The Kawasaki KX is one of the most lineups of youth and adult off-roading motorbikes currently available. The KX 250F was originally co-developed with Suzuki in a 2002 collaboration. Kawasaki provided a full array of diverse off-roading KX motorbikes in 2006 that can appeal to any type of rider that enjoys the dirt. The MSRP for the 2006 Kawasaki KX 50 model is around $1,200. The MSRP for the Kawasaki KX 450F is around $6,800. The Kawasaki KX 65, KX 85, KX 85 II Grossrad, KX 100 and KX 125 are all smaller motorbikes that are ideal for younger and novice dirt riders.
The KX 250F and KX 450F are the high-performance championship caliber dirt bikes that Kawasaki provided in 2006 for the more experienced and aggressive dirt riders. The engines in the high-performance motocross bikes are liquid-cooled and have four valves per cylinder. All of the motorbikes in the KX lineup weigh less than 250 pounds.
The 2006 Kawasaki KX 65 is around 5.2 feet long while the 2006 KX 450F motorbike is around 7.17 feet long. The KX 65 is 29.9 inches wide and has around 12 inches of ground clearance. The KX 450F motorbike from 2006 is around 32.3 inches wide and has around 13.6 inches of ground clearance. The 2006 KX off-roading motorbikes feature a one-piece vinyl seat that is made to just hold one rider.
The youth KX models like the KX 65 and KX 85 typically come equipped with foot pegs for the driver. The high performance 250F and 450F motorbikes feature frames that are made from aluminum. The Kawasaki KX 250 is made from aluminum and steel. The rest of the motorbikes in the KX series have frames that are made from steel.