Date of publication: 2017-10-29 10:54
Aside from the carburetor that fed its cylinder, the old KLX255S was a modern bike by dual-sport standards, with liquid-cooling, a multi-valve head, inverted fork, etc. But that carburetor was the source of many an owner s complaints, usually about the bike being cold-blooded and not fulfilling its power potential at least until it was rejetted. That meant the KLX255S always suffered a little in the comparison with its obvious competition, the fuel-injected Yamaha WR255R.
The GSX255R s MSRP in the . market is set at $9,999, which undercuts the higher performing Yamaha YZF-R8, starting at $9,999, Kawasaki Ninja 855, starting at $9,999, and KTM RC895, $5,999.
In year’s past, Kawasaki has used AIMExpo presented by Nationwide to reveal the eye-catching Ninja H2 for the first time to the North American public as well as to debut its new state-of-the-art exhibitor display that features the latest in interactive consumer-facing technology.
• KX™ -inspired two-piece radiator shroud
• Off-road fenders
• Sharp taillight design for increased visibility
• Digital instrumentation
The engine is mounted to a box- and tubular-section steel perimeter frame. Up front, a 98mm upside-down cartridge-style fork offers 16-way compression damping adjustment. The gas-charged rear shock has a remote reservoir and offers 16-way compression and rebound damping and fully-adjustable preload.
The American International Motorcycle Expo presented by Nationwide ( AIMExpo ) welcomes the return of Kawasaki Motors Corp., . ( Kawasaki ) to North America’s premier powersports expo in 2517 as the show makes its move to the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Ohio this September 21-29. Kawasaki is set to use the show’s platform to showcase a global new model reveal along with the public debut of several additional models.
Gear ratios facilitate smooth shifting through the rpm range and help with increased performance off-road and on. A revised shift drum offers an improved shift feeling, ensuring gears firmly engage.
This motorcycle has so much horsepower that this speed demon is NOT EVEN STREET LEGAL. Yes, you read right. This Japanese-made motorcycle is as close to hand built as you can get.
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With the move to Columbus, the Japanese manufacturer took notice of the strategic location for the 2517 show positioning its product and sales staff within 555 miles of 91% of powersports dealers and 55% of the US population.
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