The Parallel Twin engine has strong low-mid range performance and excellent fuel economy. Liquid-cooled, DOHC, 8-valve 649 cm³ Parallel Twin with fuel injection delivers smooth, responsive performance, especially in the low and medium rpm ranges.low-mid range performance and excellent fuel economy.
ASSIST & SLIPPER CLUTCH
The clutch uses two types of cams (an assist cam and a slipper cam), offering new functions not available on a standard clutch.
The radiator fan cover directs hot air down and away from the rider, increasing comfort when riding is traffic. Redirecting the heated air helps keep the tank, frame and other parts that contact the rider cooler.
One of the key components to realising the Ninja 650’s weight is the trellis frame. The frame weighs only 15 kg and contributes to the bike’s light, nimble handling.
41 mm telescopic front forks handles the suspension duties up front.
Horizontal Back-link rear suspension offers a progressive character. It delivers a balance of sporty performance and ride comfort. Rear suspension positions the shock unit and linkage above the swingarm.
Dual 300 mm front petal disc brakes deliver plenty of braking power. Dual-piston front calipers, master cylinder, and brake pads offer superb brake touch.*previous year model shown in the image
The rear 220 mm diameter petal disc brake combines with the dual front petal disc brakes to enhances the overall braking performance and sporty appearance.
STYLISH 5-SPOKE WHEELS
Stylish star-pattern 5-spoke wheels contribute to a lightweight, while their high rigidity benefits handling. They also contribute to the bike’s light looks.*previous year colour shown in image
The Ninja 650’s fine-tuned rider triangle provides both control and comfort. The low seat (790mm) and the bike's overall design ensure it is easy to reach the ground.
NARROW SEAT. RELAXED FOOTPEGS
The footpeg position offers a relaxed knee bend, contributing to rider comfort. The narrow frame and engine create a narrow overall package, allowing the rider to keep his or her knees and feet close together.*previous year colour shown in image
SLIM FUEL TANK
The slim fuel tank is positioned low in the chassis. In addition to contributing to the light, dynamic styling, the shape is easy to grip with the knees. The resin fuel tank cap has no visible bolts. The stylish design also contributes to weight reduction.*previous year colour shown in image
The aggressive visage is complemented by slim, close-fitting bodywork designed to give the bike a light, nimble image that reflects its sporty performance.
Fairings use black pieces to draw the eye in a horizontal line, emphasising the length of the bike to strengthen its supersport image. Compact front turn signals are built into the fairings. Slim lower fairings add to the Ninja style.
A Compact, upswept tail. Slim rear seat and under-seat storage with space for a U-lock. LED taillights form "X" pattern when activated. Luggage hooks are built into the passenger footpeg stays, providing convenient tie-down points.
TFT COLOUR DISPLAY
The new 4.3” all digital TFT colour instrumentation – a Kawasaki first in the 650cc class – gives the cockpit a high-tech, high-grade appearance. The new meter also offers additional features unavailable on the previous model.