2011 Kawasaki D-Tracker X in Malaysia

2011 Kawasaki D-Tracker X

Kawasaki is one of the greatest name in motorcycle industries and it should be mention on this blog. Kawasaki small bikes lower than 150cc previously are hard to find in Malaysia since they have collaboration with Modenas to make the small bikes.

This 2011 Kawasaki D-Tracker X with 250cc and fuel injection has now come to Malaysia in CKD (completely knocked down). This should lowers the price but at RM23,799.00 for a single cylinder engine, that is not cheap. For comparison, Kawasaki Ninja 250R with parallel twin engine is at RM23,500.00.

Even with that kind of price, the specification of the D-Tracker X are good. You’ll get a dual purpose bike with 17″ wheels, large front and rear disc brake, fuel injected engines and great motocross styling from Kawasaki design house.

Dual purpose bike that have appearance like motocross and high ground clearance are now getting popular in Malaysia, due to the road condition here are not smooth. There are many pot holes all the way in federal road and some in city road. PLUS highway are good road, but it is not everyday the bikers use the road to get to work. One more reason for bikers to consider the off-road motocross bike is because there can be flash flood in just few minutes of rain especially in Shah Alam and Kuala Lumpur. When it happens, the normal moped tends to stall since the carburetor is placed lower than the one in off-road motocross bikes.

2 more pictures and technical specification after the jump

Type Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, Single cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves
Displacement 249 cm³
Bore and Stroke 72.0 mm X 61.2 mm
Compression ratio 11.0:1
a) Maximum power 18.0 kW {24.0 PS} @ 9,000 rpm
b) Maximum torque 21.0 N∙m {2.1 kgf∙m} @ 7,000 rpm
Fuel system Digital Fuel Injection system, KEIHIN single barrel ø34
Starting Electric starter motor
Ignition CDI
Lubrication Forced lubrication (wet sump)
Transmission 6-speed, Constant mesh, Return shift
Gear ratios:
1st 3.000 (30/10)
2nd 2.000 (30/15)
3rd 1.500 (27/18)
4th 1.190 (25/21)
5th 1.050 (21/20)
6th 0.952 (20/21)
Final reduction ratio 2.786 (39/14)
Clutch Wet multi disc
Type Tubular, Semi-double cradle
Caster (rake) 25.5º
a) front 110/70-17 M/C 54S Tube type
b) rear 130/70-17 M/C 62S Tube type
Front: Type Telescopic fork
Rear: Type Swingarm (Uni-trak)
Front: Type Single disc brake
Rear: Type Single disc brake
Overall length 2,130 mm
Overall width 795 mm
Overall height 1,125 mm
Wheelbase 1,420 mm
Ground clearance 225 mm
Seat height 860 mm
Curb mass 138 kg
Fuel capacity 7.7 litres

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