Power on the 2024 Kawasaki KX 85 comes from an 84 cc single-cylinder, two-stroke engine connected to a tubular semi-double cradle frame. The motor is paired with a 6-speed gearbox. The bike comes equipped with a 36 mm inverted cartridge suspension at the front with adjustable compression damping. The rear gets a Uni Trak suspension with a fully adjustable shock absorber sourced from KYB. Both units come with 275 mm of travel. The bike rides on 17-inch front and 14-inch rear spoked wheels with Dunlop MX33 tyres. Braking performance comes from a single 202 mm front disc and a 150 mm disc at the rear.
On the other hand, the 2024 Kawasaki KLX 300R draws power from the 292 cc single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, four-stroke engine tuned for 28.6 bhp at 8,000 rpm and 26.3 Nm of peak torque, paired with a 6-speed gearbox. The bike comes with a four-way adjustable handlebar, while the suspension setup comprises a 43 mm inverted front fork and a Unit Trak single shock at the rear that’s fully adjustable.
The MY2024 KLX 300R rides on 21-inch front and 18-inch rear spoked wheels. Braking power comes from a semi-floating 270 mm petal disc at the front with a single-piston caliper, while the rear gets a 240 mm petal disc at the rear. The bike has a kerb weight of 128 kg.
Both dirt bikes are available in the single Lime Green shade. Do note that the KX 85 and KLX 300R are not road-legal but can be used on private property and for competitions. The dirt bikes are great for budding riders starting their careers in motorsport.
First Published Date: 15 Nov 2023, 15:13 PM IST