Kawasaki Z250 SL

Kawasaki Z250 SL

Expected Price

₹ 2,00,000
* Delhi. May vary.


Colour Options and Price in India
Colours Green, Black, Orange
Body Type Naked
Fuel Type Petrol
Official Tagline Single Minded Purpose
Vehicle Overview 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.
Mileage 25-35 kmpl (approx.)
Engine Description Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, Single Cylinder
Fuel System Fuel injection: ø38 mm x 1
Cooling Liquid Cooling
Displacement 249 cc
Maximum Power 27.62 Bhp @ 9700 rpm
Maximum Torque 22.6 Nm @ 8200 rpm
Number of Cylinders 1
Ignition Digital
Lubrication Forced lubrication, Wet sump
Compression Ratio 11.3:1
Bore 72 mm
Stroke 61.2 mm
Valve System DOHC, 4 valves
Number of Gears 6
Clutch Wet multi-disc, Manual
Gear Ratios 1st=2.800, 2nd=1.933, 3rd=1.444, 4th=1.217, 5th=1.045, 6th=0.923
Primary Reduction Ratio 2.800 (84/30)
Final Reduction Ratio 3.000 (42/14)
Final Drive Chain
Front Brake 290mm Disc, Dual-piston caliper
Rear Brake 220mm Disc, Dual-piston caliper
ABS Optional
Front Tyre 100/80-17M/C 52S
Rear Tyre 130/70-17M/C 62S
Wheel Type Alloy Wheels
Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
Front Suspension 37 mm telescopic fork
Rear Suspension Uni-Trak with adjustable spring preload
Frame Tube diamond
Front Wheel Travel 110 mm
Rear Wheel Travel 116 mm
Overall Length 1935 mm
Overall Width 700 mm
Overall Height 1015 mm
Ground Clearance 180 mm
Seat Height 785 mm
Wheelbase 1330 mm
Kerb/Wet Weight 148 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 11 litres
Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Digital
Trip Meter Digital
Odometer Digital
Clock Digital
Fuel Gauge Digital
Low Fuel Warning Light
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pass Light
Battery Type MF
Head Light Halogen
Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
Miscellaneous Information
Rake 24°
Trail 90 mm
Steering Angle 36°(Left), 36°(Right)

Kawasaki Z250 SL Review

20 Aug, 2016 09:48 PM

Quick Review by Maxabout Team

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). Lets check out the Kawasaki Z250 SL in detail.

Design and Style

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.

Dimensions, Weight and Fuel Tank Capacity

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.

Instrument Console

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.

Engine and Gearbox

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.

Brakes and Suspension

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.

Comfort and Convenience

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.


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