An Assist and Slipper Clutch helps to put the power to the ground while providing an extremely light pull at the lever and reducing rear-wheel chatter during downshifts.
The sporty 649cc parallel-twin engine delivers smooth and responsive performance with exciting mid-range power that is felt in every gear.
Sharp new styling comes with new bodywork and twin LED headlights for an even sportier appearance. The redesigned windshield is positioned lower, and is mounted flush with the upper cowl for a sleek design. A new thicker passenger seat not only provides a more comfortable seat for the passenger but improves hip support for the rider.
The more upright angle of the windshield maintains sufficient wind protection for a comfortable ride when speeds pick up.
The new Ninja® 650 motorcycle stands out with more angular styling, aggressive headlights, an upswept tail cowl and a TFT color instrument panel.
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, digital bar-style tachometer, gear position indicator, shift lamp, fuel gauge, odometer, dual trip meters, current and average fuel consumption, remaining range, average speed, total time, coolant temperature, clock, battery voltage, Kawasaki service reminder, oil change reminder and the Kawasaki Economical Riding Indicator.
Bluetooth Smartphone Connectivity (using RIDEOLOGY THE APP*) connects you with your bike like never before, allowing you to view vehicle info, riding log, phone notifications, and general settings.
TFT color instrumentation and Bluetooth® smartphone connectivity add high-tech elements to the ride and allow you to connect to the Ninja® 650 motorcycle like never before.
Upgraded Dunlop Sportmax Roadsport 2 tires contribute to the sportiest and most enticing ride yet.
A light and slim chassis features a trellis frame and horizontal back-link rear suspension for nimble handling and excellent traction response, resulting in a more direct connection to the road.
The Ninja® 650 motorcycle delivers the thrills with a perfected trellis frame design for agile handling and maneuverability.