Kawasaki KH250

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Kawasaki KH250
Also called KH 250
Production 1975 - 1978
Class Naked
Predecessor Kawasaki S1
in-line three, two-stroke
Bore / Stroke 45.0mm x 52.3mm
Compression ratio 7.5:1
Top Speed 86 mph (138 km/h)
Horsepower 25.48 HP (19.0 KW) @ 7000RPM
Torque 19.92 ft/lbs (27.0 Nm) @ 7000RPM
Fuel System Carburetor
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: Wep multi-discs
Suspension Front: Telescopic fork
Rear: Swingarm
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: expanding brake
Front Tire 3.00-18
Rear Tire 3.50-18
Wheelbase 54.09 inches (1374 mm)
Length 81.3 inches (2065 mm)
Width 29.88 inches (759 mm)
Weight 175.0 kg (wet)
Recommended Oil K-tech 10W-40
Fuel Capacity 3.7 Gallon (14.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The Kawasaki KH250 was a in-line three, two-stroke Naked motorcycle produced by Kawasaki between 1975 and 1978. It could reach a top speed of 86 mph (138 km/h). Max torque was 19.92 ft/lbs (27.0 Nm) @ 7000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 25.48 HP (19.0 KW) @ 7000 RPM.


The engine was a air cooled in-line three, two-stroke. A 45.0mm bore x 52.3mm stroke result in a displacement of just 249.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a port control.


The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the Wep multi-discs.


It came with a 3.00-18 front tire and a 3.50-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a expanding brake in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a Swingarm. The KH250 was fitted with a 3.7 Gallon (14.00 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 54.09 inches (1374 mm) long.

1976 - 1980 Kawasaki KH 250[edit]

1976 - 1980 Kawasaki KH 250 1976 - 1980 Kawasaki KH 250 1976 - 1980 Kawasaki KH 250

There`s nothing else like it in the class. The Two-stroke, 3-cylinder engine is a jewel. It likes to rev high and long and sounds like no others. The front disc brake makes arrow straight stops with the rear drum. The geometry ans suspension have always contributed to tidy riding on the KH 250.

1976 KH250 S1[edit]

In Media[edit]