Kawasaki ZZR1100 / Ninja ZX-11 (ZX1100C, ZX1100D): review, history, specs


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Class: sport-touring

Production: 1990-2001

Also called: Kawasaki ZZ-R1100, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-11

Successor: Kawasaki ZZ-R1200, Kawasaki ZX-12R

Models
Kawasaki ZZ-R1100 / Ninja ZX-11 (ZX1100C)

1990-1992

(Europe, North America)

Kawasaki ZZ-R1100 / Ninja ZX-11 (ZX1100D)

1993-2001

(Europe, North America and other)

Kawasaki ZZ-R1100 / Ninja ZX-11 (ZX1100C) 1990-1992
Kawasaki ZZ-R1100 / Ninja ZX-11 (ZX1100D) 1993-2001

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1990 Europe, North America Name: Kawasaki ZZ-R1100 / Ninja ZX-11

Code: ZX1100-C1

1991 Europe, North America Name: Kawasaki ZZ-R1100 / Ninja ZX-11

Code: ZX1100-C2

1992 Europe, North America Name: Kawasaki ZZ-R1100 / Ninja ZX-11

Code: ZX1100-C3

1993 Europe, North America Name: Kawasaki ZZ-R1100 / Ninja ZX-11

Code: ZX1100-D1

1994 Europe, North America Name: Kawasaki ZZ-R1100 / Ninja ZX-11

Code: ZX1100-D2

1995 Europe, North America Name: Kawasaki ZZ-R1100 / Ninja ZX-11

Code: ZX1100-D3

1996 Europe, North America Name: Kawasaki ZZ-R1100 / Ninja ZX-11

Code: ZX1100-D4

1997 Europe, North America Name: Kawasaki ZZ-R1100 / Ninja ZX-11

Code: ZX1100-D5

1998 Europe, North America Name: Kawasaki ZZ-R1100 / Ninja ZX-11

Code: ZX1100-D6

1999 Europe, North America, Australia, Asia Name: Kawasaki ZZ-R1100 / Ninja ZX-11

Code: ZX1100-D7

2000 North America Name: Kawasaki Ninja ZX-11

Code: ZX1100-D8

2001 Europe, North America, Australia, Asia Name: Kawasaki ZZ-R1100 / Ninja ZX-11

Code: ZX1100-D9

Specifications

Kawasaki ZZ-R1100 (Ninja ZX-11): specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2175 mm / 85,6 in – ZX1100C

2180 mm / 85,8 in – ZX1100D

Overall width 720 mm / 28,3 in – ZX1100C

730 mm / 28,7 in – ZX1100D

Overall height 1210 mm / 47,6 in – ZX1100C

1205 mm / 47,4 in – ZX1100D

Seat height 780 mm / 30,7 in
Wheelbase 1480 mm / 58,3 in – ZX1100C

1500 mm / 59,0 in – ZX1100D

Ground clearance 110 mm / 4,3 in
Dry weight 228 kg / 502 lbs – ZX1100C

233 kg / 514 lbs – ZX1100D

Curb (wet) weight 260 kg / 573 lbs – ZX1100C

269 kg / 593 lbs – ZX1100D

FRAME Type Tubular, double cradle (aluminum)
Front suspension, travel Telescopic fork 43 mm (adjustable), 125 mm / 4,92 in – ZX1100C

Telescopic fork 43 mm (adjustable), 120 mm / 4,72 in – ZX1100D

Rear suspension, travel Swingarm Uni-Trak with mono-shock (adjustable) , 120 mm / 4,72 in – ZX1100C

Swingarm Uni-Trak with mono-shock (adjustable) , 112 mm / 4,41 in – ZX1100D

Front tire size 120/70 VR17-V290 – ZX1100C

120/70 ZR17 – ZX1100D

Rear tire size 170/60 VR17-V290 – ZX1100C

180/55 ZR17 – ZX1100D

Front brake Double disc, 310 mm, 4-piston calipers – ZX1100C

Double disc, 320 mm, 4-piston caliper – ZX1100D

Rear brake Single disc, 250 mm, 1-piston caliper – ZX1100C

Single disc, 250 mm, 2-piston caliper – ZX1100D

Fuel capacity 21,0 l / 5,54 US gal – ZX1100C

24,0 l / 6,34 US gal – ZX1100D

Trail 103 mm / 4,05 in – ZX1100C

107 mm / 4,21 in – ZX1100D

Fuel economy 5,51 l / 100 km (42,7 mpg)
ENGINE Type Liquid-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 4-cylinders, inline
Bore & Stroke 76,0 x 58,0 mm
Displacement 1052 cm³ (64,19 cu in)
Compression ratio 11.0:1
Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 147,0 hp (108,0 kW) / 10500 rpm – full-power version
Max. torque 110,0 Nm (11,2 kgf*m) / 8500 rpm – full-power version
0 to 100 km/h 2,95 sec
Top speed 272 km/h (169 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 4x Keihin CVKD40
ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 6-speed
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 1.637
Final reduction 2.647

2.588 – ZX1100-D3 (Germany, UK, France, Greece, Norway)

Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V

VI


2.800

2.000 (2.055 – ZX1100D)

1.590

1.333

1.153

1.035

ELECTRICAL Ignition Transistorized
Alternator Three-phase AC, 28,6A 14V at 6000 rpm
Battery capacity 12V-14Ah – ZX1100C

12V-12Ah – ZX1100D

Images

Kawasaki ZZ-R1100 (Ninja ZX-11): images, gallery.

Kawasaki ZZ-R600 (ZX600D) 1990-1992
Kawasaki ZZ-R600 (ZX600D) 1990-1992
Kawasaki ZZ-R600 (ZX600D) 1990-1992
Kawasaki ZZ-R600 (ZX600E) 1993-2006
Kawasaki ZZ-R600 (ZX600E) 1993-2006
Kawasaki ZZ-R600 (ZX600E) 1993-2006

Videos

Kawasaki ZZ-R1100 (Ninja ZX-11): video.

Kawasaki ZX 11 Ninja

Manuals

Kawasaki ZZ-R1100 (Ninja ZX-11): manuals, parts, microfiches.