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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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Dual Throttle Valves

Modern sportbikes often use large-bore throttle

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Economical Riding Indicator

Using high-precision electronics for engine man

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ERGO-FIT is an interface system that allows a w

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Top Features

2017 model shown


  • Engine


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



    Bore x Stroke

    62.0 x 49.0mm

    Compression ratio


    Fuel system

    DFI® with 32mm throttle bodies (2)


    TCBI with digital advance


    6-speed, return shift

  • Suspension

    Front suspension / wheel travel

    Telescopic fork/5.1 in

    Rear suspension / wheel travel

    Uni-Trak® swingarm/5.8 in

    Front tire

    100/90-19M/C 57S

    Rear tire

    13/80-17M/C 65S


    24°/4.3 in

    Ground clearance

    7.1 in


    57.1 in

  • Totals

    Maximum Torque

    19.2 lb-ft @ 10,000 rpm

    Overall length

    85.4 in

    Overall width

    33.9 in

    Overall height

    54.7 in

    Seat height

    32.1 in

    Curb weight

    385.9 lb**

    Fuel capacity

    4.5 gal

  • General

    Final drive

    Sealed chain

    Frame Type

    Tubular, diamond

    Color Choices

    Metallic Moondust Gray/Metallic Flat Spark Black

    Kawasaki Protection Plus (optional)

    12, 24, 36 or 48 months

  • Brakes

    Front brakes

    Single Disc, ABS

    Rear brakes

    Single 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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