Kawasaki ZX-6R 2018 Spec

Brand: Kawasaki Bike Type: Supersport

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2018 Ninja ZX-6R … Supersport Racing!

With the NINJA ZX-6R’s sleek bodywork and a solid chassis combined with a standard Ohlins steering damper ensures it has the responsive handling to match its bigger sibling. The highly developed 599cm³ powerplant provides plenty of low-end and mid-range power without sacrificing the potent top-end. 2018 Ninja ZX-6R – Precise Control for Maximum Excitement.

World Supersport winner on the track, magazine test favourite on road. Kawasaki invented the mid-weight class, feel free to enjoy the result of our experience and success.

Its bodywork and exhaust system puts its appearance in line with the class leading Ninja ZX-10R, while the solid chassis and the Ohlins steering damper ensure it has the responsive handling to match its bigger sibling.

Dynamic Chassis

The 2018 ZX-6R features light handling. The superb combination of mid-corner stability and ability to change lines on command is maintained from previous models, but frame rigidity is a standout on the 2018 model and mass greatly centralised to make the ZX-6R easy to tip into corners.

Track-Optimised Clutch

Designed for maximum on-track performance, the multi-disc wet clutch features a back-torque limiter to help reduce the rear-wheel hop that can occur when down-shifting at high rpm.

Brilliant Aerodynamics

A state of the art cowling offers riders excellent wind protection and is designed to better withstand side winds.

Intake ducts at the lower front fairings direct cool air into the engine compartment, contributing to effective heat dissipation from the engine and radiator.

Short Side Muffler

Classy exhaust layout with a short side muffler is low weight, contributing to a light feel when turning in. Use of a prechamber further contributes to mass centralisation.

Natural Riding Position

The naturally aggressive ergonomics package is fine tuned to offer riders a natural “fit” and to enhance the high level feedback that communicates to the rider what the bike is doing.

Serious Braking Performance

The front radial mount callipers have individual front brake pads for each piston to prevent pad deformation due to heat.

Petal shaped discs are lighter and able to withstand higher temperatures without warping. Radial action front master cylinder delivers impressive stopping performance and feel.

Showa Big Piston Front Fork (BPF)

Showa’s Big Piston Fork (BPF) is one of the main contributing factors to the great composure of the Ninja ZX-6R under braking. Compared to a cartridge type fork of the same size, the BPF features a piston that is almost twice as big.

Fuel System

Long throttle bodies increase the distance between the oval sub-throttles and round main throttles resulting in smoother airflow and better drivability.

Cylindrical guides on the top of the air cleaner box ensures more accurately sprayed fuel mist from the secondary injectors for improved combustion efficiency. Double bore intake funnels feature inlets at two different heights, allowing performance increases in both the mid and high-rpm ranges.

Model NINJA ZX-6R    (ZX600RHF)
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Engine Type Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four
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Displacement 599 cm³
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Bore x Stroke 67.0 x 42.5 mm
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Compression Ratio 13.3:1
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Valve System DOHC 16 valve
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Fuel System Fuel injection: ø38 mm x 4 (Keihin) with oval sub throttles and dual injection
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Ignition Digital
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Starting Electric
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Transmission 6-speed, return, cassette
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Clutch Wet Multi-disc, manual
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Frame Perimeter, pressed-aluminium
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Wheel travel – front 120 mm
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Wheel travel – rear 134 mm
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Tyre Size-front 120/70ZR17 (58W)
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Tyre Size-rear 180/55ZR17M/C (73W)
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Suspension – front ø41 mm inverted Front Fork with stepless compression adjustment, stepless rebound damping adjustment and spring preload adjustability
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Suspension – rear Bottom-Link Uni-Trak with gas-charged shock with a top-out spring and pillow ball upper mount, stepless dual range compression damping adjustment and 25-way rebound damping adjustment with fully adjustable spring preload
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Brakes – front Dual semi-floating 300 mm (x t6 mm) petal discs with dual radial-mounted opposed 4-piston (aluminium) 4-pad, Nissin calipers
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Brakes – rear Single ø220 mm (xt5 mm) petal disc with single-bore pin-slide, aluminium piston, Tokico caliper
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L x W x H 2,090 x 705 x 1,115 mm
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Wheelbase 1,400 mm
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Ground Clearance 120 mm
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Seat height 815 mm
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Fuel capacity 17 litres
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Curb Mass 191kg
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Max Power 94.1 kW (128 PS) / 14,000 rpm
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Max Power with Ram Air 98.5 kW (134 PS) / 14,000 rpm
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Max Torque 66.7 N.m 6.8 kgf.m / 11,800 rpm

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