Kawasaki Ninja ZX-9R (ZX900B, ZX900C, ZX900E, ZX900F): review, history, specs


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Class: sport

Production: 1994-2003

Also called: Kawasaki Ninja ZX-9R

Successor: Kawasaki ZX-10R

Related: Kawasaki ZXR750

Models
Kawasaki ZX-9R (ZX900B)

1994-1997

(Europe, North America)

Kawasaki ZX-9R (ZX900C)

1998-1999

(Europe, Asia, North America)

Kawasaki ZX-9R (ZX900E)

2000-2001

(Europe, Asia, Oceania, North America)

Kawasaki ZX-9R (ZX900F)

2002-2003

(Europe, Asia, Oceania, North America)

Kawasaki ZX-9R (ZX900B) 1994-1997
Kawasaki ZX-9R (ZX900C) 1998-1999
Kawasaki ZX-9R (ZX900E) 2000-2001
Kawasaki ZX-9R (ZX900F) 2002-2003

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1994 Europe, North America Name: Kawasaki Ninja ZX-9R

Code: ZX900-B1

1995 Europe, North America Name: Kawasaki Ninja ZX-9R

Code: ZX900-B2

1996 Europe, North America Name: Kawasaki Ninja ZX-9R

Code: ZX900-B3

1997 Europe, North America Name: Kawasaki Ninja ZX-9R

Code: ZX900-B4

1998 Europe, Asia, North America Name: Kawasaki Ninja ZX-9R

Code: ZX900-C1

1999 Europe, Asia, North America Name: Kawasaki Ninja ZX-9R

Code: ZX900-C2

2000 Europe, Asia, Oceania, North America Name: Kawasaki Ninja ZX-9R

Code: ZX900-E1

2001 Europe, Asia, Oceania, North America Name: Kawasaki Ninja ZX-9R

Code: ZX900-E2

2002 Europe, Asia, North America Name: Kawasaki Ninja ZX-9R

Code: ZX900-F1

2003 Europe, Asia, North America Name: Kawasaki Ninja ZX-9R

Code: ZX900-F2

Specifications

Kawasaki Ninja ZX-9R: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2085 mm / 82,1 in – ZX900B

2050 mm / 80,7 in – ZX900C, ZX900E

2065 mm / 81,3 in – ZX900F

Overall width 725 mm / 28,5 in – ZX900B

720 mm / 28,3 in – ZX900C

730 mm / 28,7 in – ZX900E, ZX900F

Overall height 1165 mm / 45,8 in – ZX900B

1155 mm / 45,5 in – ZX900C, ZX900E, ZX900F

Seat height 800 mm / 31,5 in – ZX900B

810 mm / 31,9 in – ZX900C

815 mm / 32,1 in – ZX900E, ZX900F

Wheelbase 1440 mm / 56,7 in – ZX900B

1415 mm / 55,7 in – ZX900C, ZX900E, ZX900F

Ground clearance 125 mm / 4,9 in – ZX900B

160 mm / 6,3 in – ZX900C, ZX900E, ZX900F

Dry weight 215 kg / 474 lbs – ZX900B

183 kg / 403 lbs – ZX900C, ZX900E

186 kg / 410 lbs - ZX900F

Curb (wet) weight 243 kg / 536 lbs – ZX900B

207 kg / 456 lbs – ZX900C, ZX900E

212 kg / 467 lbs - ZX900F

FRAME Type Tubular, double cradle (aluminum) – ZX900B

Tubular, diamond (aluminum) – ZX900C, ZX900E, ZX900F

Front suspension, travel Inverted fork 43 mm (fully adjustable) , 110 mm / 4,33 in – ZX900B

Telescopic fork 46 mm (fully adjustable), 120 mm / 7,72 in – ZX900C, ZX900E, ZX900F

Rear suspension, travel Swingarm Uni-Trak with mono-shock (adjustable), 145 mm / 5,7 in – ZX900B

Swingarm Uni-Trak with mono-shock (adjustable), 130 mm / 5,1 in – ZX900C

Swingarm Uni-Trak with mono-shock (adjustable), 135 mm / 5,3 in – ZX900E, ZX900F

Front tire size 120/70 ZR17 (58W)
Rear tire size 180/55 ZR17 (73W) – ZX900B, ZX900C

190/50 ZR17 (73W) – ZX900E, ZX900F

Front brake Double disc, 320 mm, 4-piston calipers – ZX900B1-B2

Double disc, 320 mm, 6-piston calipers – ZX900B3-B4

Double disc, 296 mm, 6-piston calipers – ZX900C, ZX900E

Double disc, 320 mm, 4-piston calipers – ZX900F

Rear brake Single disc, 220 mm, 1-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 20,0 l / 5,3 US gal – ZX900B

19,0 l / 5,0 US gal – ZX900C, ZX900E, ZX900F

Trail 93 mm / 3,66 in – ZX900B, ZX900C

97 mm / 3,81 in – ZX900E

98,5 mm / 3,88 in – ZX900F

Fuel economy 5,88 l / 100 km (40,0 mpg)
ENGINE Type Liquid-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 4-cylinders, inline
Bore & Stroke 73,0 x 53,7 mm – ZX900B

75,0 x 50,9 mm – ZX900C, ZX900E, ZX900F

Displacement 899 cm³ (54,86 cu in)
Compression ratio 11.5:1 – ZX900B, ZX900C

12.2:1 - ZX900E, ZX900F

Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 139,0 hp (102,0 kW) / 10500 rpm – ZX900B (full-power version)

143,0 hp (105,0 kW) / 11000 rpm – ZX900C (full-power version)

144,0 hp (106,0 kW) / 11000 rpm – ZX900E, ZX900F (full-power version)

Max. torque 96,0 Nm (9,8 kgf*m) / 9000 rpm – ZX900B (full-power version)

101,0 Nm (10,3 kgf*m) / 9000 rpm – ZX900C (full-power version)

101,0 Nm (10,3 kgf*m) / 9200 rpm – ZX900E, ZX900F (full-power version)

0 to 100 km/h 3,02 sec
Top speed 273 km/h (170 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 4x Keihin CVKD40 – ZX900B, ZX900C, ZX900F

Carburetor, 4x Keihin CVRD40 – ZX900E

ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 6-speed
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 1.534 – ZX900B

1.714 – ZX900C, ZX900E, ZX900F

Final reduction 2.750 – ZX900B

2.563 – ZX900C, ZX900E, ZX900F

Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V

VI


2.857 – ZX900B (2.571 – ZX900C, ZX900E, ZX900F)

2.055 – ZX900B (1.941 – ZX900C, ZX900E, ZX900F)

1.650 – ZX900B (1.556 – ZX900C, ZX900E, ZX900F)

1.391 – ZX900B (1.333 – ZX900C, ZX900E, ZX900F)

1.222 – ZX900B (1.200 – ZX900C, ZX900E, ZX900F)

1.103 – ZX900B (1.095 – ZX900C, ZX900E, ZX900F)

ELECTRICAL Ignition Transistorized
Alternator Three-phase AC, 30.7A 14V at 5200 rpm – ZX900B

Three-phase AC, 27A 14V at 5000 rpm – ZX900C

Three-phase AC, 33A 14V at 5000 rpm – ZX900E, ZX900F

Battery capacity 12V-10Ah – ZX900B

12V-8Ah – ZX900C, ZX900E, ZX900F

Images

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Videos

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Manuals

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