2008 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R

2008 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R
MSRP $11,549

For the 2008 NINJA ZX-10R, Kawasaki engineers aimed for an ideal superbike with engine and chassis performance capable of satisfying professional racers, combined with top-notch streetbike qualities for mainstream riders. It’s a delicate balance, but these aren’t your average engineers. They’ve been directly involved in the development of every 600 and 1000cc supersport machine since the 2003 Ninja ZX-6R, plus Kawasaki’s factory Superbike racing efforts, so they have the know-how to deliver the goods.

ModelNinja ZX-10R
Engine TypeInline four-cylinder 4-stroke DOHC
Engine Displacement998cc
Bore Stroke76 x 55mm
CoolingLiquid cooled
Compression Ratio12.7:1
Fuel SystemDFI w/ 43mm Keihin throttle bodies
IgnitionTCBI with Digital Advance
Starting SystemElectric
Final DriveChain
Rake Trail25.5deg / 4.3 in.
Seat Height32.7 in.
Wheelbase55.7 in.
Front Suspension43mm inverted fork with DLC coating, adjustable rebound and compression damping, spring preload adju
Rear SuspensionUni-Trak® with top-out spring, stepless, dual-range (high/low-speed) compression damping, stepless r
Front BrakeDual semi-floating 310 mm petal discs with dual four-piston radial-mount calipers
Rear BrakeSingle 220mm petal disc with single-piston aluminum caliper
Front Tire120/70-17
Rear Tire190/55-17
Fuel Capacity4.5 gal.
Dry Weight458.6 lbs.
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