The Kawasaki ZX-10R is a sportsbike motorcycle produced by Kawasaki. The first generation was released in 2004 and has since undergone several revisions, with the latest version being the 2021 model year. It is designed for high-speed performance on the track and the road, with a powerful engine and advanced electronic systems.
At the heart of the ZX-10R is a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 998cc inline-four engine that delivers a maximum power output of 203 horsepower and 83 lb-ft of torque. It is mated to a six-speed transmission and features a quick shifter and slipper clutch for seamless gear changes and smooth deceleration.
The ZX-10R also features advanced electronics such as Kawasaki’s Intelligent anti-lock Brake System (KIBS), Kawasaki Traction Control (KTRC), and multiple power modes. The latest models also feature an advanced electronics package with an inertial measurement unit (IMU) that monitors the bike’s movements and adjusts the systems accordingly, providing greater stability and control.
The bike’s chassis is designed for high-speed handling and stability, with a lightweight aluminum twin-spar frame and a fully adjustable suspension system. The brakes are also top-notch, with dual 330mm front discs and Brembo monobloc calipers providing excellent stopping power. All of these features combine to make the Kawasaki ZX-10R a powerful and capable machine that is popular among sports bike enthusiasts and racers alike.