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2014 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R Comparison

Monday, January 27, 2014
Can Kawasaki’s Ninja ZX-6R keep pace against its larger displacement competitors? We file the report in this Light-Heavyweight Track Shootout.

2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300 vs Honda CBR500R

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Watch the plucky Kawasaki Ninja 300 battle the bigger Honda CBR500R in this comparison review.

2013 Kawasaki Ninja 650 vs CBR500R

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
The Honda CBR500R sits between the Ninja 300 and Ninja 650 on the spec sheet, but how about on the road? Read more in the Ninja 650 vs CBR500R comparison.

2013 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R Street Comparison

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Redesigned for the 2013 model year, Kawasaki's Ninja ZX-6R returns to the cheater 636 engine, but how does it fare in MotoUSA's Supersport Street Shootout.

2013 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R Supersport Comparison

Monday, June 17, 2013
Kawasaki wants another Supersport Shootout crown and is campaigning a larger 636-powered Ninja ZX-6R to get it – will it work?

2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300 Comparison

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
All-new for 2013, the Kawasaki Ninja 300 delivers surprising performance to the entry-level sportbike class - squaring off against its familiar rival, the Honda CBR250R.

Kawasaki ZX-10R Traction Control Comparison

Friday, August 31, 2012
We compare Kawasaki’s S-KTRC electronics against the competition in this traction control comparison review.

2012 Kawasaki Ninja 650 Comparison

Monday, July 9, 2012
One of the least expensive bikes tested during the 2012 Women's Streetbike Shootout, the 2012 Kawasaki Ninja 650 compared well against the more expensive competition.

2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R Track Comparison

Monday, June 25, 2012
We mod-out Kawasaki’s Ninja ZX-10R and hit the racetrack to see how it performs against the world’s best sportbikes.

2012 Kawasaki ZX-10R Street Comparison

Monday, June 11, 2012
Kawasaki's ZX-10R is the only bike in this year's Superbike Smackdown Street that hasn't recieved any updates for 2012. Can it hang on to a position at the top of the scoresheet?

2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R Comparison

Monday, April 30, 2012
The Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R faces off against the best Hypersport bikes in this sportbike shootout.

2011 Kawasaki Ninja 250R Track Comparison

Monday, January 16, 2012
We flog the 2011 Kawasaki Ninja 250R around California road-racing tracks to see how it performs against new competition.

2011 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 Comparison

Monday, September 26, 2011
All-new for 2011, the Kawasaki Ninja 1000 represents a more affordable and versatile street option for sportbike riders. See how in fares in the 2011 Road Sport Shootout.

2011 Kawasaki ZX-6R Track Comparison

Monday, June 6, 2011
A two-time defending Supersport Shootout champion, how does the 2011 Kawasaki ZX-6R compare in this year's Supersport Track Shootout? Read more in this sportbike comparison review.

2011 Kawasaki ZX-6R Street Comparison

Monday, May 23, 2011
Does the 2011 Kawasaki ZX-6R make for an optimal street mount compared to its Supersport rivals? Find out in our 2011 Supersport Street Shootout.

2011 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R Street Comparison

Friday, May 6, 2011
Motorcycle USA compares the brand new 2011 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R against latest liter-class sport bikes on the street in the annual Superbike Smackdown VIII shootout.

2011 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R Track Comparison

Monday, April 11, 2011
Kawasaki has always been near the forefront with its ZX-10R. This year it’s the only brand to offer a fully redesigned motorcycle; find out if the improvements enough to take on its competition in the 2011 Superbike Smackdown.

2011 Kawasaki Ninja 250R Comparison

Monday, February 7, 2011
Find out how the Kawasaki Ninja 250R compares against the Honda CBR250R in this sportbike comparison review.

2010 Kawasaki Ninja 250R vs Scooter

Monday, January 17, 2011
Our correspondent tests the merits of motorcycles vs. scooters, including the Honda SH150i, in this comparison review.

2010 Kawasaki ZX-6R Modified Comparison Part II

Monday, October 4, 2010
MotoUSA took the 2010 Kawasaki ZX-6R and the rest of the Japanese middleweights and modified them in stages to see how they stacked up against themselves as well as each other in this multi-stage feature we like to call the Modified Supersport Shootout Series.