News 2012 Kawasaki ZX-14R Highlights (Video)

2012 Kawasaki ZX-14R Highlights (Video)

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2012 Kawasaki ZX-14R

Out of all motorcycles in the 2012 Kawasaki lineup, the hypersport ZX-14R easily garnered the most attention.

Why? Well it’s the first major makeover since the ZX-14 appeared on the motorcycle market in 2006. And there’s also the over 200 horsepower and legally-limited 186mph top speed…

For 2012, the ZX-14, which receives the additional “R” to its name, arrives with 1441cc over the former 1352cc, which is enhanced with a slipper clutch.

The 2012 X-14R also features KTRC Traction Control, a modified monocoque frame for added rigidity and balance, and updated suspension and brakes.

For a preview of the 2012 Kawasaki ZX14R, click here. Also check out Arthur Coldwells’ First Ride on the new machine.

Attached above is introduction video of the 2012 ZX-14R produced by Kawasaki featuring commentary from AMA Drag Racing Champion Rickey Gadson.

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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