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ABS (Anti-lock Brake System)

Sudden over-application of the brakes, or braking on low-grip surfaces (surfaces with a low coefficient of friction) such as wet asphalt or manhole covers, may cause a motorcycle's wheel(s) to lock up and slip.

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Assist & Slipper Clutch

Developed and tested through Kawasaki Factory racing, the Assist & Slipper Clutch utilizes two types of cams. An assist cam and a slipper cam enable the Assist & Slipper Clutch to function in two different ways, with the clutch hub working together or apart from the operating plate. Under normal operat

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Dual Throttle Valves

Modern sportbikes often use large-bore throttle bodies to generate high levels of power. However, with large-diameter throttles, when a rider suddenly opens the throttle, the unrestricted torque response is anythin

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Economical Riding Indicator

Using high-precision electronics for engine management, Kawasaki models can achieve a high level of fuel efficiency. However, fuel consumption is greatly affected by throttle use, gear selection, and other elemen

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KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent Anti-Lock Brake System)

KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System) is a high-precision brake system designed specifically for supersport models, offering highly efficient braking while maintaining natural feel.

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KTRC (Kawasaki TRaction Control)

KTRC (Kawasaki TRaction Control), Kawasaki's advanced traction control system, offers a selection of modes to suit a wide range of riding situations, from sport riding to touring.

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Power Modes

Power modes offer riders an easily selectable choice between Full and Low Power. While Full Power is unrestricted, in Low Power mode maximum power is limited to approximately 75-80% of Full. Response is also milder in L

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Specifications

  • Engine

    Engine

    4-stroke, 4-cylinder, DOHC, 16-valve, liquid-cooled

    Displacement

    636cc

    Bore x Stroke

    67.0 x 45.1 mm

    Compression ratio

    12.9:1

    Fuel system

    DFI® with 38mm Keihin throttle bodies (4) and oval sub-throttles

    Ignition

    TCBI with digital advance

    Transmission

    6-speed, return shift

  • Suspension

    Rake / trail

    23.5°/4.0 in

    Front suspension / wheel travel

    41mm inverted Showa SFF-BP fork with top-out springs, stepless compression and rebound damping, adjustable spring preload/4.7 in

    Rear suspension / wheel travel

    Bottom-link Uni-Trak® with gas-charged shock, stepless compression damping adjustment, 25-way adjustable rebound damping, fully adjustable spring preload/5.3 in

    Front tire

    120/70ZR17

    Rear tire

    180/55ZR17

    Ground clearance

    5.1 in

    Wheelbase

    54.9 in

  • Totals

    Overall length

    82.1 in

    Overall width

    27.8 in

    Overall height

    43.9 in

    Seat height

    32.7 in

    Curb weight

    427.8 lb**

    Fuel capacity

    4.5 gal

  • General

    Final drive

    Sealed chain

    Frame Type

    Aluminum perimeter

    Color Choices

    Metallic Matte Fusion Silver/Metallic Flat Spark Black

    Kawasaki Protection Plus (optional)

    12, 24, 36 or 48 months

    Electronic Rider Aids

    Kawasaki Traction Control (KTRC), Power Mode, Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System (KIBS)

  • Brakes

    Front brakes

    Dual 310mm petal discs with dual radial-mounted, Nissin 4-piston, monobloc calipers and KIBS ABS

    Rear brakes

    Single 210mm petal discs with single-piston caliper and KIBS ABS

  • Guarantee

    Warranty

    12 Month Limited Warranty

**Curb weight includes all necessary materials and fluids to operate correctly, full tank of fuel (more than 90 percent capacity) and tool kit (if supplied).

Specifications subject to change

KAWASAKI CARES: Always wear a helmet, eye protection, and proper apparel. Never ride under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Read Owner’s Manual and all on-product warnings. Professional rider shown on a closed course. ©2019 Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

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