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2012 Kawasaki Ninja® 1000

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2012 Sport


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2012 Kawasaki Ninja® 1000

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2012 Kawasaki Ninja® 1000 Specifications

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Model Type  Sport
BASE MSRP(US)  $11,199.00
Dealers Kawasaki Dealers
Warranty  12
Engine Type  Horizontal In-line
Cylinders  4
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  16
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Compression Ratio  11.8:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Type  Gas
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain
Wheels & Tires:  
Front Tire (Full Spec)  120/70 ZR17
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  190/50 ZR17
Front Brake Type  Dual Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  56.9 / 1445.3
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5 / 18.9

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By Steve Watson(Owner), Apr. 29, 2015
I have been riding supersport liter bikes for over 20 years. I recently sold my 2006 GSX-R1000 and picked up a gently used 2012 Ninja 1000. This, for me, is so much more fun of a motorcycle than any of my previous superbikes. I'm not a top speed guy although I do like to get up there some. I love co... Read Full Review


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Two year review: For those riders looking for a sporty looking liter bike with big but user friendly power. Also makes an excellent light sport touring mount complete with sharp looking and matching hard luggage. With a slightly longer piston stroke this 1043 cc inline 4 produces big torque right of... Read Full Review


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