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2009 Kawasaki ZX-6R Shootout Photo Gallery

For Kawasaki and their ZX-6R, they left last year’s shootout as the high school nerd. They came back in 2009 as the computer genius with the babe on his arm. What a difference a year can make! Check out the full story in our 2009 Supersport Shootout.

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All-new from the ground up, the Kawasaki came through with shining colors for '09.
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At the fast Big Willow all of the competition had a tough time keeping the new ZX-6R in sight.
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Kawasaki's BPF (Big Piston Fork) took some time to get used to, but once up to speed it was universally praised.
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Mid-corner stability of the Kawasaki ZX-6R proved to be right up there with the Ducati 848 for top honors.
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As centralized-mass becomes more and more important the days of under-seat exhausts go away. This year the Kawasaki sees a change.
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'09 Kawasaki ZX-6R has one of the most information-filled gauge clusters of the bunch while still being very readable.
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Fully-adjustable shocks have become standard these days and the 2009 Kawasaki ZX-6R is following suit.
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Young racer Frankis Garcia lays the '09 Kawasaki ZX-6R on its side. The ZX and Garcia are both happy like this
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Styling of the new Kawasaki ZX-6R resembles its big brother, the ZX-10R.
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JC Dhien found the '09 Kawasaki ZX-6R to be very comfortable right out of the gate.
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Angels & Airwaves guitarist David Kennedy praised the Kawasaki both on the track and the street.
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When it comes to real-world power, there’s no doubt Kawasaki’s new ZX-6R has raised the bar! Is that Hooligan-boy Waheed again?
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Chassis and engine changes made for a 6R that is light years ahead of the previous generation.
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Garcia thinks, 'How could this possibly be a Kawasaki? It's so much different...'
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VP Hutchy had nothing but praise for the 2009 Kawasaki ZX-6R. It's easy to see why - even he can wheelie it!
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Mr. Lanky DK fit well on the ZX. In fact, it's about all he fit on...
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2009 Kawasaki ZX-6R - what a difference a year can make!
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Atlas set the fastest time of the shootout on the 2009 Kawasaki ZX-6R, ripping off a 1:20.23 at Streets of Willow.
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Remember: If it's green, it's fast!
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2009 Kawasaki ZX-6R - Wallpaper