Sporty front and side fairings with sharp, edgy lines provide modern styling and optimized wind protection. A single-sided muffler further enhances the inherent Ninja® styling, reflecting the dynamic experience you get with every ride.
Chin spoilers similar to those on the Ninja H2™ and Ninja® ZX™-10R models strengthen the family resemblance.
Front and rear turn signals are integrated, contributing to the modern aggressive sportbike image.
See and be seen with dual low-profile LED headlights that feature low and high beams for excellent brightness.
The modern aggressive styling and sharp lines of the Ninja® 1000 motorcycle make it unmistakably Ninja.
The powerful liquid-cooled inline four-cylinder 1,043cc engine delivers delivers major power with strong mid-range performance. Power delivery is responsive and comes with an intoxicating intake howl.
The Assist and Slipper Clutch offers light clutch pull and minimizes rear wheel chatter caused by excessive engine braking due to quick downshifting.
The aluminum twin tube frame is highly rigid and features a high degree of mass centralization ensuring a balance of agility and firm handling.
Whether you're looking for sporty riding or comfortable touring, the Ninja® 1000 suspension is fined tuned to make the most of sport touring. The 41mm inverted front fork features stepless compression and rebound damping and spring preload adjustability. The horizontal back-link rear suspension offers remote rebound and preload adjustability for tandem riding, luggage or rider preference.
Battlax Hypersport S22 tires contribute to lighter handling while offering enhanced grip in both dry and wet conditions.
The Ninja® 1000 motorcycle seamlessly blends the best of sport touring and superbike technology to deliver legendary Ninja® performance.
The 5-position clutch lever can be adjusted to suit the size of the rider’s hands based on rider preference.
Rider and passenger seat material offers superb elasticity and resistance to cold temperatures for increased comfort. The rider seat is fabricated of dense, springy urethane cushioning that helps retain original shape.
The ergonomically sculpted passenger grips are easy to hold and naturally positioned.
Adaptable, relaxed upright riding position is comfortable and optimized to accommodate a full range of riding situations.
An adjustable windshield offers four available positions ranging from sporty to maximum wind protection. Set up is easy and doesn't require any tools.
A variety of intuitive features contribute to the overall rideability and comfort of the Ninja® 1000 motorcycle.
NEW all-digital TFT (thin-film transistor) color instrumentation gives the cockpit a high-tech, high-grade appearance and visibility. The screen’s background color is selectable (black or white), and screen brightness adjusts automatically to suit available light.
Display functions include: digital speedometer, gear position indicator, upshift indicator, odometer, dual trip meter, fuel gauge, cruising distance, average fuel consumption, outside temperature, water temperature, clock, economical riding indicator, IMU indicator, KIBS indicator, boost pressure and boost temperature.
A Bluetooth® chip built into the instrument panel enables riders to connect to their motorcycle wirelessly. Using the smartphone application (via RIDEOLOGY THE APP*) a number of instrument functions can be accessed allowing you to view vehicle info, riding log, phone notifications, and general settings.
The Ninja® 1000 motorcycle is equipped with Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System (KIBS), a supersport-grade high-precision multi-sensing ABS brake assistance system. Plus, an electric cruise control system allows a desired speed to be maintained with the simple press of a button.
The Ninja® 1000 features a clean-mount side case system that allows KQR™ side cases* to be attached and removed easily for added convenience.
A DC power outlet (knock out) in dash area enables the addition of a DC power outlet to power devices/accessories.*
Features such as a full color display meter that displays detailed and useful information and a DC power outlet allow you to ride longer and enjoy more.
Dual-direction Kawasaki Quick Shifter allows both clutchless upshifts and downshifts for seamless acceleration and smooth deceleration.
A compact IMU enables inertia along 6 Degrees of Freedom to be monitored. Acceleration along longitudinal, transverse and vertical axes plus roll rate and pitch rate are measured. The yaw rate is calculated by the ECU using Kawasaki’s proprietary dynamic modeling software.
The IMU-enhanced feedback version of Kawasaki TRaction Control (KTRC) predicts conditions and acts before slippage exceeds the range for optimal traction.
Integrated riding modes offer varying traction control and power delivery settings for different riding conditions. Sport mode enables sporty riding for winding roads. Road mode offers comfortable riding over a wide range of conditions. Rain mode delivers reassurance over wet surfaces. Rider (manual) mode lets you set each system independently.
The Ninja® 1000 motorcycle utilizes advanced technology to deliver superior cornering performance. The Kawasaki Cornering Management Function (KCMF) uses input from the IMU to enable a control function: cornering management, which monitors engine and chassis parameters to assist rides in holding their intended line through corners.
Riders can set power delivery to suit conditions and/or preference. Low power mode limits power output to approximately 70% of full power and delivers a milder throttle. Full power mode utilizes 100% engine power.
Key enhancements bring Kawasaki Racing Team (KRT) WorldSBK championship-proven electronics management technology to the Ninja® 1000 sportbike. This results in precise chassis orientation awareness that helps the rider adapt to a range of typical riding conditions and scenarios.