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Kawasaki KX 500

General moped information

ModelKawasaki KX 500
CategoryCross / motocross
Rating64.4 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes

Engine and transmission

Engine typeSingle cylinder, two-stroke
Power65.00 HP (47.4 kW))
Fuel systemCarburettor. Keihin flat-slide
Fuel controlMembrane & variable discharge openings
Lubrication systempre-mix
Cooling systemLiquid
Clutchwet plate
Exhaust systemexpansion chamber

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame typesteel tubing, aluminum rear subframe
Front tyre dimensions-21
Rear tyre dimensions130/90-19
Front brakesSingle disc. hydraulic single piston
Rear brakesSingle disc. hydraulic single piston

Physical measures and capacities

Fuel capacity15.14 litres (4.00 gallons)

Other specifications

Color optionsracing green, blue seat
Commentsinsanely fast, lots of excess power.
Modifications compared to previous modelnew head, better cooling. last year of thrust washers in gearbox (lasts indefinitely).
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