Kawasaki has officially revealed some pictures and price of its upcoming sports bike 2013 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R for USA with many significant upgrades including the electronic steering damper, new colour scheme to name a few. It features many high tech safety features like traction control system, ABS for safety of the rider. It has an advanced traction control system called S-KTRC system which monitors the wheel speed, throttle position, engine speed etc. to keep the bike from going out of control and ensure optimum traction even on high speeds and slippery surfaces.
2013 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R Features and Specifications
One of the most impressive and intelligent features is ECU controlled dampers which changes the response of the suspension system in accordance whether the motorcycle is accelerating or decelerating thereby providing ideal road grip and superior suspension characterizes.
The chassis or the frame of Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R is made up with 7 pieces of aluminium alloy for strength and light weight with large front suspensions system with a 43 mm piston fork system. On the rear suspension it has horizontal back link design with linkage over the swing arm. This system provides smooth ride and great handling with good road feedback.
Talking of the power-house of Ninja ZX-10R, it has a 998 CC 16 valve inline 4 cylinder engine which puts out around 200 horse power and is mated to a 6 speed manual transmission system. On the front it has dual disk brakes of 310 mm dia with petal design and at rear it has a single disk of 220 mm dia. It has a sporty 3 spoke alloy wheels with 120/17 ZR17 tire at front and a 190/55 ZR17 tyre at the rear. The exhaust muffler is sporty in design with black coating to go with the overall colour theme of the bike.
The dimensions of 2013 Ninja ZX-10R are – length = 81.7 inches, width = 28.1 inches, height 43.9 inches, seat height 32 inches with a curb weight of 443.2 lbs. In the area of Instrumentation, it features high-visibility bar-graph LED tachometer, multi-function LCD features two display modes: Standard and Race, odometer, dual trip meters, average fuel consumption, instant fuel consumption etc.
It comes in 3 color options –
- Lime green
- Metallic Spark Black
- Pearl Flat White
2013 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R Price
The 2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R is priced at US $ 14,299 without ABS and US $ 15,299 with ABS. Stay tuned to Ride Talks for more updates by signing up for our free email newsletter.