FEATURES

KEY FEATURES

Swingarm with optimised rigidity

Swingarm with optimised rigidity

Designed using Kawasaki’s advanced dynamic rigidity analysis and a from-the-outside-in approach, swingarm with optimised rigidity contributes to nimbler handling

Electronic throttle valves

Electronic throttle valves

Electronic throttle valves allow the ECU to deliver the ideal amount of fuel and air to the engine. The system also enables more precise control of S-KTRC, as well as implementation of systems like KLCM and Kawasaki Engine Brake Control.

Cornering management function

Cornering management function

Feedback from the IMU enables the addition of a new function. The new cornering management function uses KIBS and S-KTRC to assist riders in tracing their intended line through the corner.

Knee Pads

Knee Pads

Top quality gel-resin self-adhesive tank protector. Semi transparent allowing the original tank colour to show through.

Titanium exhaust

Titanium exhaust

Heat-resistant titanium header pipes and silencer contribute to performance, long-lasting durability, light weight and mass centralisation.

Cassette transmission

Cassette transmission

Race-style cassette transmission facilitates gear ratio changes to suit track conditions. The “cassette” is located high enough that it can be accessed without having the engine oil drain out.

Bosch IMU (Inertia Measurement Unit)

Bosch IMU (Inertia Measurement Unit)

Compact IMU operates in 6 DOF (degrees of freedom): 5 measured + 1 calculated. Combined with Kawasaki’s proprietary dynamic modelling program, input from the IMU enables even more precise chassis orientation awareness, the key to bringing Kawasaki’s electronics to the next level.

Aluminium twin-spar frame

Aluminium twin-spar frame

Revised geometry care of a steering head moved closer to the rider, and a longer swingarm put more weight on the front for increased corner entry stability and confidence on the circuit.

Pillion Seat Cover

Pillion Seat Cover

Enhance the sporty appearance of your bike with a colour coded pillion seat cover. This item replaces the passenger seat and is available in all factory standard colours.

Track-focused 998 cm3 liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-line Four

Track-focused 998 cm3 liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-line Four

Having powered the Ninja ZX10R to World, National and club championships the 998cc engine offers stunning power and manageability with peak torque sitting higher up the rev range. This means you can get back on the gas easier. The latest spec maintains this essential character, but offers stronger low-mid range for increased acceleration coming out of corners.

Electronic steering damper

Electronic steering damper

Specially developed Öhlins electronic steering damper
provides just the right amount of damping based on vehicle speed and degree of acceleration or deceleration. Revised settings were optimised for the racetrack and winding roads.

High-performance Brembo Brake System

High-performance Brembo Brake System

Dual high-spec Brembo M50 monobloc calipers gripping larger ø330 mm discs, specially prepared radial-pump master cylinder and race-quality steel-braided lines deliver next-level braking performance.

Aerodynamic bodywork

Aerodynamic bodywork

Larger upper cowl cuts through the air more efficiently, and offers the rider greater wind protection, making it easier to shift position for corner entry when riding on the track.

High-visibility instrumentation

High-visibility instrumentation

The centrepiece of the Ninja ZX-10R’s instrument panel is the highly visibly LED-backlit bar-graph tachometer.

TECHNOLOGY

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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Horizontal Back-link Rear Suspension

Horizontal Back-link Rear Suspension

Horizontal Back-link Rear Suspension arranges its shock unit horizontally, greatly contributing to efficient use of space and mass centralisation.

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KECS-Kawasaki Electronic Control Suspension

KECS-Kawasaki Electronic Control Suspension

KECS (Kawasaki Electronic Control Suspension) adapts to road and riding conditions in real time, providing the ideal amount of damping called for. 

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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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KCMF

KCMF

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

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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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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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KQS - Kawasaki Quick Shifter

KQS - Kawasaki Quick Shifter

KQS (Kawasaki Quick Shifter) enables clutchless up- and downshifts.

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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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Power Modes

Power Modes

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

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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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