Are 2 stroke engines still made?

Who still makes 2-stroke engines?

Although Honda, Kawasaki, and Suzuki no longer produce two-stroke motocross bikes, three of the other big six manufacturers—KTM, Husqvarna, and Yamaha—still do. In addition to producing the 250 SX and 125 SX, KTM offers a bike in between the two with its 150 SX.

When was the last 2-stroke made?

Honda made a huge mistake (if you want our opinion) back in 2007 when the company announced that they were stopping production of all of their 2-stroke motorcycles. At the time, many people thought that it was the end of the 2-stroke era, but here we are – a decade on – and 2-strokes are still here.

Are 2 cycle engines banned?

Two-stroke engines are not “banned” for use on all waterways in California, nor is there any plan to do so. … There are no salt-water or river restrictions in California on high-emission two-stroke engines, excluding personal watercraft (vessels such as Jet Skis) bans in some areas.

Why did 2 strokes go away?

In six short years, the rules change made two-stroke bikes “obsolete.” Casual enthusiasts and industry insiders alike usually cite the march of technology and the need to reduce emissions as the key factors that brought the two-stroke-powered dirt machinery to its demise.

When did Kawasaki stop making KX125?

The Kawasaki KX125 is a 2-stroke motocross motorcycle introduced by Kawasaki in 1974 to 2008. This motorcycle, scooter or moped-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

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Whats the fastest 2-stroke?

All eyes are in Alex “Horsepower” Hughes and Bill Baxter as the men who hold the record for quickest naturally aspirated two stroke at 7.82 on their truck 72 Kawasaki H2 750 want to take at the overall two stroke record at 7.77, done with nitrous oxide.

Are 2-stroke dirt bikes making a comeback?

The resurgence of 2-stroke dirt bikes

Today, however, 2-stroke dirt bikes are making a comeback. New technologies have reduced exhaust emissions while increasing power. While a 2-stroke will never offer the torque of a 4-stroke, they come close enough for most weekend riders.