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ABS (Anti-lock Brake System)

Sudden over-application of the brakes, or braking on low-grip surfaces (surfaces with a low coefficient of friction) such as wet asphalt or manhole covers, may cause a motorcycle's wheel(s) to lock up and slip.

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Dual Throttle Valves

Modern sportbikes often use large-bore throttle bodies to generate high levels of power. However, with large-diameter throttles, when a rider suddenly opens the throttle, the unrestricted torque response is anythin

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Economical Riding Indicator

Using high-precision electronics for engine management, Kawasaki models can achieve a high level of fuel efficiency. However, fuel consumption is greatly affected by throttle use, gear selection, and other elemen

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KTRC (Kawasaki TRaction Control) (3-Mode)

3-mode KTRC combines the traction control technology of both 1-mode KTRC, which provides enhanced stability in slippery situations by preventing wheel slip, and S-KTRC, which helps maintain optimum traction in sport rid

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Monocoque Frame

El cuadro de aluminio autoportante original de Kawasaki es una estructura de tipo caja hueca que pasa por encima del motor para lograr un chasis de perfil estilizado, y utiliza el motor como miembro fijo para garantizar el equilibrio de rigidez ideal.

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Power Modes

Power modes offer riders an easily selectable choice between Full and Low Power. While Full Power is unrestricted, in Low Power mode maximum power is limited to approximately 75-80% of Full. Response is also milder in L

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Specifications

  • Engine

    Engine

    4-stroke, 4-cylinder, DOHC, 4-valve, liquid-cooled

    Displacement

    1,441cc

    Bore x Stroke

    84.0 x 65.0mm

    Compression ratio

    12.3:1

    Fuel system

    DFI® with 44mm Mikuni throttle bodies (4)

    Ignition

    TCBI, battery powered & electronic advance

    Transmission

    6-speed return shift

  • Suspension

    Rake / trail

    23.0°/3.7 in

    Front suspension / wheel travel

    43mm inverted cartridge fork with adjustable preload, 18-way compression and 15-way rebound damping adjustment/4.6 in

    Rear suspension / wheel travel

    Bottom-link Uni-Trak® and gas-charged shock with adjustable preload, stepless rebound and compression damping adjustments, adjustable ride height/4.9 in

    Front tire

    120/70ZR17

    Rear tire

    190/50ZR17

    Ground clearance

    4.9 in

    Wheelbase

    58.3 in

  • Totals

    Overall length

    85.4 in

    Overall width

    30.3 in

    Overall height

    46.1 in

    Seat height

    31.5 in

    Curb weight

    593.1 lb**

    Fuel capacity

    5.8 gal

  • General

    Final drive

    Sealed chain

    Frame Type

    Aluminum monocoque

    Color Choices

    Emerald Blazed Green/Metallic Carbon Gray, Pearl Storm Gray/Ebony/Candytone Orange

    Kawasaki Protection Plus (optional)

    12, 24, 36 or 48 months

    Electronic Rider Aids

    Kawasaki Traction Control (KTRC), Power Mode, ABS

  • Brakes

    Front brakes

    Brembo dual floating 310mm discs with dual radial-mounted monobloc 4-piston calipers and ABS

    Rear brakes

    Single 250mm petal disc with opposed twin-piston caliper and ABS

  • Guarantee

    Warranty

    12 Month Limited Warranty

**Curb weight includes all necessary materials and fluids to operate correctly, full tank of fuel (more than 90 percent capacity) and tool kit (if supplied).

Specifications subject to change

KAWASAKI CARES: Always wear a helmet, eye protection, and proper apparel. Never ride under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Read Owner’s Manual and all on-product warnings. Professional rider shown on a closed course. ©2019 Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

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