FIRST ’120MPH’ 250 UNVEILED
Kawasaki stole the 1983 Toyko show with its newly unveiled KR250: a tandem-twin replica of the firm’s GP bike, and capable of (Kawasaki claimed) a true 120mph. It wasn’t true. But that didn’t stop the KR from being a big hit in Japan and Australasia. Sadly we only got it as a grey import.