With race-based engine and chassis performance optimised for the street, the Ninja ZX-6R offers riding exhilaration in a wide range of riding situations. While its roots give it a high potential for track riding fun, its street-riding focus make it the 600cc supersport of choice for a day in the twisties.
The advantage offered by the Ninja ZX-6R’s 37 cm³ greater displacement is significant for real world riding exhilaration. Greater performance across the rpm range is welcome when sport riding, both in the hills and on the racetrack
Shorter gearing care of a revised final ratio further emphasises the engine’s strong low-end. Well suited to the Ninja ZX-6R’s street focus, this change promises even more fun on the street and on winding roads.
Assist & Slipper Clutch race-inspired clutch technology offers both a back torque limiting function as well as a light feel at the lever, KQS (Kawasaki Quick Shifter) Standard-equipment quick shifter allows clutch-less up-shifts, adding to sport riding fun.
BATTLAX HYPERSPORT S22 tyres contribute to lighter handling, while offering superior grip in both dry and wet conditions, which translates to greater rider confidence and enjoyment.
Silencer features a new finishing treatment and a newly designed end-cap, adding to the bike’s sporty looks.
Standard-equipment quick shifter allows clutch-less up-shifts, adding to sport riding fun.
Race-developed perimeter frame is the key to the Ninja ZX-6R’s superb balance of flickable handling, mid-corner composure and an ability to change lines on command, coupled with excellent chassis feedback.
Sophisticated instrument design features a large analogue tachometer flanked by warning lamps on one side, and a gear position indicator and multi-function LCD screen on the other. Newly added features include a fuel gauge and remaining range function.
Highly rigid, radial-mount monobloc calipers deliver a firm feel at the lever for superb control. Large ø310 mm petal disc brakes and a radial-pump front brake master cylinder complete the front brake package, ensuring powerful braking with excellent feel. A ø220 mm petal disc brake and lightweight caliper slow the rear.
The 3-mode KTRC system covers a wide variety of riding conditions. Modes 1 and 2 offer enhanced sport riding performance. Mode 3 offers increased stability when traversing slippery surfaces.
Multi-sensing system, ideally suited to supersport models, uses high-precision control to minimise intrusion during hard sport riding.
Combining the concepts of Showa SFF and BPF, this next-generation fork offers both racetrack performance and everyday usability. Preload and damping (rebound & compression) are separated, facilitating setup.
Each of the new LED headlamps features low and high beams as well as a position lamp. Highly visible, the new headlamps offer significantly increased brightness to illuminate the way on night rides.
|Model||NINJA ZX-6R (636) KRT EDITION (ZX636GKFA)|
|Engine Type||Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four|
|Bore X Stroke||67.0 x 45.1 mm|
|Valve System||DOHC 16 valve|
|Fuel System||Fuel injection: ø38 mm x 4 with oval sub throttles|
|Transmission||6-speed, return, cassette KQS Upshift|
|Clutch||Wet Multi-disc, A&S Clutch|
|Wheel Travel Front||120 mm|
|Wheel Travel Back||151 mm|
|Front||ø41 mm inverted Front Fork with stepless compression adjustment, stepless rebound damping adjustment and spring preload adjustability|
|Rear||Bottom-Link Uni-Trak with gas-charged shock with a top-out spring, stepless compression damping adjustment and 25-way rebound damping adjustment with fully adjustable spring preload|
|Front||Dual semi-floating 310 mm (x t5 mm) petal discs with dual radial-mounted opposed 4-piston Nissin calipers with ABS|
|Rear||Single ø220 mm (xt5 mm) petal disc with single-bore pin-slide, aluminium piston, Nissin caliper with ABS|
|L x W x H||2,025 x 710 x 1,100 mm|
|Ground Clearance||130 mm|
|Seat Height||830 mm|
|Curb Mass||196 kg|
|Fuel Capacity||17 litres|
|Max Power||95.4 kW (130 PS) / 13,500 rpm|
|Max Power With RAM Air||100 kW (136 PS) / 13,500 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||70.8 N.m 7.2 kgf.m / 11,000 rpm|
|Colour/s||Lime Green with Ebony and Metallic Graphite Gray|
|Warranty||24 Months Unlimited Kilometres|