Ninja 250 Turbo

Is 250cc all you need?

Posted: 23 August 2013
by Ben Cope

You might think it pointless to modify a little two-fifty four-stroke, but I think it sounds like fun.

This Ninja 250 features a Garrett GT12 turbo hidden inside that fairing. The stock bike makes around 25bhp at the rear wheel and this turbo version made an easy 40bhp on the first run. With a few mods and changes to the throttle bodies and fuel injection system, power was increased to 58bhp.

Fit some decent tyres, upgrade those brakes and you'll surprise a few people with your ability to keep up on your '250'...

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Or just get an sv.

Posted: 25/08/2013 at 21:44

I like it. Sneaky shit like this always makes me smile.

Posted: 27/08/2013 at 02:55

No don't just get a SV, this is genius. If you have ever ridden a 250 two stroke or a 400 online four from the mid 90's you understand 60bhp in a 130kg frame with small dimensions is never a. "Get an SV" ffs

Posted: 27/08/2013 at 09:03

Nice. I agree with Xenophya, its a modern RD350 powervalve. :)

Posted: 27/08/2013 at 12:45

I like it but it's a shame that it can't really be called a sleeper coz most motorist in the UK wouldn't be able to differentiate a Ninja 250 from a true sports bike and probably wouldn't be all that surprised to see one moving at speed.

Posted: 27/08/2013 at 19:42

I love it, would be a shock to see a little 250 coming down the road with a turbo spooling up!

Posted: 28/08/2013 at 05:32

Love it ! I wonder how long the clutch/gearbox/etc will last.... but what a laugh in the meantime !

Posted: 29/08/2013 at 05:05

@ Xenophya

Its a Four Stroke 250. Its pointless.

An SV is faster and more fun to ride - Oh and Cheap.

Anything less than 400CC should be 2 Stroke - Give me a 2 Stroke 250/350 and send me on a track, I'll beat down GSXR750's like I beat down the fly on my wall this morning.

Posted: 29/08/2013 at 14:04

wow, this .....
ninja 250 carb to Fi with turbo produce 59 HP

Posted: 02/09/2013 at 11:49

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