2017 KLX 140 and 2017 KLX 140L Kawasaki Review

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This year Kawasaki has launched two of the best off-road motorcycles. These bikes are named as 2017 KLX 140 and 2017 KLX 140L Kawasaki. Both of these bikes have a powerful engine and lightweight chassis. The new 2017 KLX 140 Kawasaki is fun for both kids and adults while the 2017 KLX 140L Kawasaki is known as the bigger brother of 2017 KLX 140. The new 2017 KLX 140L features slightly different specification from the 2017 KLX 140. These bikes offer the best off-road riding experience. The review of newly launched 2017 KLX 140 and 2017 KLX 140L Kawasaki with the specification, pictures and price are written below.

2017 KLX 140 and 2017 KLX 140L Kawasaki

2017 KLX 140 and 2017 KLX 140L Kawasaki

2017 KLX 140 and 2017 KLX 140L Kawasaki – Specification and Price

Engine

Both of the newly launched 2017 KLX 140 and 2017 KLX 140L Kawasaki features a high-revving 144 cc air-cooled engine with SOHC and 4-stroke technology. They feature a push button for the electric start plus 5-speed transmission with the manual clutch for full control over the gear shifting. The engine of these dirt bikes is specially designed to deliver the smooth performance in all conditions.

2017 KLX 140 and 2017 KLX 140L Kawasaki

2017 KLX 140 Kawasaki

Chassis

These newly launched 2017 KLX 140 and 2017 KLX 140L Kawasaki features the lightweight and compact frame. This structure offers the best riding position to ride plus it gives more confidence to the rider. The new 2017 KLX 140 Kawasaki has a relatively low seat height of 30.7 inches while the 2017 KLX 140L features the seat height of 31.5 inches with 10 inches of ground clearance. The 2017 KLX 140L is a bit taller than the 2017 KLX 140. Both of the bikes features 7.1 inches of front and rear suspension travel to soak up bumps. The 2017 KLX 140L has the larger wheels and trail-oriented suspension. Both of these bikes are slightly taller than the 2017 KLX 110 and 2017 KLX 110L Kawasaki The braking system is designed for optimised performance. The front and rear disc brakes provide reliable progressive stopping power.

2017 KLX 140 and 2017 KLX 140L Kawasaki

2017 KLX 140L Kawasaki

2017 KLX 140 and 2017 KLX 140L Kawasaki – Price

The new 2017 KLX 140 Kawasaki comes with the price of $3,099 while the 2017 KLX 140L Kawasaki has the price tag of $3,399. Thes Kawasaki Bikes have standard Lime Green colour with best graphics.

2017 KLX 140 and 2017 KLX 140L Kawasaki

2017 KLX 140 Kawasaki

2017 KLX 140 and 2017 KLX 140L Kawasaki – Specs

Specs 2017 KLX 140 Kawasaki 2017 KLX 140L Kawasaki

POWER

Engine 4-stroke, 1-cylinder, SOHC, air-cooled 4-stroke, 1-cylinder, SOHC, air-cooled
Displacement 144 cc 144 cc
Bore x Stroke 58.0 mm x 54.4 mm 58.0 mm x 54.4 mm
Compression ratio 9.5:1 9.5:1
Fuel System Keihin PB20 Keihin PB20
Ignition Digital DC-CDI Digital DC-CDI
Transmission Five-speed with wet multi-disc manual clutch 5-speed with wet multi-disc manual clutch
Final Drive Chain Chain

2017 KLX 140 and 2017 KLX 140L Kawasaki Specs

2017 KLX 140 Kawasaki Specs

PERFORMANCE

Front Suspension / Wheel Travel 33 mm telescopic fork/7.1 inches 33 mm telescopic fork/7.1 inched
Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel Uni-Trak® linkage system and single shock with the 5-way preload adjustability/7.1 inches Uni-Trak® linkage system and single shock with the piggyback reservoir, fully adjustable preload and the 22-way rebound damping/7.1 inches
Front Tire 70/100-17 70/100-19
Rear Tire 90/100-14 90/100-16
Front Brakes Single 220 mm petal disc with a dual-piston calliper Single 220 mm petal disc with a dual-piston calliper
Rear Brakes Single 186 mm petal disc with single-piston calliper Single 186 mm petal disc with single-piston calliper

2017 KLX 140 and 2017 KLX 140L Kawasaki Specs

2017 KLX 140L Kawasaki Frame

DETAILS

Frame Type High-Tensile steel, box-section perimeter High-Tensile steel, box-section perimeter
Rake/Trail 27°/3.3 inches 27°/3.8 inches
Overall Length 71.7 inches 74.6 inches
Overall Width 31.1 inches 31.1 inches
Overall Height 41.3 inches 42.3 inches
Ground Clearance 9.3 inches 10.0 inches
Seat Height 30.7 inches 31.5 inches
Curb Weight 205.0 lb 209.4 lb
Fuel Capacity 1.5 gallons 1.5 gallons
Wheelbase 49.6 inches 50.6 inches
Color Choices Lime Green Lime Green
Warranty 6 Months 6 Months
Kawasaki Protection Plus™ (optional) 12, 24, or 36 months 12, 24, or 36 months

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