Concept

Expertly mixing high performance and long-distance functionality, the 2012 Kawasaki 1400 GTR ABS inspires riders to pull out their GPS and enjoythe full capabilities of this sport touring motorcycle. Continuing the 26-year tradition of sport touring, the 1400 GTR offers just the right blend of technology, comfort and reliability for riders to take that dream transcontinental adventure. This sport-oriented tourer can go the distance and yet still negotiate the twists and turns of Malaysia’s coastal roads in fine, Ninja-inspired tradition. Through the highlands, over highways and even through the cities, the Kawasaki 1400 GTR ABS is a category-defining motorcycle.

Specifications

• Liquid-cooled   • 4-stroke In-Line Four   • DOHC 16-valve   • Variable valve timing   • Digital Fuel Injection   • 1,352 cm3 • 6-speed   • Shaft-drive   • K-ACT ABS  
• KTRC   • 304 kg (without panniers)
 

Tyre Pressure Monitoring System

This system continuously monitors tyre air pressure while riding, adding to rider reassurance on long tours.

KTRC (1-mode)

(Kawasaki TRaction Control)

This traction control system offers rider reassurance by preventing rear wheel spin on various surfaces.

Fuel Economy Assistance Mode

A rider selectable mode that switches the ECU to a leaner fuel map, prioritising fuel economy to enable a longer touring range.

K-ACT ABS

(Kawasaki Advanced Coactive-braking Technology ABS)

An advanced brake system that links the front and rear brakes for stable braking.

Monocoque Frame

Original Kawasaki aluminium frame that uses the engine as a fixed member to ensure the ideal rigidity balance.

KIPASS

(Kawasaki's Intelligent Proximity Activation Start System)

A master key system that allows remote activation of the bike's main switch and steering lock.

Dual Throttle Valves

Increased power and greater ease of use care of a second set of ECU-controlled throttle valves.

Economical Riding Indicator

A mark appearing on the instrument panel to indicate favourable fuel consumption, encouraging fuel efficient riding.