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Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10 RR

MD First Look: Kawasaki RR Mono

From the MD Department of (and hot on the heels of the super-sporty YZF-R125 ) comes this green surprise. It’s as far as Google Translate can tell me, the RR Mono or Ninja 250 SL, depending on It’s a lightweight bike seems intended to replace 125 or 150cc two-… sportbikes in markets—and sadly, folks are it probably won’t come

The bodywork is dripping with Ninja family styling including the beaky front and two-tone gas tank, but strip the and the similarity ends. The frame is and the powerplant is a liquid-cooled 249cc with a 72mm bore and … (same as the KLX250. but doesn’t mean it’s the engine), the first for a Ninja, as far as I although there may have such bikes overseas. The of the running gear is similar to the 300R. with 37mm and Uni-Trak-equipped rear suspension.

Here’s the interesting part: the is down about 4 horsepower the 250cc Twin’s output still a 250cc version in markets for tiered-licensing markets), but the 333-pound wet weight is 46 pounds than the Twin’s. That it probably feels much nimble—and almost as quick, at legal speeds. It’ll doubtless be cheaper, thanks to the motor.

So, will we see it here? The moto-pundit-wisdom no, but I’m not so sure. Hear me out:

The 300 is at $4,999, but a $3,999 Single soak even more away from the other budget rides.

If it’s the KLX it’s already homologated, are trained, and parts are in stock a nice aftermarket, too).

Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10 RR
Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10 RR

If you think having a 250 and a 300 in the showroom be too crowded, consider Kawasaki sells three 650cc models as well as a 600cc

The moto-market is recovering, but lower-priced seem to be doing better the expensive stuff. If dealers clamoring for this model…

weirder things have especially in Kawasaki dealerships.

Many times over the MD and MD readers have opined the for fun, lightweight single-cylinder With this, the CBR250R, the KTM and other models, “be careful what you wish for” has applied more. Stay

Gabe Ets-Hokin is the Editor of Bike Magazine, and a frequent contributor to

Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10 RR
Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10 RR
Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10 RR
Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10 RR
Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10 RR
Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10 RR
Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10 RR

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