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2008 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14

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2008 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14

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2008 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14 Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Sport
BASE MSRP(US)  $11,699.00
Dealers Kawasaki Dealers
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  Horizontal In-line
Cylinders  4
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  113.5 / 154
Torque RPM  7500
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  16
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Bore (mm/in)  84 / 3.3
Stroke (mm/in)  61 / 2.4
Displacement (cc/ci)  1352 / 82.5
Compression Ratio  12.0:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Type  Gas
Carburetion Brand  Mikuni
Fuel Injector  Yes
Fuel Injector Size (mm)  44
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain
Reverse  No
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  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
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Dual Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  12.2 / 310
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  9.8 / 250
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Inverted Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.7 / 43
Front Travel (in/mm)  4.6 / 116.8
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)  4.8 / 121.9
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)  7.12
Width (in/mm)  29.9 / 759.5
Height (in/mm)  46.1 / 1170.9
Wheelbase (in/mm)  57.5 / 1384.3
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  4.9 / 124.5
Length (ft/ft)  7
Length (ft/in)  1
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  485 / 220
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5.8 / 2.6
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  2.79
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  31.5 / 800.1
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
Chain Guard  Yes
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
Shift Light Type  Adjustable
Speedometer  Standard
Temperature Warning  Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months/Condition)  12 / Limited
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Sport
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Introduction Year  2006
NADATrimID  28878
Display Name  Ninja ZX™-14
Mounts:  
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Windshield Lowers  No
Height Adjustable  No
Tinted  Yes
Height  Low
Storage:  
Underseat Storage  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard

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By Tim Maidl(Owner), Jan. 6, 2009
The 2008 Kawasaki ZX-14 is one of the finest sport touring machines out there with emphasis on "sport" when you want it and comfort all the way. Logging 700-800 days for weeks at at a time are within reason for this quiet rocket. Every other bike I have ever had required a Corbin seat but ... Read Full Review

 

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ZX-14,,, MORE THAN JUST A MOTOR !!
By doug johnson(Enthusiast), Oct. 13, 2008
4,000rpm to 600mi. and 7,000rpm to 1000mi. is kawi's break-in period..i discovered during those easy riding miles that this a overall great motorcycle,and not just a platform for a monster motor..handling,comfort and overall compedence(and monster low end torque)have made the high rpm rush secondary... Read Full Review

 

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Woo Hoo!!!!!!!!!
By Mike Miller(Owner), Feb. 7, 2009
This is my first sportbike, so I might not have the best insight as far as performance goes, but I absolutely love this bike. I rode a 1998 Honda Shadow until I bought this bike. Needless to say the Shadow hasn't been started since I bought the ZX-14. I rode it from Elk City, OK to Ft. Smith, AR.... Read Full Review

 

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By Andre Johnson(Enthusiast), Dec. 22, 2008
This bike is absolutely amazing. If you have the chance to ride one, take it! Read Full Review

 

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Comfort with big power
By Fred(Owner), Jan. 6, 2012
I rebuild and sell wrecked bikes,had all kinds and kept more than few for myself.ZX14 does it all, enough room for 2 with comfort,but still a sport bike.Not as fast on backroad as my CBR 1000.But if you have riding skills nobody will leave you behind.Im 6foot1 and Busas just dont fit me for more tha... Read Full Review

 

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