2017 Kawasaki Ninja ZX10-R with Akrapovic exhaust showcased at GIIAS 2017

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Praveen M,

Engineer-turned-motorcycle journalist. I’m a sucker for cruising down the highways, and twisties in the hills.

The 2017 Kawasaki Ninja ZX10-R has been showcased with Akrapovic exhaust at this year’s Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS).

2017 Kawasaki Ninja ZX10-R with Akrapovic front right quarter at GIIAS 2017
The Kawasaki Ninja ZX10-R makes 200 PS of power and 113.5 Nm of torque.

The Akrapovic exhaust in the expo display bike is a carbon fibre unit and is expected to be lighter than the stock one. As per the part maker’s website, Akrapovic exhaust systems deliver increased performance throughout the entire RPM range.

Kawasaki says the Ninja ZX10-R is “The closest thing to a World Superbike Champion machine.” It is a no brainer considering a plethora of electronics controls the 998cc inline four engine’s 200 PS of power and 113.5 Nm of torque. The peak power comes in at 13,000 rpm while the torque at 11,500 rpm, channelled via a 6-speed transmission.

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Electronics on the motorcycle include S-KTRC (Sport-Kawasaki Traction Control) and KLCM (Kawasaki Launch Control Mode). Apart from this, the bike features cornering management function, power modes, and KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System).

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The bike employs a Showa 43 mm inverted Balance Free Front inverted fork and a rear Horizontal Back-link with BFRC lite gas-charged monoshock. Both the front and rear offer compression, rebound damping, and spring preload adjustability. The bike comes to a halt through the dual semi-floating 330 mm Brembo discs at the front and a single 220 mm disc at the rear. The fuel tank can hold 17 litres of juice, and the bike weighs 206 kg.

Kawasaki Ninja ZX10-R with Akrapovic exhaust
Expect the Akrapovic exhaust to weigh less than the stock unit.

The 2017 Kawasaki Ninja ZX10-R costs Rp. 460 million. On the purchase of the bike at the expo, customers can avail free Kawasaki Road Service (KRS) for one year. It is valid in any city within Indonesia.

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