Kawasaki Ninja ZX-25R begins with the pre-booking since 11 July 2020, and the 4-cylinder aims to become the most powerful 250cc motorcycle in the world. The bike will be released in Indonesia, to begin with, its sales after being delayed numerous times owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The motorcycle can be purchase in that country at a starting price of IDR 96,000,000 (about Rs 5 lakh*). The higher-spec Special Edition trim is available in two variants at IDR 1,12,900,000 (about Rs 5.88 lakh*).
While there are no mechanical differences between two Models, the ZX-25R Special Edition gets dual-tone colors, traction control, bi-directional quick-shifter, riding modes, and ABS as standard.
Kawasaki Ninja ZX-25R
The Kawasaki Ninja ZX-25R will debut as a 249cc, liquid-cooled, inline-four engine motorcycle capable of 50hp of max power at a sky-scraping 15,500rpm, with the redline sitting further up at 17,000rpm! Peak torque is 22.9Nm at 14,500rpm. The Ninja ZX-25R is more powerful than much higher displacement motorcycles like Yamaha R3 (42hp) or the KTM RC 390 (43.5hp) and even the company’s Ninja 400 that churns out 49 hp.
But the upcoming Ninja ZX-25R is more substantial than its other Ninja sibling, but the company aims towards a severe performance machine serious. The Main fork is a 37mm Showa SFF-BP (Separate Function Fork-Big Piston) while at the rear, there’s Kawasaki’s back-link rear suspension.
The brakes, too, have been set up in-line with the level of performance on offer. There’s a single 310mm disc at the front with four pistons and radially mounted calipers, while a 220mm disc with a unique pot caliper does duty at the rear.
This performance beast will be available in Lime Green/Ebony Metallic, Candy Plasma Blue/Metallic Spark Blue, and Spark Black/Pearl White. The standard variant is only available in Metallic Spark Black. The latest design iteration includes twin LED headlamps, a beefy 15-liter tank, and a short tail.