Following the launch of the 2020 Kawasaki ZX-25R in neighbouring Thailand, the following ASEAN nation to the Kawasaki’s quarter-litre screamer is the Philippines. Priced at 410,000 php(RM35,692), this compares towards the Indonesia value of the ZX-25R at 96 million rupiah (RM27,876) for the usual and 112 million rupiah (RM32,783) for the SE model.
In Thailand, the ZX-25R was launched final July at a value of 269,000 baht (RM36,798) with solely the SE model accessible in that market. This begs the query as to when, if ever, the ZX-25R would possibly make it to the Malaysian market.
There are two color choices for the ZX-25R accessible within the Philippines market – Sweet Plasma Blue and Kawasaki Lime Inexperienced – as per a report from Prime Gear Philippines. As per the SE specification of the ZX-25R, ABS braking, up-and-down fast shifter and pillion seat cowl must be provided as customary, together with a smoked windshield, body sliders and wheel graphic stickers.
The ZX-25R comes with an inline four-cylinder, liquid-cooled DOHC mill displacing 249.eight cc and produces 51 PS at 15,500 rpm (with Ram Air) and 22.9 Nm of torque at 14,500 rpm. In response to Kawasaki, the ZX-R with its six-speed gearbox and help and slipper clutch will get to a high velocity of 197 km/h on the race observe.
Different driving aids included with the ZX-25R embrace journey modes – Full or Low – in addition to traction management. Upside-side down SFF-BP forks maintain up the entrance finish whereas the rear of the ZX-25R makes use of a preload-adjustable mono shock.