Kawasaki ZRX1200S review

Still a big, manly bike for big, manly man, but this time for those who like to duck out of the rain. The sweeties
Solid looks ensure plenty of road presence and the fairing makes longer trips manageable
Lacks the style of its naked brother

Basically the same as the ZRX1200R but the S has a sleeker half-fairing and that’s about it. Lacks the cool factor of an Eddie rep so go for the ZRX1200RBasically the same as the ZRX1200R but the S has a sleeker half-fairing and that’s about it. Lacks the cool factor of an Eddie rep so go for the ZRX1200R

Length (mm)2120
Width (mm)780
Height (mm)1150
Dryweight (kg)224
Seats0
Seat Height (mm)790
Suspension Front43 mm telescopic cartridge fork with adjustable
spring preload, 10-way compression and
12-way rebound damping
Suspension RearDual gas-charged shocks, piggy-back reservoir, adjustable
spring preload and 4-way compression/rebound damping
Tyres Front120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Tyres Rear180/55ZR17M/C (73W)
Brakes FrontDual semi-floating 310 mm discs with opposed 6-piston calipers
Brakes Rear250 mm disc with opposed twin-piston caliper
Wheelbase (mm)1465
ChassisDouble cradle, high-tensile steel
Cubic Capacity (cc)1164
Bore (mm)79
Stroke (mm)59
Compression Ratio10.1
IgnitionElectronic
CoolingLiquid cooled
Fuel DeliveryEFI
Stroke TypeFour Stroke
DriveChain
Solid looks ensure plenty of road presence and the fairing makes longer trips manageable
Lacks the style of its naked brother