New 150 cc retro-styled Kawasaki on the cards – Report

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The Kawasaki Estrella 250 is now in its final edition in Japan after a quarter century of sales.

A report on IwanBanaran reveals that Kawasaki is planning to introduce a new segment to the 150 cc motorcycle territory. The new motorcycle may be designed like the Kawasaki Estrella 250 and lend a new level of versatility to the retro-styled motorcycle.

Kawasaki Estrella Final Edition studio side
A 150 cc retro-styled motorcycle, like the Kawasaki Estrella 250 pictured here can kick start a new segment in Indonesia.

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The report adds that a couple of years back Kawasaki Indonesia had conducted a survey in the Estrella 250 community to collect data on retro styled motorcycles. Kawasaki Indonesia though has not yet officially confirmed the motorcycle.

Kawasaki at present has no road-centric 150 cc motorcycle and had earlier said no to a 150 cc four-stroke Ninja badged motorcycle. The Kawasaki Estrella was first introduced in 1992 and deliveries of the final edition of the quarter-litre retro-styled motorcycle began on June 1, 2017. In the last hurrah, the bike gained a new Candy Arabia paint scheme and a special logo in the fuel tank.

Kawasaki Estrella Final Edition studio front three quarter
The final edition Estrella 250 is priced in Japan at JPY 576,640.

The Kawasaki Estrella 250 is powered by a 249 cc air-cooled mill capable of producing around 17 hp of maximum power and 20 Nm of peak torque.

[Source: Iwanbanaran]

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