2018 Kawasaki KX350R ANNOUNCED

2018 Kawasaki KX350R ANNOUNCED

 

Huge announcements have just been made by Kawasaki officials! They are bringing a brand new 2 stroke model to the market, they have released some specs about the new model! check them out below!

Price of the model is still currently unknown at this present time.

General Specifications
Engine
Engine Type 2-stroke, 1-cylinder, Piston reed valve,
Liquid cooled, KIPS
Displacement 349 cc
Bore X Stroke 66.4 x 72.0 mm
Compression Ratio 10.5:1 (Low speed) 9.1:1 (High speed)
Carburetor Keihin PWK38S (short body w/Power Jet)
Lubrication System Premix gasoline & oil
Ignition System Digital CDI
Cylinder Material Aluminum w/ Chrome Composite Plating
Fuel Required Min 95 Research/90 Avg. Octane
Gas:Oil Mixed 32:1
Oil 2-stroke racing oil
Coolant 50% soft water /50% ethylene glycol base antifreeze
—Capacity 1.2 L (1.27 US qt.)
—Level Bottom of filler neck

Transmission
Clutch Type Wet, Multi-disc, Manual
Transmission 5-speed, Return shift
Shift Pattern (Bottom up) 1-N-2-3-4-5
Gear Ratios —1st 1.800 (27/15)
—2nd 1.437 (23/16)
—3rd 1.176 (20/17)
—4th 1.000 (21/21)
—5th 0.869 (20/23)
Primary Ratio 3.000 (63/21)
Final Ratio 3.923 (51/13)
Overall Ratio (Top Gear) 10.234

Chassis
Wheelbase 1,480 mm (58.3 in.)
Seat Height 965 mm (38.0 in.)
Ground Clearance 340 mm (13.4 in.)
Dry Weight 97 kg (213.8 lb.)
Fuel Tank Capacity 8.2 liter (2.17 gal.)
Tire Size —Front 80/100-21
—Rear 110/90-19
Brake Type —Front Single Hydraulic disc
—Rear Single Hydraulic disc
Brake Size —Front 250 mm Outside Diameter
—Rear 240 mm Outside Diameter
Wheel Travel —Front 300 mm (11.8 in.)
—Rear 310 mm (12.2 in.)

Model Identification
Year & Model ’18 KX350R
Color Lime Green (777)
VIN Range JKAKXMRC
7A010001 —
Engine No. Range KX250RE000001—
Engine No. Location RH side crankcase, beside carburetor

Tuning Specifications
Engine
Spark Plug NGK BR8ECMVX
—Gap 0.7 – 0.8MM
Ignition Timing 14° BTDC @ 7,090 RPM
Transmission Oil API SE, SF, OR SG API SH OR SJ W/ JASO MA 10W40
—Capacity 0.85 L
—Level Between upper and lower level on window
Compression 119 – 185 psi
Chassis
Fork Oil KHL 15 – 10 (KAYABA 01)
—Capacity 280 – 320 mL

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