - 1998-2007

21 Nm @ 6500 rpm - 2008+ (D-Tracker X)

Gearbox6-speed
Drive typechain
Framesteel half-duplex
Front suspension43mm inverted fork, 230mm travel
Rear suspensionpendulum Uni-Trak with monoshock, stroke - 205 mm
Front tire size110 / 70-17
Rear tire size130 / 70-17
Front brakesSingle 260mm disc, 2-piston caliper (300mm - 2008+)
Rear brakesSingle 220mm disc, 1-piston caliper (240mm - 2008+)
Dimensions (LxWxH)2065x790x1175 mm - 1998-2007

2130x795x1140 mm - 2008+ (D-Tracker X)

Saddle height865 mm - 1998-2007

860 mm - 2008+ (D-Tracker X)

Wheelbase1435 mm - 1998-2007

1420 mm - 2008+ (D-Tracker X)

Fuel tank capacity8.0 l (since 2008 - 7.7 l)

7.5 L - Japanese versions (1998-2007)

Maximum speed145 km / h
Acceleration to 100 km / h (0-100)8 sec
Motorcycle weight (curb)128 kg - 1998-2007

137 kg - 2008+ (D-Tracker X)

Kawasaki Off-Road Motorcycle Range

Kawasaki
85-150 см³KX85 · KX125 · D-Tracker 125 · D-Tracker 150
200-250 см³D-Tracker 250 · KDX250 · Super Sherpa · KLR250 · KLX250 · KX250 · KX250F
300-350 см³KLX300
400-500 см³KLX450 · KX450F · KX500
600-750 см³KLR650

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