2009 Kawasaki Ninja 500R

  • Year: 2009
  • Color: Metallic Diablo Black, Candy P
  • Location: MAUMEE, OH, US
  • Price: $5,199

Product description

Liquid Cooled Twin-cylinder 498cc EngineCompact parallel-twin design
Superior engineering produces sport bike power with broad usable torque
Good mass centralization for superior handling
Liquid cooling provides consistent engine temperatures and allows closer engine tolerances for more horsepower and long engine life
Auxiliary cooling fan maintains optimum temperature for best performance, fuel economy and reliability
Four Valves per CylinderProvides maximum valve area for optimum flow
Better flow for more power at high rpm and strong low-end torque
Compact combustion chamber for increased compression ratio without detonation on todays gasolines
34mm CVK Semi-flat Slide CarburetorsPrecise fuel metering provides uniform power delivery at all engine speeds
Quick throttle response
Digital IgnitionMicroprocessor-controlled timing never needs adjustment
Ultra-responsive to engine needs
Six-speed TransmissionTranslates into a gear for all speeds, excellent acceleration and relaxed highway cruising
Has a Kawasaki exclusive, the Positive Neutral Finder, which means riders can find neutral easily, every time at a stop with just a lift of the shift pedal from first gear
Standard Half FairingOffers rider wind protection for more comfort
Incorporates large, easy-to-read instruments with two resettable trip meters
Stylish lower fairing completes the Ninja® image
Double-cradle Steel Box-section FrameHigh-tensile steel perimeter frame
Lightweight, with superior rigidity for more precise handling and better control
37mm Front ForkLarge-diameter fork tubes with thin walls for light weight and exceptional rigidity
Bottom-link UNI-TRAK Rear SuspensionProgressive rate provides a smoother, more controlled ride
Lightweight aluminum components provide quick suspension response
Lower center of gravity for better handling
17-inch WheelsWide, modern 17-inch rims fit low-profile, high-performance tires
Front Disc BrakeDisc is drilled for better cooling and reduced unsprung weight
Dual-piston caliper for increased braking effectiveness
Rear Disc BrakePowerful and controllable
Single-piston caliper
Sidestand and CenterstandSidestand permits easy parking, while centerstand makes for easy cleaning or servicing
Budget FriendlyAffordable suggested retail price
SpecificationsEngine: Four-stroke, DOHC, parallel twin
Displacement: 498cc
Starting: Electric
Bore x stroke: 74.0 x 58.0mm
Compression ratio: 10.8:1
Cooling: Liquid
Carburetion: Keihin CVK34 x 2
Ignition: TCBI with digital advance
Transmission: Six-speed
Final drive: Chain
Frame: High-tensile steel, perimeter design
Rake / trail: 27 degrees / 3.6 in.
Front suspension / wheel travel: 37mm hydraulic telescopic fork / 5.1 in.
Rear suspension / wheel travel: UNI-TRAK® system with single shock / 3.9 in.
Front tire: 110/70-17 tubeless
Rear tire: 130/70x17 tubeless
Front brake / rear brake: Hydraulic disc / Disc
Overall length: 82.5 in.
Overall width: 27.6 in.
Overall height: 45.7 in.
Ground clearance: 4.7 in.
Seat height: 30.5 in.
Curb weight: 434.4 lbs.
Fuel capacity: 4.8 gal.
Wheelbase: 56.5 in.
Color: Metallic Diablo Black, Candy Plasma Blue
Good Times™ Protection Plan: 12, 24, 36 or 48 months
Warranty: 12 Months


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