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2012 Kawasaki KLX™140

2012 Kawasaki KLX™140

Manufacturer: Kawasaki
Model Year: 2012
Model: KLX™140
M.S.R.P. $2,949.00
Color(s): Lime Green
Manufacturer: Kawasaki
Model Year: 2012
Model: KLX™140
M.S.R.P. $2,949.00
Color(s): Lime Green

Dimensions

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Length: 71.7 in.
Height: 41.3 in.
Width: 31.1 in.
Weight: 205 lbs.
Ground Clearance: 9.3 in.
Wheelbase: 49.6 in.
Seat Height: 30.7 in.
Length: 71.7 in.
Height: 41.3 in.
Width: 31.1 in.
Weight: 205 lbs.
Ground Clearance: 9.3 in.
Wheelbase: 49.6 in.
Seat Height: 30.7 in.

Engine

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Engine

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Engine: 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve single
Displacement: 144 cc
Bore x Stroke: 58 x 54.4 mm
Compression Ratio: 9.5:1
Carburetion: Keihin PB20
Fuel Tank Capacity: 1.5 gal.
Ignition: CDI
Clutch: Wet multi-disc manual clutch
Cooling: Air
Engine: 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve single
Displacement: 144 cc
Bore x Stroke: 58 x 54.4 mm
Compression Ratio: 9.5:1
Carburetion: Keihin PB20
Fuel Tank Capacity: 1.5 gal.
Ignition: CDI
Clutch: Wet multi-disc manual clutch
Cooling: Air

Drivetrain

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Transmission: 5-speed
Final Drive: Chain
Transmission: 5-speed
Final Drive: Chain

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

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Brakes/Wheels/Tires

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Brakes: Front: Single 220 mm petal disc with a 2-piston caliper
Rear: Single 186 mm petal disc with 1-piston caliper
Tires: Front: 70/100-17
Rear: 90/100-14
Brakes: Front: Single 220 mm petal disc with a 2-piston caliper
Rear: Single 186 mm petal disc with 1-piston caliper
Tires: Front: 70/100-17
Rear: 90/100-14

Operational

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Frame: High-tensile steel, box-section perimeter
Suspension: Front: 33 mm telescopic fork; 7.1 in. travel
Rear: UNI-TRAK® linkage system and 1 shock with 5-way preload adjustability; 7.1 in. travel
Rake: 27°
Trail: 3.3 in.
Frame: High-tensile steel, box-section perimeter
Suspension: Front: 33 mm telescopic fork; 7.1 in. travel
Rear: UNI-TRAK® linkage system and 1 shock with 5-way preload adjustability; 7.1 in. travel
Rake: 27°
Trail: 3.3 in.

Body

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Body

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Colors: Lime Green
Colors: Lime Green

Features

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Key Features
144 cc air-cooled, single-cylinder engine is simple to operate and to maintain
Close-ratio transmission makes optimum use of the engine’s power
Progressive manual clutch offers young riders the chance to master clutch engagement and gear shifting
Keyless electric starting via a starter button on the handlebar; an LED indicates when the power button is on to help prevent accidental battery drain
Front 220 mm petal disc and large-bore 27 mm twin-piston caliper (same size as those on the KX450F/250F) for strong and easy-to-control braking
Quiet muffler is equipped with a USFS-approved spark arrester, meaning the KLX140L can access designated public off-road riding areas
144 cc Air-cooled, Single-cylinder Engine
Reliable and easy-to-use lightweight engine is simple to operate and maintain
Engine revs easily and allows riders to use the engine’s full rpm range up to the rev limiter at 10,500 rpm
Exhaust pipe is curved to achieve optimum length for good power characteristics
Quiet muffler is equipped with a USFS-approved spark arrester, meaning the KLX140 can access designated public off-road riding areas
Oil-moistened air filter is washable, reusable, easily accessed and highly effective in dusty situations
Electric Start
Keyless electric starting via handlebar-mounted button
Orange LED light activates when the power button is depressed, indicating that power is “ON” to help prevent accidental battery drain
Digital CDI ignition helps ensure quick, reliable starts
Carburetor
Oval piston-valve Keihin PB20 carburetor features several Kawasaki-original modifications to provide stable fuel delivery under rough off-road conditions
Partitions in the float chamber keep the fuel from sloshing excessively, while an umbrella around the main jet traps fuel when jumping
Dual air vents help provide a stable fuel supply and eliminate hesitation even when the bike is at extreme lean angles
Needle valve is suspended on a spring, which acts like a shock absorber
Float material is rubber instead of plastic
Close-ratio Transmission
Close gear ratios help the acceleration performance of the KLX
Shift lever features a ball bearing design for easy shifting like KX™ models, and has a folding tip for reduced crash damage
Progressive Manual Clutch
Manual clutch offers young riders the chance to master clutch engagement and gear shifting
Spring damper in the clutch provides a 2-stage engagement that permits half-clutch use when riding at extremely low rpm or idling speeds, and helps provide better clutch feel and durability
Box-section Perimeter Frame
Ready for the off-road abuse, the highly rigid, KX-inspired high-tensile steel perimeter frame uses the same upper tubes as the high-performance KLX250S
Aluminum swingarm is lightweight, strong and features a hairline finish just like the KX machines
KX-style chain adjusters allow precise chain adjustment
Superior Suspension
33 mm telescopic fork has spring rates and damping settings specific to each model
KLX140 rear shock features 5-way preload adjustability
More advanced KLX140L rear shock and reservoir can be mounted on the KLX140 for faster riders
KX-style Wheels
Strong, high-grade die-cast hubs offer the same durability as those on the KX models
Durable, lightweight RK EXCEL aluminum rims are featured on the KLX’s 17 / 14 in. front / rear wheels
Petal Disc Brakes Front and Rear
Front 220 mm petal disc and large-bore 27 mm twin-piston caliper (same size as those on the KX450F/250F) offer strong and easy-to-control braking
Rear brake uses a 186 mm petal disc gripped by a 27 mm single-piston caliper
Rear brake master cylinder features a large-volume, unitized reservoir that contributes to stable braking and helps ensure sufficient fluid pressure, even when the brake pad wears down
The wave shape of the petal discs help clean the brake pads for more efficient braking performance and reduce unsprung weight
Ergonomics
Flat-shaped box-section of frame, long footpegs mounted close to the bikes’ centerline and no kick-start lever combine to offer riders a good grip on the bike and thusly a higher level of machine control
Footpeg / frame relationship is modeled after the KX models for maximum leg grip
Handlebar is rubber-mounted to reduce vibration transferred to the rider’s hands
2-piece upper triple clamp and handle clamp allow easy aftermarket handlebar installation
Raised pattern on half of the handgrip surface improves rider grip and comfort
2-tone seat cover has a slip-resistant top surface for improved grip and smooth sides for excellent rider mobility when standing
Sharp, Aggressive Bodywork Styling
Box-section perimeter frame features advanced styling similar to that of the KX racers
2-piece shrouds with ventilation holes inspired by the top-of-the-line KX race machines
Fuel tank cover provides a smooth transition from tank to shroud, and contributes to the high level fit and finish
Eye-catching box muffler design protrudes as little as possible from behind the side cover and features a plastic muffler end-cap that offers a surface that’s cooler to the touch than steel
Key Features
144 cc air-cooled, single-cylinder engine is simple to operate and to maintain
Close-ratio transmission makes optimum use of the engine’s power
Progressive manual clutch offers young riders the chance to master clutch engagement and gear shifting
Keyless electric starting via a starter button on the handlebar; an LED indicates when the power button is on to help prevent accidental battery drain
Front 220 mm petal disc and large-bore 27 mm twin-piston caliper (same size as those on the KX450F/250F) for strong and easy-to-control braking
Quiet muffler is equipped with a USFS-approved spark arrester, meaning the KLX140L can access designated public off-road riding areas
144 cc Air-cooled, Single-cylinder Engine
Reliable and easy-to-use lightweight engine is simple to operate and maintain
Engine revs easily and allows riders to use the engine’s full rpm range up to the rev limiter at 10,500 rpm
Exhaust pipe is curved to achieve optimum length for good power characteristics
Quiet muffler is equipped with a USFS-approved spark arrester, meaning the KLX140 can access designated public off-road riding areas
Oil-moistened air filter is washable, reusable, easily accessed and highly effective in dusty situations
Electric Start
Keyless electric starting via handlebar-mounted button
Orange LED light activates when the power button is depressed, indicating that power is “ON” to help prevent accidental battery drain
Digital CDI ignition helps ensure quick, reliable starts
Carburetor
Oval piston-valve Keihin PB20 carburetor features several Kawasaki-original modifications to provide stable fuel delivery under rough off-road conditions
Partitions in the float chamber keep the fuel from sloshing excessively, while an umbrella around the main jet traps fuel when jumping
Dual air vents help provide a stable fuel supply and eliminate hesitation even when the bike is at extreme lean angles
Needle valve is suspended on a spring, which acts like a shock absorber
Float material is rubber instead of plastic
Close-ratio Transmission
Close gear ratios help the acceleration performance of the KLX
Shift lever features a ball bearing design for easy shifting like KX™ models, and has a folding tip for reduced crash damage
Progressive Manual Clutch
Manual clutch offers young riders the chance to master clutch engagement and gear shifting
Spring damper in the clutch provides a 2-stage engagement that permits half-clutch use when riding at extremely low rpm or idling speeds, and helps provide better clutch feel and durability
Box-section Perimeter Frame
Ready for the off-road abuse, the highly rigid, KX-inspired high-tensile steel perimeter frame uses the same upper tubes as the high-performance KLX250S
Aluminum swingarm is lightweight, strong and features a hairline finish just like the KX machines
KX-style chain adjusters allow precise chain adjustment
Superior Suspension
33 mm telescopic fork has spring rates and damping settings specific to each model
KLX140 rear shock features 5-way preload adjustability
More advanced KLX140L rear shock and reservoir can be mounted on the KLX140 for faster riders
KX-style Wheels
Strong, high-grade die-cast hubs offer the same durability as those on the KX models
Durable, lightweight RK EXCEL aluminum rims are featured on the KLX’s 17 / 14 in. front / rear wheels
Petal Disc Brakes Front and Rear
Front 220 mm petal disc and large-bore 27 mm twin-piston caliper (same size as those on the KX450F/250F) offer strong and easy-to-control braking
Rear brake uses a 186 mm petal disc gripped by a 27 mm single-piston caliper
Rear brake master cylinder features a large-volume, unitized reservoir that contributes to stable braking and helps ensure sufficient fluid pressure, even when the brake pad wears down
The wave shape of the petal discs help clean the brake pads for more efficient braking performance and reduce unsprung weight
Ergonomics
Flat-shaped box-section of frame, long footpegs mounted close to the bikes’ centerline and no kick-start lever combine to offer riders a good grip on the bike and thusly a higher level of machine control
Footpeg / frame relationship is modeled after the KX models for maximum leg grip
Handlebar is rubber-mounted to reduce vibration transferred to the rider’s hands
2-piece upper triple clamp and handle clamp allow easy aftermarket handlebar installation
Raised pattern on half of the handgrip surface improves rider grip and comfort
2-tone seat cover has a slip-resistant top surface for improved grip and smooth sides for excellent rider mobility when standing
Sharp, Aggressive Bodywork Styling
Box-section perimeter frame features advanced styling similar to that of the KX racers
2-piece shrouds with ventilation holes inspired by the top-of-the-line KX race machines
Fuel tank cover provides a smooth transition from tank to shroud, and contributes to the high level fit and finish
Eye-catching box muffler design protrudes as little as possible from behind the side cover and features a plastic muffler end-cap that offers a surface that’s cooler to the touch than steel

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