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Ninja H2 SX and SE
Whether you enjoy winding through the mountains, riding across the plains, or just heading down the highway, Ninja H2 SX will forever change your touring experience.
Riders can choose from two model variations: the standard Ninja H2 SX, or the SE-model, an even higher level of quality, and additional equipment that includes Kawasaki’s first TFT LCD meter and LED cornering lights.
Ninja H2 SX
Ninja H2 SX SE

THE SE MODEL

LED Cornering Lights Cornering Lights


The Ninja H2 SX SE cornering lights built into each side of the fairing help illuminate the road when cornering at night. Each of the three lights has a fixed direction and is activated based on lean angle. As the bike leans over, the lamps come on in order, creating a wider path of light in the direction the bike is heading. Only on the SE model
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KLCM (Kawasaki Launch Control Mode) KLCM


Designed to assist the rider by optimising acceleration from a stop, KLCM electronically controls engine output to prevent wheelspin and minimise wheel lift when launching.  KLCM should only be used under closed-course conditions; do not use KLCM during everyday riding. Only on the SE model
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KQS (Kawasaki Quick Shifter) Quick Shifter


Dual-direction quick shifter allows both clutchless upshifts and downshifts. Designed for effective sport riding, street-optimised settings enable operation at rpm above 2,500 min-1. Only on the SE model
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LCD vs TFT Dashboard


The advanced, high-tech design of the instrumentation contributes to the Ninja H2 SX’s flagship-level quality. Kawasaki’s first use of a high-grade full colour TFT LCD screen on the SE.  The SE model’s screen enables information to be displayed graphically.  Two selectable display modes (Touring, Sport) allow riders to prioritise the information they want to see depending on the kind of riding they are doing at the time. Compared to the analogue-style tachometer that is complemented by a full digital LCD screen on the standard model.
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ELECTRONICS

Cornering Management


Using feedback from the compact Bosch IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit) that gives a real-time picture of chassis orientation, KCMF monitors engine and chassis parameters throughout the corner – from entry, through the apex, to corner exit – modulating brake force and engine power to facilitate smooth transition from acceleration to braking and back again, and to assist riders in tracing their intended line through the corner. On the Ninja H2 SX, KCMF oversees the following systems:
-KTRC (including traction and wheel lift control)
-KIBS (including pitching and corner braking control)
-Kawasaki Engine Brake Control
-KLCM (SE-only)
 

Power Mode: Full, Middle, Low


Riders can set power delivery to suit conditions and/or preference, choosing from Full, Middle, or Low mode.

KIBS and KEBC


KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System)
Kawasaki’s supersport-grade high-precision brake management system, designed to take into account the particular handling characteristics of supersport motorcycles, ensures highly efficient braking with minimal intrusion during sport riding. KIBS also incorporates corner braking control, modulating brake force to counter the tendency of the bike to stand up when braking mid-corner. 
 
Kawasaki Engine Brake Control
This system allows riders to set the level of engine braking according to preference.
 

Engine

Everyday Usability & Supercharged Acceleration STREET-FOCUSED SUPERCHARGED ENGINE


Achieving an engine that could deliver superb fuel efficiency and gratifying acceleration at street-riding speeds started with increasing the compression ratio in order to increase the engine’s thermal efficiency.  From there, the supercharger, combustion chamber, cams, and intake and exhaust components were all redesigned.  The result is a versatile engine character that enables relaxed long-distance riding, easy manageability at slow speeds, and – when called upon – the exhilarating acceleration that only a supercharged engine can deliver.
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Cooler Running & Lighter Weight


The more efficient engine also generates less heat than that of the performance-hungry Ninja H2, whose base engine construction needed to handle the more than 300 PS of the mighty Ninja H2R.  Less heat translates to greater rider comfort.  And unlike the Ninja H2 with its voracious appetite, the engine flows less air, meaning quieter operation and the possibility of a lighter exhaust system – less air in means less air out, so smaller exhaust volume to be quietened.  In total, the new engine, including the exhaust system, is approximately 3 kg lighter.
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Fuel Economy

Fuel Efficiency Fuel Efficiency


The Ninja H2 SX’s superb fuel efficiency represents a significant increase over the supercharged engine of the Ninja H2, and is on par with that of the Z1000SX and Versys 1000.  Combined with its 19 litre fuel tank, this gives the Ninja H2 SX a substantial cruising range.
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Sport Touring Performance

Sportiness & Wind Protection Full-Fairing


Full-fairing bodywork contributes to both wind protection and the Ninja H2 SX’s sporty looks. The full fairing was possible thanks to the highly efficient engine, which gives off significantly less heat than that of the high-performance Ninja H2. The bodywork strategically shields the rider without being too large, balancing rider comfort and aerodynamics. On the SE model, a large windscreen further protects the rider from windblast, offering even greater touring comfort.  
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Relaxed, Sporty Riding Position


The riding position for the Ninja H2 SX was designed with both sport riding and comfort in mind.  Not as far forward-leaning as the ZZR1400, and not as upright as the Z1000SX, the Ninja H2 SX’s riding position offers a more relaxed bend for both the elbows and knees than the ZZR1400.  Realising high-speed performance with an upright riding position is difficult to achieve, but thanks to the Ninja H2 SX’s superb wind protection the riding position more comfortable than that of the ZZR1400 was possible.  The position is comfortable for both in-town riding and long touring, while still enabling the rider to enjoy sporty riding in the hills.
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Fully Adjustable Suspension Comfort


Supersport-sourced suspension delivers a combination of ride comfort and sport performance ideal for street riding and touring.  Both front and rear suspension are fully adjustable, allowing riders to make adjustments to suit riding style and conditions. And a remote rear preload adjuster greatly facilitates making changes to accommodate a passenger and/or luggage. 
 
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Seats Designed for Comfort Seats


Both the front and rear seats deliver the comfort you would expect of a sport tourer.  In fact, two front seats were designed: a Comfort Seat that offers a relaxed knee bend and thicker urethane cushioning; and an accessory Low Seat (15 mm lower) that prioritises an easy reach to the ground.  The rear seat, wider and flatter than on the Z1000SX, ensures pillion comfort.

On the SE model, high-grade two-tone (leather/suede) seats with double-stitching are standard for both the front and rear seats, adding to its exclusivity. 
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FRAME

Clean-Mount Pannier System FRAME


The mounting system for the accessory panniers allows the panniers to be attached and removed very simply, contributing to increased convenience. Seamlessly integrating the panniers with the rear of the bike, the clean-mount system positions the panniers close to the bike centreline, and, thanks to its clean clutter-free design, ensures the rear of the bike still looks good with the panniers removed.  High-speed testing on Germany’s Autobahn ensures stable operation with panniers.
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New Trellis Frame


The Ninja H2 SX features an innovative trellis frame like the Ninja H2, but to be able to accommodate a passenger and luggage, the frame needed to be completely redesigned.  Its 195 kg payload is comparable to that of the Z1000SX.  And increased rigidity and a longer wheelbase deliver the stability for riding at highway speed with panniers, while a 30o steering angle facilitates low-speed manoeuvres
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TECHNOLOGY

ERGO-FIT

ERGO-FIT

ERGO-FIT is an interface system that allows a wide range of riders to feel at one with their machine.

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KIBS

KIBS

KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System) is a high-precision brake system designed specifically for supersport models, offering highly efficient braking while maintaining natural feel.

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ABS

ABS

ABS (Anti-lock Brake System) ensures stable braking performance by preventing wheel lock during braking.

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Cornering Lights

Cornering Lights

Cornering lights provide supplemental illumination when cornering, creating a wider illuminated path in the direction the bike is heading.

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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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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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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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KCMF

KCMF

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

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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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KEBC

KEBC

KEBC (Kawasaki Engine Brake Control) allows riders to select their preferred amount of engine braking.

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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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Power Modes

Power Modes

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

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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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