Kawasaki’s flagship motorcycle, the ZX-14R, is a sports-tourer which is also one of the fastest production motorcycles in the world. The bike gives a powerful sportsbike feel to the rider while being comfortable on long rides.
The Ninja ZX-14R is a huge motorcycle with menacing looks. The headlamps have been aggressively designed and house the V-shaped, ram-air duct in between. The motorcycle has an analogue speedometer and tachometer, combined with a digital display with odometer. It also comes with twin trip meters, engine and outside temperature gauge, fuel range indicator amongst other features. You can also select your power mode and traction control level from here.The massive fuel tank holds 22 litres of fuel and has perfectly carved recesses for inner thigh support. The ZX-14R boasts a soft single-piece seat that makes sure it provides adequate comfort to the rider on long rides.
The Ninja ZX-14R is powered by a 1,441cc inline-four liquid cooled engine. Touted to be the strongest motorcycle engine Kawasaki has ever produced, this motor is mated to a six-speed gearbox. The motorcycle is equipped with KTRC traction-control system that has three different modes for varying riding conditions and can be controlled by a switch assembly on the left handlebar.
Kawasaki India launched the ZX-14R in the country in 2013 which is now available for Rs 16.9 lakh (ex-showroom Pune).