Kawasaki threw us a curve ball today and released the new 2011 lineup. They usually announce the new models in the fall, but this year they have moved the release up to, well today!
The most notable change to the Teryx is the new Galaxy Silver and red sport edition. Everything else mechanically remains virtually the same.
Engine: Liquid-cooled, 90-degree, four-stroke V-twin
Valve System: SOHC, four valves per cylinder
Starting System: Electric
Bore x Stroke: 85 x 66mm
Compression Ratio: 8.8:1
Fuel System: 2 x Mikuni 34mm throttle bodies
Ignition: Digital DC-CDI
Transmission: Continuously variable belt-drive transmission with high and low range, plus reverse, and Kawasaki Engine Brake Control
Final drive: Selectable four-wheel drive with Variable Front Differential Control, shaft
Frame type: Large diameter, thin-walled, high-tensile tubular steel
Front suspension / wheel travel: Adjustable dual A-arm with aluminum-body gas-charged shocks with piggyback reservoirs, fully adjustable preload, and adjustable rebound/compression damping / 7.5 in.
Rear suspension / wheel travel: Adjustable Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) with reservoir-equipped gas-charged shocks with adjustable preload and adjustable rebound/compression damping / 7.5 in.
Front Tire Size: Maxxis 26×8-12
Rear Tire Size: Maxxis 26×10-12
Front brakes: Dual hydraulic discs with 2-piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Sealed, oil-bathed, multi-disc
Overall length: 116.3 in.
Overall width: 58.5 in.
Overall height: 75.8 in.
Wheelbase: 76.0 in.
Ground clearance: 11.6 in.
Lighting: (2) 35W headlights, (2) 8W taillight, 27W stoplight
Cargo Bed Capacity: 500 lbs., 44.2 W x 32.7 L x 11.1 in. H
Towing Capacity: 1,300 lbs.
Curb weight: 1,388.5 lbs.
Fuel capacity: 7.4 gal.
Instruments: Multi-function Digital Meter with speedometer, fuel gauge, clock hour meter, odometer, dual trip meter and parking brake, CVT belt, R/N/P/4WD, water temp and oil pressure indicators
Color Choices: Lime Green / Galaxy Silver
Warranty: 6 months
Good Times™ Protection Plan: 12, 24,36, & 48 months