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2008 Kawasaki Ninja 650R

User Rating 40 of 58
2008 Sport


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2008 Kawasaki Ninja 650R

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2008 Kawasaki Ninja 650R Specifications

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Model Type  Sport
BASE MSRP(US)  $6,499.00
Dealers Kawasaki Dealers
Warranty  12
Engine Type  Parallel Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  8
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Compression Ratio  11.3:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain
Wheels & Tires:  
Front Tire (Full Spec)  120/70 R17
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  160/60 R17
Front Brake Type  Dual Disc
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  55.5 / 1409.7
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.1 / 15.5

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650R as my first bike.
By Tyler Watson(Owner), Sep. 21, 2008
I am SO glad I picked this bike over the others. It is a little heavier than 600s like the ZX-6R, but a lot more forgiving and comfortable. Even on the highway, I can ride both in the tuck or upright position comfortably. The twin engine provides enough power to easily pass cars on the highway. It l... Read Full Review


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By MCNUT(Enthusiast), Jun. 17, 2009
I had the chance to take a ride a 650R for a day, and it was a blast. I have ridden streetbikes over 20 years and always jump at the chance to ride something different. I felt confident on the bike after about 5 miles. Then I thought about the intentions of the engineers designing the bike. An entry... Read Full Review


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I love this bike
By Denise(Owner), Feb. 20, 2009
This bike is incredibly fun to ride. I am planning to attend an AMA event in Colorado in August and will ride there from Los Angeles. The seat on the 650R is a little uncomfortable after riding for a couple hours. If any one has suggestions on seat upgrades I'd like to hear it. Read Full Review


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