2017 Kawasaki NINJA ZX-14R ABS

The Kawasaki Difference

Witness the Phenomenon

The Ninja® ZX™-14R ABS motorcycle’s ultra-powerful 1,441cc inline four-cylinder engine puts it at the top of its class. Advanced electronics, an innovative monocoque frame and stunning bodywork makes the Ninja ZX-14R ABS a sensation you have to see–and feel–to believe.


  • POWER YOU CAN CONTROL: Lightweight Monocoque aluminum frame designed for stability and responsive handling. Inverted 43 mm cartridge-type fork with stepless damping adjustment. Wind-tunnel-tested aerodynamic bodywork.


  • EXTRAORDINARY POWER: Fearless innovation starts with an attitude. Advanced electronics systems like Kawasaki Traction Control (KTRC) and Digital Fuel Injection provide unmatched performance. Kawasaki Traction Control (KTRC) with 3 modes for ideal traction. Back-torque limiting slipper clutch reduces rear-wheel hop during downshifts. Digital Fuel Injection delivers the perfect fuel mixture for optimal performance.


  • EXTRAORDINARY POWER: Incredibly powerful 1,441cc inline four-cylinder engine. Two selectable power modes: Full Power (for peak performance) and Low Power (for milder response).
  • LOW POWER MODE: Approx. 75% of Full Power Output
  • FULL POWER MODE: 100% Power Output

General Information

Manufacturer Kawasaki
Model Year 2017
Model Code ZX1400HHFL
Color Metallic Spark Black / Golden Blazed Green



Front - Dual floating 310 mm petal discs with dual radial-mounted 4-piston calipers and ABS

Rear - Single 250 mm petal disc with twin-piston caliper and ABS


Front - 120/70ZR17

Rear - 190/50ZR17


Length Overall - 85.4 in
Height Overall - 46.1 in
Width Overall - 30.3 in

Curb - 593.1 lb.

Curb weight includes all necessary materials and fluids to operate correctly, full tank of fuel (more than 90 percent capacity) and tool kit (if supplied).

Ground Clearance 4.9 in
Wheelbase 58.3 in
Seat Height 31.5 in


Transmission 6-speed return shift
Final Drive Sealed chain


Engine 4-stroke, 4-cylinder, DOHC, 4-valve, liquid-cooled
Displacement 1,441 cc
Bore x Stroke 84.0 x 65.0 mm
Compression Ratio 12.3:1
Fuel System DFI® w/44 mm Mikuni throttle bodies (4)
Fuel Capacity 5.8 gal
Ignition TCBI, battery powered & electronic advance


Frame Aluminum monocoque

Front / Wheel Travel - 43 mm inverted cartridge fork with adjustable preload, 18-way compression and 15-way rebound damping adjustment / 4.6 in

Fear - Wheel Travel - Bottom-link Uni-Trak® and gas-charged shock with adjustable preload, stepless rebound and compression damping adjustments, adjustable ride height / 4.9 in

Rake 23.0°
Trail 3.7 in.


Includes Kawasaki Traction Control (KTRC), Power Mode, ABS
Warranty 12 Month Limited Warranty