With a distinctive look and a growl to match, the Kawasaki Ninja® 1000 sportbike delivers a mix of power, handling, looks, technology and rideability that is nearly impossible to beat. The brilliant combination adds up to all-around performance that will have you grinning inside your helmet for miles. This is one impressive motorcycle, a bike that is equally at home carving through a twisty backroad with the best of the sportbikes, or stretching its legs on the freeway or during a long commute.
|Engine||Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, four valves per cylinder, inline-four|
|Bore x Stroke||77.0 x 56.0 mm|
|Fuel System||DFI® with four 38mm Keihin throttle bodies, oval sub-throttles|
|Ignition||TCBI with digital advance|
|Final Drive||X-ring Chain|
|Rake/Trail||24.5 deg / 4.0 in.|
|Frame type||Aluminum Backbone|
|Front Tire Size||120/70 ZR17|
|Rear Tire Size||190/50 ZR17|
|Front Suspension / wheel travel||41 mm 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, adjustable spring preload / 5.4 in.|
|Front Brakes||Dual 300mm petal-type rotors with radial-mount four-piston calipers, optional ABS|
|Rear Brakes||Single 250mm petal-type rotor with single-piston caliper, optional ABS|
|Fuel Capacity||5.0 gal.|
|Seat Height||32.3 in.|
|Curb Weight||509.4 lbs.|
|Overall Length||82.9 in.|
|Overall Width||31.1 in.|
|Overall Height||48.4 in.|
Note: Specifications are subject to change.
The specifications mentioned here apply to and have been achieved by production models under standard operating conditions. We intend only to give a fair description of the vehicle and its performance capabilities but these specifications may not apply to every machine supplied for sale. Kawasaki or its affiliates reserves the right to alter specifications without prior notice. Equipment illustrated and specifications may vary to meet individual markets. Available colors may vary.
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