With its unique style, first class performances and faultless ergonomics, the Kawasaki Jet Ski Ultra LX is without a doubt one of the most wanted models in its class.

Mixing luxury with performance, the Kawasaki Jet Ski Ultra LX is powered by a 1498 cc, four-stroke, DOHC, engine with four valves per cylinder. The engine is fueled by a pretty generous 20.6 Gallons fuel tank.

For superior ride and handling performances, the Kawasaki Jet Ski Ultra LX features a deep-V hull which helps it cut the water effortless.

You also get plenty of storage places, a scalloped luxury seat, five-position adjustable steering, splash deflectors across the bottom of the bow and a retracting rear boarding step.

The Kawasaki Jet Ski Ultra LX can be yours for no less than $11,199.

Hit the jump for more information on the Kawasaki Jet Ski Ultra LX.

  • 2015 Kawasaki Jet Ski Ultra LX
  • Year:
    2015
  • Make:
  • Engine:
    Four-stroke, DOHC, four valves per cylinder, four-cylinder inline
  • Energy:
    Digital Fuel Injection (DFI)
  • Displacement:
    1498 cc
  • Price:
    11199

Overview

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Water-borne Luxury, Performance and Efficiency

The Jet Ski® Ultra® LX personal watercraft hits all the right marks when it comes to offering performance and luxury. It’s an all-around watercraft that matches fun and excitement with performance and luxury. The Ultra LX delivers excellent performance for enthusiasts, with tremendous comfort and cavernous storage capacity.

2015 Kawasaki Jet Ski Ultra LX Key Features:

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- * Sporty handling and excellent tracking in all water conditions
- * Deep-V hull provides better grip for racing-like performance
- * Industry-leading storage capacity lets you bring all the gear you need
- * Largest fuel tank in class keeps the fun going longer
- * Scalloped luxury seat enhances comfort during high-speed cruising
- * Five-position adjustable steering adapts to a variety of riders
- * Splash deflectors across the bottom of the bow minimize spray in a wide variety of conditions for greater rider concentration
- * Retracting rear boarding step makes it easy to climb aboard

2015 Kawasaki Jet Ski Ultra LX Features and Benefits:

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160hp² 1,498cc, Four-stroke Engine

- * Strong engine provides 160hp² plus excellent low- and mid-range torque
- * Dual overhead cams (DOHC) are light and compact for less valvetrain inertia
- * Four large valves per cylinder provide better intake and exhaust flow for optimum power and torque
- * Intake tract designed for maximum performance
- * Waterproof ECU and ignition coils protect the ignition system from electrical shorts
- * Unique semi-dry sump oil system lowers the crankshaft in the engine, eliminating the need for scavenging pumps and helps to keep the oil in the sump instead of looding the crankcase if the craft capsizes
- * Large capacity airbox lowers engine noise and improves intake air flow

Fuel Injection

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- * Large, single 60mm throttle body
- * Digital Fuel Injection (DFI®) provides great throttle response, smooth engine performance, quick acceleration, as well as easy starting and excellent fuel economy
- * Four-orifice, high-flow fuel injectors provide efficient combustion

155mm Jet Pump

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- * Large-diameter 155mm jet pump efficiently converts the engine’s horsepower into thrust
- * Developed using feedback from Kawasaki’s race machines, the pump is designed to deliver consistent output and good “bite,” even when riding rough water
- * The large, sophisticated three-blade impeller delivers both high-speed performance and quiet operation
- * Eight-vane intake guide smoothes and regulates the flow of water from the impeller for efficient and powerful propulsion
- * The reverse lever is on the left side for easy operation while modulating the throttle with the right hand

Composite Hull

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- * The design incorporates feedback from Kawasaki’s IJSBA championship-winning racing machines for excellent tracking and responsive handling in both calm and rough water conditions
- * Delivers the neutral handling and turning characteristics that made Kawasaki Jet Ski® personal watercraft famous, yet the hull enables a high bank angle or motorcycle-like turning performance with reduced side g-loads imposed on riders during turns
- * The 22.5-degree V-angle at the bottom of the Ultra LX hull helps prevent spinouts during sharp turns and provides a smoother ride in rough water
- * Placing the battery near the center of the machine optimizes weight balance in the hull and frees space inside the engine bay to help maximize storage capacity
- * The bottom of the hull slants steeply upwards from the center section to the bow, allowing the Ultra LX to penetrate swells and waves with less shock. This allows the hull to push through waves rather than bounce over them at higher speeds
- * Integrated sponsons extend from the hull, providing wallow-free straight-line performance and contributing significantly to the excellent high-speed maneuverability of the Ultra LX, while helping to retain a narrow hull design

Ride Plate

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- * Features a groove from the center to the rear of the ride plate to enhance straight-line tracking

Quattro KSD

- * The Kawasaki Splash Deflector (KSD) on the Ultra LX uses three bottom-mounted ridges and an additional deflector mounted at the top to deflect water splashing forward from under the hull
- * Whether turning or running straight ahead at high or low speeds, the Quattro KSD minimizes spray, allowing greater rider concentration

Kawasaki Smart Steering® and Smart Learning Operation Mode

- * Kawasaki Smart Steering® (KSS®) monitors steering input and engine speed and, when certain conditions are met, raises RPM to initiate a desired turn, helping new riders to better enjoy the performance of this remarkable machine
- * Smart Learning Operation (SLO) allows novice riders to become familiar with the handling and response of this Jet Ski watercraft at a more relaxed pace before unleashing the full performance of the Ultra LX
- * Two separate keys, one for SLO mode and one for full-power operation, ensure the correct setting is chosen

Comfort and Convenience

- * LXuryseat incorporates specific support for the rider and passenger for increased confidence and a more relaxing experience
- * Five-way adjustable handlebar allows operation while standing or sitting for a wide range of riders
- * Ergonomic deck design has plenty of legroom for rider-friendly seating
- * A long rear boarding step makes it easy to climb onboard, and the step retracts inside the bumper to prevent damage
- * A quick and easy under-hood hose connection allows easy flushing of sea water from of the engine bay
- * Mirrors mounted on the upper deck facilitate opening of the hatch cover

Capacious Storage

- * 60-gallon storage capacity is the largest in its class
- * The large-capacity, fully sealed 58-gallon storage area is fitted with a detachable storage tray and has plenty of room for recreational equipment
- * Glovebox in the center console has a built-in drink holder with space for two drink bottles
- * Compact storage area under the rear passenger seat is ideal for small items

Specifications

Engine Four-stroke, DOHC, four valves per cylinder, four-cylinder inline
Displacement 1,498cc
Bore x Stroke 83.0 x 69.2mm
Compression ratio 10.6:1
Induction Normally aspirated
Cooling System Inducted water
Fuel System Digital Fuel Injection (DFI®) with 60mm throttle body
Ignition TCBI with digital advance
Starting System Electric
Propulsion System 155mm jet pump, axial-flow, single stage
Impeller Three-blade, oval-edge stainless steel
Thrust 956 lb
Lubrication Semi-dry sump system
Coupling Direct drive from engine
Oil Capacity 5.3 qt
Fuel Capacity 20.6 gal
Load Capacity 496 lb
Storage Capacity 60.0 gal
Curb weight 932.7 lb
Overall Length 132.7 in
Overall Width 47.0 in
Overall Height 45.3 in
Seating Capacity Three-person
Color Choices Ebony / Metallic Phantom Silver
Warranty 12 Month Limited Warranty
Kawasaki Protection Plus™ (optional) 12, 24, 36, or 48 months
Price $11,199
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