2020 Kawasaki KLX & KX Motocross Range Launched In India; Priced From Rs. 2.99 Lakh
India Kawasaki Motor has announced the prices for the 2020 KX and KLX range of motocross bikes for the country. The 2020 Kawasaki KLX and KX line-up are out and out dirt bikes, which are extremely focussed towards high-performance but aren’t road legal and need to registered privately. Prices for the Kawasaki dirt bike range starts with the KLX100 priced at Rs. 2.99 lakh, and goes up to Rs. 8.49 lakh for the KLX450R. All the bikes are imported in India via Thailand as Completely Built Units (CBUs). Kawasaki dealerships are accepting bookings for the motorcycles across the country. Here’s a closer look at what the range has to offer.
2020 Kawasaki KLX 110 – Rs. 2.99 Lakh
The Kawasaki KLX 110 is a high-performance mini dirt bike targeted at young riders stepping into the world of professional dirt biking. The bike is built for riders up to the age of 13 years and has a gross weight of 70kg. The bike is powered by a 112cc single-cylinder, carburetted engine that develops 7.3PS and 8Nm of peak torque, while paired with a 4-speed transmission. The bike comes with a
centrifugal clutch for easy riding. The KLX110 uses a steel backbone frame with long travel 30 mm telescopic forks at the front and and single shock at the rear. The bike gets drum brakes at either end.
2020 Kawasaki KLX140G – Rs. 4.06 Lakh
For those wanting to upgrade from the entry-level KLX 110, the Japanese bike maker also offers the Kawasaki KLX 140G that is a motocross offering for adults. The bike weighs just 99kg and gets light components to make it easy to jump and ride around trails. The KLX 140G is underpinned by a perimeter frame that makes for high manoeuvrability as well as high overall trail-riding potential. The bike is designed for the 150cc class and is powered by a 144cc single-cylinder, air-cooled, four-stroke carburetted engine with digital ignition. The motor is paired with a 5-speed gearbox. The KLX 140G has a ground clearance of 315mm and uses long-travel 33mm telescopic front forks and Uni-Trak with aluminium single shock at the rear with a piggyback reservoir, adjustable preload, compression and rebound damping. The motorcycles rides on a 21-inch wheel up front and a 19-inch wheel at the rear, shod with knobby tyres.
2020 Kawasaki KLX 450R – Rs. 8.49 Lakh
The range-topping version in the KLX range, the Kawasaki KLX 450R is targeted at professionals and amateur riders. It can be made road-legal and comes with an instrument cluster and indicators that are mandatory for vehicles to be registered. The bike packs in a powerful 449cc DOHC liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine that is paired with a 5-speed gearbox. The digital instrument console includes a speedometer, twin tripmeters, odometer and clock. The bike also comes with a LED taillight, electric starter, and tall seat height of 935mm. The KLX 450R uses a perimeter frame with 48mm USD front forks and a Uni-Trak adjustable shock at the rear. Braking power is handled by a 250mm petal disc at the front and a 240mm disc at the rear.
2020 Kawasaki KX 100 – Rs. 4.88 Lakh
Moving to the KX range, the Kawasaki KX 100 is the entry-level offering and is designed for a more professional rider in the mini-motocross segment. The bike gets a 99cc single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, two-stroke racing engine that is paired with a 6-speed transmission. The bike has a kerb weight of just 77kg and a massive ground clearance of 330mm. The KX 100 is a racing machine and uses a long-travel suspension set-up including 30mm telescopic front forks and a monoshock at the rear. The powerful disc brakes are capable of bringing the model to a halt in no time.
2020 Kawasaki KX 250 – Rs. 7.43 Lakh
Competing in the 250cc class, the Kawasaki KX 250 is a proper motocross machine that promises high-octane thrills. The bike has been developed to sustain high impact racing. The ECU brings in three engine maps with a fourth launch control mode. The settings for the three maps can be reprogrammed with the optional KX FI Calibration Kit. The bike also gets a race-ready suspension with the front forks coated in titanium that not only protects the exterior surface but also reduces friction. The bike also comes with Separate Function Forks (SFF) Type 2 that allows fine-tuning the suspension and better bump absorption. Other bits include FI setting data selection, adjustable handlebar, foot pegs and a Uni-Trak rear suspension. The KX 250 uses a aluminium perimeter frame while power comes from the 249cc liquid-cooled, four-stroke, single-cylinder engine that is paired to a 5-speed gearbox.
2020 Kawasaki KX 450 – Rs. 7.79 Lakh
The most expensive model in the KX range, the Kawasaki KX 450 shares its underpinnings with the KX 250 including the frame, adjustable foot pegs, and more. The motocross bike gets plenty of upgrades too including electric start, launch control mode, lithium-ion battery, and adjustable riding ergonomics. The bike is powered by a 449cc single-cylinder motor with a 5-speed transmission and a hydraulic clutch. The new engine boasts an increase in peak power of 3.4PS, while a flatter torque curve makes it easier to get on the acceleration. The KX 450 uses inverted coil-spring front forks and a new Uni-Trak suspension at the rear.