Kawasaki BN125A Eliminator 125: review, history, specs
|Kawasaki EL125 Eliminator|
|Also called||Eliminator 125, EL 125 Eliminator|
|Production||1997 - 2010|
single cylinder, four-stroke
|Bore / Stroke||55.0mm x 52.4mm|
|Top Speed||63 mph (102 km/h)|
|Horsepower||11.8 HP (8.8 KW) @ 9500RPM|
|Torque||7.3 ft/lbs (9.9 Nm) @ 8000RPM|
|Fuel System||carburetor. single, 28mm mikuni bs28 carburetor|
|Spark Plug||NGK CR7E '01-06|
|Battery||YUASA YB9-B '01-06|
|Transmission||Gear box: 5-speed
Final Drive: chain
|Final Drive||Chain: 428x132|
|Suspension||Front: 33mm hydraulic telescopic fork / 5.5 in.
Rear: twin shocks with five-way adjustable preload / 3.1 in.
|Brakes||Front: single disc
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
|Wheelbase||57.91 inches (1471 mm)|
|Length||84.61 inches (2149 mm)|
|Width||30.71 inches (780 mm)|
|Height||41.3 inches (1049 mm)|
|Seat Height||26.81 inches (681 mm)|
|Weight||319.67 pounds (145.0 Kg) (dry), 145.0 kg (wet)|
|Oil Filter||K&N KN-112|
|Fuel Capacity||3.4 Gallon (12.86 Liters)|
|Fuel Consumption||0.34 liters/100 km (294.1 km/l or 691.83 mpg)|
The Kawasaki Eliminator 125 was a small single cylinder, four-stroke Cruiser motorcycle produced by Kawasaki between 1997 and 2010. It could reach a top speed of 63 mph (102 km/h). Max torque was 7.3 ft/lbs (9.9 Nm) @ 8000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 11.8 HP (8.8 KW) @ 9500 RPM. It was manufactured in Taiwan.
The bike has a 5-speed transmission.
It came with a 90/90-17 front tire and a 130/90-15 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a 33mm hydraulic telescopic fork / 5.5 in. while the rear was equipped with a twin shocks with five-way adjustable preload / 3.1 in.. The Eliminator 125 was fitted with a 3.4 Gallon (12.86 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 319.67 pounds (145.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 57.91 inches (1471 mm) long.
Kawasaki Eliminator 125
The Kawasaki Eliminator 125 is Kawasaki's entry level cruiser. It's lightweight, small stature and un-intimidating power delivery make it a great choice for new riders. The Motorcycle Safety Foundation uses this bike in their beginner riders courses for those very reasons. It is powered by a 125cc, air cooled, four stroke, single cylinder engine. In 2005 the MSRP for this model is $2,649.
The Eliminator 125 has the current distinction of being the smallest production Motorcycle(not including scooters) currently being sold in the United States.