274 Parramatta Road, Granville NSW 2142

Pure Superbike

The 2018 Ninja ZX-10R KRT Edition has clearly demonstrated its circuit potential through winning results in the Superbike World Championship (SBK). Kawasaki has dominated the 2015 Championship, 2016 Championship, and 2017 Championship with Jonathan Rea's 3 consecutive World Superbike Championships and again winning the 2017 WSB Manufacturers Championship for Kawasaki.

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Track-focused 998 cm³ IN-LINE Four

The Ninja ZX-10R’s engine balanced stunning power with manageability, and facilitated getting back on the gas by moving peak torque higher up in the rpm range. The new engine maintains this essential character, but offers a stronger low-mid range for increased acceleration coming out of corners.

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Horizontal back-link rear suspension

This rear suspension arrangement offers excellent performance while contributing to mass centralisation. Linkage ratios offer almost linear feeling, which makes suspension adjustments easier to feel.

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Hybrid predictive/feedback-type evolution of the highly sophisticated traction control system helps riders push harder by maximising acceleration. 5 modes enable expert riders to get even more serious enjoyment on the circuit.

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Easily adjustable back-torque limiting clutch, enhances smooth downshifts.This highly acclaimed feature is one of the main contributors to the rear’s stable composure under hard braking.

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Heat-resistant titanium header pipes and silencer contribute to performance, long-lasting durability, light weight and mass centralisation.

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The choice of Power Mode (3 modes), S-KTRC (5 modes + OFF, KQS, KLCM, KEBC functions are controlled using a multi-function button located at the left handle.

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Designed using Kawasaki’s advanced dynamic rigidity analysis and a from-the-outside-in approach, swingarm with optimised rigidity contributes to nimbler handling

Engine Type Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four
Displacement (cc) 998 cm³
Bore x Stroke (mm) 76.0 x 55.0 mm
Compression Ratio 13.0:1
Transmission 6-speed, return
L x W x H 2,090 x 740 x 1,145 mm
Fuel Capacity 17 litres
Curb Mass 206kg