2012 Kawasaki KX85 Review

Class 85cc mini motocross bike has long been a crucible for the formation of the best drivers in the world. Much of that time, Kawasaki KX ™ 85 is at the forefront. The level of technology, power and the ability of a huge wall of sand packed in this 152-pound Rocketship is impressive, and how you can tear the motocross track in the hands of an expert is seen to be believed. And 'nothing short of dream machine of young people from a cross.

The next step in the future champions

With impressive power to weight ratio and compact body, agile, it's no wonder that the KX ™ 85 is a selection of riders to get serious about motocross racing. 85cc class has long been a proving ground for many top riders, and the KX85 has helped them gain control circuit.

This little rocket ship is powered by a two-stroke 84cc engine that uses amazing power. Features include a series of race-proven chassis with advanced compression adjuster 36mm cartridge fork has 18 channels and damping parameters designed to tame the worst, most difficult tracks. The UNI-TRAK shock ® has adjustable rear spring preload, compression and rebound for greater steering control back.

2012 Kawasaki KX85
2012 Kawasaki KX85
About all that goodness is a suspension of black-painted, high-strength steel perimeter frame with a specially designed gas tank sits inside the cage to keep the fuel load and, thusly, the center of mass as more low as possible to improve handling. All this is wrapped in lime green body panels with lighter aluminum wheels and aggressive black graphics. The result is a corridor of the factory to see the factory with a similar performance.

The engine compartment has things like our own plants, including a bottle of electro covered with a narrow squish band of a combustion chamber volume to increase high-end power and a 28 mm Keihin with a crescent-shaped blade, the positions of the needle near the intake ports, optimizing fuel atomization and delivery of fuel supplies softer over the powerband. To further enhance the power of the Kawasaki KX85 is the hand tube integrated into the power valve (KIPS ®) and tuned exhaust that allows better training output curves and linear power delivery for young riders different skill levels.

KX85 shifting six-speed smooth and positive with improved durability thanks to a hard chrome fork turn ends, stocky clutch basket housing and an additional bushing on the shaft of income.

Those who race their KX85 at events are eligible for Team Green ™, Kawasaki's amateur racing support program. Each year Team Green provides regional support vehicles and highly qualified technicians, with over 100 events in the United States, which provides technical information and assistance to those who race Kawasaki products. Kawasaki also offers a contingency plan for a program of amateur and professional riders than good designated events.

2012 Kawasaki KX85
2012 Kawasaki KX85

2012 Kawasaki KX85 features and benefits

In short ...

- 99cc two-stroke engine is liquid cooled to ensure the temperature, use, consistent performance and reliability will be improved

- Kawasaki integrated power valve system varies the height of the exhaust port, helping to produce a broad powerband with more low-end torque while retaining excellent top-end power

- Six speeds offers a positive shifting and durability foolproof, hard chrome forks resist wear and seizure

- A 119 mm diameter clutch plates for durability and control

- Swingarm uses large cross-section beams for more rigidity

- Uni-Trak ® rear suspension features damper, adjustable compression, rebound and preload, while the cartridge 36 mm inverted fork with 18-way adjustable compression

- Industry-leading support of amateur racing Team Green ™

Liquid-cooled, 99cc, two-stroke engine

- Use a separate clutch cover on the right side of the engine for quick servicing without removing the pump cover water

- Coolant temperature ensures even race, constant power and greater reliability

- Bridges between intake and exhaust ports are machine finished for increased durability

- Rotor uses rare earth magnets - the room unit is small, lightweight and efficient, low moment of inertia at low speeds improves the response

- Biella large bearing cage is stiffer to improve duration of

- Intake port shape and cylinder skirt allow cooling air into the crankcase chamber

- Primary gear is secured with a locking nut to help reduce mechanical noise

- Seals Metafoam pump generator and water covers improve sealing

Kawasaki Integrated Power Valve (KIPS ®)

- KIPS system varies the height of the exhaust port for more power and torque at all speeds

- Produces a broad powerband with more low-end torque while retaining excellent top-end power

- Breather in KIPS cover improves high-rpm performance and overcome

Keihin 28 mm

- The carburetor slide the needle Crescent is closer to the intake ports for optimal throttle response

- Adjustable for various conditions


- Walking in the clutch shaft needle bearings for smooth action

- Clutch Discs large measuring 119 mm in diameter increased the duration and control

- Ratio of clutch provides a light action clutch lever

- Thick clutch basket housing improves durability

- Cover the service of the clutch plate for easy maintenance and uses a metal-carbon composite gasket


- Fifth and sixth gears turn on bearings for reliability

- Positive shifting action and rugged durability

- Allows full potential of the engine

- Oil level window can easily check

- Hard chrome forks resist wear and seizure

High-strength steel perimeter frame

- Large steel footpegs for better control and increased resistance

- Supports footrests thick support rigorous tracks today

- Engine and chassis bolts have rust-resistant coating

Fuel Tank

- Positioned low in the chassis to lower the center of gravity and improve the management

UNI-TRAK ® rear suspension

- Swingarm uses large cross-section beams for more rigidity and control

- Swingarm incorporates cast aluminum sections control the transmission chain for easy adjustment of the chain

- Necklaces flange bearings to protect the clay seals

- Fully adjustable shock with compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload adjustment

36mm inverted cartridge fork

- Aluminum Tubes are superior 49.5mm in diameter for excellent control and steering

- Compression damping is 18-way adjustable

Disc brakes

- The shape of the front brake lever offers improved feel

- Rear brake pedal is forged aluminum strong, lightweight and features two seals at the pivot for the functioning

Light Alloy Wheels

- Rear hub features two wheel bearings on the drive side for durability

- Thick spokes are used in the front and back for strength and require less adjustment

- Lightweight aluminum wheels


- Aggressive Kawasaki graphics complement its black frame and wheels, the size of the KX