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Super fast, super agile and super sexy, the 2014 Kawasaki Ninja is finally here and has all it needs to blow your mind. The 2014 model year comes with a set of small upgrades that help it remain the top dog from the streets.

One of the most important upgrades was made to the monocoque aluminium frame that now offers a narrower profile improving the mass centralization. The frame houses the battery, air box and air filter in a space-saving design that simplifies maintenance. Needless to say that the revised frame also houses Kawasaki’s 1,441c, liquid-cooled, DOHC, four valve per cylinder, inline-four engine which puts out a peak power of around 200 hp and is mated to a 6-speed gearbox.

Once the engine is fired up, the rider can switch between three traction control modes using a convenient switch mounted on the handlebar.

Other features worthy of being mentioned include the modern slipper clutch, ABS brakes, adjustable suspensions and dual mode digital ignition.

The base 2014 Kawasaki ZX-14R model is offered with a price of $15.299, while the ABS model can be yours for $15.699.

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Meet the 2014 Kawasaki Versys, a capable all-rounder that has all it needs to be considered one of the best bikes in its class.

Thanks to its sport-touring character and the high ground clearance the Kawasaki Versys can deal with a wide range of terrains without baking down. It is also surprisingly maneuverable and pretty comfortable.

At the heart of the motorcycle lies a compact 649cc parallel-twin unit that is the most compact model in its category and delivers plenty of power being perfectly suited for both highway and city riding. Its power is sent to the wheels through a modern six speed transmission that features a compact layout for easier maintenance.

The motorcycle is also equipped with a long-travel suspensions which enhance its off-road abilities.

It is also worthy of being mentioned that the 2014 model year is available with a revised ABS system that now comes with dual 300mm petal rotors in the front and a 220mm out back.

The 2014 Kawasaki Versys ABS can be yours for no less than $7,999.

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The Kawasaki Ninja 250 is one of the most wanted compact sport bikes form the market and with the 2014 model year it just became even more desirable.

Thanks to its aerodynamic fairing, the low 374.9 lbs weigh and the strong 249cc liquid-cooled, parallel twin engine, the Kawasaki Ninja is able to cut the air with ease rewarding its rider with a unique riding experience.

The engine is fed by a 4.8 gallons fuel tank and is linked to a six speed transmission with spring-type clutch damper for enhanced smoothness and reduced hesitation at very low speeds.

Like the previous models, the 2014 model year is built on a sturdy and durable diamond-style frame which is combined with a square-tube swingarm with a 60 x 30mm cross section.

The 2014 Kawasaki Ninja 250R is offered with a base price of $4.199.

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The Kawasaki Nina 300 is considered one of the best motorcycles and there is no wonder why as is light, strong and cool. Moreover, the motorcycle has also received a set of small improvements for 2014 raising the bar even higher.

The motorcycle is equipped with a long list of amenities such as optional ABS, FCC assist slipper clutch, air management system, digital injection and an innovative frame design that offer a perfect balance between rigidity and lightness.

Once on board you are met by a newly designed seat and a premium digital instrument panel that features a modern Eco indicator, an easy-to-read speedometer, odometer, dual trip meters, fuel gauge, digital clock and warning lights.

At the heart of the bikes lies a 296cc liquid-cooled, parallel-twin engine with Digital Fuel Injection (DFI).

The standard Kawasaki Ninja 300 is offered with a base price of $4,999 while the ABS version can be yours for $5.299

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The Kawasaki Ninja 650 is one of the most wanted motorcycles in its class and the 2014 model year continues to impress us with its bullet proof built quality, modern technologies and great handling.

The 2014 Kawasaki Ninja 650 is propelled by a strong and compact 649 cc, twin-cylinder engine with semi-dry sump. Its power is kept in leash by a modern six speed transmission that delivers smooth and precise shifts.

The motorcycle needed a perfect compromise between stability and the ability to swallow shocks without “killing” the rider’s back. Luckily, the company’s engineers have found the perfect balance between these two factors and fitted the motorcycle with a 41mm front fork and a preload-adjustable rear shock offer, both tuned to deliver optimum ride comfort.

The stopping power is assured by dual 300mm front petal-shaped brake rotors with twin-piston calipers and a single 220mm rear petal-shaped rotor.

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The Ninja 1000 was already one of the best bikes in its class, but this wasn’t enough for Kawasaki. Therefore the company’s engineers decided to raise the bar even higher with the 2014 version.

The new model year comes with a few style upgrades, traction control, hard panniers, more power and fresh top-spec brakes. Moreover, with a starting price of $11.999 the 2014 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 ABS is $100 cheaper the previous model.

In terms of power, the Ninja 1000 is propelled by the torquey 1,043cc inline-four that features a few key revisions which help it boost its low and mid-range power. The engine cranks out a maximum power of 140 bhp and 82 lb-ft. of torque and sends its power to the ground through a revised six speed transmission. The new transmission features a longer 6th gear, which helps you reduce revs at highway speeds for enhanced smoothness. It is also worthy of being mentioned that the engine comes with new selectable Power Modes that offer a choice between full power and approximately 50 percent power output to help suit changing conditions.

The brakes are also upgraded, featuring ABS and new one-piece “monobloc” radial-mount front calipers.

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The Kawasaki ZX-14R is by no means a boring bike, but the guys from Icon wanted to make it even cooler.

For the starters, they’ve redesigned the motorcycle’s fairing to make it slide easier through the air. For this job they’ve collaborated with Hotbodies which did a pretty nice job with the body lines. As far as colors are concerned, the motorcycle is dominated by Kawasaki’s iconic green paint which is combined with a few white and blue accents forming a race-inspired style.

Apart from the racy livery, the Kawasaki ZX-14R has also received a Leo Vince exhaust which rewards you with a mighty roar and improved engine performances.

Needles to say that the custom Kawasaki ZX-14R is packed with a long list of custom parts and accessories. Among them you’ll find Galfer petal rotors, green Performance Machine wheels, K&N filters and a Roaring Toyz extended swingarm. Moreover, Icon’s Kawasaki ZX-14R has received a custom seat made by Saddlemen and PIAA lights.

It is also worthy of being mentioned that the ride quality is kept in check by Ohlis suspensions and the stock OEM controls were ditched in favor of PSR units.

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The 2014 Kawasaki KLX 140 is a versatile dirt bike with a sophisticated character. It is propelled by a four-stroke, SOHC, two-valve, single cylinder engine with a displacement of 144cc. The engine is brought to life by an electric starter and sends its power to the ground through a five-speed transmission with wet multi-disc manual clutch.

The engine is mounted on a high-tensile steel perimeter frame which sits on 33 mm telescopic front forks and a rear single shock with 5 way preload adjustability. You also get a pair of RK EXCEL aluminum rims wrapped in 70/100-17 front and 90/100-14 rear tires.

Once on board, you are greeted by a narrow seat, comfortable foot pegs and a sporty handlebar. The motorcycle comes with a moderate 30.7 seat height which makes it perfectly suited for short riders too.

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With its high ground clearance, the grippy tyres and the solid frame, the Kawasaki KLX 250S is the perfect motorcycle for off road riding.

The Kawasaki KLX 250S is powered by a four-stroke, Liquid-Cooled, DOHC, four-valve single cylinder engine with a displacement of 249cc.

The engine is mated on a six speed transmission and is mounted on a semi-double cradle, high-tensile steel frame that keeps the center of gravity to a low level improving the bike’s handling and stability.

To be able to tackle any type of track with poise the motorcycle needed a set of long travel suspensions therefore you get a 43mm inverted cartridge fork with 16-way compression damping adjustment and a Uni-trak rear suspension with adjustable preload, 16-way compression and rebound damping adjustment.

As far as the stopping power is concerned the KLX 250S comes with petal-style disc brakes.

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The Kawasaki KLR is a versatile motorcycle designed for those who want a practical reliable and tough dual purpose bike.

The motorcycle is built around a four-stroke, DOHC, four-valve single cylinder engine. The engine is fed by a 6.1 gallons fuel tank and its power is kept in leash by a five speed transmission.

The engine delivers a low-end power and a linear throttle response to help you deal effortless with both city and highway traffic.

As far as suspensions are concerned, the Honda Aviator if fitted with a 41mm fork with 7.9 inches of suspension travel and Uni-Trak linkage system that offers 7.3 inches of wheel travel.

The motorcycle’s speed is kept in check by a dual-piston caliper gripping a 280mm petal-style disc in the front, and a 240mm petal-style disc squeezed by a single-piston caliper in the rear.

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