Hear The Ninja H2 Supercharger In Kawasaki's Latest Teaser Video

Troy Siahaan
by Troy Siahaan
hear the ninja h2 supercharger in kawasaki s latest teaser video

Today, Kawasaki released the second in its series of teaser videos for the much anticipated Ninja H2. Not much is revealed visually in the teaser video, but the audible notes tell a completely different story. The video starts off with a run through the gears and in it we hear the clear sound of the centrifugal supercharger’s wastegate as it regulates intake pressure.

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Also notable is the relatively low-redline compared to a ZX-10R or any other “superbike” based motors. By the sound of this teaser, and the promo engine shot from yesterday, we’re fairly certain this is a Z1000/Ninja1000 engine with a centrifugal supercharger. Check out the video below and tell us what you think below.

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  • Robert C. Barth Robert C. Barth on Sep 10, 2014

    From the picture of the engine the other day, and the mention of wastegates, this isn't a supercharger, but rather a turbocharger. Superchargers have no exhaust components and run either geared off the engine or with a belt and pulley. A turbo is powered by the exhaust and has a wastegate to allow exhaust gas to bypass the compressor, limiting boost.

  • StickyTires StickyTires on Sep 11, 2014

    That sure sounds like a triple to me, folks. My Triumph 955 sounded very similar, without the boost. Supercharged 750 triple.