Kawasaki always surprises us with the performance-oriented stylish superbikes that most of the auto manufacturers work hard to pull the customers. Being a reputable producer of superbikes, it forayed another supermodel that surely allures the auto market & roads. The ferocious engine setup with cult design language is the heart of the newly debuted & our reviewing model ‘Ninja 1000’. With all the flamboyant fairings and aesthetic design elements, the Ninja 1000 brags all the eyes that are seen at a first glance.
Kawasaki Ninja 1000 gets offered in color like;
When you observe the Ninja 1000 it appears to be a feast for the eyes, because of the plusher elements that come fitted to the bike.
The Ninja 1000 appears to be an arrogant bike that was purely built to rage the roads. The aerodynamic design and aesthetic features surely enchant the riding experience. The twin angular headlight section with pilot lamps housed in the front cowl appears to be huge and muscular. The nicely sculpted fairing offers good driving dynamics to maneuver the tarmacs. The big transparent windscreen opposes the air very effectively to face the speedy wind.
The aggressive looking rear view mirrors housed on the front fairing gives the good appearance to the bike. While the clear lens indicator mounted to the engine fender brings plusher stance to the Sportster. The macho-looking fuel tank enables good riding posture to the biker. the six-spoke alloy wheels further add the premium and prominent look to the bike. The matte black paint finish to the engine and wheels looks charming pretty. The exhaust pipes not only utters roaring sound but also appears distinctive and upmarket. The angular LED tail lamp fitted to the rear cowl and clear lens blinkers housed on the rear fender enhance the rear profile. The nicely padded split seats offer comfortable seating position to both the rider & pillion to provide fruitful run throughout the journey.
The instrument console displays significant info of the bike include; digital speedometer, odometer, 2 trip meters and a fuel gauge. While the telltale lights fitted above the LCD unit to acknowledge the rider. Finally, Ninja 1000 is the good looking motorcycle that definitely arrests the superbike adores.
Being in a fast & advanced era, all the motorcycle adores riding the superbikes that precisely offers the real naked street experience. Kawasaki is one such superbike manufacturer, that made the Ninja 1000 a true and raw performer. The 4-stroke, 4-cylinder, DOHC, 16-valve 1043cc engine, that delivers peak power output of 140 bhp @ 10000 rpm an peak torque of 110 Nm @ 7300 rpm.
While the 6-speed transmission gearbox works duly to ensure easy gearing and more power to the rear wheel. Hence the biker surely loves the rides with the Ninja1000 that provide responsive and improved performance that gives no flaws on the road. Though the rider hits the top speed of 200 km/h, the engine doesn’t make any noise.
All the credits to the performance parameter go to the Kawasaki, for making the Ninja 1000 a real raging commuter that ensures blissful rides without any discomfort on the go. The bike claims the 0 to 60 km/h speed in very just 3.8 seconds. This tremendous power delivery enhances the riding vibes by developing good throttle response. The riding mode configurations like; low, mid and full enable sumptuous drives to the biker. While the 3-stage traction control like; track mode, to endeavor dry road conditions, the second mode for intermediate riding and third mode for riding in slippery surfaces. Hence, the biker can get all the easement with the all the driving modes hosted by the bike.
Though the bike offers vigorous rides with all the engine configuration, the bike claims a fuel economy of 15 km/l, which is good mileage figure to claim by the superbike model.
The Ninja 1000 undoubtedly offers good drives, but the bulky stance of the make the riding heavier. The bike offers good riding posture to the biker, and for this thanks to Kawasaki for raising the handlebar, reachable foot pegs to make the riding experience smoother. The chiseled fuel tank also offers good room to access the riding posture.
The bike offers good driving dynamics in which every superbike intend to offer. The 41mm inverted USD telescopic forks at the front and a linked mono-shock at the rear, suspension setup acts duly to maintain good vibes throughout the journey without any flaws. To enable easy driving capabilities, Kawasaki employed grippy tubeless tyres that measure 120/70 x 17 front and 190/50×17 rear, wrapped in 17-inch 6-spoke alloy wheels.
To stop the bike, the 300mm dual petal disc brakes at the front and a single 250mm at rear work in accordance with the rider to ensure effective braking at acquired conditions. While the ABS unit further assists the rider to stay safe & secure.
Thus, Kawasaki Ninja 1000 is the all-in-all super sports model that grunts raw & raging figures to sprint the bike as desired. The driving ergonomics, aesthetic styling cues, and the blazing performance make the bike a standout among the crowded naked superbikes around the world. The price of the Ninja 1000 start at a range of INR 11,32,768 (ex-showroom, Delhi), which was a price to be considered at times.