Finding a two-wheeled streetbike that is skilled in every on-road task, and does them all with passion and practicality, is very rare. Motorcycles achieving this level of accomplishment are few in numbers, but greatly appreciated as stylish rides wrapped around an exciting core. Since its debut back in 2006, the multi-talented Ninja® 650R sportbike has been a bona fide member of this elite group, winning accolades from owners and media alike.
|Engine||Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, four-valve, parallel twin|
|Bore x Stroke||83.0 x 60.0 mm|
|Fuel System||Digital fuel injection with two 38mm Keihin throttle bodies|
|Ignition||TCBI with electronic advance|
|Final Drive||O-Ring Chain|
|Frame type||Twin-pipe perimeter design, high-tensile steel|
|Front Tire Size||Dunlop Roadsmart II 120/70x17|
|Rear Tire Size||Dunlop Roadsmart II 160/60x17|
|Front Suspension / wheel travel||41mm hydraulic telescopic fork / 4.9 in.|
|Rear Suspension / wheel travel||Single offset laydown shock with adjustable spring preload / 5.1 in.|
|Front Brakes||Dual 300mm petal discs with two-piston calipers|
|Rear Brakes||Single 220mm petal disc with single piston caliper|
|Fuel Capacity||4.2 gal.|
|Curb Weight||460.8 lbs.|
|Overall Length||83.1 in.|
|Overall Width||30.3 in.|
|Overall Height||46.5 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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