And, identical to that, we’ve acquired a gander below these covers which have been teasing us in Kawi’s sneak preview for 2023 – and Crew Inexperienced has gifted us with not one, however TWO supersport machines to ogle and drool over.
A current press launch exhibits media for 3 machines: A JetSki Extremely 160LX, the anticipated 2023 ZX4R and the indomitable ZX4RR.
Have a look for yourselves.
Ain’t they purdy?
Naturally, our good man Jim Pruner has been performing some severe digging on the specs, offering us a greater concept of what’s happening below these aggressive fairings for the brand new season.
“Surprisingly, they haven’t launched horsepower or torque numbers however informed me redline is at 11,500rpm, and moist weight is 414lbs,” Jim provides on his current communications with Kawasaki.
Right here’s what we’ve acquired to this point:
- Each machines will exhibit a high-tensile metal trellis body (impressed by WSBK Kawi) in addition to a 399cc inline-four with a magnificence redline @ 11,500rpm.
- Worth will doubtless hover round $10,000 for the ZX4R, with an estimated inflation of $1000 for the ZX4RR.
- Stoppage is to be dealt with by “290 mm discs with radial-mount, monobloc, opposed four-piston calipers on the entrance and a 220 mm disc with single-piston caliper on the again.”
- Excessive-grade suspension! Entrance is a 37mm Showa SFF-BP fork set to model-specific spring charge and damping, with horizontal back-link rear + adjustable preload
- Extra perks:
- Centre ram air consumption system
- 17”, 5-spoke star rims with Dunlop GPR300 radial tires
- 4 driving modes (Sport, Street, Rain, and Rider) + three ranges of Traction Management.
- 4.3” TFT colour show (with Circuit Mode)
- Bluetooth smartphone connectivity (courtesy of the Rideology app)
- ZX-4RR ONLY: Up-and-down Kawasaki Fast Shifter (KQS)
- ZX-4RR ONLY: Adjustable entrance fork preload + absolutely adjustable Showa BFRC-lite rear shock
As at all times, an enormous due to Jimbo (and the remainder of the group) right here at WBW for his or her ceaseless searching of the down-and-dirty deets!
What do you assume? Fancy a guess at what we’re taking a look at for each bikes’ power-to-weight ratio?
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