Kawasaki to Release Lightweight City Sportbike D-Tracker X
Feb. 29, 2008
Tokyo, February 29, 2008 — Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. announced today that it will release the D-Tracker X in Japan on April 5. The D-Tracker X is a lightweight city sportbike boasting superior environmental and on-road performance.
The D-Tracker employs the same basic components as the KLX250, including a 249 cc liquid-cooled, four-stroke, single-cylinder DOHC four-valve engine and a highly rigid perimeter frame. Equipped with 17-inch wheels and street tires in the front and rear, the D-Tracker is specially designed for superb handling which has made it a popular model on the Japanese market.
The D-Tracker X incorporates all the cutting-edge environmental performance and enhanced on-road capabilities of the D-Tracker wrapped in a stylish new package.
· Equipped with a fuel injection system and honeycomb catalyst structure in compliance with the new Japanese exhaust emissions standards that delivers optimum power throughout the rpm range with excellent throttle response in the mid rpm range.
· Aggressive styling with a sharp dual-lamp headlight design and sleek front fender that shout “performance.”
· Large-diameter front petal disc brake and specially designed front and rear suspension systems along with a low seat height that makes it easy for any rider to put both feet on the ground for enhanced on-road performance and outstanding turning aptitude.
· Newly designed multi-function LCD instrument panel equipped with a digital speedometer, digital bar graph tachometer, clock, and odometer/trip meter.