2012 Kawasaki Ninja 1000

Since the early days of Japan Inc., the legendary chokehold, and Class Open Class Streetbike, Kawasaki's, building motorcycles that are swept away by the press, public, and almost all records of performance of NB. The original Z-1 ZZR ® 1200, these do-it-all motorcycles, combined with the power, handling, comfort and aesthetics that often dominate their group.

And in the case of ultra-capable Ninja ® 2012 1000, has changed little.

Just like the original - and acclaimed - Ninja 1000, 1986, provides the version of 2012-as a mixture of dominant power, handling, looks, handling and technology. Here is a bike that offers aesthetically uppercut when you lay eyes on her - and then follow up punch with excellent overall performance, you will quickly learn to love. And for those who want the ultimate in braking technology and performance, Kawasaki offers a version of the ABS Ninja 1000 to 2012. This system offers confidence-inspiring braking on all surfaces.

The Ninja is blessed with handling - an incredible mix of street capacity and extreme ease of operation. The source of all this goodness two-wheeled Kawasaki is clean - and now legendary - Super standard Z1000, the platform of the engine and chassis in which the Ninja 1000 is based. The Z1000 has earned some of the highest honors of the bike, including bikes prestige of the Year "Moty" by the magazine slot and a motorcycle in the World Best collection cycle of ten "best standard" for 2010 and 2011. With tripe like this is easy to see where the big Ninja impressive chops.

When the awesome Z1000 engine and chassis package as a starting point, the Kawasaki engineers added a body good beat and a handful of great features (including the optional ABS this year), all of which combine to make the 2012 Ninja 1000 is capable of an incredible all-around sport machine.

2012 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 front
2012 Kawasaki Ninja 1000
2012 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 Features and Benefits

The main features of

• 1043 cc inline-four with DFI ® offers a great couple to easily and entertainment Backroads

• The lightweight aluminum frame is strong and tuned to provide optimum driver

• fully adjustable inverted fork has settings designed for sports performance and driving comfort

• Planning a horizontal back-link rear suspension contributes to mass centralization

• connector front brake calipers combined with radial pump front brake main cylinder offers excellent control and feel

• Slim style supersport Ninja ® 1000 gives a distinctive look

• Relaxed, upright riding position helps to comfort

• Larger fuel tank offers a range consisting of

• Windscreen adjustable to three positions, allowing wind and optimal protection against the elements

DOHC, 16 valves, 1043 cc engine

• in-line, liquid-cooled four provides a truly open-class power from idle to redline

• Ease of torque provides instant push, as the rider satisfaction

• The bore and stroke dimensions of 77.0 x 56.0mm provides an ideal balance between the peak and low

• a mid-range and flexibility

• 38 mm Keihin gas bodies to cram the air / fuel mixture directly into the combustion chambers through the downdraft intake for maximum power

• The oval sub-throttles the engine to keep slim and slender midsection allows the ideal bike / rider interface for maximum comfort and control

• Engine rev limiter comes into play "soft" character speeding provide used because power is suddenly at high rpm

• a relatively low crankshaft position enables moderate to long stroke without increasing engine height

• a secondary engine balancing, sixth gear the engine off the network, remove the extra vibrations and to promote comfort

Fresh Air System

• paths of fresh air intake system without the airbox through the channels of equalization to minimize the performance loss due to the heated air intake

• Ducts positioning - in the future - the roar can be heard and appreciated for admission

• Airbox resonator reduces noise at low speed and improves its contribution to the high speed

2012 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 motorcycle
2012 Kawasaki Ninja 1000

Exhaust system

• The exhaust system has a 4-en-2-two bedroom pre-design. Maintain silence Tapas style quad image

• Primary and pre-catalysts to ensure cleaner emissions

• Thanks to the under-engine pre-chamber reduces the volume of the muffler, the muffler and the weight is low. Exhaust system offers excellent mass centralization and contributes to a low center of gravity

Slim-type fuel pump

• The pump-type fuel Slim is equipped with a fuel gauge integrated

• The design of the fuel tank and fuel pump thin type minimizes the dead volume inside the tank, the fuel capacity is 5.0 gallons


• Body style fairing supersport Ninja 1000 offers the distinctive, head-turning looks, and also offers a wide range of protection against wind and weather of the short circuit capacity

• the wind fairing is front edges direct style slats around the bike, so that the fairing to be narrower in the middle

• Handicap materials to turn your back to keep the engine warm air away from the rider's legs

• The front direction signals are integrated into the fairing and attached to the inside of the fairing with rubber mounts to minimize the damage if the bike falls on

• ZX-6R-spec front fender contribute to the excellent aerodynamics and a sleek look

• moves the tail cap thin and compact physically and visually to the front wheel

• LED tail light bulbs red and has a transparent red lens

• Slim rear fender giving your bike a light look back

• Screens can be adjusted manually to optimize protection against wind / time against

• Windscreen has three vacancies covering about 20 degrees, ranging from sports to a maximum of protection against the wind. The setting can be done by hand (without tools) by pressing the release button on the dashboard. The adjustment of the windshield should always be done with the bike stopped

2012 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 sport
2012 Kawasaki Ninja 1000

Backbone aluminum frame

• The backbone aluminum frame is similar to the concept of the Ninja ZX-10R, and helps keep the bike narrow and easy to grip with your knees for maximum comfort and rider feedback

• frame is lightweight and extremely rigid, and uses the engine as a stressed solid management and optimum stability

• Framework elements are tuned to provide feedback optimal engine to match

• Frame to five pieces of construction consists of a control arm, the left and right frames, and two bars. Two parts of the body is open C-shaped cross section

• Welding eliminated as much as possible the simplicity and appearance, beams frame and swingarm brackets in one of die-cast parts

• The new framework uses four engine mounts, three of which are rigid, one of which (the upper set back cover) is rubber

• Rear subframe is a three-piece aluminum die casting assembly that is lightweight, strong mass centralization and optimizing

• sub-frame is an example of form and function, combined with the need for a tray blank page and allows a narrow saddle soon to enter the country

Horizontal Back-link rear suspension

• The new rear suspension design tasks shock to the unit and the wiring above the swingarm where it is less exposed to the exhaust heat and contribute to mass centralization

• Visible from the outside, the horizontal mono-shock absorber helps Ninja 1000 ultra-sporty appearance

• binding characteristics are the same as a standard Uni-Trak ®: the career move of the wheel on the damper is the same proportion

• The shock continued rebound and spring preload adjustment for a personalized tour to listen

Fully adjustable 41mm fork

• The 1000 Ninja inverted fork, adjustable compression, rebound damping and spring preload - and are protected against damage by a cool look shroud

• The settings are designed for athletic performance and ride quality

Interface Pilot

• A separate, raised handlebar promotes sport, comfortable riding position, the bar is installed on top of the steerer tube, which extends over the terminal

• thick urethane seat offers a high level of comfort for both driver and passenger

• The type of conic is responsible, as used in supersport models, offer a more direct feel

• Ninja ZX-10R style with footstools striated surfaces provide a secure grip, feel and control is direct and logical,

• Materials include passenger footrest brackets luggage practice


• sporty instrument panel has a large analog tachometer and multi-function LCD display. This is a design based on the unity of the ZX-6R, but offers original graphics and color

• The functions include speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge, odometer, clock, dual trip meters and warning lights

• danger power switch on the left side of the pod


• 300 mm front petal-type brake discs grabbed opposed four-piston radial-mount calipers. (The piston brake caliper sizes are 4x30mm)

• A radial master cylinder front brake pump contributes to the excellent control and feel they offer these high-end

• The rear brake is a single piston pin-slide calipers clamping 250 mm petal-type disc. The gripper is mounted below the swingarm, and is in the torque bar

Fuel tank volume

• five-gallon (19L) fuel tank offers the full range

• Steel structures to facilitate the magnetic tank bag

• the shape of the shell (the flared edges and form a seal on the rear) allows riders to easily grip the tank with your knees

2012 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 - Specifications USA / Technical Details

USA MSRP Price: $ 11,199.00 USD

Four-stroke, liquid cooled, DOHC, four valves per cylinder, inline four

Displacement 1043 cc

Bore x stroke 77.0 x 56.0 mm

Compression ratio 11.8:1

Fuel System DFI ® with four 38mm bodies Keihin butterfly, oval sub-strangling

TCBI digital ignition advance

The six-speed transmission

Final Drive X-ring chain

Rake / Trail 24.5 ° / 4.0 inches

Front tire size 120/70 ZR17

Rear tire size 190/55 ZR17

Wheelbase: 56.9 in.

Front suspension / wheel travel 41 mm inverted cartridge fork with stepless rebound and compression damping, spring preload / 4.7 in.

Rear suspension / wheel travel Single shock with horizontal continuous rebound damping, adjustable spring preload / 5.4 in.

Brakes Front Dual 300 mm petal-type rotors with four-piston radial-mount

Brakes, rear Single 250 mm petal-type rotor with single piston caliper

Fuel capacity of 5.0 liters.

Seat Height 32.3 inches

Curb weight 502.7 lbs.

Total length 82.9 inches

Overall width 31.1 in.

Overall height 48.4 in.

Spark metallic color choice Black / Grey metallic flat Micron, Candy Lime Green / Ebony

Warranty 12 months

Good Times ™ Protection Plan 12, 24, 36, 48 months