2014 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R Performance

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There aren’t many motorcycles that can offer the same versatility, performances and riding experience as the iconic Ninja ZX-6R Performance.

The secret behind the bike’s mind blowing performances, is a modern 599cc, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke in-line four, DOHC, 16 valves engine which generates 94.1 KW (128 PS) at 14,000 rpm and 66.7 Nm (6.8 Kgf.M) of torque at 11,800 rpm. The engine is mated to a six speed transmission and is fueled by a 17 liters fuel tank.

The motorcycle’s aerodynamic full fairing is combined with a scratch resistant Bubble Screen which further improves its aerodynamics.

The stopping power is handled by front dual semi-floating 300 mm (x t6 mm) petal discs and rear single 220 mm (x t5 mm) petal discs. As far as suspensions are concerned, the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R Performance features a front 41 mm inverted fork and a bottom-link uni-trak setup with gas-charged shock.

Hit the jump for more information on the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R Performance.


Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R Performance

Only Kawasaki could sharpen a scalpel further still. The Ninja ZX-6R Performance features a whole host of extra touches making it look, sound and perform like no other.

Bubble Screen

Scratch resistant screen designed to reduce wind pressure and to improve aerodynamics.

Seat Cover

Enhances the sporting appearance of the bike. All factory standard colours available. Replaces the passenger seat.

Akrapovic Exhaust

The dynamic ZX-6R offers a great tuning platform for motorcyclists who desire something special. The sporty and lightweight slip-on system offers great performance and represents the first step in exhaust system tuning.


Engine typeLiquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four
Displacement599 cm³
Bore x stroke67.0 x 42.5 mm
Compression ratio13.3:1
Valve/Induction systemDOHC, 16 valves
Fuel systemFuel injection: ø38 mm x 4 (Keihin) with oval sub-throttles, dual injection
LubricationForced lubrication, wet sump
Maximum power94.1 kW 128 PS / 14,000 rpm
Maximum torque66.7 N.m 6.8 kgf.m / 11,800 rpm
Maximum power with RAM Air98.5 kW 134 PS / 14,000 rpm
Transmission6-speed, return, cassette
Final DriveSealed chain
Primary reduction ratio1.900 (76/40)
Gear ratios: 1st2.714 (38/14)
Gear ratios: 2nd2.200 (33/15)
Gear ratios: 3rd1.850 (37/20)
Gear ratios: 4th1.600 (32/20)
Gear ratios: 5th1.421 (27/19)
Gear ratios: 6th1.300 (26/20)
Final reduction ratio2.688 (43/16)
ClutchWet multi-disc, manual
Frame typePerimeter, pressed-aluminium
Rake/Trail24° / 103 mm
Wheel travel, front120 mm
Wheel travel, rear134 mm
Tyre, front120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Tyre, rear180/55ZR17M/C (73W)
Steering angle, left / right27° / 27°
Brakes, frontDual semi-floating 300 mm (x t6 mm) petal discs Dual radial-mount, opposed 4-piston (aluminium), 4-pad, Nissin
Brakes, rearSingle 220 mm (x t5 mm) petal disc Single-bore pin-slide, aluminium piston, Tokico
Suspension, front41 mm inverted fork with top-out springs Compression damping: Stepless Rebound damping: Stepless Spring preload: Fully adjustable (0-15 mm)
Suspension, rearBottom-Link Uni-Trak with gas-charged shock, top-out spring and pillow ball upper mount Compression damping: Stepless, dual-range (high/low-speed) Rebound damping: 25-way Spring preload:Fully adjustable (5.5-15.5 mm)
Dimensions (L x W x H)2,090 mm x 710 mm x 1,115 mm
Wheelbase1,400 mm
Ground Clearance120 mm
Fuel capacity17 litres
Seat height815 mm
Curb Mass191 kg (excl. accessories)

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