News 2011 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14 | Quick Look

2011 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14 | Quick Look

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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With 45 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask Don what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."

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