2014 Kawasaki KX85 More Powerful 2-Stroke Single
KX – The bike that builds champions
Starting from their first trip to lifting the trophy, select KX legend – Created and built to dominate for the winner, the KX65 and KX85 new machine ready for competition designed to encourage green shoots young talent that allows it to develop into a full-blown race wins.
2014 Kawasaki KX85-I Features:
Uni-Trak Rear Suspension
Revisions to the rear shock contribute to a more stable ride feel, and offer increased adjustability and lighter weight.
All-new minimalist bodywork, flatter tank and slimmer, flatter seat were designed to make it easier for racers to go fast.
Two Available Sizes
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.
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.
A choice of six positions allows riders to tailor their riding position.
Rigid, High-Tensile Steel Perimeter Frame
Sturdy perimeter frame enables young riders to push hard on the track.
More Powerful 2-Stroke Single
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
Revised fork offers improved damping and bottoming resistance, enabling higher-paced riding and contributing to increased ride comfort.
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.
Specifications Kawasaki KX85 2014
|2014 Kawasaki KX85 Specifications|
|Engine type||Liquid-cooled, 2-stroke Single with KIPS|
|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|
|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|
|Fuel capacity||5 litres|
|Seat height||830 mm|
|Curb Mass||75 kg|