2002 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-9R

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Kawasaki Ninja ZX-9R

2002 Kawasaki Ninja

2002 Kawasaki Ninja

2002 Kawasaki Ninja

— 2002 Kawasaki ZX-9R

The 1984 Kawasaki 900R was the world-s first 16-valve, liquid-cooled, in-line motorcycle, and it was also the world-s stock motorcycle to exceed 150 mph evaluated under timed conditions, putting Kawasaki at the of the next generation of motorcycles. For Kawasaki continues to extend its heritage with the new Kawasaki ZX-9R. Combining Open-class and real-world versatility, the newest delivers improved engine sharper handling, and updated in a trim, 404 lb. chassis.

The heart of the is its lightweight, all-aluminum cylinder with electroplated lining for resistance and superior heat The cylinder head itself is to provide a high compression while the cam timing and profile are for abundant torque across the rev For 2002, Kawasaki paid attention to lower-rpm performance.

increased crank mass by 10 by adding material to the crank and decreased the size of the flywheel. the flywheel cover is now aluminum of magnesium so that it can be more modified for racing applications.

Four new Keihin 40mm semi-flat-slide carburetors deliver throttle response and are equipped the Kawasaki Throttle Responsive Control (K-TRIC) system. to the ignition system, K-TRIC ignition timing for all throttle A 16-bit microprocessor accurately timing from sensors at the carburetors and the crankshaft.

Spent exit via a four-into-two-into-one exhaust with a lightweight, all-titanium equipped with the Kawasaki Air System catalyzer (with the of California models, which a stainless-steel unit and an additional for reduced emissions).

On all models, the system benefits from an divider plate just aft of the for increased mid-range response. And the was repositioned for additional cornering and a more aggressive appearance.

The aluminum frame now features a engine mount that-s to the steering head to improve the ability to function as a stressed of the frame and increase rigidity. The of the detachable aluminum sub-frame was modified to accommodate the new streamlined and tail section. The ZX-9R-s grab rails were with, in favor of a lighter-weight strap.

A cowling that converts the into a solo seat is fare.

The extruded-aluminum swingarm a hexagonal structure with for reduced weight and exceptional and a brace was added to increase by 20 percent. Kawasaki-s Bottom UNI-TRAK® system features ratios that provide a progression of damping and spring on the fully adjustable single as the suspension is compressed. For 2002, the link mount was moved and linkage rates were to provide an even more feel.

The shock comes with a ride-height adjuster allows for fine-tuning the chassis to specific conditions. Damping have been modified to the stiffer chassis, and the shock was repositioned to provide clearance for the new Also new is the stepless damping which uses a check for improved damping performance.

Up front, damping settings in the cartridge fork were modified to match the stiffer and rear suspension settings. was reduced to positively affect and pitch was increased to provide cornering performance and stability. the rear shock, the fork now the new stepless damping adjuster.

The dual front disc are even larger for 2002, 320mm semi-floating discs by opposed four-piston calipers, the rear brake holder is to save weight. The rear has a six-inch wide rim that a wide rear tire for traction, while both and rear axles have a diameter and are hollow for increased and light weight. Also to the ZX-9R-s rolling resistance is a new 525 that replaces the 530 version.

extensive refinements throughout, the NINJA ZX-9R combines the of Open-class power, all-day comfort, and true Superbike better than any sportbike has ever offered.

New For 2002

Extruded Aluminum Swingarm

Uni-Trak Rear Suspension

Rear Shock

Compact, 899cc 4-Cylinder, DOHC

4-Piston Front Disc

Kawasaki Ninja ZX-9R

46mm, Cartridge-type Front with Adjustable Damping

40mm CVKD Carburetors

improved engine response, handling, and updated styling


For than a decade, the term has been synonymous with sportbikes. In fact, the association is so that even non-motorcyclists are with the Kawasaki NINJA® line-up. Such familiarity come as no surprise to anyone, Kawasaki-s formidable history sportbikes.

New for 2002 is the ultimate sportbike, the new ZX-12R which more than 130 updates, and improvements to the engine, chassis, and more. With a more feel, lighter steering and low- to mid-range power, the new is the bike of choice for serious Also, new for 2002 is the NINJA which bristles with a of performance and styling changes to blast it to the pinnacle of the liter

For the sporting adventurer, the new-for-2002 NINJA® ZZ-R1200 sport-touring is the ideal vehicle. Designed for motorcyclists interested in a performance-oriented but who also seek the comfort and of a bona fide grand-touring the ZZ-R1200 can-t help but

And for all those sportbike riders who a more adventurous and winding Kawasaki features the ALL-NEW A sportbike with a touring Check out the features and styling of new model.

On the professional racing Kawasaki has won an impressive nine AMA Road Racing Championships-more any other manufacturer. Currently, NINJA motorcycles are raced by the Road Race team in its for championships. This includes the lauded ZX-7R, upon Kawasaki Road Racing-s Bostrom and Doug Chandler for AMA Superbike victory in the 2001

Likewise, the ZX-6R provided the for Bostrom-s 600 SuperSport mount in -01 he won multiple races.

Furthermore, has dominated the AMA/Prostar Motorcycle Racing Series over the several years. Team Rickey Gadson won three AMA/Prostar 750 Superbike National and teammate Chip Ellis was Rookie of the Year in 2000.

In addition to these particular replicas, Kawasaki also other sporting options. include the sporty-yet-affordable ZX-6 and of the best entry-level bikes in the form of the popular NINJA and 250R models. Whether the is track time, canyon or NINJA performance at an economical all of these Kawasaki motorcycles experience you crave.


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