2018 Kawasaki Ninja® 650 ABS KRT Edition
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
- Engine: 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, DOHC, water-cooled
- Displacement: 649cc
- Bore x Stroke: 83.0 x 60.0mm
- Compression ratio: 10.8:1
- Fuel System: DFI® with dual 36mm Keihin throttle bodies
- Ignition: TCBI with digital advance
- Transmission: 6-speed
- Final Drive: Sealed chain
- Electronic Rider Aids: ABS
- Rake / Trail: 24.0 deg./3.9 in.
- Front Suspension / Wheel Travel: 41mm hydraulic telescopic fork/4.9 in
- Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel: Horizontal back-link with adjustable spring preload/5.1 in
- Front Tire: 120/70x17
- Rear Tire: 160/60x17
- Front Brakes: Dual 300mm petal-type discs and 2-piston calipers and ABS
- Rear Brakes: Single 220mm petal-type disc and single-piston caliper and ABS
- Frame Type: Trellis, high-tensile steel
- Overall Length: 80.9 in.
- Overall Width: 29.1 in.
- Overall Height: 44.7 in.
- Ground Clearance: 5.1 in.
- Seat Height: 31.1 in.
- Curb Weight: 425.6 lb.**
- Fuel Capacity: 4.0 gal
- Wheelbase: 55.5 in.
- Color Choices: Lime Green/Ebony
- Warranty: 12 Month Limited Warranty
- Kawasaki Protection Plus™ (optional): 12, 24, 36 or 48 months
- Engine Type
- 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, DOHC
- Bore and Stroke
- 83.0 x 60.0mm
- Compression Ratio
- Fuel System
- DFI® with dual 36mm Keihin throttle bodies
- TCBI with digital advance
- Final Drive
- Sealed chain
- Front Suspension
- 41mm hydraulic telescopic fork/4.9 in
- Rear Suspension
- Horizontal back-link with adjustable spring preload/5.1 in
- Front Brakes
- Dual 300mm petal-type discs and 2-piston calipers and ABS
- Rear Brakes
- Single 220mm petal-type disc and single-piston caliper and ABS
- Front Tire
- Rear Tire
- 55.5 in.
- Seat Height
- 31.1 in.
- 24.0 deg.
- 3.9 in.
- Fuel Capacity
- 4.0 gal.
- Dry Weight
- Curb Weight: 425.6 lb.
- Lime Green/Ebony
- 12 Month Limited Warranty