FEATURES

KEY FEATURES

New swingarm

New swingarm

Following the lines of the frame and rear shock, the swingarm also features the new double-pipe design, complementing the design of the frame and contributing to the ER-6f's high-quality appearance. The swingarm’s gull-arm style design on the right side enables the more aggressive angle of the muffler.

Compact. quick-revving engine with stronger low-mid range

Compact. quick-revving engine with stronger low-mid range

The Parrallel Twin engine configuration was chosen as the best balance of good power and compact size engine. Tuning delivered more low-mid range torque for more fun and greater usability in daily riding, while maintaining the high-revving character.

Increased Wind Protection

Increased Wind Protection

Sporty new windscreen is adjustable via use of a hex key. Three positions offer a total range of 60 mm. Wind-tunnel designed aerodynamics package contributes to increased comfort. The new bodywork and windscreen offer better wind protection and were designed to minimise head buffeting.

New instruments

New instruments

Stacked instrument cluster features an easier-to-read layout. Multi-function dual-window LCD screen use white LED backlights for excellent visibility at night. The tachometer’s white needle is also highly visible. New features include: remaining range, average/instant fuel consumption and the Economical Riding Indicator.

Euro-III Compliant

Euro-III Compliant

The combination of efficient fuel injection and a 3-way catalyser inside the muffler result in low emissions.  Revised muffler internal construction and catalyser layout ensure clean emissions that will pass stringent Euro-III regulations.

Lighter Handling

Lighter Handling

The rigidity balance of the double-pipe frame and swingarm contributes to a lighter, easier handling package. The swingarm’s new double-pipe design optimizes rigidity. Revised suspension has longer stroke front and rear, offering both sporty handling and enhanced comfort. The longer strokes enable lower spring rates. Damping was revised accordingly.

Rider-friendly Ergonomics

Rider-friendly Ergonomics

The riding position was specially designed to inspire rider confidence. An ideal relationship between the handlebars, seat and footpegs results in a comfortable and natural position suitable for a wide range of riders.

More torque in everyday range

More torque in everyday range

Under-engine muffler with larger volume and revised internal construction delivers increased torque in the everyday range below 7,000 rpm. The increased performance facilitates control at lower rpm and contributes to the enhanced enjoyment of the new ER-6f.

New bodywork

New bodywork

Deep grooves at the top of the side fairings are evocative of Kawasaki's new flagship, the ZZR1400. Large openings in the side fairings help with heat dissipation and contribute to the ER-6f's sporty looks. Built-in turn signals are more compact, contributing to the sporty image. Slimmer lower cowl contributes to the sharp styling.

All-new double pipe frame

All-new double pipe frame

All-new double-pipe perimeter-style frame is a key component of the ER-6f’s identity. Double-pipe design of the new frame, made from high-tensile steel, contributes to the bike’s lightweight appearance.

Taller fuel tank

Taller fuel tank

Fuel tank is 20 mm taller, helping to visually concentrate the Ninja 650’s mass at the front of the bike. The rear of the tank slopes back in a straight line to the seat.

Increased Comfort

Increased Comfort

Sporty looking tandem seat with thick cushioning ensures good passenger comfort. Ergonomic passenger grips are positioned to make them easy for tandem riders to grab. Good passenger confidence makes it easier for riders when carrying a pillion. Seat bracket is rubber-mounted at the front to reduced vibration transferred through the seat.

Optional ABS

Optional ABS

Compact new ABS unit has a more advanced processor that enables more precise ABS control.

New dual headlamp

New dual headlamp

Sharp dual headlamp design contributes to the more aggressive face of the new ER-6f. The dual headlamp design features twin position lamps – just like on our Ninja supersport models. The sculpted shape of the multi-reflector headlamp’s bulb hoods is an example of the attention given to detail on this model.

TECHNOLOGY

ABS

ABS

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

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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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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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