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2019 Kawasaki KX65:
The KX™65 is the most compact bike in the Kawasaki KX lineup, built to serve as the machine of choice for aspiring motocross racers driven to follow in Kawasaki’s championship footsteps. The durability and reliability the KX models are known for creating a dependable platform for starting off in racing. Featuring a six-speed transmission, race-ready engine, strong stopping power, and superb handling, the KX65 grooms champions.
Its liquid-cooled, two-stroke 65cc engine and light weight chassis delivers strong controllable power and exceptional handling that is the ultimate recipe for winning races. The 33mm front forks and four-way adjustable rebound damping are capable of performing at the highest level in aggressive terrain, while the rear is fitted with Kawasaki’s Uni-Trak® single-shock system with adjustable rebound damping and fully adjustable spring preload.
Kawasaki’s smallest motocross racer is loaded with big KX features to keep young riders at the front of the pack. Boasting aluminum rims, adjustable suspension, digital CDI, and fast revving flywheel, the KX65 is a serious competitor.
THE BIKES THAT BUILD CHAMPIONS
The Kawasaki KX™ motocross lineup is ingrained with a long list of successes that has stemmed from building champions since the start. The entire lineup returns for 2019 with models to build future champions.
The Kawasaki Team Green™ racing team has been the dominant force in amateur racing for more than 35 years, providing contingency and trackside support to racers. As a result, Kawasaki has relied on the aspiring young stars to provide input and to help develop winning products across its lineup.
2019 Kawasaki KX65 Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
The KX™65 motorcycle is a lightweight, durable and high-performance closed-course minicycle that offers all the right tools for youth motocross riders getting their first taste of competitive riding.
2019 Kawasaki KX65 Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits
•High-performance liquid-cooled, 64cc 2-stroke engine
•A low 29.9-inch seat height
•Adjustable 33mm leading axle conventional fork provides great handling and 8.3 inches of wheel travel
•Adjustable Uni-Trak® rear suspension with 9.4 inches of wheel travel
•Front and rear disc brakes
•High tensile tubular steel semi-double cradle frame
2019 Kawasaki KX65 – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $3649 USD
Canada MSRP Price: $4299 CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)
Australia MSRP Price: See Dealer for Pricing in AU
Engine 2-stroke, 1-cylinder, piston reed valve, water-cooled
Bore x Stroke 45.5 x 41.6mm
Compression Ratio 8.4:1
Fuel System Mikuni VM24SS
Ignition CDI with digital advance
Transmission 6-speed, return shift
Final Drive Chain
Front Suspension / Wheel Travel 33mm leading axle conventional fork with 4-way rebound damping/8.3 in
Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel Uni-Trak® single shock system with 4-way rebound damping and fully adjustable spring
Front Tire 60/100-14
Rear Tire 80/100-12
Front Brakes Disc
Rear Brakes Disc
Frame Type Tubular, semi-double cradle
Rake / Trail 27°/2.4 in
Overall Length 62.6 in
Overall Width 29.9 in
Overall Height 37.6 in
Ground Clearance 12.0 in
Seat Height 29.9 in
Curb Weight 132.2 lb**
Fuel Capacity 1.0 gal
Wheelbase 44.1 in
Color Choices Lime Green
Warranty Not Available
Kawasaki Protection Plus™ (optional) Not Available
**Curb weight includes all necessary materials and fluids to operate correctly, full tank of fuel (more than 90 percent capacity) and tool kit (if supplied).
2019 Kawasaki KX65 – Totalmotorcycle.com Canada Specifications/Technical Details
Displacement 64 cc
Type Liquid-cooled, 2-stroke Single
Bore and stroke 44.5 x 41.6 mm
Compression ratio 8.4:1
Ignition Digital CDI
Lubrication Pre-mix (32:1)
Induction 4-petal reed valve
Carburetor Mikuni VM24SS
Front: type 180 mm disc
Front: calipers Single-piston caliper
Rear: type 180 mm disc
Rear: calipers Single-piston caliper
Overall length 1,590 mm
Overall width 760 mm
Overall height 955 mm
Wheelbase 1,120 mm
Ground clearance 305 mm
Seat height 760 mm
Curb mass** 60 kg (132.3 lbs)
Fuel capacity 3.8 litres
Transmission 6-speed, return
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction ratio 3.500 (77/22)
Gear ratio: 1st 2.846 (37/13)
Gear ratio: 2nd 2.125 (34/16)
Gear ratio: 3rd 1.722 (31/18)
Gear ratio: 4th 1.428 (30/21)
Gear ratio: 5th 1.217 (28/23)
Gear ratio: 6th 1.083 (26/24)
Final reduction ratio 3.615 (47/13)
Clutch Wet multi-disc, manual
Primary Drive Gear
Type Semi double cradle, High-tensile steel with detachable left-side rear section
Wheel travel: front 210 mm
Tire: front 60/100-14
Wheel travel: rear 240 mm
Tire: rear 80/100-12
Caster (rake) 27°
Trail 60 mm
Suspension, front 33 mm telescopic fork, 4-click adjustable rebound damping
Suspension, rear Bottom-link Uni-Trak with gas-charged shock fully adjustable spring preload, and 4-click rebound damping
* 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.
2019 Kawasaki KX65 – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
2019 Kawasaki KX65 – Totalmotorcycle.com Australian Specifications/Technical Details
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