2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R

Written by Jack Bates. Posted in Motorcycles

According to many top-level magazines and websites, the middleweight category officially has a new top contender – 2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R. Named one of Cycle World magazine’s 10 best bikes, the Ninja ZX-6R is all about power, dominance and speed.

Kawasaki gathered all his power plant building knowledge and created the exquisite 599cc engine, a 16-valve, DOHc incline-four engine capable of working miracles. As a result, critics unanimously agree that Ninja ZX-6R acts like a larger-displacement motorcycle. Therefore, this flexible bike becomes the perfect combination for racer, street rider and track day junkies alike.

Regardless if it is about traffic, surface streets or daily riding, the engine ensures ultimate versatility because of its great features including dual cams, 16 valves, 38 mm throttle bodies and 13.3:1 compression.

Riders will be also surprised by the amazing throttle response and liquid-smooth control. The smooth power delivery is also sustained by incredible combustion efficiency.

To equilibrating 600 super sport equation, the ZX-6R`s chassis control is also a winning combination, with fully adjustable shock, optimum frame rigidity, ideal engine placement, adequate mass centralization and class-exclusive Big Piston Front fork.

For outstanding chassis and wheel control, the ZX-6R’s fully adjustable front and rear suspension features the Showa-built BPF (Big Piston Front fork), which offers fantastic wheel and chassis control.
The triple petal disc brake package with radial-mount calipers up front and radial-pump front brake master cylinder offers the ultimate braking power and control.

Each component of Ninja ZX-6R is attentively designed for minimal weight, as a lean physique is a must for providing superior handling. The ergonomics is finely tuned in order to provide accurate handling and rider feedback.

Ninja ZX-6R`s fantastic aerodynamics and airflow to the radiator are provided by a highly refined fairing and one-piece front fender. The track-ready package is completed with easy to read instrument panel and the adjustable twin-tube Öhlins steering damper with relief valve.

Meeting the requirements of both racetracks and mean streets, the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R is a reliable and versatile motorcycle ruled by extreme power, advanced technology, lightweight and perfect handling.

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