Kawasaki EX 400R

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Kawasaki EX 400R
Production 1994
Class Sport Bike
Liquid cooled, four stroke, parallel twin cylinders, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Bore / Stroke 69.9mm x 69.9mm
Compression ratio 10.7:1
Horsepower 50.02 HP (37.3 KW) @ 10500RPM
Torque 25.82 ft/lbs (35.0 Nm) @ 9000RPM
Fuel System Carburetor
Transmission Gear box: 6-Speed

Final Drive: Chain

Clutch: Wet, multiple discs, cable operated
Suspension Front: Telescopic forks 38 mm
Rear: Swinging arm, single shock adjustable for spring preload
Brakes Front: Single disc
Rear: Single disc
Front Tire 110/70-17
Rear Tire 130/70-17
Wheelbase 56.5 inches (1435 mm)
Length 83.11 inches (2111 mm)
Width 27.01 inches (686 mm)
Seat Height 30.31 inches (770 mm)
Weight 189.0 kg (wet)
Recommended Oil K-tech 10W-40
Manuals Service Manual

The Kawasaki EX 400R was a Liquid cooled, four stroke, parallel twin cylinders, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder Sport Bike motorcycle produced by Kawasaki in 1994. Max torque was 25.82 ft/lbs (35.0 Nm) @ 9000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 50.02 HP (37.3 KW) @ 10500 RPM.


A 69.9mm bore x 69.9mm stroke result in a displacement of just 398.0 cubic centimeters.


The bike has a 6-Speed transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet, multiple discs, cable operated.


It came with a 110/70-17 front tire and a 130/70-17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Single disc in the front and a Single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic forks 38 mm while the rear was equipped with a Swinging arm, single shock adjustable for spring preload. The wheelbase was 56.5 inches (1435 mm) long.

1994 - 1998 Kawasaki EX 400R[edit]

1994 - 1998 Kawasaki EX 400R 1994 - 1998 Kawasaki EX 400R

The 1994 Kawasaki EX4 00R is a lightweight sports tourer, based on the same frame and design as the younger Ninja 300. Apart from the visual similarities, the motorcycle gets a different 399cc, twin cylinder engine. The same is good for 45 hp (33.6 Kw) at 10,000 rpm and 38 Nm (28.2 lb-ft) at 8,000 rpm. It comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox and claims a 190 kmp/h of top speed. The fuel tank on the motorcycle is quite decent at 14 liters. It rivals none other than Yamaha YZF-R3 and KTM RC 390 in its segment.