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2012 Kawasaki Ninja® 1000
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Max Street Performance Meets Max Rideability and Control

From the earliest days of Japan Inc.'s legendary chokehold on the open-class streetbike category, Kawasaki has been right there, building motorcycles that have blown away the press, the public and nearly every performance record of note. From the original Z-1 to the ZZR®1200, these do-it-all motorcycles combined the power, handling, comfort and aesthetic appeal that repeatedly dominated their categories.

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

Like the original – and highly acclaimed – Ninja 1000 of 1986, the 2012 version delivers a dominating mix of power, handling, looks, technology and rideability. Here's a sportbike that delivers an aesthetic uppercut the instant you lay eyes on it – and then follows up the punch with brilliant all-around performance you'll quickly learn to love. And for those who want the ultimate in braking technology and performance, Kawasaki offers an ABS version of the Ninja 1000 for 2012. This system offers confidence-inspiring braking action on all types of surfaces.

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 Manufacturer  Kawasaki
 Model Year  2012
 Model  Ninja® 1000
 MSRP  $11,199.00*
 Length  82.9 in.
 Height  48.4 in.
 Width  31.1 in.
 Weight  Curb: 502.7 lbs.
 Wheelbase  56.9 in.
 Seat Height  32.3 in.
 Engine  4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valves per cylinder, inline-4
 Displacement  1,043 cc
 Bore x Stroke  77 x 56 mm
 Compression Ratio  11.8:1
 Fuel System  DFI® with (4) 38 mm Keihin throttle bodies, oval sub-throttles
 Fuel Tank Capacity  5 gal.
 Ignition  TCBI with digital advance
 Cooling  Liquid
 Transmission  6-speed
 Final Drive  X-ring chain
 Brakes  Front: (2) 300 mm petal-type rotors with radial-mount 4-piston calipers
Rear: (1) 250 mm petal-type rotor with 1-piston caliper
 Tires  Front: 120/70 ZR17
Rear: 190/50 ZR17
 Suspension  Front: 41 mm inverted cartridge fork with stepless compression and rebound damping, adjustable spring preload; 4.7 in. travel
Rear: Horizontal monoshock with stepless rebound damping, adjustable spring preload; 5.4 in. travel
 Rake  24.5°
 Trail  4 in.
 Colors  Two-tone Metallic Spark Black / Metallic Flat Micron Gray, Two-tone Candy Lime Green / Ebony
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*Price, if shown, is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) and does not include government fees, taxes, dealer vehicle freight/preparation, dealer document preparation charges or any finance charges (if applicable). MSRP and/or final actual sales price will vary depending on options or accessories selected.

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