2018 COBRA LINE UP

 

2018 King 50
The 2018 Loretta Lynn’s National Championship will mark the 25th anniversary of Cobra, and the King 50 was the bike that kicked it all off. For 2018, the base model King receives many of the improvements that the groundbreaking Factory Works King brought to market just a few months ago including:

NEW! CARD Front & Rear Brake Systems – The days of adapting bicycle brakes are over! All Cobra 50s now come equipped with purpose-built and designed minicycle brakes that will help take performance to the next level. The all-new CARD front and rear brake systems have better feel, more stopping power and are easier to maintain. Furthermore, the front brake comes standard with a break-away lever, and there is adjustability and a choice of levers to fit every size of hand.
NEW! Lightweight Wheels – The evolution of our class-leading ‘mag’ wheels continues with reduced weight and all-new super lightweight and cool looking brake discs. To wrap up this awesome package, the engineering geeks at Cobra also replaced all steel wheel bearing spacers with hard anodized 7075-T6 aircraft aluminum units to save a few more grams of un-sprung and rotating mass. Lightweight, ZERO maintenance, and great looking. Lighter wheels mean less rotating and un-sprung mass, which translates into improved acceleration, handling and flight control.
NEW! Dunlop Geomax MX3S Intermediate-Terrain Tires – The 3S has proven itself to be the ultimate minicycle tire over the past few years, so of course Cobra will offer it as standard equipment. No corners cut here.
Venom Series Engine – The 2018 King 50 is powered by Cobra’s Venom Series 50cc powerplant. This motor flat out rips! Cobra engineers designed a ‘no-compromise’ torque curve featuring massive amounts of low-end torque for launching off the gate and out of corners. This, in addition to Cobra’s classic over-rev that provides that ‘2nd gear’ for wide open situations, creates a little beast that offers more power, more torque, less weight and a smaller, lighter package.
Micro Handle Bars – Cobra is proud to offer Pro-Taper’s innovative Micro Handlebars across our 50cc lineup. These bars will revolutionize the way that young riders control their motorcycles by offering a reduced diameter grip area that inspires confidence and reduces fatigue.

Bel-Ray Factory Fill – Cobra and Bel-Ray, two proud American companies with a long history in motocross, have teamed up to ensure that each Cobra model comes from the factory with the finest in lubricants and chemicals. This includes everything from wheel bearing grease, to brake fluid, to suspension fluid, to the oil on the air filter.
5Gx Freewheeling Clutch – Precision engagement, durable, freewheels for increased corner speed and easier starting.
Revolutionary MXT “Smart Leg” Front Fork – Cobra’s exclusive 32mm USD CARD cartridge fork is the finest fork in minicycle racing. The Smart architecture simultaneously provides supple action over small bumps and progressive control through the biggest of hits – feature especially important for minicycles that run on tracks torn up by bikes twice their size. This fork also features fully adjustable rebound and compression damping and bottoming control adjustment not found on any other fork of any size.
Class-leading Twin Spar High-Strength Low-Alloy Oval Tube Frame – Super-strong, outstanding lateral strength with just the right amount of torsional rigidity.
Billet Triple Clamps with Adjustable Bar Mounts – Works level hardware on a junior scale bike.
Off-plane Tuned Expansion Chamber – Packages tight and features a D-shaped header for minimal flow losses.

2018 Factory Works Edition King 50
Cobra set the mini motocross world on fire in 2016 with the introduction of its Factory Works Edition King 50. The FWE win record is staggering, and in 2018 we’re stepping it up once again with improvements to the engine, suspension and brakes. The scoreboard is clear, if you want to be a winner at the world’s biggest events, make sure you’re riding a Cobra FWE.

NEW! CARD Front & Rear Brake Systems – The days of adapting bicycle brakes are over! All Cobra 50s now come equipped with purpose built and designed minicycle brakes that will help take performance to the next level. The all-new CARD front and rear brake systems have better feel, more stopping power and are easier to maintain. Furthermore, the front brake comes standard with a break-away lever, and there is adjustability and a choice of levers to fit every size of hand.
NEW! Lightweight Wheels – The evolution of our class-leading ‘mag’ wheels continues with reduced weight and all-new super lightweight and cool looking brake discs. To wrap up this awesome package, the engineering geeks at Cobra also replaced all steel wheel bearing spacers with hard anodized 7075-T6 aircraft aluminum units to save a few more grams of un-sprung/rotating mass. Lightweight, ZERO maintenance, and great looking. Lighter wheels mean less rotating and un-sprung mass, which translates into improved acceleration, handling and flight control.
NEW! Dunlop Geomax MX3S Intermediate-Terrain Tires – The 3S has proven itself to be the ultimate minicycle tire over the past few years, so of course Cobra will offer it as standard equipment. No corners cut here.
NEW! ‘War Head’ Cylinder – Once again, the CX50 Factory Works Edition maintains its place at the bleeding edge of 50cc racing technology. Cylinder porting has been updated for 2018 to improve power and torque throughout the RPM range. What results is a broad torque curve that provides sooner and smoother clutch engagement for better starts, improved throttle control and faster acceleration.
NEW! Extended Wheelbase – The 2018 FWE comes equipped with an extended swingarm for those deep and rough tracks that will benefit from added stability. Adjustability is built in for short, tight tracks as well.
Micro Handle Bars – Cobra is proud to offer Pro-Taper’s innovative Micro Handlebars across our 50cc lineup. These bars will revolutionize the way that young riders control their motorcycles by offering a reduced diameter grip area that inspires confidence and reduces fatigue.
Bel-Ray Factory Fill – Cobra and Bel-Ray, two proud American companies with a long history in motocross, have teamed up to ensure that each Cobra model comes from the factory with the finest in lubricants and chemicals. This includes everything from wheel bearing grease, to brake fluid, to suspension fluid, to the oil on the air filter.
5Gx Freewheeling Clutch – Precision engagement, durable, freewheels for increased corner speed and easier starting.
Revolutionary MXT “Smart Leg” Front Fork – Cobra’s exclusive 32mm USD CARD cartridge fork is the finest fork in minicycle racing. The Smart architecture simultaneously provides supple action over small bumps and progressive control through the biggest of hits – feature especially important for minicycles that run on tracks torn up by bikes twice their size. This fork also features fully adjustable rebound and compression damping and bottoming control adjustment not found on any other fork of any size.
Class-leading Twin Spar High-Strength Low-Alloy Oval Tube Frame – Super-strong, outstanding lateral strength with just the right amount of torsional rigidity.
Billet Triple Clamps with Adjustable Bar Mounts – Works level hardware on a junior scale bike.
Coated Exhaust Pipe – Improved heat management for more consistent power delivery. Looks awesome, too.

 

2018 CX65
At the apex of Cobra’s model lineup is the multi-National championship winning CX65. The 2018 CX65 will continue to lead its class in engine output and suspension performance. And additionally, Cobra engineers focused on weight savings and handling improvements through the introduction of an all-new set of wheels for 2018.

NEW! Works Wheel Set – The CX65 wheel sets have always been indestructible works of art. But for 2018 we couldn’t leave well-enough alone. All-new rims, spokes, brake discs and hubs maintain the CX65s great looks and class-leading durability while dropping a large amount of un-sprung and rotating weight. The result? Better working suspension, better handling, improved straight-line acceleration and improved Whipability!
NEW! Swingarm Pivot Bearing – All-new for 2018 is an ultra-low friction swingarm bearing that will improve suspension action and reduce maintenance.
NEW! Dunlop Geomax MX3S Intermediate-Terrain Tires – The 3S has proven itself to be the ultimate minicycle tire over the past few years, so of course Cobra will offer it as standard equipment. No corners cut here.
Tri-Port Cylinder Engine – Cobra’s 2018 CX65 engine is a beast. Not only are peak numbers best-in-class, but the CX65 achieves an incredibly flat torque curve. The result: lots of grunt for great holeshots and carving the inside line in addition to massive over-rev that keeps pulling down the longest of straightaways.
Power Valve – The CX65’s computer controlled power valve is the best in the business. Not only does it provide better bottom-end power by sealing off to the piston better than the competition, but it opens and closes with electronic precision.
Forged Clutch Cap – Stronger and stiffer forging provides better clutch feel, improved clutch line routing and piston travel is increased to lengthen clutch life.
Bel-Ray Factory Fill – Cobra and Bel-Ray, two proud American companies with a long history in motocross, have teamed up to ensure that each Cobra model comes from the factory with the finest in lubricants and chemicals. This includes everything from wheel bearing grease, to brake fluid, to suspension fluid, to the oil on the air filter.
Breakaway Low-Friction Ergonomic Levers. Both the clutch and front brake feature high quality levers that are designed to give rather than break during a fall.
Class-leading Twin Spar High-Strength Low-Alloy Oval Tube Frame – Super-strong, outstanding lateral strength with just the right amount of torsional rigidity.
X-Track Aluminum Swingarm – Aerospace construction technology delivers light weight and improved rear wheel tracking.
Revolutionary MXT “Smart Leg” Front Fork – Cobra’s exclusive 32mm USD CARD cartridge fork is the finest fork in minicycle racing. The Smart architecture simultaneously provides supple action over small bumps and progressive control through the biggest of hits – feature especially important for minicycles that run on tracks torn up by bikes twice their size. This fork also features fully adjustable rebound and compression damping and bottoming control adjustment not found on any other fork of any size.
Super Strong Hollow Front Axle – Complimenting the CARD 37mm front fork is Cobra’s hollow axle and full-clamp fork bottoms. Works equipment right off the showroom floor.
Billet Triple Clamps with Adjustable Bar Mounts – Works level hardware on a junior scale bike.

 

2018 CX50P3 and CX50JR
The winning streak continued in 2017 with another U.S. National Championship earned on the CX50JR (That’s 21 in a row, but who’s counting?). For 2018, the littlest Cobras received a ton of refinements. Check them out!

NEW! CARD Front & Rear Brake Systems – The days of adapting bicycle brakes are over! All Cobra 50s now come equipped with purpose-built and designed minicycle brakes that will help take performance to the next level. The all-new CARD front and rear brake systems have better feel, more stopping power and are easier to maintain. Furthermore, the front brake comes standard with a break-away lever, and there is adjustability and a choice of levers to fit every size of hand.
NEW! Lightweight Wheels – The evolution of our class-leading ‘mag’ wheels continues with reduced weight and all-new super lightweight and cool looking brake discs. To wrap up this awesome package, the engineering geeks at Cobra also replaced all steel wheel bearing spacers with hard anodized 7075-T6 aircraft aluminum units to save a few more grams of un-sprung/rotating mass. Lightweight, ZERO maintenance, and great looking. Lighter wheels mean less rotating and un-sprung mass, which translates into improved acceleration, handling and flight control.
NEW! Billet Triple Clamps with Adjustable Bar Mounts – Both little 50cc models receive an all-new top triple clamp this year for increased steering clearance and a roomier rider compartment. Works-level hardware on a junior scale bike.
NEW! Dunlop Geomax MX3S Intermediate-Terrain Tires – The 3S has proven itself to be the ultimate minicycle tire over the past few years, so of course Cobra will offer it as standard equipment. No corners cut here.

Venom Series Engine – Both the P3 and JR are powered by Cobra’s Venom Series 50cc powerplant. This motor flat out rips! Cobra engineers designed a ‘no-compromise’ torque curve featuring massive amounts of low-end torque for launching off the gate and out of corners. This, in addition to Cobra’s classic over-rev that provides that ‘2nd gear’ for wide open situations, creates a little beast that offers more power, more torque, less weight and a smaller, lighter package.
Micro Handle Bars – Cobra is proud to offer Pro-Taper’s innovative Micro Handlebars across our 50cc lineup. These bars will revolutionize the way that young riders control their motorcycles by offering a reduced diameter grip area that inspires confidence and reduces fatigue.
Bel-Ray Factory Fill – Cobra and Bel-Ray, two proud American companies with a long history in motocross, have teamed up to ensure that each Cobra model comes from the factory with the finest in lubricants and chemicals. This includes everything from wheel bearing grease, to brake fluid, to suspension fluid, to the oil on the air filter.
5Gx Freewheeling Clutch – Precision engagement, durable, freewheels for increased corner speed and easier starting.

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