2019 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R | First Look Review

2019 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R ABS KRT
2019 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R ABS KRT

Kawasaki has enjoyed unprecedented success in World Superbike, becoming the only manufacturer to win four consecutive championships (2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018), with Jonathan Rea winning them all. And the bike that won those four championships, as well as the championship in 2013 with Tom Sykes, is the Ninja ZX-10R.

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Powered by a liquid-cooled, 998cc in-line four-cylinder engine and designed to be as light, precise and controlled as possible for success on the track, the Ninja ZX-10R and its stablemate, the race-ready Ninja ZX-10RR, have received a number of updates for 2019 to make them even sharper.

2019 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R

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2019 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R ABS in Pearl Storm Gray/Metallic Spark Black
2019 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R ABS in Pearl Storm Gray/Metallic Spark Black
  • New maximum power improvements
  • New finger-follower valve actuation valve train designed by Kawasaki’s WSBK engineers, reducing cam mass and allowing a more aggressive cam profile
  • New cylinder head ready for optional race-kit high-lift cams
  • New up/down Kawasaki Quick Shifter (KQS)
  • Ninja ZX-10R is available in Pearl Storm Gray/Metallic Spark Black and MSRP is $15,099
  • Ninja ZX-10R KRT (Kawasaki Racing Team) Edition is available in Lime Green/Ebony/Metallic Graphite Gray and MSRP is $15,399
  • Ninja ZX-10R ABS is available in Pearl Storm Gray/Metallic Spark Black and MSRP is $16,099
  • Ninja ZX-10R ABS KRT is available in Lime Green/Ebony/Metallic Graphite Gray and MSRP is $16,399

Read our 2019 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R first look review

2019 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR

2019 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR
2019 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR
  • New maximum power improvements
  • New finger-follower valve actuation
  • New cylinder head ready for high-lift cams
  • New lightweight titanium connecting rods, reducing reciprocating mass and allowing a high rev limit for a wider powerband
  • New front and rear fine-tuned suspension settings
  • Ninja ZX-10RR features forged Marchesini wheels and is available in Lime Green; MSRP is TBD

Check out Rider’s Guide to New/Updated Street Motorcycles for 2019

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