Hi guys, I was at my local Kawasaki dealer today and they confirmed the new 250. The first shipment is due in Jan and they are now taking orders. They gave me a price of $6,490 plus onroads. Which is only 500 bucks more than the outgoing GPX250. I'm very happy to learn that they have priced the new bike competitively! Now I have to decide if I'm stilling going ahead with purchasing a second hand naked 250 to learn on or hold of until jan for the new bike..... Its very tempting.