Kawasaki’s intermediate KX85 motocross racer is the natural progression after the kids outgrow their KX65. Loaded with big KX features, these high performance racers keep young riders at the front of the pack.
|Type||2-stroke, Single with KIPS|
|Bore and stroke||48.5 x 45.8 mm|
|Compression ratio||10.9 (low speed), 9.0 (high speed)|
|Fuel system||Keihin PWK28 carburetor|
|Lubrication||Petrol mix (32:1), 2-stroke racing oil|
|Induction||2-petal carbon-fibre piston reed valve|
|Front: type||Single 220 mm disc|
|Front: calipers||Single-piston caliper|
|Rear: type||Single 184 mm disc|
|Rear: calipers||Single-piston caliper|
|Overall length||1,830 mm (71.7 in.)|
|Overall width||765 mm (28.9 in.)|
|Overall height||1,100 mm (41.5 in.)|
|Wheelbase||1,265 mm (49.4 in.)|
|Ground clearance||290 mm (11.4 in.)|
|Seat height||830 mm (33.1 in.)|
|Curb mass**||75 kg (152.1 lbs)|
|Fuel capacity||5 litres (1.2 gal.)|
|Transmission||6-speed, constant mesh, return shift|
|Primary reduction ratio||3.400 (68/20)|
|Gear ratio: 1st||2.538 (33/13)|
|Gear ratio: 2nd||1.875 (30/16)|
|Gear ratio: 3rd||1.500 (27/18)|
|Gear ratio: 4th||1.250 (25/20)|
|Gear ratio: 5th||1.090 (24/22)|
|Gear ratio: 6th||0.956 (22/23)|
|Final reduction ratio||3.571 (50/14)|
|Type||Tubular semi-double cradle, high tensile steel|
|Wheel travel: front||275 mm (10.8 in.)|
|Wheel travel: rear||275 mm (10.8 in.)|
|Trail||97 mm (3.5 in.)|
|Steering angle (left/right)||45° / 45°|
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Keep your new KX bike running at its best with a Race Kit and receive a free Matrix Concepts motocross stand. The Race Kit ensures you have all the parts you need with 1 Piston, 1 Piston Ring, 1 Piston Pin, 1 Bearing, 2 Circlips, 1 Head Gasket, 1 Base Gasket, 1 Air Filter, 1 Bottle of Air Filter Cleaner and 1 Bottle of Air Filter Oil.
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* The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price does not include freight, pre-delivery inspection or applicable taxes. The final price is at the discretion of the dealer. Prices and Specifications are subject to change without prior notice. The amount indicated as "Your price" may include an optional instant Mega Cash credit that is deducted from the manufacturer's suggested retail price before taxes. This promotion is time limited and certain conditions will apply. See your dealer for complete details. Offer not available on financed purchases and cannot be combined with any other special offers. The final price is at the discretion of the dealer. Prices and Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
** Includes all necessary materials and fluids to operate correctly, full tank of fuel (more than 90% of capacity) and tool kit (if supplied)
‡ Power / Torque figures measured at the crankshaft.
The specifications mentioned here apply to and have been achieved by production models under standard operating conditions. We intend only to give a fair description of the vehicle and its performance capabilities but these specifications may not apply to every machine supplied for sale. Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. reserves the right to alter specifications without prior notice. Equipment illustrated and specifications may vary to meet individual markets. Available colours may vary by market.