Kawasaki ZX9R (1997)

The Kawasaki ZX-9R Ninja is a motorcycle that was produced in 1997. It is equipped with a transverse four-cylinder, DOHC engine with four valves per cylinder and a displacement of 899cc. The bike has a liquid cooling system and a compression ratio of 11.5:1. It runs on a digital ignition with Kawasaki Throttle Responsive Ignition Control and has an electric starting system. The maximum power output of the bike is at 141 horsepower at 10,500 RPM while its maximum torque is at 94 Nm at 9,000 RPM. The motorcycle has a 6-speed transmission and a chain drive system. The frame of the bike is made of aluminum twin-spar. The front suspension is a 43mm upside-down KYB fully adjustable while the rear is a Uni-Trak adjustable compression, rebound and preload. The front brakes of the motorcycle consist of two 310mm discs with four-piston calipers while the rear brake is a single 210mm disc with a one-piston caliper. The bike has a 120/70 ZR7 front tire and a 180/55 ZR17 rear tire. It has a rake of 24 degrees, a trail of 97mm, a wheelbase of 1410mm and a seat height of 800mm. The dry weight of the motorcycle is 216 kg while its wet weight is at 242 kg. Its fuel capacity is 20 liters and has an average consumption of 34.5 miles per gallon. The standing 1/4 mile for this bike is at 10.9 seconds while its top speed is at 268.7 km/h.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki ZX-9R Ninja

Year: 1997

Engine: Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder.
Capacity: 899 cc / 54.8 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 73 x 53.7 mm
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Compression Ratio: 11.5:1
Induction: 4x 40mm Keihin CVKD carburetors
Ignition: Digital with Kawasaki Throttle Responsive Ignition Control (K-TRIC)
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 141 hp / 105.1 kW @ 10500 rpm
Max Torque: 94 Nm / 69.4 lb-ft @ 9000 rpm
Transmission: 6 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Aluminum twin-spar
Front Suspension: 43 mm upside-down KYB fully adjustable, adjustable compression, rebound and preload.
Rear Suspension: Uni-Trak adjustable compression, rebound and preload.

Front Brakes: 2x 310mm discs 4 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 210mm disc 1 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 120/70 ZR7
Rear Tyre: 180/55 ZR17
Rake: 24 degrees
Trail: 97 mm / 3.8 in
Wheelbase: 1410 mm / 55.7 in
Seat Height: 800 mm / 31.5 in
Dry Weight: 216 kg / 477 lbs
Wet Weight: 242 kg / 533 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 20 Litres / 5.0 US gal
Consumption Average: 34.5 mp/g
Standing 1/4 Mile: 10.9 sec / 131 mp/g
Top Speed: 268.7 km/h / 167 mp/h

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