The ideal off-road motorcycle should combine tractable power with a comfortable chassis that can handle challenging trails.
Enter the KLXâ„¢300R. With its liquid-cooled four-stroke engine, perimeter frame and plush suspension, this Kawasaki gives off-road riders the balance of power and handling they want.

  • 2006 Kawasaki KLX300R
  • Year:
    2006-
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    0@0
  • Displacement:
    292 L
  • Top Speed:
    85 mph
  • Price:
    4,949

Designed to be ultra-compact, the KLX300R’s liquid-cooled 292cc engine features dual overhead cams activating four valves atop an Electrofusion-coated aluminum cylinder, which is wear resistant. The engine is wrapped in a high-tensile steel perimeter frame based on the design of Kawasaki’s championship-winning KX™ motocross bikes. A 26.5-degree steering angle and shorter wheelbase contribute to quick handling characteristics.

2006 Kawasaki KLX300R
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The KLX300R comes fully loaded with equipment to handle the rigors of trail riding, and is covered by a six-month limited warranty. Standard items include headlight and taillight, odometer, side stand, hand guards, snail-type chain adjusters for quick rear-wheel removal and quick adjustment of the O-ring chain, a U.S. Forest Service-approved spark arrestor, and a large fuel tank with reserve petcock.

The Kawasaki KLX™300R offers a compact, quick-turning package that’s well-suited to tight trails or long days exploring off the beaten-path. With a tractable engine and comfortable chassis, the KLX300R is the ideal partner for off-road adventures. Thanks to a liquid-cooled four-stroke engine, perimeter frame and plush suspension, this Kawasaki gives off-road riders the balance of power and handling they desire.

2006 Kawasaki KLX300R
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The engine is wrapped in a high-tensile steel perimeter frame based on the design of Kawasaki’s KX™250 motocross bike. A 26.5-degree steering angle and shorter wheelbase contribute to quick handling characteristics.

Kawasaki KLX300R Specifications

  • Engine: Four-stroke, DOHC, four-valve single
  • Displacement: 292cc
  • Bore x stroke: 78.0 x 61.2mm
  • Compression ratio: 11.0:1
  • Cooling: Liquid
  • Carburetion: Keihin CVK34
  • Ignition: Digital CDI
  • Transmission: Six-speed, manual clutch
  • Final drive: Chain
  • Frame: High-tensile steel, perimeter design
  • Rake / trail: 26.5 degrees / 4.2 in.
  • Front suspension / wheel travel: 43mm inverted cartridge fork with 20-way compression damping / 11.2 in.
  • Rear suspension / wheel travel: UNI-TRAK® single shock system with 20-way compression damping and 18-way rebound damping / 11.0 in.
  • Front tire: 80/100x21
  • Rear tire: 100/100x18
  • Front brake / rear brake: Hydraulic disc / Disc
  • Overall length: 83.3 in.
  • Overall width: 35.8 in.
  • Overall height: 48.0 in.
  • Seat height: 36.4 in.
  • Wheelbase: 56.5 in.
  • Ground clearance: 12.6 in.
  • Fuel capacity: 2.6 gal.
  • Dry weight: 233.7 lbs.
  • Color: Lime Green / Black
  • MSRP: $4,949

Features


Ultra-compact 292cc Liquid-cooled, Four-stroke Single

  • Lightweight piston and connecting rod allow power-producing revs
  • Liquid cooling for even-running temperatures, longer engine life and consistent power on hot days

Double Overhead Cams

  • A cam lobe for each valve with shim-under tappets has less reciprocating weight for efficiency at high rpm

Electrofusion Cylinder

  • Incredibly hard coating in the aluminum cylinder provides superior heat transfer with less weight
  • Holds lubrication, resists abrasion and seizure, and allows tighter clearances for more horsepower

Kawasaki Automatic Compression Release (KACR)

  • KACR provides quick, easy starts

Four-valve Cylinder Head

  • Provides maximum valve area for optimum flow
  • Boosts low-end torque

34mm Semi-flat Slide CVK Carburetor

  • Precisely meters for good fuel economy
  • Provides quick throttle response

Gear-driven Engine Balancer

  • Engine runs smoothly from idle to redline
  • More rider comfort on long rides

Six-speed Transmission

  • Positive shifting action and rugged durability with gearing for every situation
  • Oil level window provided

Digital Capacitor Discharge Ignition (CDI)

  • Digital microcomputer delivers a precisely timed spark regardless of rpm changes
  • Reliability under extreme conditions

High-tensile Steel Perimeter Frame

  • Frame is built of box-section and tubular high-tensile steel
  • Straight-line ability is not sacrificed due to the incredible frame rigidity

43mm Upside-down Cartridge Fork

  • 20-way compression damping adjustment
  • Cartridge maintains more consistent damping force by minimizing aeration of the fork oil

UNI-TRAK® Rear Suspension

  • Temperature-compensating rebound damping keeps things under control even when the shock heats up under strenuous conditions

Front and Rear Disc Brakes

  • Twin piston front caliper grasps a floating front disc for “single finger” stopping power
  • Single piston rear caliper from the KX™250 gives strong, reliable performance

O-ring Drive Chain

  • O-rings keep the dirt and water out, while retaining lubrication in for longer chain life

Enduro and Trail Equipment

  • Headlight and taillight for long rides or enduro competition requirements
  • Odometer to track progress
  • Large 2.6-gallon tank allows for long distance riding
  • Hand guards fend off the brush
  • Snail-type chain adjusters for quick wheel changes and chain adjustments
  • U.S. Forest Service-approved spark arrestor
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1 comments:

  (6021) posted on 11.19.2006

DOES THIS BIKE HAVE FORK LOCKS AND IS IT AN ELECTRIC START BIKE ?

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