2021 Kawasaki NINJA 1000 SX Price, Specs, Review

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Kawasaki NINJA 1000 SX

Kawasaki NINJA 1000 SX Overview

The new 2021 Kawasaki ninja 1000 SX BS6 model, and today I’ll be sharing what all-new in this 2021 model has on offer. And believe me, we get quite a lot of new updates for this new 2021 model.

Kawasaki Ninja 1000 ABS Key Features

Now I choose to call it a whole new revolution in the sport-touring segment. Why? Well, here’s why.

  • Engine Type: 4-stroke, 4-cylinder, DOHC, 16-valve, liquid-cooled, 1,043cc
  • Bore x Stroke: 77.0 x 56.0mm
  • Transmission: 6-speed, return shift
  • Seat Height: 820mm
  • Fuel Capacity: 19 litres
  • Color Choices: Metallic Spark Black/Metallic Matte Carbon Gray
  • Assist and Slipper clutch
  • Kawasaki Cornering Management Function (KCMF)
  • Dual power modes
  • Relaxed and adaptable upright riding position
  • Dual LED headlights
  • Clean-mount side case system
  • Warranty: 12 Month Limited Warranty
  • Kawasaki Ninja 1000 SX Specs
  • Kawasaki Ninja 1000 SX Top speed
  • Kawasaki Ninja 1000 SX Mileage
  • Kawasaki Ninja 1000 SX Review Video
  • Kawasaki Ninja 1000 SX 2021 Price

Kawasaki Ninja 1000 SX Specs

The 1043 cc inline-four with a BS6 compliant engine means it puts out lesser pollution and is more environmentally friendly.

Then you have 142 horsepower that satiates your appetite for speed on any given day. Add to this 111-newton meters of torque with incredible acceleration and superb pick-up right from the word go.

And, you have a sport-tourer that feels like it is propelled by rocket thrusters. That sends you flying through the straits at the rate of knots.

ENGINE

Engine4-stroke, 4-cylinder, DOHC, 16-valve, liquid-cooled
Displacement1,043cc
Bore x Stroke77.0 x 56.0mm
Compression Ratio11.8:1
Maximum Torque81.7 lb-ft @ 7,300 rpm
Fuel SystemDFI® with 38mm Keihin throttle bodies (4) and oval sub-throttles
IgnitionTCBI with digital advance
Transmission6-speed, return shift
Final DriveSealed chain
Electronic Rider AidsKawasaki Traction Control (KTRC), Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System (KIBS), Power Mode, Kawasaki Cornering Management Function (KCMF)

Now come to the goodies quick shifter with auto Blippar. Which means clutchless upshifts as well as downshifts. That provides for an absolute fatigue-free riding experience.

Cruise control to sit back and relax as you enjoy the morning breeze while cruising through the highways.

Then you have the mighty side-mounted single-sided muffler. I prefer the dual twin-port exhausts we got on both sides of the BS4 model. Which made the bike look more badass and muscular. But this new single-sided exhaust does make the bike 2 kgs lighter.

We also get new LED turn indicators. So all the lights now are LED, and the front headlamps look futuristic and stunning.

TFT Instrumental Cluster

The main highlight is the full-color 4.3 inch TFT console that comes packed with features beyond imagination.

Now, we do get 4-different riding modes that are all linked to the 6-axis IMU or the inertial measurement unit. That controls the lean-angle sensitive abs as well as the traction control settings.

You do get a ride by wire throttle and slipper clutch. Watch your back while doing faster downshifts. And an assisted clutch for less slip, under harder acceleration.

Now, this new design gets only three clutch springs as opposed to six on the previous-gen Ninja 1000, which also results in a lighter clutch pull.

SUSPENSION

Now performing suspension duties are 41mm inverted front forks that are fully adjustable. And at the back, we get a gas-charged mono-shock which is fully adjustable as well.

Front Suspension / Wheel Travel41mm inverted cartridge fork with stepless compression and rebound damping, adjustable spring preload/4.7 in
Rear Suspension / Wheel TravelHorizontal mono-shock with stepless rebound damping, remotely adjustable spring preload/5.4 in

BRAKES

Performing braking duties are dual 300 mm semi-floating discs with a four-piston caliper up front. And a single 250 mm disc with a single-piston caliper at the back. We do get abs as standard. But one thing to note here is that we used to get petal discs earlier, but now we get only conventional discs.

Front BrakesHorizontal mono-shock with stepless rebound damping, remotely adjustable spring preload/5.4 in
Rear BrakesSingle 250mm petal-style disc with single-piston caliper, ABS

TIRES

The bike gets better quality rubber Bridgestone battleax Hype sport S22’s. Now that offers superior road grip.

Front Tire120/70 ZR17
Rear Tire190/50 ZR17

DIMENSIONS

Frame TypeAluminum backbone
Rake/Trail24.5°/4.0 in
Overall Length82.7 in
Overall Width31.1 in
Overall Height46.7 / 48.6 in
Ground Clearance5.1 in
Seat Height835 mm
Curb Weight516.0 lb**
Fuel Capacity19 liters
Wheelbase56.7 in
Color ChoicesMetallic Spark Black/Metallic Matte Carbon Gray

WARRANTY

Warranty12 Month Limited Warranty
Kawasaki Protection Plus™ (optional)12, 24, 36, or 48 months

Electronic Aids

We get Kawasaki intelligent anti-lock braking system also known as KIBS. now this includes cornering abs which means you can break midway through the corner. and still, maintain the right direction of travel. and the rider can maintain the line he has chosen through the corner

Then we have Kawasaki cornering management function or KCMF. Which keeps a watch on engine and chassis parameters during the corner. While entering the corner hitting the apex and also at the corner exit, and modulates the brake force as well as engine power. Thereby, providing for a smooth transition from acceleration to braking. And then getting back on the throttle such that the rider remains completely in control all along.

We also now get along well-padded pillion seats for added comfort. Even the windscreen has now been redesigned to offer better wind protection. With 4-different adjustable positions, which are awesome.

Kawasaki Ninja 1000 SX Review Video

Kawasaki Ninja 1000 SX Mileage

Mileage: 9 kmpl

The tank capacity is 19 liters, that’s awesome. Seat height is higher now at 820 mm earlier, it was 815 mm.

Kawasaki Ninja 1000 SX Price in India

Price: Rs 11.29 lakh (ex-showroom)

Well, now the pricing of this new BS6 compliant 2021 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 SX has been launched at 11.29 lakhs EX-showroom. Which is still outstanding value for the kind of performance and equipment that this bike has on offer. Well, this concludes the article review of the Kawasaki Ninja 1000 SX BS6 model.

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