2015 Kawasaki Ninja 300 ABS SE

2015 Kawasaki Ninja 300 ABS SE
MSRP $5,499

The Kawasaki Ninja 300 ABS SE model totes a 296cc parallel-twin engine with Digital Fuel Injection and ABS brakes. It utilizes the Kawasaki Air Management System (KAMS) that allows the rider to stay cooler, and riders of different stature can ride the Kawasaki Ninja 300 ABS SE as the seat can accommodates most. It rides on new Dunlop TT900 GP tires, has been given updated colors and graphics for 2015, and is able to run on regular gasoline.


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Specifications
Year2015
ManufacturerKawasaki
ModelNinja 300 ABS SE
Engine TypeFour-stroke, DOHC, parallel twin
Engine Displacement296cc
Bore Stroke62 mm x 49 mm
CoolingLiquid-Cooled
Compression Ratio10.6:1
Fuel SystemDFI with dual 32 mm throttle bodies
IgnitionTCBI with digital advance
Starting SystemElectric
TransmissionSix-speed with positive neutral finder
Final DriveO-ring chain
Rake Trail27.0° / 3.7 in.
Seat Height30.9 in.
Wheelbase55.3 in.
Front Suspension37 mm hydraulic telescopic fork / 4.7 in.
Rear SuspensionUni-Trak with five-way adjustable preload / 5.2 in.
Front BrakeSingle 290 mm petal-type disc with two-piston hydraulic caliper
Rear BrakeSingle 220 mm petal-type disc with two-piston hydraulic caliper
Front Tire110/70-17
Rear Tire140/70-17
Fuel Capacity4.5 gal.
Dry Weight379.3 lbs. (Wet)
MSRP5499

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