Review : 2019 Kawasaki ZX6R ‘ The Thunder Thor ‘

 Review : 2019 Kawasaki ZX6R ‘ The Thunder Thor ‘

Using Kawasaki’s incredible 636cc engine, the most recent in the Ninja mid-weight Supersport line presently flaunts a KQS snappy shifter for up movements united to another meter board that incorporates capacities, for example, an efficient riding marker in addition to fuel check and remaining reach work, all implying at the shrewd adjusted accomplished between track center and road vision.

Notwithstanding the standard fit help and shoe grip, other rider neighborly highlights incorporate a convenient 12V power take-off for electrical embellishments demonstrates that short serious track day rides and longer end of the week trips are currently both well inside the extent of the Ninja ZX-6R.

The rundown of standard fit rider helps for 2019 is genuinely noteworthy including KTRC footing control, Kawasaki’s canny electronically monitored slowing mechanism (KIBS) in addition to the accommodation of two-arrange control mode choice. Include a case outfitted with the much commended Showa BFF separate capacity front fork and an energetic yet refined ergonomic riding position and the riding style choices are various.

Few Facts of ZX6R

  1. Kawasaki engineers has provided all new look to ZX6R , the design is more compact, versatile, comes with quickshifter, revised gearing and other hard parts remain the same. The engine 636 cc motor is same version of the motor unveiled back  in 2013.
  2. Gearing has been shortened from 15/43 now this means you get more torque at lower rpms essentially this will is be good for riders focused on street rides rather than on tracks.
  3. New ZX6 R comes with fully adjustable  suspension which helps the chassis to stay without any harm with suspension doing the wonderful duties of absorbing shocks on uneven tracks or streets.Rear suspension helps maintain real traction.
  4. New ZXG6 gets the updated dash which displays information like  fuel gauge, current and average fuel consumption, intake air temperature, clock.
  5. Kawasaki has provided ABS as an optional.With additional cost you can add on the ABS.
  6. LED comes as a standard with package.
  7. Power modes are easy to use for naive riders.
  8. 3 mode Kawasaki traction control which helps rider more confidence to riders .While Mode 1 and Mode 2 allows a degree of slippage to maximum acceleration in high grip conditions.Mode 3 is responsible maximize traction is lower grip conditions.
  9.  The pressed aluminium frame has a narrow design,allowing the rear to be slim and compact making the entire package more light and thin.
  10. 636cc engine  is butter smooth and does a good job in the upper regions of the rpms.
  11. Quickshifter now comes as an standard.
  12. ZX6r adorns the new Bridgestone Battlax Hypersport S22 tires.The tires are made of new compound essentially allowing to make the grip more firm.

Top Specs

  • Engine: Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four
  • Displacement: 636 cc
  • Valve System: DOHC, 16 valves
  • Power: 95.4 kW {130 PS} / 13,500 rpm
  • Maximum Power with Ram Air: 100 kW {136 PS} / 13,500 rpm
  • Torque: 70.8 N·m {7.2 kgƒ·m} / 11,000 rpm
    Brakes, front :Dual semi-floating 310 mm (x t5 mm) petal discs. Caliper: dual radial-mount, monobloc, opposed 4-piston.
  • Brakes, rear :Single 220 mm (x t5 mm) petal disc. Caliper: single-bore pin-slide, aluminium piston.
  • Suspension, front : 41 mm inverted fork (SFF-BP) with rebound and compression damping and spring preload adjustability, and top-out springs.
  • Suspension, rear :Bottom-Link Uni Trak, gas-charged shock with piggyback reservoir, compression and rebound damping and spring preload adjustability

Track day fans will value the flexible move up pointer, monobloc calipers and expansive front circle rotors in addition to the decision of Bridgestone Battlax Hypersport S22 tires as standard fit alongside discretionary adornments, for example, Öhlins controlling damper, hub sliders and shading coded pillion situate cover.

Furthermore, regarding outward look, the crisp new bodywork approach sees the Ninja clad in another cowling – finish with twin LED headlamps – that is both remarkable to this model yet mirrors the developing Ninja look. Include a forceful and rakish tail area and there can be no error, the most recent ZX-6R unquestionably has “check claim”.

Product Walk-around

Euro4 agreeable with an enhanced power and torque feeling, the great Kawasaki mid-weight Supersport symbol has now extended to incorporate a machine that can perform with the best on a track day at that point spend the rest of the end of the week piling on separations like no other machine it its classification.

Price in India : Rs.10,49,000  (Ex- Showroom)
One paint scheme for India : Lime Green / Ebony / Metallic Graphite Gray
Price in UK : Pounds 9499 for Metallic Flat Spark Black / Ebony and Pounds 9699 for Lime Green / Ebony / Metallic Graphite Gray
Two color schemes for Europe : Lime Green / Ebony / Metallic Graphite Gray and Metallic Flat Spark Black / Ebony
Price in US : MSRP Non-ABS: $9,999 / MSRP ABS: $10,999.

It also comes with Pearl Storm Gray/Metallic Flat Spark Black but not in India and in UK.

Verdict: With the expansion of a quickshifter and a couple of different updates, the 2019 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R checks all the Supersport boxes, so here’s to stirring the 600-class flares in the coming years. With updated aesthetics the new ZX6R is an head-turner for those who would like to burn some rubber on the track and street and in case you’re looking for a flexible elite bike that you can rail on at the track and still be cool and agreeable in the city this package will go as per your expectations.


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