2015 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 ABS

2015 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 ABS
MSRP $11,999

Several features make up the Kawasaki Ninja 1000 ABS which include a subframe compatible with Kawasaki Quick Release 28L hard saddlebags, a 1043cc inline-four with DFI and Dual Selectable Power Modes and the KTRC three-mode Traction Control system with “off” setting. Keeping you in the saddle it has a tall sixth gear for relaxed cruising and large fuel tank for extended range and the remote rear spring preload adjuster for quick suspension tuning keep it a smooth ride. The Kawasaki Ninja 1000 ABS has been released with a distinctive sportbike styling in two new colors: Candy Lime Green with Metallic Spark Black and Metallic Carbon Gray with Metallic Spark Black.

ModelNinja 1000 ABS
Engine TypeFour-stroke, DOHC, four valves per cylinder, inline-four
Engine Displacement1043cc
Bore Stroke77.0 mm x 56.0 mm
Compression Ratio11.8:1
Fuel SystemDFI with four 38mm Keihin throttle bodies, oval sub-throttles
IgnitionTCBI with digital advance
Starting SystemElectric
Final DriveX-ring Chain
Rake Trail24.5° / 4.0 in.
Seat Height32.3 in.
Wheelbase56.9 in.
Front Suspension41 mm inverted cartridge fork with stepless compression and rebound damping
Rear SuspensionHorizontal monoshock with stepless rebound damping, remotely adjustable
Front BrakeDual 300 mm petal-type rotors w/radial-mount four-piston monobloc calipers/ABS
Rear BrakeSingle 250 mm petal-type rotor with single-piston caliper, with ABS
Front Tire120/70 ZR17
Rear Tire190/50 ZR17
Fuel Capacity5.0 gal
Dry Weight509.4 lbs. (Wet)

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