2006 Kawasaki Brute Force 750 4X4i

The Brute Forceâ„¢ 750 4x4i, the ultimate 4x4 all-terrain vehicle (ATV) powered by Kawasaki’s awe-inspiring V-twin engine, has returned for 2006 and it’s sporting an all-new color.

In addition to popular Aztec Red and Woodsman Green, and two camouflage patterns, the Brute Force 750 4x4i is now available in all-new Galaxy Silver, further highlighting the aggressive angular lines of this Kawasaki flagship.

Simply put, the Brute Force 750 4x4i is the most powerful, high-performance model in its class, offering a superior balance of rider comfort and convenience features. Built with adventure enthusiasts and sportsmen in mind, it’s cloaked in aggressive bodywork and powered by the largest V-twin engine on market, and it utilizes a fully independent rear suspension (IRS) system.

Kawasaki Brute Force 750 4X4i

The Brute Force 750 4x4i is powered by Kawasaki’s revolutionary 90-degree, four-stroke V-twin engine. Displacing 749cc, it features Electrofusion-plated aluminum cylinders, a reverse-facing air intake, 34mm downdraft carburetors, straight intake tracts, and four valves per cylinder. It also features a high-efficiency radiator mounted high in the chassis where it is best protected from mud and debris.

To assist with braking, the engine features the Kawasaki Engine Brake Control, which helps to slow the ATV when traversing steep downhills.

The Brute Force 750 4x4i transfers power from its V-twin engine to the wheels through a continuously variable transmission (CVT) featuring high and low range, plus reverse, and by pressing a button on the handlebar, the rider can also select two- or four-wheel-drive operation.

In four-wheel-drive mode, the Brute Force utilizes a limited-slip front differential, which eases steering effort under most riding conditions. The rider can also engage the Variable Front Differential Control to deliver torque equally to the right and left front wheels for maximum traction.

Kawasaki Brute Force 750 4X4i

The front drive shafts of the Brute Force feature ATV Cardan joints - an industry first. Similar to U-joints, Cardan joints help absorb torque fluctuations to the drive shaft, and its lightweight design helps to reduce vibration.

The rear final gear case and sealed rear braking system have been redesigned in conjunction with the new IRS. Smaller and more compact, the gear case is extremely rugged and efficient.

Dual front discs and Kawasaki’s highly acclaimed sealed rear braking system provide maximum stopping power for the Brute Force 750 4x4i. The rear braking system’s internal components are completely sealed to protect them from mud, dust and debris, and its compact size provides for more ground clearance than a conventional rear disc brake system.

The Brute Force 750 4x4i utilizes a simple, yet sturdy double-cradle frame made of tubular steel, and features front dual A-arms and IRS. The front dual A-arms have adjustable shocks with 6.7 inches of travel, while the IRS features a leading torsion bar and provides 7.9 inches of travel. By utilizing a combination of needle bearings and ball joints in the lower rear A-arms, the IRS provides smooth suspension action for high stability and excellent rider comfort.

The Brute Force 750 4x4i gives the rider 10.6 inches of ground clearance and it rides on 12-inch wheels shod with tires that feature aggressive tread blocks. Rider position on the Brute Force 750 4x4i is upright and comfortable, enhancing the rider’s ability to scan the horizon, and the automotive-style instrument panel is positioned vertically to make it easy to read.

Kawasaki Brute Force 750 4X4i

The bodywork and front grille of the Brute Force are big, strong and tough-looking. Made of Thermo-Plastic Olefin, the plastic has a high-gloss appearance and is scratch-resistant. Other features include the ATV industry’s first four-bulb headlights, and storage compartments located in the left and right front fenders.

The Brute Force 750 4x4i features full-sized floorboards and a large, comfortable seat. To enhance chassis balance, the large 5.4-gallon fuel tank is positioned beneath the seat. The Brute Force can carry a combined weight of 264 pounds on its cargo racks and has a tow rating of 1,250 pounds.


Kawasaki Brute Force 750 4X4i Specifications

Engine: Liquid-cooled, 90-degree, four-stroke V-twin
Valve system: SOHC, four valves per cylinder
Displacement: 749cc
Starting system: Electric
Bore x stroke: 85 x 66mm
Compression ratio: 8.8:1
Carburetion: (2) Keihin CVKR-34
Ignition: Digital DC-CDI
Transmission: Continuously variable belt-drive transmission with high and low range, plus reverse, and Kawasaki Engine Brake Control
Final drive: Selectable four-wheel drive with Variable Front Differential Control, shaft
Frame: Double-cradle, tubular steel
Front suspension / wheel travel: Dual A-arm / 6.7 in.
Rear suspension / wheel travel: Fully Independent, dual A-arm / 7.9 in.
Front tires: AT25x8-12
Rear tires: AT25x10-12
Front brakes: Dual hydraulic discs with 2-piston calipers
Rear brake: Sealed, oil-bathed, multi-disc
Overall length: 86.3 in.
Overall width: 46.3 in.
Overall height: 49.2 in.
Wheelbase: 50.5 in.
Ground clearance: 10.6 in.
Seat height: 36.8 in.
Lighting: (4) 40W headlights, 5W taillight, 21W stoplight
Rack capacity, front / rear: 88 / 176 lbs.
Towing capacity: 1,250 lbs.
Dry weight: 604.2 lbs.
Fuel capacity: 5.4 gal.
Instruments: Speedometer, odometer, dual trip meters, clock, hour meter, fuel gauge, 2x4/4x4 indicator, neutral indicator, reverse indicator, low fuel warning light, low oil warning light
Colors: Woodsman Green, Aztec Red, Galaxy Silver

*Specifications are subject to change.

FEATURES

Engine

  • 90-degree V-twin engine displaces 749cc - the largest, most powerful engine in its class
  • Straight intake tracts and 34mm downdraft carburetors enhance power delivery throughout the rpm range
  • Air for the continuously variable transmission (CVT) and airbox enter from a reverse-facing snorkel located beneath the handlebars to help protect against water and mud
  • Access to the airbox is simplified by removing only one cover
  • Radiator is compact and placed high in the chassis for better protection against mud and debris
  • Aluminum cylinders are Electrofusion-plated for light weight, long wear and excellent heat dispersion
  • Rare-earth magnets in the generator are highly efficient and compact, contributing to reduced engine width
  • Engine can be started in any gear when the rear brake is applied
  • Electronically controlled Kawasaki Engine Brake Control helps to slow the ATV when traversing steep downhills

Transmission/Selectable Four-wheel-drive

  • CVT features high and low ranges, plus reverse
  • Rider can select two- or four-wheel-drive operation by pressing a button located on the handlebar
  • Limited-slip front differential reduces steering effort under normal four-wheel drive operation, while Variable Front Differential Control to permits rider to distribute torque equally to left and right front wheels for maximum traction
  • Cardan joints on drive shafts absorb torque fluctuations and reduce vibration

Chassis

  • Double-cradle frame is made of sturdy, tubular steel
  • Chassis provides 10.6 inches of ground clearance
  • Dual A-arm front suspension feature adjustable shocks and 6.7 inches of travel
  • Independent rear suspension provides the best balance of rider comfort and handling at low to medium speeds, and provides 7.9 inches of travel
  • Upper and lower front A-arms and lower rear A-arms utilize a combination of needle bearings and ball joints for smooth suspension action, high stability and excellent rider comfort

Brakes

  • Dual front disc brakes with two-piston calipers and Kawasaki’s sealed, oil-bathed, multi-disc rear brake system provide maximum stopping power

Bodywork/Ergonomics

  • High-gloss Thermo-Plastic Olefin is scratch resistant
  • Convenient storage compartments are located in the right and left front fenders
  • Four-bulb 40-watt headlights provide maximum lighting power for nighttime rides
  • Rider position is upright for enhanced comfort
  • Automotive-style instruments are mounted upright in conjunction with the rider position 

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