Yep, you heard that right folks! The Supersport era isn’t disappearing just yet…
Kawasaki have finally unveiled the 2019 middleweight Ninja, and it’s got us all raring for a ride… but what’s new, besides those snazzy looking fairings?
ENGINE – Utilising the same 636cc engine as before, Kawasaki have updated the engine to meet Euro4 regulations, while giving it shorter gearing and a revised final ratio for a stronger low-end and an Assist & Slipper Clutch.
CHASSIS – The 2019 model will use the same pressed-aluminium perimeter frame as before.
SUSPENSION – It will be coming with Showa 41mm fully adjustable Separate Function Big Piston forks, alongside the same fully adjustable gas-charged shock on the previous model which has been given a slightly longer spring with a softer spring weight for added comfort.
BRAKES – The ZX-6R will come equipped with dual semi-floating 310mm discs, alongside dual mounted Monobloc 4-piston calipers on the front, with a single 220mm disc on the rear.
ELECTRONICS – Kawasaki have gifted the ZX-6R with a three-mode Traction control system, a Quick shifter (but no blipper), ABS system and a new high grade dash which allows you to switch between low and high power modes.
TYRES – The 2019 ZX-6R will now come on Bridgestone’s latest sports tyres, the Hypersport S22.
EXTRA – It also comes with adjustable levers, a 12v power socket and that new edgy look – which includes LED lights.
CONCLUSION – We can’t wait to get our greasy mitts on one!