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On the horsepower chart (left), it's apparent that the twin-cylinder machines have about the same power until 7000 rpm, where the Kawasaki starts to sign off and gets left behind by the V-twins. The Ducati's erratic and lumpy torque curve, however, is why the Kawasaki and Suzuki feel smoother and marginally quicker at lower rpms. The FZ-6R obviously lacks the pep of the others in the engine department.
Econo Bike Shootout Horsepower Torque Chart