Thursday, 29 March 2012

The Changes of Kawasaki ER5 to The ER-6n

Kawasaki ER5 is one of the most beautiful medium class of street-bikes from Kawasaki, ER-5 or just call it ER5 now has changed, from the classic style to the modern looks. Many of motorcycles rider looking for used Kawasaki ER5, so are they never know about new ER5 generation? are they never want to ride a new ER-6n motorcycles which has better engine performance, better looks appears and better features? hmm I don't know about it, but it's clearly that many of motorcycles rider still loving the Kawasaki ER5 edition. So let see the bikes here.
Kawasaki ER5
Kawasaki ER5 has been born with 498cc of engine capacity, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Parallel Twin, DOHC, and 8 valves, this bike still using carburetor and not fuel-injection system. Kawasaki ER5 engine performance is good enough, the bike produces 50.3 PS @9,000 rpm of maximum engine power and 45 N·m (4.6 kgf·m) @7,200 rpm of maximum torque, not bad for the 500cc street-bikes right? so let see the new gen of Kawasaki ER5 below
Kawasaki ER-6n
This is the all new 2012 Kawasaki ER-6n edition, this bike has comes with sharp looks and modern style, it's totally better than ER5 edition, we can see at body-work of ER-6n, head-lamp, swing-arm, rear suspension, tail-light, revised shrouds and many more changes. The new ER5 generation (Kawasaki ER-6n) also now better engine performance and larger engine capacity, ER-6n uses 649cc of engine capacity, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, Parallel-Twin, DOCH with 8 valves, it's all almost the same with the ER5 edition but the Kawasaki ER-6n has larger engine capacity and it has equipped with fuel-injection system for more friendly fuel consumption. The power also increased, 2012 Kawasaki ER-6n has 72.1 PS @8,500 rpm of maximum power and 64 N.m @7,000 rpm of maximum torque.

While the performance of ER5 not as good as ER-6n, but ER5 has lighter of weight with 179 kg of dry weight while the 2012 ER-6n has 204 kg, so if you consider about the motorcycles curb mass, the ER5 is better weight than ER-6n, ER5 (800 mm) also has lower seat height than ER-6n (805 mm).

If you want to buy a Kawasaki street-bikes middle-class type and you has limited budget, used Kawasaki ER5 is still good bike for beginner rider, it's low seat height motor-bike and light of weight, but if you are ready with many of cash in your pocket and want to get a fresh ER5 series, the new 2012 Kawasaki ER-6n has offered a lot of new features such as ABS, modern looks, single suspension, new digital instrument and many more. The changes of Kawasaki ER5 to the ER-6n has make many of Kawasaki street-bikes satisfied included me, so did you see the value from ER-6n edition? good luck and enjoy your ride.


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