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ABS (Anti-lock Brake System)

Sudden over-application of the brakes, or braki

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Assist & Slipper Clutch

Developed and tested through Kawasaki Factory r

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Economical Riding Indicator

Using high-precision electronics for engine man

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Horizontal Back-link Rear Suspension

La suspensión trasera con sistema de bieletas b

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Dual Throttle Valves

Modern sportbikes often use large-bore throttle

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Top Features

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  • Engine


    4-stroke, 2-cylinder, DOHC, water-cooled



    Bore x Stroke

    83.0 x 60.0mm

    Compression ratio


    Fuel system

    DFI® with Keihin 36mm Keihin throttle bodies


    TCBI with electronic advance


    6-speed, return shift

  • Suspension

    Front suspension / wheel travel

    Telescopic fork/4.9 in

    Rear suspension / wheel travel

    Horizontal back-link with adjustable preload, swingarm/5.1 in

    Front tire

    120/70 ZR17 Dunlop Sportmax D214F Sportmax

    Rear tire

    160/60 ZR17 Dunlop Sportmax D214


    24.0°/3.9 in

    Ground clearance

    5.1 in


    55.5 in

  • Totals

    Overall length

    81.3 in

    Overall width

    30.5 in

    Overall height

    42.5 in

    Seat height

    30.9 in

    Curb weight

    410.1 lb**

    Fuel capacity

    4.0 gal

  • General

    Final drive

    Sealed chain

    Frame Type

    Trellis, high tensile steel

    Color Choices

    Metallic Spark Black/Metallic Flat Spark Black, Metallic Matte Covert Green/Metallic Flat Spark Black

    Kawasaki Protection Plus (optional)

    12, 24, 26 or 48 months

  • Brakes

    Front brakes

    Dual 300mm petal-type rotors with two-piston calipers, ABS

    Rear brakes

    Single 220mm petal-style disc, ABS

  • Guarantee


    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. ©2018 Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

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