A DREAM COMBINATION: NINJA + TOURING
POWER MODE SELECTION
A choice of Full Power or Low Power modes allows riders to set power delivery to suit preference and conditions. The right power at the right time.
Display functions include: odometer, dual trip meters, remaining range, current and average fuel consumption, external temperature, coolant temperature, clock and Economical Riding Indicator.
COOL AIR SYSTEM
The Cool Air system routes cool air to the airbox from ducts at the front of the side fairings, minimising performance loss due to heated intake air. This is a feature for rider comfort on the 2018 Ninja 1000.
The Ninja 1000 is equipped with KCMF, Kawasaki’s latest IMU-enhanced electronics package. On the Ninja 1000, KCMF oversees the following systems: KTRC (including traction and wheelie control), KIBS.
Engine tuning focused on the feeling the rider gets when opening the throttle. Strong torque is complemented by direct throttle response. Revised engine settings offer even smoother power delivery and cleaner emissions.
KCMF (KAWASAKI CORNERING MANAGEMENT FUNCTION)
Using the latest evolution of Kawasaki’s advanced modelling software and feedback from a compact Bosch IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit) that gives an even clearer real-time picture of chassis orientation.
KTRC (KAWASAKI TRACTION CONTROL)
Three modes cover a wide range of riding conditions, offering either enhanced sport riding performance or the peace of mind to negotiate slippery surfaces with confidence. Feedback from the IMU enables more precise control.
KIBS (KAWASAKI INTELLIGENT ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM)
Kawasaki’s supersport-grade high-precision brake management system take into account the particular handling characteristics of supersport motorcycles, ensuring highly efficient braking with minimal intrusion during sport riding.
ASSIST AND SLIPPER CLUTCH
Assist & Slipper Clutch was developed based on feedback from racing activities. The clutch uses two types of cams (an assist cam and a slipper cam), offering two functions not available on a standard clutch.
Dual LED headlamps (each featuring low and high beams, as well as a LED position lamp) offer excellent brightness.
The Ninja 1000’s relaxed riding position was designed to accommodate everything from city riding to touring to sport riding. The handlebar stays are mounted to the fork tube tops, which extend above the upper triple clamp.
The rider and passenger seats deliver touring comfort. The passenger seat is filled with urethane padding and a design that swells at the front (25 mm thicker) to help keep tandem riders from sliding forward.
The exhaust system features a 4-into-2-pre-chamber-into-2 layout. Silencer end-caps create a quad-style image. Euro 4 regulations compliant.
A relaxed riding position that can accommodate everything from city riding to touring to sport riding, and numerous bike-life-enhancing features.
The direct handling of the Ninja 1000 can be largely attributed to the suspension settings. the bike responds quickly to rider input and soaks up bumps and ruts.
The rear shock features rebound and preload adjustablity. Load the bike up with a pillion and luggage and then easily adjust the rear suspension via the remote adjuster.
FRONT AND REAR BRAKES
The Ninja 1000 features Tokico monobloc calipers. The brakes on the Ninja 1000 have a firm initial touch, followed by a controlled increase in brake force.
OPTIONAL PANNIERS (ACCESSORY)
Talk to your Kawasaki Dealer about fitting the optional panniers to the Ninja 1000. The optional panniers requires, colour coded covers, one key lock system and deco strips and fitment.
A tall double-bubble windshield for great wind protection. The windshield is adjustable by hand, without tools, with three available positions to suit rider preference.
LARGE-VOLUME FUEL TANK
19 litre fuel tank offers a substantial touring range. Dynamic fuel tank design with tall upper surface featuring supersport-style flared edges - a shape that is easy to grip with the knees. Steel construction facilitates the use of a magnetic tank bag.