Thursday, July 18, 2019
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Our last 2018 KZ 125 Shifter Kart-SALE!

2018 OTK KZ Shifter Kart-LAST ONE!!
We have one 2018 OTK Exprit Shifter Kart left then its on to the 2019s. Benefit from buying our last brand new 2018 Shifter kart with the super low price of $4,400.00
125 Shifter Kart
-Recommended ages 16yrs old until you can no longer drive!-

Chassis Type: 2018 Exprit KZ Shifter Kart: 30mm chassis with a 1045mm wheelbase

ENGINE: This brand new Tony Kart roller (engine not included) and designed for a variety of engines, so please contact us with specific application questions, to suit your needs.
Kartspeed Shifter Engine Packages available: We have brand new 125 Vortex KZ & Iame KZ, and Honda CR125 Shifter Engine Packages available! We can deliver an out of the box stock engine or blueprinted race engines so please inquire with your requirements!
Chassis Applications:
Built specifically for 125 gearbox racing applications. 

 Tony Karts come with OTK factory fiberglass racing seats to fit kids through adults weighing up to 190lbs. For larger people, we do have Tillet Racing seats fitting drivers up t o 260lbs!
Axle Size: OTK 50mm racing axle comes standard.
Bodywork: OTK Factory M-6 bodywork with factory graphics package
OTK Factory awesome new BSS shifter brake system!

Wheels: All our 2018 Tonys come with OTK MXJ Magnesium Wheels.
Special Features: 2018 OTK bodywork that so many other manufactures are using to benefit from the slippery aerodynamics. Even more importantly, the new BSS OTK shifter brake system continues for 2017. Probably the best braking system available on any shifter kart, Marco Ardigo proved its value all year long!

Price:  $4,400! This karts list for $5,335.12 brand new, un-assembled. Kartspeed Motorsports is here to put you in an OTK Kart, so call us to find the best pricing available on this awesome sprint racing machines!

Created 12.26.18
2018 OTK KZ Shifter (30mm) 
If you are looking for one of the highest quality sprint racing shifter chassis, look no further. The OTK built chassis (Tony Kart, FA, Kosmic and Exprit) comes standard with components that many manufactures offer "at extra charge."
Unlike some of the other manufacturers, the OTK line comes with top level equipment as standard. No 'upgrades' required! Magnesium accessories such as wheel hubs, brake rotor hubs, wheels and fittings all come standard. Its nice not to have to pay more to get the same thing Tonys come with right out of the box!
National Level (pro sprint kart racing) results are available on-line, but we race what we sell here in the shop and we have racked up wins with our OTK 125 KZ Shifter Karts. The new OTK BSS braking system is just amazing! Being able to drive all the different brands of karts, we just love the new BSS OTK brake system. Just massive stopping power and terrific pedal feel. We can't say enough good things about it! OTK delivers!

We can build any of our brand new OTK karts into complete track ready karts (with engine of your choice) or we can assemble the roller only. Specific pricing depends on which option you choose. Just contact us with any questions.
If we build the kart, along with basic assembly, Kartspeed sets the chassis up in our baseline race setting including front end geometry (castor, camber and toe), seat position to match driver, engine and tire compound, ride height, foot pedal and steering position.

At Kartspeed we fit a seat to match each customers size (even for are XXXL drivers!). We create a custom manual for each kart with all the important items, as well as a short video of the kart running here in our shop before we box it up for shipping or ready it for customer pick up.

-Kartspeed Motorsports Tech-
What is KZ? What is all this talk of Honda Shifter engines in the U.S?
*First, the most important thing about choosing your kart engine;  R
egardless of which engine you prefer, the key is to buy the right engine for you. If the local kart sanctioning bodies races Stock Motos as their shifter engine, you need a Honda. If they race KZ engines, then your choice has been made for the later. That usually ends all the questions of "which engine should I buy?"We included photos of both the KZ Vortex Engine package as well as the Honda CR125 Stock Moto to help show the difference in the two.

KZ is the international gearbox symbol, so the name is perfect for a shifter kart. But if you say KZ in a crowd of karters, they will be referring to the dedicated 125cc two stroke water cooled 6 speed sequential gearbox driven engine package that is raced world wide. Hugely popular just about everywhere (except for the U.S.), the KZ engines are amazing. Delivering over 50hp in race trim, these engines delivery amazing performance. The right amount of speed (over 120mph) and light enough to keep the chassis nimble for excellent balance. Unlike thee heavy 4 strokes and other versions of 'shifter' engines that find there way on the karts, the KZ engines offer the best power to weight ratio to make for one awesome sprint racing kart. This is why you see current Formula One drivers in shifter karts during their non-race weekends!
So what is the Honda CR 125...often referred to as a Stock Moto or Spec Honda?
This is the 125cc two stroke engine right off the Honda Motocross Motorcycle. So for all those familiar with the older two stroke Honda engines, you will be right at home with this engine package. With the cost of KZ engines a bit higher than the Hondas..(or at least they use to be!), the struggling US Economy of a few years back led to the idea of the Honda motocross engine as a cheaper way to go shifter kart racing. Its that simple. Starting as a much less expensive engine package back when it was started in 2005, the 1999 Honda CR125 offered an economical way to go shifter racing. At the time,1999 Honda dirt bikes littered private party classified ads all over the America...and at rock bottom prices! Still a 125cc two stroke water cooled 6 speed gear box engine, with just over 38hp in full race tune, it offered good reliable hp for the shifter drivers. Fast forward to today and the costs have gone up quite a bit. Parts supply is often challenged through the Honda Dealer Network, driving up prices and tuning and tweaking the engines from the professional builders have seen the once ultra reliable Honda fall into a less reliable state. 

OTK...what is the difference in the FA, Tony, Exprit and Kosmic Karts?

OTK, the manufacturer, builds the Tony Kart, FA Kart, Exprit and Kosmic side by side. All these chassis are identical in every way! What this does is allow the customer to choose a color combination they like, which is not common in karting. Most often, whichever color the kart comes in from the factory is the color you get. No choices! So if you like Spanish national colors, buy an FA kart. Like green and white, buy the Tony. Prefer purple, white and silver? Buy the Kosmic. Like orange, blue, white and yellow? Buy the Exprit! Choices are nice and with OTK, the customer gets to choose!

*We ship karts both Nationally and Internationally. Call us for a shipping quote. Are shipping rates are some of the lowest available due to the high volume of new and used karts we deliver to all parts of the world. Checkout the shipping details by clicking on the button on the home page.
*2017 OTK Karts will be arriving end of December/early January! All models from Kid Kart through KZ Shifters! Complete packages or rolling chassis.For the initial run of 2017's, there will be a limited number of karts available so if you want to guarantee you receive one, a 20% deposit will secure your kart!