Monday, 12 December 2011

2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R - Kawasaki 1400 cc Class

It's one of Kawasaki 1400 cc motorcycle series, it's new 2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R. As one of super premium super-sport motorcycles class, 2012 Kawasaki ninja zx-14r comes with ton of performance and features, why not? this Kawasaki 1400 cc class powered by 1,441 cc of engine capacity, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4 valve per cylinder, inline-four, liquid-cooled and also has 6 speed transmission, Ninja ZX-14R is powerful engine for super motorcycle riders who need a monster ninja bike from Kawasaki.

Truly, 2012 Kawasaki ninja zx-14r is not alone in 1400cc motorcycles class, there is already Hayabusa as premium motorcycle super-sport, yeah Suzuki motorcycles has released the all new Suzuki Hayabusa (GSX1300) to fight with Kawasaki 1400 series.

So what it's the new things from 2012 ZX-14R edition? here we go quoted from Kawasaki official website HERE
  1. Massively more powerful 1,441cc inline-four engine features a 4mm longer stroke, reworked cylinder head assembly, polished ports and lighter, stronger pistons for more power across the rev range
  2. KTRC traction-control system features three different modes for varying conditions and is controlled by a handy switch assembly on the left handlebar
  3. All-new slipper clutch assembly controls rear-wheel torque effects while braking and downshifting
  4. All-new exhaust system features tapered and reshaped head pipes and an all-new muffler assembly for low noise and emissions
  5. Redesigned aluminum monocoque frame is narrow, strong and rigid
  6. All-new swingarm assembly is longer and features strengthening gussets to cope with the engine’s newfound power
  7. Transmission gears are more durable thanks to new temperature and surface treatments
  8. All-new bodywork package builds upon the slick aesthetic image of the previous machine, includes a rear seat cowl and adds better air management to the mix for improved rider and passenger comfort
  9. All-new 10-spoke wheels are more than 3 pounds lighter in total than the previous machine’s units; this reduces unsprung weight, which aids handling and maneuverability
  10. New disc material and pads improve the 14R’s radial-mount braking system
  11. Revised suspension settings front and rear add wheel control and compliance to an already plush ride
  12. Higher overall finish quality than before, including hidden bodywork fasteners
If we see into engine capacity, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R with 1441cc of engine capacity has better than premium hyper / super-sport motorcycles Hayabusa which comes with only 1340cc of engine capacity, but the engine capacity is not the only one point that can make a motorcycles performance better than another, so is Ninja ZX-14R better than Hayabusa? let see it more in the next post, but if looking into engine capacity, 2012 ZX-14R is the winner. So new 2012 Kawasaki ninja zx-14R is still recommended bike in it's class.

More Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R information :
- 2011 Kawasaki ninja zx-14r
- 2010 Kawasaki ninja zx-14r
Good luck.


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