2009 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R

2009 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R
MSRP $9,799

To truly push the envelope, a rider needs a calm yet responsive sportbike with precision control feel and confidence-inspiring manners. That machine is perfectly embodied by the new 2009 Ninja ZX-6R. Thanks to an extensive overhaul by the Kawasaki engineers; weight shaving, improving mass centralization, refining engine and chassis behavior, adding a revolutionary front fork design; the new leaner, more precise Ninja ZX-6R delivers the elusive calm and confident handling that top racers need.

ModelNinja ZX-6R
Engine TypeFour-stroke, DOHC, four valves per cylinder, inline-four
Engine Displacement599 cc
Bore Stroke67.0 x 42.5mm
Compression Ratio13.3:1
Fuel SystemDFI, four 38mm Keihin throttle bodies, oval sub-throttles, two injectors per throttle body
IgnitionTCBI with digital advance
Starting SystemNA
Final DriveX-Ring Chain
Rake Trail24 deg, 4.0 in.
Seat Height32.3 in.
Wheelbase55.1 in.
Front Suspension41 mm inverted Showa Big Piston Front fork with top-out springs, 4.7in. travel
Rear SuspensionBottom-Link Uni-Trak gas-charged shock, 5.2in. travel
Front BrakeDual 300mm petal rotors with dual radial-mounted, four-piston, four-pad calipers
Rear BrakeSingle 220mm petal rotor with single-piston caliper
Front Tire120/70ZR-17
Rear Tire180/55ZR-17
Fuel Capacity4.5 gal.
Dry Weight421.2 lbs.

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