The Kawasaki KX is a race ready motorcycle equipped with all it needs to be a winner. At its heart sits an 84 cc, liquid-cooled, 2-stroke single engine with KIPS. The unit transfers its power to the ground by means of a six speed transmission.

As far as suspensions are concerned, the Kawasaki KX85 is equipped with a revised fork which offers improved damping and bottoming resistance and a fresh Uni-Trak rear suspension which comes revisions to the shock absorber.

Apart from the upgraded suspensions, the new Kawasaki KX85-I also features a fresh bodywork, flatter tank and a slimmer, flatter seat.

The Kawasaki KX855-I is available with two wheel sizes namely 19” front and 16” rear wheels, and 17” front and 14” rear.

The motorcycle is offered with a base price of €4.631.

Hit the jump for more information on the Kawasaki KX85-I.

  • 2014 Kawasaki KX85
  • Year:
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Engine:
    Liquid-cooled, 2-stroke Single with KIPS
  • Transmission:
  • Energy:
  • Displacement:
    84 cc
  • Top Speed:
    80 mph (Est.)
  • Price:
    € 4631


2014 Kawasaki KX85 Exterior
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KX - The bike that builds champions

From their first ride to lifting the trophy, legends choose KX - Created to dominate and built for winners, the KX65 and new KX85 are competition ready machines designed to encourage the green shoots of youth talent allowing it to blossom into full-blown race wins.

2014 Kawasaki KX85-I Key Features:

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Petal disc brakes

Disc brakes front and rear ensure strong stopping power with excellent control. Now with petal discs, just like the larger KX models.

6-position handlebar

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A choice of six positions allows riders to tailor their riding position.

Rigid, high-tensile steel perimeter frame

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Sturdy perimeter frame enables young riders to push hard on the track.

More powerful 2-stroke Single

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A low-friction piston, new KIPS valve and numerous other updates give these liquid-cooled, 2-stroke racing engines increased power and torque across the rev range. Peak power is almost 20% greater compared to the MY13 KX85.

36 mm inverted fork

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Revised fork offers improved damping and bottoming resistance, enabling higher-paced riding and contributing to increased ride comfort.

Factory styling

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All-new bodywork and racy graphics ensure the new bikes will look good in the winners’ circle. Black alumite1 rims, black fork guards, and blue alumite1 finish on the suspension adjusters further strengthen their factory image.

Uni-Trak rear suspension

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Revisions to the rear shock contribute to a more stable ride feel, and offer increased adjustability and lighter weight.

Slim ergonomics

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All-new minimalist bodywork, flatter tank and slimmer, flatter seat were designed to make it easier for racers to go fast.

Two available sizes

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Riders can choose from two available sizes: the KX85-II feature 19” front and 16” rear wheels; the KX85-I is equipped with a 17” front and 14” rear.


Engine type Liquid-cooled, 2-stroke Single with KIPS
Displacement 84 cm³
Bore x stroke 48.5 x 45.8 mm
Compression ratio 10.9:1 (low speed); 9.0:1 (high speed)
Valve/Induction system Piston Reed valve
Fuel system Carburettor: Keihin PWK 28
Ignition Digital CDI
Starting Primary kick
Lubrication Pre-mix (32:1)
Transmission 6-speed, return
Final Drive Chain
Primary reduction ratio 3.400 (68/20)
Gear ratios: 1st 2.538 (33/13)
Gear ratios: 2nd 1.875 (30/16)
Gear ratios: 3rd 1.500 (27/18)
Gear ratios: 4th 1.250 (25/20)
Gear ratios: 5th 1.090 (24/22)
Gear ratios: 6th 0.956 (22/23)
Final reduction ratio 3.571 (50/14)
Clutch Wet Multi Disc, manual
Frame type Perimeter, high-tensile steel
Rake/Trail 29° / 97 mm
Wheel travel, front 275 mm
Wheel travel, rear 275 mm
Tyre, front 70/100-17 40M
Tyre, rear 90/100-14 49M
Steering angle, left / right 45° / 45°
Brakes, front Single 220 mm disc with dual-piston caliper
Brakes, rear Single 184 mm disc with single-piston caliper
Suspension, front 36 mm inverted telescopic fork with 20-way compression damping
Suspension, rear Uni-Trak with adjustable preload, 24-way compression and 21-way rebound damping
Dimensions (L x W x H) 1,830 mm x 765 mm x 1,100 mm
Wheelbase 1,255 mm
Fuel capacity 5 litres
Seat height 830 mm
Curb Mass 75 kg
Price €4.631
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