10 October 2011 New 2012 ZZR1400 raises the bar once again

Retaining the strong points of the iconic ZZR1400, the new ZZR only shares a minimum of parts with its predecessor. Completely redesigned, the new ZZR will proudly carry the Kawasaki flag and push the performance boundaries once more.
Directly descended from the original ZZR1100, Kawasaki’s newest flagship is the ultimate blend of Extreme Excitement and Everyday Versatility. Not only is it the world’s fastest accelerating production motorcycle, but superb handling and balanced performance (care of advanced technology and numerous comfort features) ensure riders are equally at home carving up twisty roads in the hills, heading across the border for a multi-day trip or deftly weaving through city traffic. The ZZR1400 proudly stands at the head of Kawasaki’s road sport line-up, but its almighty performance makes it the King of All Sport Bikes.

Key features:

- Fastest accelerating production motorcycle on the planet
- More torque at all rpm
- Significantly more power in mid-high rpm range
- KTRC (Kawasaki TRaction Control)
- 3 modes cover a wide range of conditions
- Increased sport riding performance and enhanced stability in low-grip situations
- Power Mode selection
- 2 modes: Full Power + Low Power (about 70% of Full)
- Back-torque limiter
- Dual secondary balancers ensure a silky smooth engine, without unwanted vibrations
- New aluminium monocoque frame is slim and gives an ideal balance of flex and rigidity to match the more powerful new engine
- Swingarm also revised to match the more powerful new engine
- New suspension settings allow for even sportier handling than before and superb stability at very high speeds
- Flagship quality shows in all the little details. The magnificent styling establishes a commanding presence wherever you ride
- Natural riding position facilitates long-distance riding
- Bodywork offers both superb wind protection and stability in the very high speed range
- New fairing design offers improved heat management
- A convenient multi-function button on the left-hand handlebar enables scrolling through LCD modes without you having to remove your hand from the grip