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2009 Kawasaki Ninja 500R

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2009 Kawasaki Ninja 500R

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2009 Kawasaki Ninja 500R Specifications

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Model Type  Sport
BASE MSRP(US)  $4,999.00
Dealers Kawasaki Dealers
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  Parallel Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid / Air
Valves  8
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Compression Ratio  10.8:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain
Wheels & Tires:  
Front Tire (Full Spec)  110/70 R17
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  130/70 R17
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  56.5 / 1435.1
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.8 / 18.2

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Everything my 250 isn't
By Stevie(Owner), Jan. 3, 2009
I just upgraded from an '07 250 to an '09 500. Things I noticed right off the bat...it's a heavier bike and MUCH more stable in the wind. It also has a wind shield that's much more effective than the 250's. It has delicious power. The turn signal indicators are easier to use. Neutral is easier ... Read Full Review

 

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Nice bike
By Benjamin Chambers(Owner), Dec. 14, 2008
This is the first bike I've ever purchased. I rode 250cc dirtbikes when I was younger, but never a street bike. I'm finding this to be a very good beginner bike; good power, but not to much to make a novice road rider overwhelmed. If your looking for ridiculous speed and performance, this bikes n... Read Full Review

 

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Great Commuter Bike
By Patrick Williams(Owner), Feb. 20, 2010
Been riding for over 35 years, when gas prices went over $4/gal, I got a Ninja 500 to commute to work. Enough power to cruise hwy speeds all day, cheap price and insurance. Not all bent like a rocket bike, but not laid back like a cruiser. Old style but that what I needed for a commuter bike. Read Full Review

 

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First Bike
By Jessica(Owner), Dec. 7, 2009
This is my first bike - I bought it 8 weeks ago and absolutly love it! Its comfortable and stable and the performance is nice. I am a beginner and while I feel uneasy (butterflys, etc) I also feel like I can handle the bike! Its a great feeling.... ive dropped it once and stood it right back up with... Read Full Review

 

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Purchasing my second
By dave(Owner), Sep. 1, 2010
After many years of ridding different bikes, mainly sport and a BMW K100RS. I've come back to complete my collection of motorcycles to the Ninja 500. I can only say good things about this bike, and since this is the last year in production I decided to grab one before they're gone for good. Simplici... Read Full Review

 

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