Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R 636 Review
The iconic Kawasaki Ninja series needs no introduction, since its advent in the year 1984, Kawasaki Ninja series bikes have always pushed the envelope by extruding top-notch performance, cutting-edge technologies, and astonishing design. The Ninja ZX-6R 636, premium model of this stable, was crafted to take bike riding to an all new pinnacle. The latest evolution of the Ninja ZX-6R takes the performance of its track-oriented predecessor to a higher level. Development of the rider active package focused on offering riders more precise control. Changes to engine and chassis for enhanced controllability result in a confidence-inspiring character that enables a calm assuredness as high-level riding is pursued. And it is this ability to push harder – to be able to extract this bike's full potential – while firmly retaining control that makes the new Ninja ZX-6R so exciting to ride.
Without doubt Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R 636 is the most good looking sportbike available in Indonesia. The ZX-6R 636 stands in the middle of the Ninja pack, with entry-level little ninja's below and premium big ninja's above it. In styling also, the ZX-6R is inspired from both leagues. Based on a leading perimeter frame, which is inspired from racing technology, offers the bike its tall boy stance, and aggressive look. The ZX-6R is unmistakeably a Ninja with its twin headlights gets separated by a V-shaped tinted visor front cowl sharp nose, fairings minimalist design with large openings that provide increased airflow, all contribute to its predatory image. The bike also features an analogue-style tachometer is complemented by a multi-function LCD screen. In the rear, the bikes get a up-swept rear cowl and triangular, black colored muffler, stylish LED tail lights and extended rear fenders, all enhancing its visual appeal. The Ninja ZX-6R 636 is blessed with appropriate weight distribution and dimensions of 2.085 mm x 705 mm x 1.115 mm (LxWxH).
Engine, Economy & Performance
The Ninja ZX-6R 636 is known for its blazing power and top-notch performance, which it takes from a compelling 636cc, Liquid cooling, 4-stroke, 4-cylinder parallel-twin engine This fierce power plant blast a mind-boggling 131PS at 13,500rpm along with a peak torque of 71NM at 11,500rpm. Kawasaki engineers have re-tuned the engine to offer enhanced performance across the rpm range is welcome when sports riding, but also delivering low and mid-range torque, which is more usable in everyday street riding. The bike is mated with a silky smooth six-speed gearbox and oval sub-throttles which deliver extremely smooth response and helps maximize intake airflow while helping to keep the engine slim.
Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R is based on a 2-piece sub-frame made consisting of aluminum This layout enables a very precise and very lightweight construction. The new sub-frame is also very narrow, allowing the rear of the bike to be very compact and slim. The riding position is kept upright, tank, seat, and rear frame are proportioned to offer good contact with the bike for enhanced rider feedback. The seat is short front-to-back, allowing the rider to rest his tailbone on the rear seat step, further contributing to the excellent feedback the rider gets from the chassis. Frame, rear frame and swingarm provide a highly balanced chassis package. Its spacious saddle bestows a comfortable ride both on fast speed and long distances.
Safety, Braking, and Miscellaneous
To ensure effective braking, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R's sophisticated braking package include large-diameter semi-floating 300 mm stainless-steel front petal disc brakes deliver formidable stopping power. 6 mm thick, the discs are able to withstand the rigors of circuit riding. Powerful radial-mount calipers are complemented by a radial-pump master cylinder to ensure a very direct feel at the lever, excellent touch, and superb control. Furthermore, the bike comes equipped with 41 mm inverted fork in front and Bottom-Link Uni-Trak in the rear which offers both racetrack performance and everyday usability. Along with this the bike in integrated with advanced 3-mode traction control, KIBS, and assist and slipper clutch. The complete braking mechanism delivers splendid stopping powers, aiding the rider to feel confident on high speeds and difficult terrains.
In the middle-weight sportbike segment, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6r 636 in unbeatable. With a top-notch performance, unique styling and agile handling, ZX-6r 636 is the best sportster available in this price range.