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2009 Kawasaki Concours™ 14

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2009 Kawasaki Concours™ 14

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2009 Kawasaki Concours™ 14 Specifications

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Model Type  Sport-Touring
BASE MSRP(US)  $13,499.00
Dealers Kawasaki Dealers
Warranty  36
Engine Type  Horizontal In-line
Cylinders  4
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  102.5 / 139
Torque RPM  6200
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  16
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Bore (mm/in)  84 / 3.31
Stroke (mm/in)  61 / 2.4
Displacement (cc/ci)  1352 / 82.5
Compression Ratio  10.7:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  Yes
Fuel Injector Size (mm)  40
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Overdrive  Yes
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Shaft
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Front Tire Width  120
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Front Tire Speed Rating  Z
Front Wheel Diameter  17
Rear Tire Width  190
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  50
Rear Tire Speed Rating  Z
Rear Wheel Diameter  17
Front Tire (Full Spec)  120/70 ZR17
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  190/50 ZR17
Front Brake Type  Dual Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  12.2 / 310
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  10.6 / 270
Front Suspension Type  Inverted Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.7 / 43
Front Travel (in/mm)  4.4 / 111.8
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  Yes
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  5.4 / 137.2
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Rear Suspension Material  Aluminum
Air Adjustable  No
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  7.45
Width (in/mm)  39.4 / 1000.8
Height (in/mm)  55.3 / 1404.6
Wheelbase (in/mm)  59.8 / 1518.9
Length (ft/ft)  7
Length (ft/in)  5.4
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  606 / 274.9
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  670.3 / 304
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5.8 / 22
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  2.23
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  32.1 / 815.3
Number Of Seats  2
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Frame  Aluminum
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver and Passenger
Adjustable  No
Chain Guard  No
Drive Shaft Guard  Yes
Fork Guards  Yes
Belt Guard  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Light Guard  No
Side Cover  Yes
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Lower Fairing  Standard
Spoiler  Standard
Handlebars  Standard
Upper Fairing  Standard
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Trip Computer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Gauge
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Warranty (Months/Condition)  36 / Unlimited
Generic Type (Primary)  Sport-Touring
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Introduction Year  2008
Parent Company  Kawasaki
Display Name  Concours™ 14
Side Case Mount  Standard
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Windshield Lowers  No
Height Adjustable  Yes
Tinted  Yes
Height  Mid
Side Case Material  Vinyl
Number Of Side Cases  2
Location  Left and Right Side
Side Storage Mount  Standard
Underseat Storage  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Rear Rack  Standard
Glove Box / Dash Storage  Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Headlight (s)  Standard
Type  Halogen
Engine Immobilizer  Standard
Power Outlet  Standard

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AWESOME!!! Fast, Fun, Looks and comfort in one bike!!
By Brian Longacre(Owner), Feb. 26, 2009
I bought the 2009 black C-14 on August 30 2008. This bike was the first one delivered here in black. I commute to work on it every day 60 miles in traffic and at 80,90mph several times during my ride. I live in DFW Texas and the drivers are insane like anywhere else in a big city. This C-14 is so f... Read Full Review


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Good & Bad, but no Ugly
By Dennis Wignall(Owner), Jun. 16, 2009
I've owned a red 1400 since January and am very pleased with its performance on all types of roads and speeds. In fact, after doing 1300 miles in 3.5 days over a combination of Interstates, back-country byways (paved), narrow twisting canyons, wide-open/windy flats, I was saddened to return home an... Read Full Review


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spectacular bike
By Brad Cowan(Owner), Jul. 3, 2009
I just purchased a 2009 Concours 14 an put 1300+ miles in 4 days. I have owned many bikes over the years and all of the riding that I have done have prepared me for this bike. It is spectacular. I am very impressed with how smooth the bike rides at highway speed, as well as around town. If you ar... Read Full Review


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C14 vs. FJR
By Brian Longacre(Owner), Jul. 17, 2009
The C14 has inverted forks with all the adjustments/ FJR old antique forks. C14 4 link rear suspension like BMW/ FJR standard shaft drive...blaaa. C14 6 speed w/overdrive/ FJR 5 speed and less power. C14 Keyless ignition/ FJR looking for keys in your pocket! C14 contoured to fit your legs/ FJR has... Read Full Review


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perfect. exept:
Aug. 12, 2009
I bought the 09 concourse in march of 09. great bike in everyway exept mine puts off alot of heat around my legs, I commute 62 miles aday to work. I live in the dallas area, by the time I get to work, or home my legs are on fire. can anyone tell me what I can do about the heat. does anyone else have... Read Full Review


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