A Brace Of Woes For Kawasaki Motors Off-Road Division
Kawasaki announces the voluntary recall on a handful of its off-road products for a couple of different reasons. Both of these recalls expose a chink in the anti-terrain armor on almost 59,000 units sold in North America. First up we have approximately 28,000 side-by-side units sold between July 2014 and June 2016 from the 2015 through 2017 YM Mule Pro-FX/FXT and the Mule Pro-DX/DXT families. This bundle of trouble is closely followed by something around 30,094 Teryx and Teryx4 from a spread of years, specifically; 2012-13 Teryx4 750 4x4 units with four seats as well as the two- and four-seat variants of the 2014 through 2016 Teryx 800 4x4 range that were sold between November 2011 and November 2015.
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The Kawasaki Teryx4™ Realtree Xtra® Green Camo is the pinnacle of hunting Side x Side performance and styling. It was designed with a genuine Realtree Camo color scheme to give owners an authentic experience while out enjoying their weekend hunting trips and adventures.
The 2015 Teryx4 Realtree Xtra Green Camo leads the way with performance, power and handling that sets the benchmark in its class. The entire family will be able to enjoy the smooth ride and long list of standard features on the Teryx4, making those rugged excursions more fun than ever!
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The Kawasaki Teryx4™ was designed to provide reliable off-road enjoyment for the whole family. The 2015 edition continues to lead the way with performance, power and handling that sets the benchmark in its class. Now more than ever, the entire family will be able to enjoy the smooth ride and long list of standard features on the Teryx4, making those rugged excursions more fun than ever!
After the 2014 model year’s complete engine and suspension refresh, the 2015 Teryx4 sees all of the top-shelf components continue to provide drivers and passengers with the highest level of performance available. Fox® Podium™ shocks at all four corners give the Teryx4 more trail-taming comfort than ever before,and its cutting-edge Electric Power Steering (EPS) system is proven technology that provides light, low-effort steering for navigating through the most adverse conditions with ease.
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The 2015 Kawasaki Teryx® LE isn’t for everyone, and it doesn’t pretend to be. Kawasaki’s most exclusive two-seat side x side features all of the standard features that make the rest of the Teryx line the strongest and most reliable side x sides money can buy: a high-performance V-twin engine boasting massive power, a rugged chassis and premium FOX® Podium™ high-performance shocks.
But the Teryx LE’s custom styling and features are a cut above even its well-appointed siblings. Attention-grabbing custom touches give it an unmatched presence in the desert, the dunes, the mountains or deep in the forest. Drive a Teryx LE, and you are bound to be noticed wherever you go!
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The Kawasaki Teryx4 is also available with a Camo paint job which is the perfect choice if you want a fast off road vehicle that can blend effortless with the environment.
At the heart of this Japanese Side x Side lies a new larger 783cc, digital fuel-injected, 90-degree V-twin engine that delivers more power than the old unit, but is also slightly more efficient. The unit is paired with a modern continuously variable transmission featuring high and low ranges, plus reverse.
Like any respectable Side x Side, the Kawasaki Teryx Camo gives you the possibility to switch effortless between 2WD / 4WD / 4WD+differential lock drive mode using a switch located on the dash.
You also get a strong tubular steel cab framework which acts as a roll-over protective structure and keeps you safe when things go tough.
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The 2014 Kawasaki Teryx Camo was especially developed for those who don’t want to be spotted easily. For 2014 the vehicle received a set of major upgrades which help it deal better with the tougher situations. Its revamped chassis is better suited for the requirements of today’s drivers, while the new FOX Podium high performances shocks were designed to keep your ride as comfortable as possible.
At the heart of the 2014 model year sits a bigger 783 cc SOHC, four-valve-per-cylinder, digital fuel-injected, 90-degree V-twin engine that pumps out 12 % more torque over a broad spread of the rev band and 26% more power than the old unit.
The 2014 model year also gets a stout new tubular-steel front brush guard and new high-intensity LED headlamps.
The 2014 Kawasaki Teryx Camo can be yours for no less than $14,299.
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The Kawasaki Teryx4 has been significantly upgraded for 2014. One of the most important modifications is the larger 783cc, liquid-cooled, 90-degree, four-stroke V-Twin engine which is strong but more efficient than the old unit. The engine is fed by a 7.9 gallons fuel tank and is mated to a Continuously Variable Belt-Drive transmission.
Another feature offered for the 2014 model year are the new high-performance gas-charged FOX Podium shocks on all-four corners which feature remote resevoirs and adjustable spring preload and compression damping.
Like any respectable off roader, the Kawasaki Teryx4 gives you the possibility to select between two-and four-wheel drive using a convenient rotating a switch located on the dash.
For easy handling the Kawasaki Teryx4 comes with a modern electric power steering (EPS) system reduces steering effort at both high and low speeds.
The 2014 Kawasaki Teryx is offered with a base price of $15,799.
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Meet the 2014 Kawasaki Teryx LE, a tough vehicle especially created for tough drivers.
For 2014, the Kawasaki Teryx LE comes with a comprehensive list of improvements. Needles to say that the LE model comes with all the equipments offered for the standard Teryx model and ads a series of extra features which give it a pretty unique personality.
Among them you’ll find highi intensity LED headlights, a tubular steel brush guard and lightweight cast aluminum wheels.
You also get a handy cab roof/sun top, Candy-colored Lime Green bodywork and 3-tone high-backed bucket seat covers.
At the heart of the 2014 Kawasaki Teryx LE sits a larger 783cc, digital fuel-injected, 90-degree V-twin engine that delivers more power than the previous unit and at the same time is also slightly more efficient.
More upgrades were made to the chassis, suspensions and frame.
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The Kawasaki Teryx has received a series of improvements for 2014 which help it stay ahead of the pack when it comes to agility, power and off-road abilities.
Among the improvements made for the 2014 model year you’ll find a larger chassis, more power and better shock absorbers. You also get a more comfortable cockpit, a new body and new secure-latching doors which allow quick and easy entry.
Compared to the previous generation which was fitted with a 749cc unit, the new model gets a larger capacity 783cc, digital fuel-injected, 90-degree, V-twin engine which offers more power and torque. The engine is fed by a 7.9 gallons fuel tank and can tow up to 1,300 Lbs.
To be able to deal with the toughest tracks without problems the Teryx is fitted with a set of large 26-inch tires.
As far as prices are concerned, the 2014 Kawasaki Teryx can be yours for no less than $12.999.
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The 2012 Kawasaki Teryx4 750 comes with a comprehensive list of new technologies that help it reward its driver and passengers with a fun and enjoyable journey.
One of the most important upgrades is the addition of 2 extra seats that make the RUV significantly more practical as now it can transport up to 4 passengers. There is also offered a rigid protective cage that was carefully forged to keep all 4 passengers safe on tough terrains.
Compared to the previous generation, the 2012 Teryx4 750 is a completely new machine that apart from the two extra seats it also comes with an all-new chassis and an improved V-twin engine that rewards you with slightly more power than the old unit.
It is also worthy of being mentioned that the RUV features a Double-X frame design with two X-shaped cross members bridging the box structures from corner to corner.
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Compact, practical and tough, the Kawasaki Teryx 760 FI 4x4 Le Camo is the perfect partner for any adventure into the wild.
Needless to say that the vehicle was also built with comfort in mind, thereby, once on board you are met by two bucket seats, a compact steering wheel and a solid, protective cage. There are also offered some useful extra features that include a deflector windscreen, protective cab roof and retractable cup holders.
At the heart of this small mechanical monster lies a 749 cc, liquid-cooled, 90-degree, four-stroke V-twin, SOHC engine. The engine’s power is sent to the ground through a continuously variable belt-drive transmission with high and low range, plus reverse.
It is also worthy of being mentioned that the rear cargo bed’s capacity is rated at 500 lbs while the maximum towing capacity is 1,300 lbs.
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Born to conquer the off road terrains with ease, the Kawasaki Teryx 750 4x4 Sport is a fairly capable side x side that is ready to follow your lead with obedience.
This unstoppable vehicle rides on lightweight alloy wheels wrapped in front 26x8-12 and rear 26x10-12 Maxxis tyres. The wheels are combined with rugged shocks that are fully adjustable for spring preload, compression and rebound damping.
As far as ergonomics are concerned, the Kawasaki Teryx 750 FI 4x4 Sport is fitted with two bucket seats, a three spoke steering wheel and a rigid protective cage. Behind the seats you’ll find a pretty spacious load area which further enhances the overall practicality.
The Teryx 750 Sport is powered by a 749 cc, 90-degree, 8-valve, V-twin paired with a continuously variable belt-drive transmission with high and low range, plus reverse.
The Kawasaki Teryx 750 FI 4x4 Sport is offered with a starting price of $12,599.
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Spacious, agile and rugged, the Kawasaki Teryx4 750 4x4 EPS Camo is ready to follow you into the wild whenever you feel the call of nature.
Wrapped in a resistant Camo shell and featuring a solid protective cage, the Teryx4 750 4x4 EPS Camo can tackle any terrains with poise, keeping you as safe as possible.
This strong side x side rides on a set of grippy Maxxis tyres that measure 26x9-12 up front and 26x11-12 out back.
As far as power is concerned the 2013 Kawasaki Teryx4 750 4x4 EPS Camo is equipped with a fairly capable 749cc, liquid-cooled, 90-degree, four-stroke V-twin, SOHC engine with four valves per cylinder. The engine is brought to life by an electric starter and its power is kept in leash by a continuously variable belt-drive transmission with wet centrifugal clutch.
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