Which is the best 600cc motorcycles for Me? 2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R or Ninja 650?. That is just one of many question that has comes from many riders who want to get a new bikes with 600cc of engine capacity, and now I want to show you a comparison between 2012 Ninja ZX-6R VS Ninja 650. Before we try to talk about this comparison, I just want to tell you that both of bikes (ZX-6R / Ninja 650) is not in the same class, 2012 Kawasaki Ninja 650 is sport bike, even I just want to call in city sport bike with large engine capacity, it's almost like Ninja 250 with easy to ride and of course comfortable, then, the 2012 Ninja ZX-6R is supersport motorcycles series, so the style of ZX-6R looks so sporty, style, race looks, and racy design. Now, you can choose it with easy way, like the sport city ride (more comfortable)? or full race looks design with high performance?, if you still confusing, looks at the comparison table below.
Specs / Features 2012 Ninja ZX-6R 2012 Ninja 650 2012 Prices $10,299 $7,499 Engine capacity 600cc 650cc Engine type 4-stroke, Inline 4 4-stroke, Parallel Twin Engine details DOCH, 4 valve/cylinder DOCH, 4 valve Cooling System Liquid-cooled Liquid-cooled Bore X Stroke 67.0 x 42.5mm 83.0 x 60.0 mm Compression Ratio 13.3:1 10.8:1 Transmission Six Speed Six Speed Final Drive X-Ring Chain O-Ring Chain Fuel System Injection Injection Frame Type Aluminum perimeter Twin-pipe perimeter Rear Suspension Bottom-link Uni-Trak Single offset laydown Rear Tire Size 180/55-ZR17 160/60-17 Front brakes Dual 300mm, 4 piston Dual 300mm, 2 piston Curb Weight 421.2 lbs. 460.8 lbs. Seat Height 32.1 in. 31.7
As one of the best 600 super-sport bike series, Ninja ZX-6R has comes with many of high premium specs/parts, it's better engine with 600cc, DOCH inline four, while Ninja 650 comes with 650cc Parallel-Twin engine, 2012 ZX-6R also equipped with 4 pinto brakes system, Uni-Trak rear suspension, bigger rear tire size, and lighter of weigth than Ninja 650. The seat height of both of bikes is almost the same, so it's looks friendly enough for everyone, now the last decision, which is the bikes that you like?
Remember, the 2012 Ninja ZX-6R is more expensive than 2012 Ninja 650 series, and the colors of ZX-6R is more better with 2 combination while the Ninja 650 just solid colors, so if you need the real 600cc motorcycles, Ninja ZX-6R is one of the best for you, it has powerful engine performance, sharp looks, lighter of weight and race looks design, but if you has limited of budget, 2012 Ninja 650 is not bad, the 650cc Parallel Twin engine is good enough for riding in the city and yes it's more friendly handling and comfortable than 2012 ZX-6R. Happy hunting and good lucks.