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[BREAKING] TMS2019: Kawasaki [ZX-25R] 250cc Inline-4 Ninja

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    Exclamation [BREAKING] TMS2019: Kawasaki [ZX-25R] 250cc Inline-4 Ninja






    Update with video PowerDrift which claiming the ZX-25R will be a globe product.

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    Re: [BREAKING] TMS2019: Kawasaki [ZX-25R] 250cc Inline-4 Ninja

    I was wondering when Kawi would pull this out. Bear in mind they also have a 400cc inline four ready to go, it was developed in parallel with the 400 twin...

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    Re: [BREAKING] TMS2019: Kawasaki [ZX-25R] 250cc Inline-4 Ninja

    Quote Originally Posted by Kurlon View Post
    I was wondering when Kawi would pull this out. Bear in mind they also have a 400cc inline four ready to go, it was developed in parallel with the 400 twin...
    In parallel with the twin...

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    Re: [BREAKING] TMS2019: Kawasaki [ZX-25R] 250cc Inline-4 Ninja

    I've been looking forward to this bike when I first heard rumors of it about a year ago.

    Its nice to see Kawasaki revive this segment. Hopefully other manufactures will follow so I can buy one for half price 5 years from now

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    Re: [BREAKING] TMS2019: Kawasaki [ZX-25R] 250cc Inline-4 Ninja

    Quote Originally Posted by Kurlon View Post
    I was wondering when Kawi would pull this out. Bear in mind they also have a 400cc inline four ready to go, it was developed in parallel with the 400 twin...
    Fucking finally. I'll be first in line to buy a 400cc inline 4.

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    Re: [BREAKING] TMS2019: Kawasaki [ZX-25R] 250cc Inline-4 Ninja

    Inline 6 or GTFO.

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    Re: [BREAKING] TMS2019: Kawasaki [ZX-25R] 250cc Inline-4 Ninja

    Supposedly two version of the 250, one restricted to 45hp, the other 60hp, and no word if either will see releases outside of Asia. Under CCS this would run in 500 Supersport, 500 SB, ULSB, LWGP. It should be a ripper in the 500 classes, and depending on how much room Kawi left themselves for upsizing it might be able to throw some punches in USLB? Steel frame, will be interesting to see how heavy it is... It's got my curiosity piqued.

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    Re: [BREAKING] TMS2019: Kawasaki [ZX-25R] 250cc Inline-4 Ninja

    Motorcycles should never have more than 2 cylinders. That is all.

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    Re: [BREAKING] TMS2019: Kawasaki [ZX-25R] 250cc Inline-4 Ninja

    At one time I might have agreed with you, but after having a ball on some inline 4s, you nuts. All layouts deserve a chance to be fun.

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    Re: [BREAKING] TMS2019: Kawasaki [ZX-25R] 250cc Inline-4 Ninja

    Chances this will land in North America? (fingers crossed)

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    Re: [BREAKING] TMS2019: Kawasaki [ZX-25R] 250cc Inline-4 Ninja

    Quote Originally Posted by Kurlon View Post
    At one time I might have agreed with you, but after having a ball on some inline 4s, you nuts. All layouts deserve a chance to be fun.
    Same here. After making the 675 triple, and 600 I4 sing for a few years, I have a new appreciation.

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    Re: [BREAKING] TMS2019: Kawasaki [ZX-25R] 250cc Inline-4 Ninja

    Quote Originally Posted by csmutty View Post
    Inline 6 or GTFO.
    Inline 12 or nothing

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    Re: [BREAKING] TMS2019: Kawasaki [ZX-25R] 250cc Inline-4 Ninja

    Time for moto guzzi to bring back the small displacement v8

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    Re: [BREAKING] TMS2019: Kawasaki [ZX-25R] 250cc Inline-4 Ninja

    So much awesome. I cant wait to try one. Small displacement inline 4's are so much fun to rev the piss out of

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    Re: [BREAKING] TMS2019: Kawasaki [ZX-25R] 250cc Inline-4 Ninja

    THis has a snowball's chance in hell of touching our shores.

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    Re: [BREAKING] TMS2019: Kawasaki [ZX-25R] 250cc Inline-4 Ninja

    I think you're right. Over here, it'd likely be priced too close to a 600 to be viable on the market when sitting next to one in the showroom.

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    Re: [BREAKING] TMS2019: Kawasaki [ZX-25R] 250cc Inline-4 Ninja

    Quote Originally Posted by Paul_E_D View Post
    THis has a snowball's chance in hell of touching our shores.
    According to PowerDrift, they said Kawasaki told them this is not a SE Asia region only model, but very much a globe product; but I believe when I see it.


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    Re: [BREAKING] TMS2019: Kawasaki [ZX-25R] 250cc Inline-4 Ninja

    Do very much want.

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