the benefit of what is arguably the best bit of technology on the new ZX-10R; S- KTRC. Traction control to you and me.Click here for the Kawasaki ZX-10R first ride review page 2/2.
, it was clear that this was very much a ZX-10R. It zapped out of turns with an addictive blend of raw acceleration and high-revving smoothness, the unchanged max output of 173bhp - 182bhp with the ram air - sending it tonking towards the 13,000rpm redline
titanium internals help keep the claimed dry weight to 179kg, a slight 4kg increase over the incumbent.Continue the Kawasaki ZX-10R ReviewKEISHI FUKUMOTO – STYLING DESIGNERHow long have you been designing bikes at Kawasaki? 20 years, but I also design
fighting the new ZX-10R. You can just get on it and ride it fast from the off and it does everything very well, giving plenty of feedback from the chassis, tyres and brakes. So, Kawasaki, I’m happy to say, have finally cracked it with a genuine contender
the gig. Italy’s notoriously slippery Misano circuit may have been rain-lashed but the Aprilia’s class shone through: unbelievable agility; easy, usable power; and the kind of charisma that has your brain thinking £15,000’s actually very reasonable for a
. Journos that had recently been to Losail on the 2008 Kawasaki ZX-10R launch said the Kawasaki pulled your arms off compared to the Blade, which makes sense as Kawasaki is claiming a maximum power output of 200bhp (with ram air.) This certainly wasn’t my
remember trying to wrestle a GRXR 11 round the TT in '89 and shitting myself for most of every lap. And those were good compared to CBR 1000's or the original ZX10's.I'm not slagging these bikes off, it's just that they weren't supposed to do what people
and lighter ZX-10R-style wheels. The underseat muffler is less tidy and protrudes more than the CBR 600RR's, but looks good never the less.On to the fun part. After hopping aboard I found the riding position for me was a tad cramped. The pegs didn't give me
Yamaha YZF-R1 specs, review and owner's opinions, 2012 Yamaha R1 drops in price, 2012 Yamaha YZF-R1 colours revealedRivalsAprilia RSV4 APRC SEBMW S1000RRHonda CBR1000RR FirebladeKawasaki ZX-10RMV Agusta F4 1000RSuzuki GSX-R10000 K11
; lots of feel and power front and rear, and none of the elastic sponginess at the lever present on some Kawasakis, notably the ZX-10R.Click here to read the Kawasaki ZZR1400 review verdict.
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