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2008 Kawasaki Ninja 250R

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2008 Kawasaki Ninja 250R
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2008 Kawasaki Ninja 250R Specifications

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Model Type  Sport
BASE MSRP(US)  $3,499.00
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  Parallel Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  8
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Compression Ratio  11.6:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain
Wheels & Tires:  
Front Tire (Full Spec)  110/70 R17
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  130/70 R17
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  54.7 / 1389.4
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.8 / 18.2
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NOt only is it affordable, not only is it downright sexy, not only does it get good gas mileage, it can rip a corner like nothing else. Well, actually not nothing else more like a 125 track bike. I love riding this bike through the farms and back roads even dirtroads, in the summer and spring. With ... Read Full Review

 

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An excellent commuter bike
By William provost(Owner), Dec. 13, 2008
The Ninja 250 makes an excellent ride for a daily commuter, or a first time rider.



It is fast enough to keep up with any traffic, yet not so overpowering it feels like you are constantly having to hold it back.



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Ninja 250R: A Great Bike for Beginners
By Heidi Massey(Owner), Apr. 30, 2009
I learned to ride and got my endorsement in March 2008. The only other motorcycle I rode prior to getting my Kawasaki Ninja 250R was the 2008 Honda Nighthawk 250 that I learned on when taking the MSF course/test.



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And they said there's no such thing that's good and cheap
By Lao Ma(Owner), Jan. 11, 2010
The bike is really a pleasure to drive. The engine has quite much torque for a 250cc, especially the fuel injected model you can buy in Europe. The fuel economy, agility and the price are all spot on.



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Fantastic Motorcycle
By Tim(Owner), Dec. 9, 2008
Fast enough to have tons of fun. Fantastic on country curvy roads and plenty of power, you would be amazed. I have owned larger sport bikes, but for the money this is the best bike I have ever owned. Very nimble and incredibly fun. People constantly ask if this is the new Ninja 650R. You would never... Read Full Review

 

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