Kawasaki ZX-14 Ninja Sports Edition

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Kawasaki ZX-14 Ninja Sports Edition
Manufacturer
Production 2010
Class Sportbike
Engine
Four stroke, transverse four cylinders, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Compression ratio 12.3:1
Top Speed 303.6 km/h / 188.7 mph
Ignition TCBI with Digital Advance
Transmission 6 Speed
Frame Aluminum, Monocoque frame
Suspension Front: 43mm inverted cartridge fork with adjustable preload, 18-way compression and 15-way rebound damping adjustment,
Rear: Bottom-Link Uni-Trak® and gas-charged shock with adjustable preload, stepless rebound and compression damping adjustments, adjustable ride height,
Brakes Front: 2x 310mm discs 4 piston calipers
Rear: Single 250mm disc 2 piston caliper
Front Tire 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tire 190/50 ZR17
Wheelbase 1461 mm / 57.5 in.
Seat Height 800 mm / 31.5 in
Weight 264 kg / 584.3 lb (wet)
Recommended Oil K-tech 10W-40
Fuel Capacity 22 Liters / 5.8 gal
Manuals Service Manual


It could reach a top speed of 303.6 km/h / 188.7 mph.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a Liquid cooled cooled Four stroke, transverse four cylinders, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder. The engine featured a 12.3:1 compression ratio.

Drive[edit]

Power was moderated via the Wet, multiple discs, hydraulic operated.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 120/70 ZR17 front tire and a 190/50 ZR17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via 2x 310mm discs 4 piston calipers in the front and a Single 250mm disc 2 piston caliper in the rear. The front suspension was a 43mm inverted cartridge fork with adjustable preload, 18-way compression and 15-way rebound damping adjustment, while the rear was equipped with a Bottom-Link Uni-Trak® and gas-charged shock with adjustable preload, stepless rebound and compression damping adjustments, adjustable ride height,. The ZX-14 Ninja Sports Edition was fitted with a 22 Liters / 5.8 gal fuel tank. The wheelbase was 1461 mm / 57.5 in. long.

Photos[edit]

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Overview[edit]

Kawasaki ZZ-R 1400 Sports Edition









The mighty ZZR1400 special edition has a twin carbon Akrapovic silencers which not only lose 6.5kg off the weight of the bike but give a 5bhp power gain. The bike also comes with a double bubble screen and color-matched seat cowl.


Review The Kawasaki ZZR1400 ABS for 2008/2010 changed in performance characteristics. Performance has been boosted both in the low rev range and at peak. Not only offering better mid range, but maintaining its position of most powerful sports / sports tourer in the market place today.

The Kawasaki ZX14 or Kawasaki ZZR1400 as it is known in the UK is a stunning motorcycle that turns its Ram air - fuel injected motor into a powerful, torquey sports tourer that will be excellent on any occasion. With a suggested 195bhp and a potential top speed of around 200mph the ZZR1400 will be the most powerful Kawasaki branded motorcycle and will challenge the best of the best and leave them wanting. It will ride at any speed - handle with assurance, has styling to draw a crowd at every stop and turn heads on every corner.

MCN headline said it all - The Kawasaki ZZR1400 - 0-60 in 2.5 seconds. Can you imagine, it took longer to read the statement than it would take for this bike to reach 60mph.

The Kawasaki ZZR1400 is developed from the ZZR1200 and ZX12R has a chassis every bit equal to the power plant, with its advance aluminum monocoque frame to give responsive handling and lightweight feel it is a very slim and compact package. The engine position and Uni-Trak rear suspension linkage complementing the rigid frame gives the ZZR1400 great controllability at high speeds and superb road holding when sports riding.

The Kawasaki ZZR1400 also offers a relaxed riding position with low pegs for ample leg room, with its flowing design and quadruple projector beam headlights illuminating the road ahead this has to be the bike of choice.


Kawasaki ZZR1400 / ZX14 Key Features

Instrument cluster of the Kawasaki ZZR1400 is easy to read, with white-faced analogue speedometer and tachometer. It has a Shift indicator light and clutch engagement light Multi function LCD digital display includes fuel guage, gear indicator, dual trip meters, odometer and clock The Large diameter petal brake discs, radial mount front callipers and radial pump brake master cylinder give the Kawasaki ZZR1400 very impressive braking performance and superb feel. Hydraulically operated clutch features a radial mount clutch master cylinder for worry free, silky smooth and lightweight operation. Fuel tank features a flush surface tank cap Idling speed control systems contributes to easy starting capability. Lightweight Denso radiator with high-density cores provides efficient cooling. Massive head pipe casting contributed to frame rigidity. Air box located in frame, contributing to a very compact layout.


Make Model Kawasaki ZZR 1400 (ZX-14) Special Edition
Year 2010
Engine Type Four stroke, transverse four cylinders, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Displacement 1441 cc / 87.9 cu-in
Bore X Stroke 84 x 65 mm
Compression 12.3:1
Cooling System Liquid cooled
Lubrication Wet sump
Induction DFI® with four 44mm Mikuni throttle bodies
Ignition TCBI with Digital Advance
Starting Electric
Max Power 142 kW / 193 hp @ 9500 rpm
Max Power Ram Air 149.5 kW / 203 hp @ 9500 rpm
Max Torque 154 Nm / 15.7 kg-fm @ 7500 rpm
Clutch Wet, multiple discs, hydraulic operated
Transmission 6 Speed
Final Drive X-Ring chain
Gear Ratio 1st 2.611(47/18) 2nd 1.947 (37/19) 3rd 1.545 (34/22) 4th 1.333 (32/24) 5th 1.154 (30/26) 6th1.036 (29/28)
Frame Aluminum, Monocoque frame
Front Suspension 43mm inverted cartridge fork with adjustable preload, 18-way compression and 15-way rebound damping adjustment,
Front Wheel Travel 116.8 mm / 4.6 in
Rear Suspension Bottom-Link Uni-Trak® and gas-charged shock with adjustable preload, stepless rebound and compression damping adjustments, adjustable ride height,
Rear Wheel Travel 121.9 mm / 4.8 in
Front Brakes 2x 310mm discs 4 piston calipers
Rear Brakes Single 250mm disc 2 piston caliper
Front Tire 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tire 190/50 ZR17
Rake 23°
Trail 94 mm / 3.7 in.
Dimensions Length 2169 mm / 85.4 in. Width 759 mm / 29.9 in Height 1180 mm / 46.1 in.
Wheelbase 1461 mm / 57.5 in.
Ground Clearance 125 mm / 4.9 in
Seat Height 800 mm / 31.5 in
Wet Weight 264 kg / 584.3 lb
Fuel Capacity 22 Liters / 5.8 gal
Standing 0 - 100km 2.9 sec
Standing 0 - 140km 4.8 sec
Standing 0 - 200km 7,8 sec
Acceleration 60-140 Km/h 7.5 sec
Acceleration 100 - 140 Km/h 3.5 sec
Acceleration 140 - 180 Km/h 3.8 sec
Standing ¼ Mile 10.3 sec
Top Speed 303.6 km/h / 188.7 mph