Kawasaki Ninja 650 First Look

Kawasaki Ninja 650

Insurance Costs: 6 of 10


Power: 67 bhp

Engine: 649 cc, 10,000 rpm red line, 135 mph top speed


Economy: 50 mpg

Range: 160 miles from the 15.0 litre tank


Seat Height: 790 mm

Weight: 193 kg (wet)

What Is It?

The Kawasaki Ninja 650 is a mid-range sports bike and is powered by a liquid cooled 649cc parallel twin engine, producing 67bhp at 8,000rpm and maximum torque at 6,700rpm.

Features include:

  • Steel tubular frame with Aluminium swingarm
  • Dual 300mm wavy discs up front with Nissin 2 piston calipers
  • 220mm wavy disc at the rear with Nissin single piston caliper
  • Bosch 9.1M ABS system
  • 41mm fork with 125mm travel
  • Adjustable rear shock with 130mm travel
  • Slip and assist clutch
  • 5-level adjustable levers
  • 6 speed gearbox with gear position indicator

Compared to the 2017-2019 model there's a sharper nose design like the Ninja 400 with a new LED headlight, a new Euro 5 exhaust, TFT dash, re-designed swingarm, new seats, new screen, connectivity and peak torque is 200rpm higher up.

The 5-spoke 17" wheels take a 120/70 Dunlop Roadsport 2 tyre at the front and a 160/60 at the rear.

Accessories include the Akrapovic Titanium exhaust system, pillion seat cover and frame sliders.

Colours: Black, black/white, green

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