For 2012 Kawasaki upgraded their popular ER-6n with a totally new frame and revised styling, the engine also gained some tweaks with the mid-range and bottom-end power also increasing.
Here's what the British motorcycling press said in their 2012 Kawasaki ER-6n reviews:
"The old ER-6n was already an excellent bike... So Kawasaki didn't have to do much. Yet they've succeeded in enhancing every aspect of its appeal." Adam Child, Motorcycle News - October 19 2011
"The ER-6n might be aimed mainly at less experienced but it has plenty to offer anyone looking for a simple naked bike that has some character and is fun to ride." Roland Brown, Motorcycle Sport & Leisure - January 2012
"So that's the ER-6n. It's still a motorbike with all the usual bits in the usual places, only now with an extra dash of class and sophistication." Martin Fitz-Gibbons, Bike - January 2012
"If you liked the old model, you'll like the new one too, though whether or not you would actually notice the differences remains to be seen." Kenny Pryde, Superbike
"It's fair to say there's been plenty of meddling with this new ER-6n but the changes make the bike more accessible and easier to live with day-to-day." Ben Cope, Visordown - October 19 2011 Read the full review