Kawasaki GPX600R (Ninja 600R): review, history, specs


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Class: sport

Production: 1988-1997

Predecessor: Kawasaki GPZ600R

Successor: Kawasaki ZZ-R600, Kawasaki ZX-6R

Also called: ZX600C

Model
Kawasaki GPX600R (Ninja 600R)

1988-1997

(North America, Europe)

Kawasaki GPX600R (Ninja 600R)

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1988 Europe, North America Name:

Kawasaki GPX600R (Europe)

Kawasaki Ninja 600R (North America)

Code: ZX600-C1

1989 Europe Name:

Kawasaki GPX600R

Code: ZX600-C2

1990 Europe, North America Name:

Kawasaki GPX600R (Europe)

Kawasaki Ninja 600R (North America)

Code: ZX600-C3

1991 Europe, North America Name:

Kawasaki GPX600R (Europe)

Kawasaki Ninja 600R (North America)

Code: ZX600-C4

1992 Europe, North America Name:

Kawasaki GPX600R (Europe)

Kawasaki Ninja 600R (North America)

Code: ZX600-C5

1993 Europe, North America Name:

Kawasaki GPX600R (Europe)

Kawasaki Ninja 600R (North America)

Code: ZX600-C6

1994 Europe, North America Name:

Kawasaki GPX600R (Europe)

Kawasaki Ninja 600R (North America)

Code: ZX600-C7

1995 Europe, North America Name:

Kawasaki GPX600R (Europe)

Kawasaki Ninja 600R (North America)

Code: ZX600-C8

1996 Europe, North America Name:

Kawasaki GPX600R (Europe)

Kawasaki Ninja 600R (North America)

Code: ZX600-C9

1997 Europe, North America Name:

Kawasaki GPX600R (Europe)

Kawasaki Ninja 600R (North America)

Code: ZX600-C10

Specifications

Kawasaki GPX600R (Ninja 600R): specs

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2095 mm / 82,5 in
Overall width 690 mm / 27,1 in
Overall height 1150 mm / 45,3 in
Seat height 755 mm / 29,7 in
Wheelbase 1425 mm / 56,1 in
Ground clearance 115 mm / 4,52 in
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight 208 kg / 458 lbs
FRAME Type Tubular, double cradle (steel)
Front suspension, travel 38 mm air assisted forks, ESCS adjustable anti-dive, 140 mm / 5.5 in
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm Uni-Trak with mono-shock, 130 mm / 5.1 in

Adjustment: spring pre-load, rebound damping

Front tire size 110/80-16 55H TL
Rear tire size 130/90-16 67H TL
Front brake Double disc, 270 mm, 2-piston calipers
Rear brake Single disc, 250 mm, 2-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 18,0 l / 4,8 US gal
Trail 91 mm / 3,58 in
Fuel economy 5,0 l / 100 km
ENGINE Type Water-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 4-cylinders, inline
Bore & Stroke 60,0 x 52,5 mm
Displacement 592 cm³ (36,1 cu in)
Compression ratio 11.7:1
Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 84,0 hp (62,0 kW) / 11000 rpm
Max. torque 57,0 Nm (5,8 kgf*m) / 9000 rpm
0 to 100 km/h 3,7 sec
Top speed 220 km/h (137 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetors, 4x Keihin CVK32
ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 6-speed
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction
Final reduction
Gear ratio

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ELECTRICAL Ignition Digital
Alternator
Battery capacity 12V-12Ah

Images

Kawasaki GPX600R (Ninja 600R): images, gallery

Kawasaki GPX600R (Ninja 600R)
Kawasaki GPX600R (Ninja 600R)
Kawasaki GPX600R (Ninja 600R)

Videos

Kawasaki GPX600R (Ninja 600R): video.

Kawasaki GPX600R NINJA Sport Bj. 1993

Manuals

Kawasaki GPX600R (Ninja 600R): manuals, parts, microfiches.