Kawasaki EL250: history, specs, pictures

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Kawasaki EL250
Manufacturer Kawasaki
Also called EL250 (reduced effect), EL 250 (reduced effect), EL250E, EL 250 E, EL252, EL 252, EL252 Eliminator, EL 252 Eliminator, EL 250
Production 1988 - 2001
Class Road
Engine twin, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 62.5mm x 41.2mm
Top speed 90 mph (145 km/h)
Horse Power 29.37 HP (21.9 KW) @ 12000RPM
Torque 14.75 ft/lbs (20.0 Nm) @ 10000RPM
Fuel system carburetor
Ignition type battery and coil
Battery 12.2:1
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: wet multi disc
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: expanding brake
Front Tire 100/90-s17
Rear Tire 140/90-s15
Wheelbase 58.66 inches (1490 mm)
Dimensions L 85.83 inches (2180 mm)
W 29.33 inches (745 mm)
H 40.94 inches (1040 mm)
Seat height 28.54 inches (725 mm)
Weight 315.26 pounds (143.0 Kg) (dry), 159.0 kg (wet)
Fuel capacity 2.91 Gallon (11.00 Liters)
Fuel consumption 4.50 liters/100 km (22.2 km/l or 52.27 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual
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The Kawasaki EL252 Eliminator was a twin, four-stroke Road motorcycle produced by Kawasaki between 1988 and 2001. It could reach a top speed of 90 mph (145 km/h). Max torque was 14.75 ft/lbs (20.0 Nm) @ 10000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 29.37 HP (21.9 KW) @ 12000 RPM.


The engine was a liquid cooled twin, four-stroke. A 62.5mm bore x 41.2mm stroke result in a displacement of just 253.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).


The bike has a 6-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the wet multi disc.


It came with a 100/90-s17 front tire and a 140/90-s15 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a expanding brake in the rear. The EL252 Eliminator was fitted with a 2.91 Gallon (11.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 315.26 pounds (143.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 58.66 inches (1490 mm) long.

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