Friday, 24 February 2012

2012 Kawasaki Ninja Series

In 2012, Kawasaki has completed the new 2012 Kawasaki Ninja series/line-up products, you can check the prices and a little bit more about specs here, starting from Ninja 250R (250cc), Ninja 650R (650), Ninja ZX-6R, Ninja ZX-10R (1000cc), Ninja 1000 (1000cc) and the last one is the King of Hyper-Bikes Ninja ZX-14R or also called ZZR1400, actually there also available for 2012 Ninja 400R edition and 2012 Ninja 150 (2-strokes edition) but I don't know are both of bikes will comes for global market or not because the new 2012 Ninja 400R just only comes into Canada market place and Japan, and the Ninja 150 2-strokes 2012 edition reportedly will available soon in Indonesia, but if you know more about both of these bikes you can share here. So, what is the new thing from 2012 Ninja series? is there any significant changes? let see.
2012 Kawasaki Ninja 250
2012 Kawasaki Ninja 250 (250R) : Price = MSRP : $4199 - $4449
Based from new 2012 Kawasaki 250 news, Kawasaki U.S.A has replaced the R code on Ninja 250 series, so the new Ninja 250R now just only called Ninja 250R. There is no new features for these edition, still with 250cc, DOCH, Parallel Twin-engine, liquid-cooled and six-speed transmission, it has almost 100% the same bike as 2011 edition, but now Kawasaki has give a new decal/graphics for 2012 Ninja series, not bad for better appearance and style.

2012 Kawasaki Ninja 650
2012 Kawasaki Ninja 650 (650R) : Price = MSRP : $7,499
2012 Kawasaki Ninja 650R also has changed, now it just called Ninja 650, you can see at the image above. As one of the middle-weight sport city bikes from Kawasaki, 2012 Ninja 650 is good beginner motorcycles for people who need a bike which it comes with more than 250cc, it has 649cc of engine capacity, DOCH, Parallel-Twin engine, 4-valve, liquid-cooled, and six speed transmission, so is it the same engine (with larger engine capacity) with Ninja 250cc? well you have to know that all new 2012 Kawasaki Ninja 650 has comes with Fuel-Injection system, while the Ninja 250 uses carburetor, but If you asking :

"hey dude there also available Ninja 250 Injection System, are you never know it?"

well I know that, but the 2012 Ninja 250 with Fuel-Injection system is not (yet) the Kawasaki global products and you have to know that not all the new Ninja 250 comes with Fuel-Injection, it just ready for some country, is it clear?. Back to Ninja 650, here is the new features from Ninja 650.

- New bodywork, New design, better and fresh
- New design of twin-pipe perimeter frame
- Lower seat height
- New style of Exhaust
- New instrument display, and many more, you can read here : 2012 Ninja 650.

Ninja 650 is good value to performance motorcycles, so if you thing that 2012 ZX-6R is too expensive you can try the Ninja 650 series.

2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R
2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R : Price = $10,299
Well, for 2012 edition, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R has not changed, almost the same with 2011 engine edition. 2012 Ninja ZX-6R is real 600cc sport bike from Kawasaki, it has full sport fairing design, sport riding position and sport style, it's cool 600cc from Kawasaki. Here is a short info about 2012 Kawasaki ZX-6R series :

- 599 cc of engine displacement, 4-stroke
- DOHC, 4-valves per cylinder, inline-4.
- Liquid-cooled, Fuel-Injection
- 6 speed transmission
- Twin spar aluminum frame
- Showa Big Piston fork
- Dual disc brakes, and more.
- Lightweight aluminum chassis
- Öhlins steering damper, and many more.

If you want to ride in the city even to race, 2012 Ninja ZX-6R is one of the best in it class, the engine has produces a high performance, nice acceleration and good stability. 2012 Ninja ZX-6R is real sport-bikes type which it has comes with smooth engine delivery on low - medium rpm, but you can feel the real and max performance on top rpm,you can try it before go to 1000cc bikes or more.
2012 Kawasaki Ninja 1000
2012 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 : Prices MSRP = $11,199 / $11,899 (ABS)
Based from Kawasaki 1000cc class, the new 2012 Ninja 1000 has comes with beautiful style and powerful engine, Ninja 1000 is ZX-10R value edition with city ride concept whict it better on handling (lightweight aluminum frame), comfortable ride (higher handle-bar and adjustable windscreen), easy to control with digital display and also smooth power delivery. 2012 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 claimed has 138PS @9,600 rpm of maximum power, that is more than 100PS !! that's so powerful right?. 2012 Ninja 1000 has been born with 1,043cc of engine displacement, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-valves/cylinder, inline-4, and completed with Kawasaki Digital Fuel Injection. Ninja 1000 uses six-speed transmission for better braking system and these 1000cc bikes equipped with dual disc 300mm, great. You can read more about it here : 2012 Ninja 1000.
2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R
2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R Prices = $13,999 / $14,999 (ABS edition)
Here we go it's the beautiful and the beast sport-bikes from Kawasaki, it's 2012 Ninja ZX-10R. As one of World Superbikes motorcycles, Ninja ZX-10R is serious motorcycles for serious riders, I mean this bike has produces very high performance, high power delivery, and high acceleration, it's not recommended bikes for beginner motorcycles riders who never know about riding on real 1000cc sport-bikes type. Powered by 998cc of engine capacity, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-valves per cylinder, inline-4, digital fuel injection, six speed transmission, and Sport-Kawasaki Traction Control. The 2012 Ninja ZX-10R engine has shown a real power and will give your new riding experience, these motorcycles rumored has 179PS to 200PS defending the market place and country.

2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R/ZZR1400 Price : $14,699 - $14,899
2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R/ZZR1400
The Real King of Ninja's Bikes is here, it's 2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R or also called 2012 Kawasaki ZZR1400. Kawasaki has been made the ZX-14R for enthusiast motorcycles lover, these bike is Hyper-Bikes series and the engine like a beast!!, did you know about the legendary Hayabusa from Suzuki? well in 2012, the new Ninja ZZR1400 claimed has better than Hayabusa performance and you can check it by your self via youtube video. Well, 2012 Ninja ZX-14 equipped with 1,441 cc of engine capacity, 4-stroke type, DOHC, 4 valve/cylinder, inline-4, liquid-cooled and also six speed transmission, you can read more about ZX-14R here : 2012 Ninja ZX-14R.

Well that's all for 2012 Kawasaki Ninja series, what about the Ninja 400R and Ninja 150RR? well I have telling you about it that both of bikes is not global products from Kawasaki, but guys, if you want to know more about Ninja 400R and Ninja 150 edition, you can read it here (Kawasaki Ninja 400R - 2012 Kawasaki Ninja 150RR). Hope you like it and I hope you can buy it with smart thinking. Which is the best 2012 Kawasaki Ninja series for you? I don't know but choose by your needs and I will choose the 2012 ZX-14R and Ninja 250R. What about you? can you choose the right bike for your self? good luck brothers and keep always safety ride.


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