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2013 Kawasaki Sportbikes | Look

WORDS: Marc   PHOTOS: Kawasaki

Kawasaki the wraps off two new models today, the 300 and the ZX-6R, which actually 636cc, marking a return of the middleweight that debuted in The company also announced an ABS for the mighty ZX-14R.

First the ZX-6R, which receives a increase in … to bring to an actual 636cc. According to the engine benefits from revised bore/… ratio—bore 67mm while … to 45.1mm—to provide better and midrange torque.

A raft of cylinder-head modifications the … increase: Intake and ports are wider, the intakes the 38mm Keihin throttle and the exhausts near the valves; an cam with more duration with an exhaust cam with lift. New pistons take the ratio down a few points, 13.3:1 to 12.9:1. A larger feeds the oval throttle while the exhaust system balance tubes on all four pipes and a new muffler with a cross section. Clearly, was not a case of “new crank and

On the chassis side, the ZX-6R lighter Nissin monoblock up front, hung at the end of a new Big Piston featuring separate functions. means the left fork leg preload adjustability while the leg has the damping adjusters; there are in both legs.

Upgraded the ’13 ZX-6R features Kawasaki’s control with three along with two selectable modes. Finally, ABS will be an for the first time on a Kawasaki supersport. The Bosch-made system is to that used on the ZX-10R; it 4.4 pounds to the base bike’s 423 lb. curb weight.

Kawasaki has set the MSRP at $11,699 for the model and $12,699 for the ABS version.

the displacement scale is the new Ninja a bike long rumored to the Ninja 250R’s crown in the segment. Wrapped in edgy new the Ninja 300 features an upgraded of the 250 motor, now at 296cc through a increase to 49mm. (The old were 62mm x 41.2mm.) Big new for tired of carburetors is the addition of fuel injection to the smallest

Dual 32mm throttle feed revised (mainly intake ports and 1mm-larger The new compression ratio is actually a point lower than (now 10.6:1). At the other end of the cycle is a new two-into-one exhaust with revised silencer and catalyzer.

Kawasaki could boosted displacement and made happy, but the Ninja 300 also a new frame with high-strength tubes claimed to be 150 percent rigid than before. chassis updates include 17-inch wheels, the rear now enough to accommodate a 140/70 ABS brakes are also an option on the 300, boosting claimed weight to 384 lbs. a 5-lb. from the non-ABS bike.

MSRP for the base model is and $4999 for the Special Edition. The ABS Edition has an MSRP of $5499.

Kawasaki has given the ZX-14R ABS, but the beast is otherwise for 2013 except for new colors: Red, Pearl Stardust and Metallic Spark Black/Golden

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