Engine management

Kawasaki Technology

Engine management

Ever since our first motorcycle engine in 1950, Kawasaki has been continually pursuing new technologies in the creation of our high-performance engines. Today, our models are filled with numerous original Kawasaki technological features that have evolved over our long history.

Electronic Cruise Control

Electronic Cruise Control

Electronic Cruise Control allows vehicle speed to be fixed. Rider support technology that helps reduce rider fatigue on long trips and contributes to increased touring comfort.

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Economical Riding Indicator

Economical Riding Indicator

The Economical Riding Indicator is a mark appearing on the instrument panel to indicate favourable fuel consumption, encouraging fuel efficient riding.

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Dual Injectors

Dual Injectors

Dual Injectors, each with a distinct role, operate at different rpm ranges, to deliver both quick response and increased high-rpm power.

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KTRC (3-mode)

KTRC (3-mode)

3-Mode KTRC (Kawasaki TRaction Control), Kawasaki's most advanced traction control system, offers a selection of modes to suit a variety of riding situations, from sport riding to touring.

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KTRC (1-mode)

KTRC (1-mode)

KTRC (Kawasaki TRaction Control) offers rider reassurance by preventing rear wheel spin on various surfaces.

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Launch Control Mode

Launch Control Mode

Launch Control Mode is a motocross-use start mode that helps riders get the holeshot by minimising wheel spin off the start.

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Power Modes

Power Modes

Three selectable Power Modes, including one mode in which power delivery varies according to throttle application.

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Fuel Economy Assistance Mode

Fuel Economy Assistance Mode

Fuel Economy Assistance Mode is a rider selectable mode that switches the ECU to a leaner fuel map, prioritising fuel economy to enable a longer touring range.

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Dual Throttle Valves

Dual Throttle Valves

Dual Throttle Valves offer increased power and greater ease of use care of a second set of ECU-controlled throttle valves.

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Assist & Slipper Clutch

Assist & Slipper Clutch

Based on racing technology, the Assist & Slipper Clutch acts as both a back-torque limiter and a self-servo mechanism that enables a lighter clutch lever pull.

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Power Modes

Power Modes

Power Mode selection allows engine power delivery to be changed to suit the riding situation.

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S-KTRC

S-KTRC

S-KTRC (Sport-Kawasaki TRaction Control) is a MotoGP-based predictive traction control system for sport riding.

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Electronic Throttle Valves

Electronic Throttle Valves

Electronic Throttle Valves allow the ECU to deliver the ideal amount of fuel and air to the engine.

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Kawasaki Engine Brake Control

Kawasaki Engine Brake Control

Kawasaki Engine Brake Control allows riders to set engine braking according to preference. 

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KCMF

KCMF

KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function) monitors engine and chassis pnarameters throughout the corner.

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KLCM - Kawasaki Launch Control Mode

KLCM - Kawasaki Launch Control Mode

KLCM (Kawasaki Launch Control Mode) optimises acceleration from a stop by electronically managing engine output to prevent wheelspin.

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IMU

IMU

Combined with Kawasaki’s proprietary dynamic modelling program, input from the IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit) enables even more precise chassis orientation awareness, the key to bringing Kawasaki’s electronics to the next level.

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Supercharged engine

Supercharged engine

Designed completely in-house, the immense potential of the highly compact, highly efficient supercharged engine is a testament to the technology possessed by the KHI Group.

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