2011 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14 | Quick Look

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Kawasaki Motorcycle

Kawasaki has always been defined as the high-power motorcycle manufacturer, and its Ninja ZX-14 only reinforces that image.

Producing over 200 horsepower (claimed, with ram-air) and around 113 ft/lbs of torque, the monster 1352cc inline-four cylinder engine feels unburstable with its six-speed transmission.

Dual gear-driven counterbalancers keep it smooth.The unique aluminum monocoque chassis is light and strong.

The ZX-14’s adjustable 43mm forks and adjustable shock provide surprisingly good handling and a comfortable ride.

Radial front brakes bite on petal rotors, give the ZX-14 strong braking power with excellent feel. New 2011 colors include Ebony and Green/Black.

2011 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14 Quick Stats

  • ENGINE TYPE: DOHC inline-4
  • BORE x STROKE: 84mm x 61mm
  • COMP. RATIO: 12.0:1
  • TRANSMISSION: 6-speed
  • WHEELBASE: 57.5 inches
  • RAKE: 23 degrees
  • CURB WEIGHT: 567 pounds
  • PRICE: $13,599

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