The Kawasaki Teryx 750 4x4 LE is one recreational utility vehicle that makes no apologies for what it has. And why should it, considering that it comes with enhancements that include some plush luxury amenities.

RUVs have to be comfortable for owners, and the Teryx doesn’t disappoint. The wide-track design frame of the Teryx 750 uses large-diameter, thin-walled tubing to combine tremendous rigidity with light weight. Meanwhile, the upper frame combines cool style and protection while also offering plenty of space inside to fit two full-sized adults in a pair of comfortable bucket seats, each coming with retractable three-point seat belts. On top of that, the Teryx 750 also has plenty of equipment to go by, including a cab roof, a deflector windshield, a retractable cup holder, and high-quality automotive-style paint. Rounding out the exterior package are a set of specially designed 26" Maxxis tires that have been custom-built for the Teryx LE’s design characteristics.

At the heart of this all-purpose, ’luxury’ RUV lies a 749cc 90-degree 8-valve V-twin engine that not only offers plenty of power, but also provides ideal balance for unmatched smoothness at any rpm. The engine capitalizes on an advanced digital fuel-injection system that offers automatic elevation compensation, automatic idle adjustment and easy, choke-free starting via a sophisticated array of sensors for inlet air pressure, throttle position, crankshaft position, rpm, water temperature and a vehicle down sensor.

And as far as handling goes, the Teryx 750 boasts of a suspension set-up consisting of a long-travel four-wheel independent suspension, adjustable Kayaba gas-charged shocks at all four corners, a rear stabilizer bar, and mid-ship engine placement. These feature all work together to make riding even the toughest of trails feel like driving along a cement road.

Find out more about the Kawasaki Teryx 750 4x4 LE after the jump.

  • 2012 Kawasaki Teryx 750 FI 4x4 LE
  • Year:
    2012
  • Engine:
    90-degree 8-valve V-twin engine
  • Displacement:
    749 L

Engine

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  • Teryx’s liquid-cooled, 749cc SOHC, 4-valve-per-cylinder fuel-injected, 90-degree V-twin engine cranks out class-leading power
  • Oversquare (85 x 66mm) engine dimensions and free-breathing 4-valve cylinder heads contribute to the Teryx’s superb acceleration and power level
  • The 90-degree V-Twin configuration offers perfect primary balance, resulting in low engine vibration
  • Aluminum cylinders are Electrofusion-plated for light weight, long wear and excellent heat dispersion
  • Engine can be started in any gear, as long as the brake pedal is depressed
  • Electronically controlled Kawasaki Engine Brake Control helps to slow the RUV when traversing down hills
  • Engine is positioned mid-ship, providing optimum front/rear balance
  • Ducts located by the cargo bed direct cooling air to the engine, while a heavy-duty liquid-cooling system keeps temperatures under control in the harshest conditions
  • Large-capacity radiator is compact and placed high in the chassis for protection against mud and debris; a large cooling fan increases cooling capacity in slow going
  • Engine weight is kept down using many advanced techniques, including carving lightening webs into the crank webs, using rare earth magnets, a small generator and paring excess material wherever possible
  • An ignition cut-out feature protects the brake system by preventing riding with the parking brake on
  • Large-diameter cooling system hoses maximize coolant flow and overall capacity, while the coolant reserve tank is located under the front cover for easy maintenance

Chassis and Suspension

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  • Large-diameter thin-walled tubular steel frame combines high rigidity, light weight and mid-engine placement – a perfect combination for performance riding
  • Tubular cab frame meets SAE J1194, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 7.4, and 7.5, requirements as a roll-over protective structure (ROPS)
  • Sport-focused suspension is designed for high-performance riding
  • Wide track helps provide additional stability but still allows the unit to fit in a standard pickup truck bed
  • Chassis has 11.6 inches of ground clearance, which strikes a perfect compromise between great low-cg handling and the ability to clear tough off-road obstacles
  • Narrow frame concept maximizes the length of the front and rear suspension’s lower A-arms for excellent handling performance and minimal geometry change throughout the suspension’s travel
  • Chassis serves up a near-perfect balance of bump absorption and taut steering
  • The tilt bed’s frame is engineered with plenty of rigidity for superb durability
  • Hinged, forward-tilting front hood and headlight assembly offers aggressive styling and allows quick access to the radiator and front suspension components for easy maintenance and suspension tuning
  • High-performance, single-chamber, preload-adjustable gas-charged Kayaba shocks provide excellent fade-resistant damping performance in the toughest conditions while providing 7.5 inches of plush, controlled wheel travel
  • Independent rear suspension provides the best balance of rider comfort and handling at high speeds
  • The preload-adjustable gas-charged Kayaba rear shocks feature piggy-back reservoirs, further reducing the tendency of oil to froth under hard conditions
  • A torsion bar in back helps keep body roll to a minimum

Bodywork

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  • Thermo-Plastic Olefin bodywork has a beautiful high-gloss finish that’s more scratch-resistant than polyethylene—so it stays great-looking longer
  • Engine and undercarriage guards provide maximum protection from rocks and debris
  • Teryx’s battery and electric parts are located higher and further away from water and harm’s way
  • Dual 40W headlights and 8/27W dual taillights mean you’ll see and be seen

Specifications

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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
Fuel System 2 x Mikuni 34 mm throttle bodies
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 type Large diameter, thin-walled, high-tensile tubular steel
Front suspension / wheel travel Adjustable dual A-arm with gas charged shocks / 7.5 in.
Rear suspension / wheel travel Adjustable Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) with gas charged, reservoir shocks / 7.5 in.
Front Tire Size Maxxis 26x8-12
Rear Tire Size Maxxis 26x10-12
Front brakes Dual hydraulic discs with 2-piston calipers
Rear Brakes Sealed, oil-bathed, multi-disc
Overall length 116.3 in.
Overall width 58.5 in.
Overall height 79.5 in.
Wheelbase 76.0 in.
Ground clearance 11.6 in.
Lighting (2) 35W headlights, (2) 8W taillight, 27W stoplight
Cargo Bed Capacity 500 lbs., 44.2 W x 32.7 L x 11.1 in. H
Towing Capacity 1,300 lbs.
Curb weight 1,428 lbs.
Fuel capacity 7.4 gal.
Instruments Multi-function Digital Meter with speedometer, fuel gauge, clock hour meter, odometer, dual trip meter and parking brake, CVT belt, R/N/P/4WD, water temp and oil pressure indicators
Color Choices Metallic Tungsten Gray

Quotes

Motorcycle USA----"The Kawasaki Teryx 750 FI 4x4 LE has luxury upgrades that the others don’t have. They are the automotive style paint that is of high quality, deflector winshield, retractable cup holder, and cab roof. The Teryx LE is equipped with a 749cc 90-degree 8-valve V-Twin engine that puts out power like no other RUV."

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