2016 KTM 85 SX 17/14

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2016 KTM 85 SX 17/14
2016 KTM 85 SX 17/14



2016 KTM 85 SX 17/14 Review

2016 KTM 85 SX 17/14 on www.Totalmotorcycle.com

No more kids’ games…

The 11 to 15-year-old riders of the junior class are no longer beginners. These are future champions fighting for victory, no matter if it is the Junior World Championship or a regional championship. In this scene, the 85 SX is considered a winner’s bike. With the most powerful engine in the field and a super lightweight, stable chassis, it does not need to shy away from a full size bike.

 


2016 KTM 85 SX 17/14 www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

The numbers behind the KTM SX rider heroes

Tony Cairoli

8 world titles in 10 World Championship MX seasons
1st GP victory in Namur Belgium in 2004
25000 autographs signed for fans over 3 days at Eicma trade show in 2014
45 cities visited in one season of racing, testing and preparation!
144 world championship ‘moto’ victories so far (having won 72 GPs)
2008 the last time anyone else won the MXGP title
100cc the headstart Tony gives his MXGP competition on his KTM 350SX-F

Tommy Searle

17: age in rookie GP season (2006)
13 GP career wins to date (as of start of 2015 season)
3 podiums in debut AMA season (2009)
180 km per week of road cycling for fitness training
1200 laps per month on the practice track
20 countries visited in one race season
157.600km of travel completed in one season of racing

Ken De Dycker

4 different countries Ken has won national championships in – Luxembourg, Germany, Great Britain and Belgium
15 years since Ken’s MXGP debut in (GP of Holland, 2000)
35 practice laps on average per training day (4 times a week)
9 as race number
191cm: at nearly 6foot 3inches, Ken is one of the tallest riders on the MXGP circuit
3rd: Ken’s best MXGP championship overall placing (2008 & 2013 seasons)

Jeffrey Herlings

8: years old, won first national championship (Dutch 65cc)
17 rounds in the 2013 GP season, of which Jeffrey won 15
4 days a week of MX practice
15: age at first career GP victory (Valkenswaard, The Netherlands 2010)
3 rounds to spare when Jeffrey clinched the 2013 MX2 title
73 MX2 races: exceptional success ratio of 43 wins, 57 podiums, 2 world titles
18: age when Jeffrey won his first MX2 world title

Pauls Jonass

11 months per year: spent on the road chasing MX victory
4 hours per day: physical training in pre-season
2 junior world titles (2011 85cc and 2013 125cc)
14: age at first junior world championship title
2015: debut MX2 season
28 months old: when Pauls could ride a bicycle unassisted!

 

 

 

2016 KTM 85 SX 17/14 www.Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Chassis


Frame
Made of top quality chromoly steel with a lightweight, bolt-on aluminum rear subframe, the 85 SX frame ensures maximum stability at minimum weight. It has a rugged polymer coating in a noble black color.


Suspension
Up front of the 85 SX 43mm upside-down forks provide 270mm of travel, while a PDS monoshock for the rear provides optimum traction and surface contact. These are both made by renowned supplier WP Suspension at the highest quality. Rebound and compression damping can be adjusted separately for a quick and precise set-up to match the track and rider.


Wheels
New black coated high-end Excel rims, lightweight, CNC machined hubs and black spokes with lightweight aluminum nipples ensure the highest stability at minimum weight on the 85 SX. The OEM MAXXIS tires are renowned for their perfect traction and outstanding performance.


Bodywork
Ergonomics and function of the bodywork is designed in such a way as to achieve complete harmony between rider and bike.


Graphics
The revised and sharp-looking graphic design provides a striking new look.

 


Cutting edge 2-stroke technology


Engine
Cutting-edge 2-stroke technology, combined with a precise 6-speed gearbox and hydraulic clutch are the foundation of the 85 SX’s superiority in all junior racing competition.


Cylinder
The high performance cylinder with flow-optimized ports and a high-precision exhaust control valve provides the engine with unrivalled performance.


Crankshaft
Thanks to its perfectly sized lightweight conrod, the crankshaft has minimum vibration and maximum durability.


Clutch
The hydraulic clutch mechanism by Formula ensures an easy clutch action and well-defined modulation on the 85 SX.

 


High quality components


Cooling
A constant temperature balance for consistent, high performance is ensured by an intelligent cooling circuit with integrated crank case cooling and two radiators.


Brakes
The Formula braking system with radial calipers, four pistons in front, two in the rear, matched with lightweight Wave 240 mm front and a 210 rear brake disc set the standard in terms of controlled action and braking performance.


Handlebars
The 85 SX has super strong, tapered handlebars made of high quality aluminum alloy with a bend that’s perfect for motocross requirements.


Airbox
What is good for the bigger KTM off-road bikes is also good for the 85 SX – an air filter change can be done within seconds without tools.


 

 


 

2016 KTM 85 SX 17/14 – www.Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $ See Local Dealer for Pricing in USD

Engine
” Design
1-cylinder, 2-stroke engine
” Displacement
84.9 cm³
” Bore
47 mm
” Stroke
48.95 mm
” Starter
Kickstarter
” Transmission
6-speed
” Primary drive
19:66
” Secondary gear ratio
14:46
” Clutch
Wet, multi-disc clutch, Formula hydraulics
” EMS
Moric digital 2M1
Chassis
” Frame design
Central-tube frame with double-cradle
” Front suspension
WP upside-down Ø 43 mm
” Rear suspension
WP PDS monoshock
” Suspension travel (front)
270 mm
” Suspension travel (rear)
300 mm
” Front brake
Disc brake
” Rear brake
Disc brake
” Front brake disc diameter
220 mm
” Rear brake disc diameter
210 mm
” Chain
1/2 x 5/16″
” Steering head angle
66 °
” Wheelbase
1290 ± 10 mm
” Ground clearance
352 mm
” Seat height
855 mm
” Tank capacity (approx.)
5 l
” Weight READY TO RACE (without fuel)
67.5 kg


 


 

2016 KTM 85 SX 17/14 – www.Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $ See Local Dealer for Pricing in CDN

Engine
” Design
1-cylinder, 2-stroke engine
” Displacement
84.9 cm³
” Bore
47 mm
” Stroke
48.95 mm
” Starter
Kickstarter
” Transmission
6-speed
” Primary drive
19:66
” Secondary gear ratio
14:46
” Clutch
Wet, multi-disc clutch, Formula hydraulics
” EMS
Moric digital 2M1
Chassis
” Frame design
Central-tube frame with double-cradle
” Front suspension
WP upside-down Ø 43 mm
” Rear suspension
WP PDS monoshock
” Suspension travel (front)
270 mm
” Suspension travel (rear)
300 mm
” Front brake
Disc brake
” Rear brake
Disc brake
” Front brake disc diameter
220 mm
” Rear brake disc diameter
210 mm
” Chain
1/2 x 5/16″
” Steering head angle
66 °
” Wheelbase
1290 ± 10 mm
” Ground clearance
352 mm
” Seat height
855 mm
” Tank capacity (approx.)
5 l
” Weight READY TO RACE (without fuel)
67.5 kg




 

2016 KTM 85 SX 17/14 – www.Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £4249 GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

Engine
” Design
1-cylinder, 2-stroke engine
” Displacement
84.9 cm³
” Bore
47 mm
” Stroke
48.95 mm
” Starter
Kickstarter
” Transmission
6-speed
” Primary drive
19:66
” Secondary gear ratio
14:46
” Clutch
Wet, multi-disc clutch, Formula hydraulics
” EMS
Moric digital 2M1
Chassis
” Frame design
Central-tube frame with double-cradle
” Front suspension
WP upside-down Ø 43 mm
” Rear suspension
WP PDS monoshock
” Suspension travel (front)
270 mm
” Suspension travel (rear)
300 mm
” Front brake
Disc brake
” Rear brake
Disc brake
” Front brake disc diameter
220 mm
” Rear brake disc diameter
210 mm
” Chain
1/2 x 5/16″
” Steering head angle
66 °
” Wheelbase
1290 ± 10 mm
” Ground clearance
352 mm
” Seat height
855 mm
” Tank capacity (approx.)
5 l
” Weight READY TO RACE (without fuel)
67.5 kg



*Starting at MSRP is the manufactured suggested price and excludes delivery, setup, tax, title, license, and additional fees and expenses. Bikes may be shown with optional accessories. Final sale price determined by an authorized dealer. Specifications and MSRP are subject to change.

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