Kawasaki ZX (2008)

The Kawasaki ZX-6R Special Edition motorcycle was introduced in 2008 and had a four-stroke, transverse four-cylinder engine with a capacity of 599cc. It had a high compression ratio of 13.9:1 and was liquid-cooled with DFI induction. The motorcycle had an electric start and a wet, multiple disc clutch. The gearbox was six-speed with X-ring chain final drive. The frame was a lightweight, pressed-aluminum perimeter design. The front and rear suspension were adjustable for preload, damping, and compression, and it had 2 x 300mm front discs and a single 210mm rear disc brake. The tires were 120/65 ZR17 on the front and 180/55 ZR17 on the rear. The motorcycle weighed 190 kg when wet and had a fuel capacity of 17 liters. It had a maximum power output of 91.9 kW (125 hp) at 14,000 RPM and a top speed of 252.1 km/h (156.4 mph). The Kawasaki ZX-6R Special Edition had a standing quarter-mile time of 11.2 seconds.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki ZX-6R Special Edition

Year: 2008

Engine: Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Capacity: 599 cc / 36.6 cub in.
Bore x Stroke: 67 x 42.5 mm
Compression Ratio: 13.9:1
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Induction: DFI (R) with four 38mm Keihin throttle bodies, oval sub-throttles, two injectors per throttle body
Lubricationn: Wet sump
Ignition: TCBI with Digital advance
Starting: Electric
Spark Plug: NGK, CR 9 E
Motor Oil: Synthetic, 10-60
Max Power: 91.9 kW /125 hp @ 14000 rpm
Max Torque: 66 Nm / 6.73 kg-m / 48.7 lb-ft @ 11700 rpm
Clutch: Wet, multiple discs, cable operated
Transmission: 6 Speed

Final Drive: X-ring chain
Gear Ratios: 1st 2.92 / 2nd 2.06 / 3rd 1.72 / 4th 1.45 / 5th 1.27 / 6th 1.15:1
Frame: Perimeter, pressed-aluminium
Front Suspension: 41 mm inverted cartridge fork with top-out springs, stepless rebound damping, stepless compression damping, fully-adjustable spring preload
Front Wheel Travel: 120 mm / 4.5 in
Rear Suspension: Bottom-Link Uni-Trak (R) with gas-charged shock, top-out spring and pillow ball upper mount, dual-range (high/low-speed) stepless compression damping, 25-way Adjustable rebound damping, fully-adjustable spring preload
Rear Wheel Travel: 133 mm / 5.2 in
Front Brakes: 2 x 300mm discs, 4 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 210mm disc,1 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 120/65 ZR17
Rear Tyre: 180/55 ZR17
Rake: 25 degrees
Trail: 109 mm / 4.3 in
Dimensions: Length 2105 mm / 82.9 in Width 720 mm / 28.2 in Height 1125 mm / 44.2 in
Wheelbase: 1405 mm / 55.3 in.
Seat Height: 820 mm / 32.3 in.
Dry-Weight: 167 kg / 368 lbs
Wet-Weight: 190 kg / 418 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 17 Litres / 4.5 gal
Standing 1/4 Mile: 11.2 sec

Top Speed: 252.1 km/h / 156.4 mph

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