With the KX85, you’ll not only carry Kawasaki’s motocross heritage, but you’ll also carry a serious riding experience, one that few bikes in its class can replicate. Combining style with performance, the KX85 is really in a class of its own.
At the heart of the KX85, you’ll find a two-stroke, 84cc engine that is useful enough to produce high power. It comes complemented with a superior chassis package along with a 36mm cartridge fork that has 18-way compression damping adjustability. Furthermore, the Uni-Trak shock system, the adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping offers superior rear wheel control that you won’t find anywhere else.
To provide smooth shifting and advanced durability, the KX85’s six-speed transmission is helped by hard chrome-finished shift fork ends, a thick base on the clutch basket housing and an additional bushing on the input shaft.
The Kawasaki KX85 offers tremendous support from the company’s very own Team Green racing outfit and on top of that, you’re offered a comprehensive contingency program for amateur and professional riders who place well at designated events.
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The Kawasaki KX 450F offers a high-quality sports bike that you can take with you wherever you want to go.
For the 2013 model, the bike is complemented with four different handlebar positions and two footpeg positions. For the frame, the KX 450F offers a total width reduction of 4mm across the main frame spars, giving it the most slender mid-section ever. Furthermore, this vehicle make use of Uni-Trak rear suspension linkage that is now slimmer than ever before. Along with the Kayaba rear shock and Kayaba Air-Oil-Separate forks up front, the AOS system controls oil and air in separate chambers for stable damping performance.
As for the engine, the KX 450F features virtually unlimited ignition mapping capabilities due to its enhanced Digital Fuel Injection (DFI) system. The bike’s high power capabilities and the wider power band comes as the result of many engine refreshments while the five-speed transmission is also overhauled for improved shifting.
In terms of styling, the bike will definitely catch your attention, thanks to its slim frame and the blue alumite finish on the oil cap that matches with the blue finish on the suspension adjusters and splashes of color in the new graphics.
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Looking at the svelte frame of the Kawasaki D-Tracker 125, you would think that its interactive street style is all style with minimal substance. But that’s not how the D-Tracker 125 works.
This sports bike is all kinds of business; it comes with a big-bike style FI system with a separate injector and throttle body. With this type of system, the D-Tracker 125 is able to lessen the chance of air ingestion to make it perfect for the sports riding.
On top of that, the bike has chassis components that has been specifically prepared for the 125 cm³ class. The D-Tracker 125 also has advanced proportions that adds a positive value to its sharp appearance.
Suffice to say, due to the chassis components that were specifically designed for the 125 cm3 class, the D-TRACKER 125 brings a lightweight and compact package with a ride experience that befits the Kawasaki name. Enjoy your riding with this interactive and impressive style D-Tracker 125.
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As a leading ATV manufacturer, Kawasaki constantly improves its modes and tries to keep the standards high. The crown jewelry in Kawasaki’s ATVs lineup is the big bore Kawasaki Brute Force 750 4x4 EPS which also comes with a military looking Camo paintjob.
Compared to the previous version, the 2012 Kawasaki Brute Force 750 4x4 EPS Camo received a set of significant upgrades which help it stay in front of the heard.
Besides the full exterior facelift, the Brute Force 750 4x4 EPS Camo has also benefited by a series of performance upgrades which include electronic power steering (EPS), a stronger engine and double-wishbone front suspension.
Due to the numerous upgrades, the 2012 Brute Force 750 is 89 pounds heavy, than the previous model and weighs a total of 695 pounds. Though, despite its extra weight the Kawasaki Brute Force 750 4x4 EPS Camo is still significantly lighter than the majority of its rivals.
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The large displacement ATV segment has become more competitive than ever and every manufacturer struggles to improve its products as much as possible without affecting the final price tag.
In the sport-utility ATV machines industry, Kawasaki is considered one of the major players and its Brute Force 650 4x4i leads the way when it comes to harsh jobs and reliability. This is the reason why many people will recommend the Force 650 4x4i if you are searching for a rugged ATV that’s able to do all the dirty work without compromising the rider’s comfort and ride quality.
At the heart of the Brute Force 650 4x4i lies a smooth 630cc 90-degree four-stroke V-Twin which cranks out a proper amount of low-to-mid range torque and enough high rpm power to help you tackle the harshest terrains with ease.
Apart from the capable V-Twin unit you’ll also get front and rear independent suspension which is able to deal well with both paved roads and savage terrains.
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There are many types of ATVs out there, with the big 750 cc models leading the way when it comes to performance and adrenaline rush. These big ATVs have a pretty strong pedigree and should be used only after you’ve gain some experience on smaller models like the Kawasaki Brute Force 300 for example.
This model is based on the big Brute Force 750 and borrows many design elements and technologies from its brother. Though there are a few major differences between them as apart from its smaller engine, the Brute Force 300 is offered with only two wheel drive mode and doesn’t come with power steering. Its dimensions are also more compact, but its design is strikingly similar to the Brute Force 750.
As far as practicality goes, the Brute Force 300 features a generous front storage box which is actually bigger than the one found at the 750 model. Additionally you’ll also find a relativelly spacious front fender pocket.
All these features are welcomed but there is something that sets the Kawasaki Brute Force 300 apart from the 300 cc crowd. And that’s the sporty digital display mounted on the handlebar which keeps you informed about speed, fuel, trip, time and other stats.
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It’s really not hard to enjoy the new Versys 1000, especially when it comes with a combination of modern cutting-edge style with Kawasaki’s exclusive engineering style. You’ll also get the ultimate style and great flexibility in the multi-purpose Versys 1000. Yeah, the bike is that awesome.
The spacious color-coded panniers allow you to have a whole lot of trunk space. Plus, there’s a tank pad that makes your Versys 1000 Grand Tourer a really attractive Grand Tourer bike.
At the heart of this vehicle, there’s a liquid-cooled, DOHC, 16-valve 1,043 cm3 in-line four engine with a bore and stroke of 77.0 x 56.0 mm that is useful for bringing a strong low-mid range torque with smooth power release. When compared to the Z1000, the Versys 1000’s engine brings a stronger low-mid range with the reduced peak power and both peak power and torque happen at lower rpm.
As far as user ability and functionality is concerned, the Versys 1000 has that covered too, thanks to a tough-design multi-function instrumentation with an analog-style tachometer and LCD with speedometer, fuel gauge, odometer, clock, dual trip meters, current and average fuel consumption, remaining range, and external air temperature.
Enjoy your riding with this exclusive and modern Versys 1000 Grand Tourer.
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Kawasaki is celebrating an important milestone in their company’s history, paying homage to the 40th anniversary of its Z family of motor bikes.
The Japanese motorcycle brand has released the Limited Edition Z40 Chronograph, which will be launched at the Intermot Motorcycle Show in Germany on October 2, 2012. The watch bears some unique features, a lot of which were inspired by Kawasaki’s Z family.
The stainless steel composition of the Z40 Chronograph was made by Austrian manufacturer Hirsch. The design carries some inspiration from the 1972 Z1, complete with an iconic paint and graphic treatment. Even the face of the watch features Kawasaki’s original logo wit a Z1 DOHC side panel badge. On the other side, you’ll see a Z40 logo with the watch edition number, a true testament to its special edition designation. Last, the Z40 Chronograph also has a four-dial chronograph/tachymeter function and is water resistant up to 5 ATM.
Only 903 pieces of this watch will be made with each priced at €207.06 ($267.45 at current exchange rates). If you’re wondering why the ambiguous number, 903 represents the engine size of the Z1: 903cc. Each watch will carry a certificate of authenticity and will be made available exclusively to the European market.
If you’re looking for a championship-caliber sports bike, look no further than the Kawasaki KX65. At the heart of the Kawasaki KX65 is a powerful two-stroke engine, a lightweight chassis, disc brakes, and long travel suspension to bring the strong power that enables you to compete and even win whatever race you decide to enter.
The KX65’s liquid-cooled, 64cc engine is able to bring an impressive level of power for its small displacement while the smooth-shifting transmission and manual clutch controls the transfer of that power into the ground. Furthermore, the KX65 comes with a semi-double-cradle steel frame that has been fitted with Kawasaki’s legendary Uni-Trak linkage system, allowing it to change power on the rear shock as the suspension is compressed.
As far as handling is concerned, the KX65 comes with both shock and fork four-way adjustable rebound damping. Meanwhile, the lightweight black aluminum rims lessen the unsprung weight to enhance the suspension action bring the same impressive look as the rims on the larger KX models. Both wheels are then fitted with hydraulic disc brakes to ensure great stopping power.
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The perfect vehicle for every hunting party has to be one that doesn’t draw attention to itself. For all the right reasons, that’s what the Kawasaki Mule 4010 Trans4x4 Camo is all about.
Spacious enough to carry as much as four of your buddies for the weekly hunting trips, the Mule 4010 Trans4x4 Camo was built with an ingenious design that allows the utility vehicle to transform from a two-person tool and gear hauler into a four-person transport. When flexibility is required, the Mule 4010 4x4 can provide.
What makes this utility vehicle different from the rest is its stealthy Realtree APG HD camouflage coating, allowing the Mule to blend effortlessly to the environment. And best of all, it’s not all about aesthetics too; this is one Kawasaki that also has plenty of power to spare.
If the Mule 4010 4x4’s liquid-cooled 617cc four-stroke V-twin engine isn’t impressive enough, the fact that its managed by a digital Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and features a DFI system that compensates for variations in atmospheric pressure, engine, and air temperature makes it a true versatile workhorse - or work-mule. The engine’s specific configuration makes for smooth and consistent engine starting, crisp throttle response, and more precise fuel metering, helping reduce fuel consumption and emissions. The powerful 617cc V-twin engine is then mated to a continuously variable transmission (CVT) that features both high and low range plus reverse, providing the kind of versatile ride hunters need when they’re out on their expeditions.
Any way you look at it, the Mule 4010 Trans4x4 Camo is an outstanding choice for just about any utility vehicle need. The bold styling, complemented by an outdoor-motif graphic package and an impressive powertrain system, makes it a true must-have for all your outdoor adventures.
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