Saturday, December 3, 2011

2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R Performance Edition Review

2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R Performance Edition Review
Power. Handling. The Ninja® ZX™-6R Performance Edition packs all this and more underneath its 599cc engine, twin spar aluminum frame and advanced Showa suspension. 2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R Performance Edition Features and Benefits
Same as 2012 Ninja ZX-6R plus:

Seat cover

Akrapovic exhaust
Key Features
• Lean physique, low mass, forceful power, controllable power delivery and precise overall control
• 599cc inline-four with DFI® is lightweight yet powerful
• Fully adjustable front and rear suspension includes the Showa Big Piston Front fork (BPF), which offers fantastic wheel and chassis control
• Lightweight aluminum chassis places the engine in the ideal location for excellent handling and rider feedback
• Radial-mounted front brake calipers and radial-pump front brake master cylinder offer superb braking power and control
• Race-quality adjustable Öhlins steering damper comes standard
• Slipper-type back torque-limiting clutch offers quick downshifts without chassis agitation
• Named one of Cycle World magazine’s 10 best bikes

Lightweight Engine
• Double-bore velocity stacks feature inlets at two different heights for increased performance in both the mid
• and high-rpm ranges
• Cam and tappet nitriding enables high-load cam profiles for maximum performance
• Crown-finished pistons
• Molybdenum-coated piston skirts for reduced friction and engine break-in
• Low-tension piston rings reduce mechanical losses
• Advanced cam chain guides stabilize chain motion and further reduce mechanical losses
• Exhaust collector layout contributes to superb low
• and mid-range performance while maintaining high-rpm performance

Precise Throttle Control
• Radial calipers and 300mm petal-type discs up front offer superb braking power and control
• 220mm rear petal-type disc
• Rear brake lever is mounted coaxially with the footpeg for excellent mid-stroke braking efficiency and optimum feel

Race-quality Steering Damper