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Rotax Engines

BRP Rotax began their involvement in karting back in the 1980′s when they produced a limited number of high performance 100cc engines for racing purposes. Just being involved wasn’t enough for Rotax – they were also highly competitive, with a highlight when they took 9 out of the top 10 positions in the 1988 CIK Karting World Championship.

x Max” Engines, and in 1999 they launched their own racing series – the Rotax Max Challenge – which is raced in countries all over the world and culminates in a Grand Final race into which the top drivers from national and regional Max Challenge are invited to take part to determine the overall Max Challenge Champions.

The Rotax Max engines including all the different versions such as the MicroMax, Junior-Max, and DD2 together with the Rotax Max Challenge have changed the face of the Karting World. The Rotax Grand Finals are considered as the largest and most international karting event on the calendar. Over 200 drivers from over 50 countries take part in the racing.

The Rotax Max Challenge in Malaysia and the Asia Zone series is open to all ages, from 8 to over 60! The MicroMax category is for kids from 8 to 12, the Junior category is the next stage up for drivers from 13-16. For those ages 15 and above you can race in the DD2 category or the Seniors. These is also a Masters category for drivers above 32. For more information on the Rotax Max Challenge such as information on how to get involved check our Rotax Max Challenge Website.

Rotax Max Engines:

Model Power For Ages
DD2 Power 15+
Senior Power 15+
Junior Power 13-16
MicroMax Power 8-12

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Rotax Junior

For Ages 13-16 Years Power 20,4 hp at 8.500 rpm Torque 17 Nm at 8.500 rpm     Description The engine is identical to the Senior Max engine except for a different cylinder which does not have a power/exhaust valve.     Price RM 10,500     Downloads Spare parts list Installation …

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Rotax Max DD2

For Ages 15 and Above     Power 32,6 hp at 11.750 rpm     Torque 20 Nm at 10.500 rpm     Description Chainless drive system, 2-speed gearbox, operated by shift paddle from the steering wheel. The DD2 engine requires a special chassis, specifically built for the engine. It can’t be fitted on …

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Rotax MicroMax

For Ages 8-12 Power 6.8 hp at 6,500 rpm Torque 8 Nm at 5.500 rpm     Description Same basic package as the Junior Max engine, but with a special exhaust and radiator.     Price RM 9,500     Downloads Spare parts list Installation & Operators Manual Repair Manual

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Rotax Senior

For Ages 15 and Above Power 28,5 hp at 11,500 rpm Torque 21 Nm at 8,750 rpm     Description The base engine for the other Max engines. Has a power valve for added power.     Price RM 10,800     Downloads Spare parts list Installation & Operators Manual Repair …

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