Kawasaki, the Japanese motorcycle manufacturer has announced that the KX250 and KX100 dirt bikes will be launched in India on December 18, 2016.
Both, the Kawasaki KX250 and the KX100 will be strict track-use motorcycles only, and are not road-legal machines. Both motorcycles cannot be registered to be used on the road.
The Kawasaki KX250 will be powered by a 249cc, liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine. The KX250 is equipped with high-end Showa inverted forks with 40-way spring preload adjustability and 22-position compression and 20-position rebound damping adjustability.
The rear also sports a Showa monoshock with 19-position low speed, 4-turns high-speed compression damping, and 22-position rebound damping.
The Kawasaki KX100 is powered by a 99cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder two-stroke engine. Front suspension duties are taken care of by an inverted fork setup and the rear features a Uni-Trak single shock system with 24-way compression and 21-way rebound damping.
Both dirt bikes do not feature headlights or turn indicators, since they are not road-legal. The Kawasaki KX250 weighs 105kg, while the KX100 weighs under 80kg.
Both dirt bikes will be sold in India as CBUs, and the pricing will be announced at the time of launch. Currently, the KX250 sells for approximately Rs 5.12 lakh in the US and the KX retails for approximately Rs 3.10 lakh.