2018   2017 Model
msrp NON-ABS: $11,699 / MSRP ABS: $12,699
destination charge $370

*Non-ABS model also available

† Specifications and pricing are subject to change.

Dealer sets the actual destination charge, your price may vary.

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Metallic Matte Fusion Silver/Metallic Flat Spark Black


World Supersport championship
technology comes to the middleweight class
with the Ninja® ZX-6R.
  • 636cc inline-four engine offers racetrack-ready power yet extremely flexible delivery on the street
  • 3-mode KTRC traction control tuned to cover a wide-range of riding situations and conditions
  • Showa Separate Function Fork Big Piston (SFF-BP) offers broad adjustability and progressive damping
  • FCC clutch with assist and slipper functions offers light clutch pull and minimizes wheel chatter caused by aggressive downshifting
  • Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System (KIBS) ABS with monobloc calipers assists braking under certain conditions

4-stroke, 4-cylinder, DOHC, 16-valve, liquid-cooled
Bore x Stroke
67.0 x 45.1 mm
Compression ratio
Fuel System
DFI® with 38mm Keihin throttle bodies (4) and oval sub-throttles
TCBI with digital advance
6-speed, return shift
Final Drive
Sealed chain
Electronic Rider Aids
Kawasaki Traction Control (KTRC), Power Mode, Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System (KIBS)
Rake / Trail
23.5°/4.0 in
Front Suspension / Wheel Travel
41mm inverted Showa SFF-BP 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, stepless compression damping adjustment, 25-way adjustable rebound damping, fully adjustable spring preload/5.3 in
Front Tire
Rear Tire
Front Brakes
Dual 310mm petal discs with dual radial-mounted, Nissin 4-piston, monobloc calipers and KIBS ABS
Rear Brakes
Single 210mm petal discs with single-piston caliper and KIBS ABS
Frame Type
Aluminum perimeter
Overall Length
82.1 in
Overall Width
27.8 in
Overall Height
43.9 in
Ground Clearance
5.1 in
Seat Height
32.7 in
Curb Weight
427.8 lb**
Fuel Capacity
4.5 gal
54.9 in
Color Choices
Metallic Matte Fusion Silver/Metallic Flat Spark Black
12 Month Limited Warranty
Kawasaki Protection Plus™ (optional)
12, 24, 36 or 48 months

**Curb weight includes all necessary materials and fluids to operate correctly, full tank of fuel (more than 90 percent capacity) and tool kit (if supplied).

KAWASAKI CARES: Always wear a helmet, eye protection, and proper apparel. Never ride under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Read Owner’s Manual and all on-product warnings. Professional rider shown on a closed course. © Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

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