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THE CLOSEST THING TO WORLD SUPERBIKE CHAMPION MACHINE

The Ninja ZX-10R has clearly demonstrated its circuit potential through its superlative results in the Superbike World Championship (WSB) – in both years past (2nd in 2012, 1st in 2013, 2nd in 2014) and present, where Kawasaki riders have absolutely dominated the 2015 season, capturing both the rider’s and manufacturers’ titles. With numerous parts benefiting from feedback from the Kawasaki Racing Team as well as ongoing development research, the new Ninja ZX-10R is the closest thing to a highly advanced factory superbike Kawasaki has yet to offer.

 And with increased performance designed to give it even quicker lap times on the track, the Ninja ZX-10R is well positioned to continue Kawasaki’s Ninja dominance on the world stage.

Specifications

• Liquid-cooled   • 4-stroke In-Line Four   • DOHC 16-valve   • Digital Fuel Injection   • 998 cm³
• 6-speed   • S-KTRC   • KIBS(ABS model)   • 206 kg

S-KTRC

(Sport-Kawasaki Traction Control)

This technology continually controls the rear wheel slip that occurs when power is applied, ensuring optimal acceleration.

Power Modes

Power Modes allow available power and throttle response to be selected to suit conditions. On the supersport Ninja ZX-10R, three modes are available: Full, Low (which limits power to about 60% of Full) and Middle mode, which falls between the two.

Electronic Throttle Valves

Kawasaki’s fully electronic throttle actuation system enables the ECU to control the volume of both the fuel (via fuel injectors) and the air (via throttle valves) delivered to the engine.

Economical Riding Indicator

The Economical Riding Indicator is a function that indicates when current riding conditions are consuming a low amount of fuel.

KIBS

(Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System)

Kawasaki developed KIBS to take into account the particular handling characteristics of supersport motorcycles, ensuring highly efficient braking with minimal intrusion during hard sport riding.

Horizontal Back-link Rear Suspension

A rear suspension system that arranges its shock unit horizontally, greatly contributing to efficient use of space and mass centralisation.

IMU

The addition of an IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit) enables inertia along 6 DOF (degrees of freedom) to be monitored.

KQS

(Kawasaki Quick Shifter)

Helps riders maximise their acceleration on the circuit by enabling clutchless upshifts with the throttle fully open.

KLCM

(Kawasaki Launch Control Mode )

Kawasaki Launch Control Mode helps riders get a good start by complementing high-level technique with engine management.

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