Kawasaki in true flamboyant style have unveiled the new 2013 Kawasaki Ninja ZX6R featuring an all new 636cc engine at Times Square, New York. The engine is an inline-four that is said to produce a peak power of 130hp.

The new ZX-6R features a 3-mode traction control system (KTRC) with two types of power modes, an ‘intelligent’ anti-lock braking system (KIBS), fully adjustable 41mm Showa big piston forks, fully adjustable Uni-Trak rear suspension and a slipper clutch. The bike rides on 17-inch alloys with 120/70 (front) and 180/55 (rear) tyres. Kerb weight is at 192 kilograms. Check out below for the photographs followed by the specifications of the new 2013 Ninja ZX-6R.

  • Engine – Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, four valves per cylinder, inline-four
  • Displacement – 636 cc
  • Bore x Stroke – 67.0 x 45.1mm
  • Compression Ratio – 12.9:1
  • Fuel System – DFI® with four 38mm Keihin throttle bodies and oval sub-throttles
  • Ignition – TCBI with digital advance
  • Transmission – 6-Speed
  • Final Drive – 520 series X-ring chain
  • Rake/Trail – 23.5 degrees / 4.0 in.
  • Frame type – Aluminum perimeter
  • Front Tire Size – 120/70-ZR17
  • Rear Tire Size – 180/55-ZR17
  • Wheelbase – 54.9 in.
  • Front Suspension / wheel travel – 41mm inverted Showa BP-SFF fork with top-out springs, stepless compression and rebound damping, adjustable spring preload / 4.7 in.
  • Rear Suspension / wheel travel – Bottom-link Uni-Trak® with gas-charged shock, top-out spring and pillow ball upper mount, stepless compression damping, 25-way adjustable rebound damping, fully adjustable spring preload / 5.3 in.
  • Front Brakes – Dual 310mm petal rotors with dual radial-mount, Nissin four-piston, monobloc calipers
  • Rear Brakes – Single 220mm petal rotor with single-piston caliper
  • Fuel Capacity – 4.5 gal.
  • Seat Height – 32.7 in.
  • Curb Weight – 423.4 lbs.
  • Overall Length – 82.1 in.
  • Overall Width – 27.8 in.
  • Overall Height – 43.9 in.
  • Color Choices – Pearl Flat Stardust White / Flat Ebony; Metallic Spark Black / Flat Ebony; Lime Green / Metallic Spark Black