>

Kawasaki Technology

  • tech-LT-BG/PowerModes Created with Sketch.
  • tech-LT-BG/ABS Created with Sketch.
  • tech-LT-BG/AssistSlipperClutch Created with Sketch.
  • tech-LT-BG/ ThrottleValves Created with Sketch.
  • tech-LT-BG/EcoRidingIndicator Created with Sketch.
  • tech-LT-BG/ErgoFit Created with Sketch.
  • tech-LT-BG/HorizBackLinkSus Created with Sketch.
  • tech-LT-BG/IMU Created with Sketch.
  • tech-LT-BG/KCMF Created with Sketch.
  • tech-LT-BG/KTRC-1mode Created with Sketch.
  • tech-LT-BG/KIBS Created with Sketch.
  • Discover Kawasaki's Technology

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

More Information

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.

More Information

Assist & Slipper Clutch

Developed and tested through Kawasaki Factory racing, the Assist & Slipper Clutch utilizes two types of cams. An assist cam and a slipper cam enable the Assist & Slipper Clutch to function in two different ways, with the clutch hub working together or apart from the operating plate. Under normal operat

More Information

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

More Information

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

More Information

ERGO-FIT

ERGO-FIT is an interface system that allows a wide range of riders to feel at one with their machine.

More Information

Horizontal Back-link Rear Suspension

La suspensión trasera con sistema de bieletas back-link horizontal tiene el amortiguador dispuesto en sentido horizontal, lo cual contribuye significativamente al uso eficiente del espacio y la centralización de la masa.

More Information

IMU-Enhanced Chassis Orientation Awareness

Combined with Kawasaki’s proprietary dynamic modelling program, input from the IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit) enables even more precise chassis orientation awareness, the key to bringing Kawasaki’s electronics to the next level.

More Information

KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function) ABS

KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function) oversees multiple engine and chassis electronic management systems to facilitate smooth cornering.

More Information

KTRC (Kawasaki TRaction Control) (1-Mode)

When accelerating on a slippery surface, it is easy for rear wheel to break loose. KTRC was designed to prevent wheel spin (when the rear wheel turns faster than the front) that could result in the loss

More Information

KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent Anti-Lock Brake System)

El KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System) es un sistema de frenado de alta precisión, alta eficiencia y sensación natural diseñado específicamente para modelos superdeportivos.

More Information

Top Features

2017 model shown

Specifications

  • Engine

    Engine

    4-stroke, 4-cylinder, DOHC, 16-valve, liquid-cooled

    Displacement

    1,043cc

    Bore x Stroke

    77.0 x 56.0mm

    Compression ratio

    11.8:1

    Fuel system

    DFI® with 38mm Keihin throttle bodies (4) and oval sub-throttles

    Ignition

    TCBI with digital advance

    Transmission

    6-speed, return shift

  • Suspension

    Front suspension / wheel travel

    41mm inverted cartridge fork with stepless compression and rebound damping, adjustable spring preload/4.7 in

    Rear suspension / wheel travel

    Horizontal monoshock with stepless rebound damping, remotely adjustable spring preload/5.4 in

    Front tire

    120/70 ZR17

    Rear tire

    190/50 ZR17

    Rake/Trail

    24.5°/4.0 in

    Ground clearance

    5.1 in

    Wheelbase

    56.7 in

  • Totals

    Maximum Torque

    81.7 lb-ft @ 7,300 rpm

    Overall length

    82.7 in

    Overall width

    31.1 in

    Overall height

    46.7 / 48.6 in

    Seat height

    32.1 in

    Curb weight

    516.0 lb**

    Fuel capacity

    5.0 gal

  • General

    Final drive

    Sealed Chain

    Electronic Rider Aids

    Kawasaki Traction Control (KTRC), Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System (KIBS), Power Mode, Kawasaki Cornering Management Function (KCMF)

    Frame Type

    Aluminum backbone

    Color Choices

    Metallic Spark Black/Metallic Matte Carbon Gray

    Kawasaki Protection Plus (optional)

    12, 24, 36 or 48 months

  • Brakes

    Front brakes

    Dual 300mm petal-style discs with radial-mounted 4-piston monobloc calipers, ABS

    Rear brakes

    Single 250mm petal-style disc with single-piston caliper, 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.

×
Loading...
close spinner
three sixty view