FEATURES

KEY FEATURES

Relaxed riding position

Relaxed riding position

The Z1000SX relaxed riding position was designed to accommodate everything from city riding to touring to sport riding. This blend of comfort and control allows the rider to enjoy a variety of riding situations. Relatively upright position offers both control and comfort.

Numerous accessories

Numerous accessories

In addition to the accessory panniers, a top case and numerous other accessories add to the Ninja 1000’s touring potential and everyday versatility.

Inverted front fork

Inverted front fork

41 mm inverted fork is adjustable for compression and rebound damping and spring preload. Sportier settings deliver quicker handling while maintaining excellent ride comfort, ensuring the response and handling for enjoyable street riding both in town and in the hills.

Pre-chamber and short silencers

Pre-chamber and short silencers

Using an under-engine pre-chamber enables smaller-volume silencers, contributing to both mass centralisation and a more concentrated styling. Revised silencer end-cap design adds to sporty looks.

Large-volume Fuel Tank

Large-volume Fuel Tank

19 litre fuel tank offers a substantial touring range. Dynamic fuel tank design with tall upper surface features supersport-style flared edges with a trim shape at the rear, a shape that is easy to grip with the knees.

Horizontal Back-link rear suspension

Horizontal Back-link rear suspension

This rear suspension arrangement offers excellent performance while contributing to mass centralisation. A stiffer spring and revised damping settings contribute to more direct handling, while a new remote preload adjuster facilitates setting up for rides with a passenger and/or luggage.

Radial-mount monobloc calipers

Radial-mount monobloc calipers

Supersport-style brake package includes triple petal discs, radial-mount monobloc calipers and radial-pump front brake master cylinder. The new Tokico monobloc calipers and new brake pad material contribute to a firmer initial touch, superb braking control and even more formidable stopping power.

Aluminium passenger grips

Aluminium passenger grips

Ergonomic passenger grips are easy to grab, contributing to passenger confidence.

Lightweight wheels

Lightweight wheels

Supersport-style wheels reduce unsprung weight and contribute to racy styling.

Aluminium rear frame

Aluminium rear frame

Slender design makes it easier for riders to reach the ground while offering tandem comfort and under-seat storage space. Light weight contributes to mass centralisation.

Cool Air system

Cool Air system

Intake ducts at the front of the side fairings route a steady supply of cool air to the engine. The Cool Air system routes cool air to the airbox from ducts at the front of the side fairings, minimising performance loss due to heated intake air.

1,043 cm3 liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-line Four

1,043 cm3 liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-line Four

Powerful engine pulls strongly from all rpm and does not let up before the redline. Adding to rider exhilaration, the engine delivers superb response, a strong mid-range hit and an intoxicating intake howl. More direct response thanks to revised engine settings adds to the Z1000SX’s sporty street riding potential.

Aluminium twin-tube frame

Aluminium twin-tube frame

The highly rigid aluminium frame features a high degree of mass centralisation, ensuring a balance of sharp turning and firm handling. Aluminium twin-tube frame design features frame beams that go over engine, allowing a narrow construction that is easy to grip with the knees.

Integrated panniers

Integrated panniers

Accessory panniers offer increased touring potential. Revised mounting system allows the panniers to be better integrated into the rear section of the bike, and ensures the Z1000SX’s sleek sporty looks are maintained when the panniers are removed. (Available as accessory)

adjustable-windscreen

adjustable-windscreen

Windscreen has three available positions spanning approximately 20o and ranging from sporty to maximum wind protection, to suit rider preference. Adjustment can be done by hand (no tools required) by depressing the release button below the instrument panel.

Seductive full-fairing styling

Seductive full-fairing styling

The Z1000SX’s well-integrated full-fairing styling offers a good indication of its sporty character. The sensuous styling is both audacious and subtle at the same time. Full-fairing bodywork gives the Z1000SX a distinct, head-turning look. The sleek styling also offers a good measure of wind protection, facilitating short touring runs.

Mass centralisation

Mass centralisation

Under-engine pre-chamber, Horizontal Back-link rear suspension and downdraft throttle bodies are the key elements to mass centralisation. Light, nimble handling is the result.

LED taillight

LED taillight

Slim and compact tail cowl design moves mass both physically and visually away from the rear and toward the front. LED taillight with red LED bulbs and a smoked lens adds a touch of class to the tail cowl.