Kawasaki KLX 150BF
Market status: Available in Bangladesh
Introduction: Kawasaki KLX 150 BF is a 150 cc smart and stylish dirt bike of Kawasaki. As per Kawasaki, the KLX150 BF was designed to offer riders serious off-road performance for riding in the jungle and on other off-road trails. It is actually the successor to the KLX150 L of the company. The bike is based on Kawasaki’s KX motocross racers. See pictures of Kawasaki KLX150 BF here.
History: Kawasaki KLX 150 BF is a version of Kawasaki’s lineup of motorcycles that are built for taking on harsh road conditions. The KLX 150 series was first launched in Indonesia. The bike is sold in Bangladesh by Asian Motorbikes Ltd. since early 2019.
Features: The KLX 150 BF is almost identical to the KLX 150 L. Key features of Kawasaki KLX 150 BF are described in a nutshell below.
The bike is a serious off-roader from the company. The high seats, ground clearance, long suspension and high-raised handlebars are all there to aid the rider in off-road trails. In fact, the best feature of this bike is that it is an off-roader in the realm of 101 street bikes. But the main distinguishable feature is the Upside down front forks from Showa.
The shape of the bike allures the rider to climb on and ride to their heart’s content. Literally, this bike’s ride-ability is only limited by the rider’s abilities, almost. The instrument panel is an analog one with a Tachometer over the KLX150L’s specs.
The fuel tank is also very cool to look at with its slim shape and the attractive graphics on the panels that also add up to the cool factor of this bike. The seating is very much comfortable, though with an upright rider triangle and pipe handlebar which are ideal for this type of bikes. The seat is elongated to almost the top of the fuel tank to help you in times of harsh off-roading and standing on the bike from time to time.
Colors available for the Kawasaki KLX 150 BF being sold in Bangladesh are:
- Green on Black
- Black on Green
- Blue on Black
The lights on the bike are halogen on both ends head and tail. So, that is a bummer for cool LED lovers but real dirt lovers actually, don’t mind a halogen setup.
Body Dimensions: The Kawasaki KLX 150 BF is an amazing motorcycle. The wheelbase is 1340mm on which the 118 kg bike stands. The bike is balanced very well for its steel Perimeter frame. The bike has now got a 6.9L fuel tank which feeds the engine through the Carburetor system.
The overall length of Kawasaki KLX 150 BF is 2080 mm while the width and height are kept at 770 mm and 1145 mm. The ground clearance is 295 mm in this machine with a seat height of 810 mm. Together with the light weight, high ground clearance and seat the bike very capable of taking on the harsh challenges of the off-road rides. Also, it performs decently on regular paved streets.
Engine & Transmission: Kawasaki KLX 150 BF possesses a SOHC single cylinder, 4-stroke, air-cooled engine with an engine displacement of 144cc. The Power & Torque figures from this machine are as follows: 12BHP @8000 RPM & 11. 3 Nm @ 6400 RPM. This bike has a 5-speed transmission with large sprocket at the rear.
Suspension, Brakes, Wheels: The suspension system of this bike has a set of Showa-built inverted telescopic forks up front and a Uni-Trak Single gas shock with 5-way spring preload adjustment at the rear. The bike comes with spoke rims and ventilated disc brakes at both ends. The front wheel is wrapped in 70/100-21 off-road tyre while the rear one is wrapped in 90/100-18 tyre. Both are tubeless, though.
Best For: The Kawasaki KLX 150 BF is mainly targeted at dirt lovers. As the bike is mainly built for the off-roads, off-roading is excellent on this machine. City riding is also good. Riders can easily bypass traffic for its sleek design language. The bike has an excellent design language that reminds one its freshness as well as has enough performance to tackle everyday riding needs. You can take this to the highways too and you’ll get a satisfying ride. You can see Kawasaki KLX 150 BF’s first impression review here by BikeBD.
Competitors: The competitors of Kawasaki KLX 150 BF are not that many. However the competitors are:
- Kawasaki D-Tracker 150
- Yamaha XTZ 125
- KTM DUKE 125
The competitors are facing a challenging fight from KAWASAKI KLX 150 BF as it ticks nearly all the boxes that are required You can compare Kawasaki KLX 150 BF’s price here with the competitors.
Specification: Kawasaki KLX 150BF
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- What is the mileage of Kawasaki KLX 150 BF?
The Kawasaki KLX 150 BF has a company-claimed mileage of 40 kmpl. But the road conditions of Bangladesh turns the bike to give roughly 38 kmpl.Answer by : jojo on Dec 24, 2020 09:20:39 AM