Kawasaki Technology


The result of our advanced engineering, exhaustive testing and continuous pursuit of superior reliability, safety and performance.

ABS (Anti-lock Brake System)

Sudden over-application of the brakes, or braking on low-grip surfaces (surfaces with a low coefficient of friction) such as wet asphalt or manhole covers, may cause a motorcycle's wheel(s) to lock up and slip. ABS was ...
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Horizontal Back-link Rear Suspension

When comparing Kawasaki's traditional Uni-Trak® rear suspension, which mounts the shock unit vertically, with Horizontal Back-link rear suspension, the shock unit is almost horizontal. Kawasaki's original suspension arr...
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IMU-Enhanced Chassis Orientation Awareness

The strength of Kawasaki’s cutting-edge electronics has always been the highly sophisticated programming that, using minimal hardware, gives the ECU an accurate real-time picture of what the chassis is doing. Kawasaki’...
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K-ACT (Kawasaki Advanced Coactive-braking Technology) ABS

At its heart, K-ACT ABS is an Advanced Anti-lock Braking System, designed to prevent tires from locking up during braking. But K-ACT ABS was designed for use on touring models weighing in excess of 300kg (660 lbs) – and...
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KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent Anti-Lock Brake System)

Kawasaki developed KIBS to take into account the particular handling characteristics of supersport motorcycles, ensuring highly efficient braking with minimal intrusion during aggressive sport riding. It is the first ma...
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KIPASS (Kawasaki’s Intelligent Proximity Activation Start System)

With the compact key fob (portable immobilizer) in a pocket, KIPASS allows riders to remotely release the bike's steering lock and main switch simply by approaching the bike. When the key fob is close to the bike, th...
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Monocoque Frame

Kawasaki's monocoque frame is a hollow composite of aluminum parts. Originally conceived by Kawasaki engineers, it uses the engine as a fixed member so that chassis rigidity is formed not only by the frame, but the comb...
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Silver-Mirror Paint

Kawasaki’s high-quality original paint has a highly reflective, glasslike metal appearance. Its debut on the 2015 Ninja H2 and Ninja H2R marked its first use on a mass-production vehicle in either the automotive or mot...
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Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

Maintaining the correct tire air pressure is very important as it can greatly affect a motorcycle's handling, and riding with low tire pressure due to a puncture or leak, increases the risk of a tire blowout. Tire air e...
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