Kawasaki Ninja 650

Ebony)

With its new trellis style frame, twin-cylinder water-cooled engine, low seat height and distinct Ninja personality the new Ninja 650 is a stylish and practical answer to the needs of a growing European audience. Appealing to those new to two wheels or moving from either a smaller or larger capacity machine, the Ninja 650 offers both sporting performance and weekday in-town versatility.

Engine Type Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Parallel Twin
Displacement 649 cm³
Bore x Stroke 83 x 60 mm
Compression ratio 10.8:1
Valve system DOHC, 8 valves
Fuel system Fuel injection: Ø 36 mm x 2 with dual throttle valves
Starting System Electric
Lubrication Forced lubrication, semi‑dry sump
Maximum power 50.2 kW {68 PS} / 8,000 rpm
CO2 emission 116 g/km
Maximum torque 64 N•m {6.5 kgf•m} / 6,700 rpm
Fuel consumption 35 kW kit 4.5 l/100 km
CO2 emission 35 kW kit 116 g/km
Transmission 6-speed
Final drive Sealed chain
Primary Reduction Ratio 2.095 (88/42)
Gear Ratios 1st 2.438 (39/16)
Gear Ratios 2nd 1.714 (36/21)
Gear Ratios 3rd 1.333 (32/24)
Gear Ratios 4th 1.111 (30/27)
Gear Ratios 5th 0.966 (28/29)
Gear Ratios 6th 0.852 (23/27)
Final reduction ratio 3.067 (46/15)
Clutch Wet multi-disc, manual
Brakes, front Dual semi-floating 300 mm petal discs. Caliper: Dual piston
Brakes, rear Single 220 mm petal disc. Caliper: Single-piston
Suspension, front 41 mm telescopic fork
Suspension, rear Horizontal Back-link with adjustable preload
Frame type Trellis, high-tensile steel
Trail 100 mm
Wheel travel front 125 mm
Wheel travel rear 130 mm
Tyre, front 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Tyre, rear 160/60ZR17M/C (69W)
L x W x H 2,055 x 740 x 1,145 mm
Wheelbase 1,410 mm
Ground Clearance 130 mm
Fuel Capacity 15 litres
Seat Height 790 mm
Curb mass 193 kg