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2005 Kawasaki Ninja® ZX-12R

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2005 Kawasaki Ninja® ZX-12R

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2005 Kawasaki Ninja® ZX-12R Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Sport
BASE MSRP(US)  $11,299.00
Dealers Kawasaki Dealers
Warranty  12
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Finance
Engine:  
Engine Type  Horizontal In-line
Cylinders  4
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  16
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Bore (mm/in)  83 / 3.27
Stroke (mm/in)  55.4 / 2.18
Displacement (cc/ci)  1198 / 73.1
Compression Ratio  12.2:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Type  Gas
Carburetion Brand  Denso
Fuel Injector  Yes
Fuel Injector Size (mm)  46
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Overdrive  No
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5/6)  2.43 / 1.82 / 1.44 / 1.25 / 1.13 / 1.03
Reverse  No
Final Drive Ratio  2.56
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubeless
Front Tire Width  120
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Front Tire Speed Rating  Z
Front Wheel Diameter  17
Rear Tire Width  200
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)  200/50 ZR17
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Dual Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  12.6 / 320
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  9 / 230
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Inverted Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.7 / 43
Front Travel (in/mm)  4.7 / 119.4
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  Yes
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  5.5 / 139.7
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Rear Suspension Brand Name  UNI-TRAK®
Rear Suspension Material  Aluminum
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  6.84
Width (in/mm)  29.1 / 739.1
Height (in/mm)  47.2 / 1198.9
Wheelbase (in/mm)  57.1 / 1450.3
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  4.7 / 119.4
Length (ft/ft)  6
Length (ft/in)  10.1
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  463 / 210
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5 / 18.9
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  2.59
Seats:  
Seat Type  Two-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  32.3 / 820.4
Number Of Seats  2
Seat Tail Cover  Standard
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Aluminum
Body Material  Plastic
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver and Passenger
Adjustable  No
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Fork Guards  No
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Belt Guard  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  No
Light Guard  No
Exterior Covers  Standard
Front Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Lower Fairing  Standard
Spoiler  Standard
Handlebars  Standard
Upper Fairing  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Lap Timer  Standard
Shift Light Type  Adjustable
Speedometer  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Gauge
Fuel Level Warning Type  Light
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months/Condition)  12 / Limited
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Sport
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Parent Company  Kawasaki
Display Name  Ninja® ZX™-12R
Mounts:  
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  Yes
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Windshield Lowers  No
Height Adjustable  No
Height  Low
Storage:  
Underseat Storage  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Headlight (s)  Standard
Type  Halogen

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Fast and Smooth
By RG(Owner), Jan. 16, 2010
The bike is fast, smooth and handles well around corners for a 463 lb bike. Better respect this one or she'll get you!



Lots of fun to ride. Every time I stop riding I can't wait for the next ride and she leaves a smile on my face.



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By Chuck Norris(Owner), Aug. 28, 2008
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