09-29-2012, 05:15 PM
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Tampa, FL
Originally Posted by ShinobiJeh
You can check out everything about these new bikes and Kawi website. I did so last night. I love absolutely everything about the Ninja 300 except that I do not own one... yet...
I think this will be an amazing year for Kawi, and I'm excited for the future of bikes in general. So many bikes on the road these days, and I feel like bikes will continue to rise in popularity.
From Kawi Website:
Engine: Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, parallel twin
Bore x stroke: 62.0 x 49.0mm
Compression ratio: 10.6:1
Fuel Injection: DFI® with dual 32mm throttle bodies
Ignition: TCBI with digital advance
Final drive: Chain
Frame: Semi-double cradle, high-tensile steel
Wheelbase: 55.3 in.
Rake / trail: 27 degrees / 3.7 in.
Front suspension / wheel travel: 37mm hydraulic telescopic fork / 4.7 in.
Rear suspension / wheel travel: Uni-Trak® with 5-way adjustable preload / 5.2 in.
Front tire: 110/70-17
Rear tire: 140/70-17
Front brake: Single 290mm petal-type disc with two-piston hydraulic caliper
Rear brake: Single 220mm petal-type disc with two-piston hydraulic caliper
Overall length: 79.3 in.
Overall width: 28.1 in.
Overall height: 43.7 in.
Seat height: 30.9 in.
Curb weight: 379.3 lbs.
Fuel capacity: 4.5 gal.
Has a bigger fuel cap than my 650R... and with DFI, this thing must get at least 70+ mpg (I get 55-60 on the 650R).
First fill up 73mpg, 2nd was 54.7mpg but that was mostly 2-up with lots of highway at 80mph