2018 Kawasaki Ninja 650 ABS KRT Edition

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THE KAWASAKI DIFFERENCE

REPRESENTING KAWASAKI IN GLOBAL RACING ACTIVITIES, KAWASAKI RACING TEAM (KRT) SUPPORTS THE WORLD’S BEST RACERS ON THE WORLD’S MOST ADVANCED MOTORCYCLES. THE KRT-INSPIRED COLOR AND GRAPHICS PACKAGE IS OFFERED ON SELECT KAWASAKI PRODUCTION STREET MODELS TO EMPOWER EVERYDAY RIDERS WITH KAWASAKI’S LONG LEGACY OF MOTORCYCLE RACING AT THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP LEVEL.

  • Exclusive Kawasaki Racing Team styling inspired by WorldSBK racing featuring Lime Green/Ebony bodywork
  • Sporty 649cc parallel-twin engine delivers smooth and responsive performance with exciting mid-range power that is felt in every gear
  • Assist & slipper clutch for a light feel at the clutch lever and reduced wheel hop during downshifts for smooth corner entry
  • Lightweight brakes and 5-spoke wheels reduce unsprung weight which contributes to light, agile handling
  • Clip-on style handlebars promote an authentic and aggressive Ninja image while complementing the ergonomics of the upright riding position

General Information

Manufacturer Kawasaki
Model Year 2018
Model Ninja 650 ABS KRT Edition
Model Code EX650KJFAL
Color Lime Green / Ebony

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

Front - Dual 300 mm petal-type discs and 2-piston calipers and ABS

Rear - Single 220 mm petal-type disc and single-piston caliper and ABS

Tires

Front - 120/70 x 17

Rear - 160/60 x 17

Dimensions

Length Overall - 80.9 in.
Height Overall - 44.7 in.
Width Overall - 29.1 in.
Weight

Curb - 425.6 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 5.1 in.
Wheelbase 55.5 in.
Seat Height 31.1 in.

Drivetrain

Transmission 6-speed
Final Drive Sealed chain

Engine

Engine 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, DOHC
Displacement 649 cc
Bore x Stroke 83.0 x 60.0 mm
Compression Ratio 10.8:1
Fuel System DFI® with dual 36 mm Keihin throttle bodies
Fuel Capacity 4.0 gal.
Ignition TCBI with digital advance
Cooling Water

Operational

Frame Trellis, high-tensile steel
Suspension

Front - 41 mm hydraulic telescopic fork

Wheel Travel - 4.9 in.

Rear - Horizontal back-link with adjustable spring preload

Wheel Travel - 5.1 in.

Rake 24.0
Trail 3.9 in.

Other

Warranty 12 Month Limited Warranty