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Info Is Kawasaki bringing back the ZXR250 (ZX25R RUMOUR MILL) ?

Discussion in 'Kawasaki 250cc In-line 4's' started by kiffsta, Jun 25, 2014.

  1. Th3_Huntsman

    Th3_Huntsman Senior Member Premium Member Contributing Member

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    Th3_Huntsman Senior Member Premium Member Contributing Member

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    I like the title of this thread I will see what I can do, also omg yes!
     
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    i'd sell my tyga cibby immediately and buy a new zx-25 if this hit our shores
     
  5. GreyImport

    GreyImport Administrator Staff Member The Big Cheese Contributing Member

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    ... and bring it to the east coast and share it with your mates right? ..... mate?
     
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    absolutely ;) :drinks:
     
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    I think something that we overlook is that the cost of manufacturing them in Indonesia would be so much lower than Japan that it can be viable again.
     
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    this day and age.... yeah that would be a bummer :(
     
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    Would buy one in a heartbeat...
     
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    neither does the Ninja 300
     
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    I find hard to comprehend why Kawasaki would be contemplating building a 4 cylinder 250cc motorcycle in this era. All the trends are heading in the opposite direction due to rising cost ie. fuel and so on. They have a great bike in the Ninja 300 which is a twin cylinder machine. The cost of building a 4 cylinder bike would be substantially higher than lets say a Honda cbr250 single cylinder machine and running cost would increase accordingly, so why do it???
    Think Kawasaki would have to have an extremely sound business case to get the go ahead, feel certain that the sub continent would be the prime target market for such an undertaking. Without doubt the figures would be crunched on many levels at Kawasaki HQ to grant the OK for this project.
    I, for one would love to hear an affirmative statement granting the (go ahead) as would many members here on the forum, time will tell!
     
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    Maybe they realize theres actually people out there that want a 250 to ride that's not powered by a single/twin sewing machine and just aimed at the learner market.

    Oh wait .... we have a forum full of those people! :D
     
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    Oh, how correct you are Mr.Grey! However I doubt very much that the Ozzie market sector has been given much consideration in the decision making process. We are but a speck of sand in the big picture! We just ain't got the numbers.
     
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    youre right Phil ...but we have ALOT of FZRs and ZXRs ..... so the grey importers certainly knew ..... and even now , as we here well know , are still a goer
    Theres few in Britain and USA .... but then who knows the per capita stats ...... but I guess when it comes to the Asian market we are a non event.
     
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    Pretty much my friend, it's a numbers game. :)
     
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    Maybe they will grey import it here? :lolsign:

    If so ..lets pool our money and buy a boatload of parts ...... and in 25 years we will make a ton of money !

    Oh wait ..Im 61 now ... +25 ..... urmmm .... take a raincheck :commando:
     
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    Think the idea is valid just we left our run a little late:lolsign:
     
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