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2006 Kawasaki Ninja® 500R

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2006 Kawasaki Ninja® 500R

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2006 Kawasaki Ninja® 500R Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Sport
BASE MSRP(US)  $5,049.00
Dealers Kawasaki Dealers
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  Parallel Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  34 / 25
Torque RPM  8500
Cooling  Liquid / Air
Valves  8
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Bore (mm/in)  74 / 2.92
Stroke (mm/in)  58 / 2.29
Displacement (cc/ci)  498 / 30.4
Compression Ratio  10.8:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Type  Gas
Carburetion Brand  Keihin
Fuel Injector  No
Carburetor  Yes
Number Of Carburetors  2
Carburetor Size (mm)  34
Carburetion Type  Carburetor
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Overdrive  Yes
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5/6)  2.57 / 1.78 / 1.38 / 1.13 / 0.96 / 0.85
Reverse  No
Final Drive Ratio  2.63
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubeless
Front Tire Width  110
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Front Wheel Diameter  17
Rear Tire Width  130
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Rear Wheel Diameter  17
Front Tire (Full Spec)  110/70 R17
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  130/70 R17
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.5 / 37
Front Travel (in/mm)  5.1 / 129.5
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  Yes
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  3.9 / 99.1
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
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)  6.88
Width (in/mm)  27.6 / 701
Height (in/mm)  45.7 / 1160.8
Wheelbase (in/mm)  56.5 / 1435.1
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  4.7 / 119.4
Length (ft/ft)  6
Length (ft/in)  10
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  388 / 176
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  434.3 / 197
Payload Capacity (lbs/kgs)  410 / 186
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.8 / 18.2
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  1.28
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  30.5 / 774.7
Number Of Seats  2
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
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
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Center / Kick
Lower Fairing  Standard
Spoiler  Standard
Handlebars  Standard
Upper Fairing  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
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® 500R
Mounts:  
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Decal Kit  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Windshield Lowers  No
Height Adjustable  No
Height  Low
Storage:  
Underseat Storage  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard

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Best beginer bike hands down
By Josh Tellefsen(Owner), May. 5, 2011
This is like having two bikes. Below 7rpm it is very forgiving. Above 7rpm and you are screaming through the gears. Read Full Review

 

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jamm!!!!
May. 2, 2011
my 500r goes 50 miles to work, ive found that it rides good , yes their is a lil vibration, just enough to know your sitting on top a engine, it handles prety good,i live in north ga mountians, sharp curves, steep climbs, and then you have the other side,, comming off the mountian, its a real good a... Read Full Review

 

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GREATE BIKE
By waseem(Owner), Apr. 10, 2012
To Andy Corocco. Tell your girlfriend to suck my Dick everyday and she will learn how to Ride.... Read Full Review

 

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Nice Standard, if underpowered
By Andy Crocco(Enthusiast), Mar. 1, 2010
First off, this is a standard motorcycle, not a sportbike. Motorcycle.com may have classified it as such because of the Ninja name. No low-slung clip-ons let alone a performance engine on this bike.



My girlfriend bought this bike to learn on over three years ago and she has not outgrown it yet.

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