A manufacturer is defined by the motorcycles it makes, and the defining characteristic ofKawasaki motorcycles has always been power, lots of power. This, combined with theirexcellent handling qualities and overall balanced performance has made Kawasakisuperbikes the most feared and respected machines in motorcycling. From legendarymachines like the Z1 and GPZ900R to modern hyper-bikes like the ZZ-R1100 and NinjaZX-12R, Kawasaki's flagship machines have set the performance standards that othershave followed.
This tradition continues with the incredible new ZX-14, a machine which delivers as yetunheard of levels of performance and excitement. Whether accelerating like a jet onafterburner or slicing effortlessly up a curvy mountain road, gobbling up the miles on theway to lunch across the border or moving deftly through traffic on the way to work, theZX-14 leaves all other big-bore road burners far behind.
Powered by an all-new engine force-fed with Ram Air and fuel injection, the ZX-14churns out unheard of levels of thrust. This is Kawasaki's most powerful engine ever. Everytwist of the wrist brings a shot of adrenaline straight to the rider's cerebral cortex.The chassis is equally impressive. The ZX-14 runs an advanced version of Kawasaki'sunique aluminium monocoque frame. Lightweight and very stiff, this sophisticated framegives the bike both responsive handling qualities and incredible highway stability.The ZX's aerodynamics are what one would expect from a manufacturer of highperformanceaircraft. Shaped by the wind, the bike's sophisticated aerodynamics packagewas designed to help maximise the sport riding experience.
The ZX-14 is a supremely balanced supersport machine in the mould of such flagshipmodels as the Z1 and the ZZ-R1100. Part Ninja, part legend and all excitement, the newZX-14 makes the other contenders for hyper-bike honours seem bland by comparison.
Like its predecessors, the ZX-14 was designed to set the standards for two-wheeledexcitement. The rider who throws his leg over a ZX-14 will know that he sits astride theworld's most powerful production motorcycle, a machine offering unparalleled levels ofengine and chassis performance - in short, a supersport machine the likes of which theworld has never seen.
Kawasaki's Most Powerful Engine Ever
One press of the starter button tells the rider that this is the most powerful street bike in theworld. Yet in spite of the ZX-14's incredible performance, careful engine tuning allowsalmost anyone to enjoy the bike's softer, more rider-friendly side. And it is this duality thatmakes the big ZX such a tantalising machine to own and ride.
Next Generation Aluminium Monocoque Frame
Impressive as the ZX's engine performance is, and it is very impressive, it is thelightweight handling qualities which will favourably impress so many riders. Never has a"big bike" offered such lightweight and responsive handling. The secret? Kawasaki's nextgeneration aluminium monocoque frame.
Latest Evolution of Kawasaki Aerodynamics
For a combination a high-speed stability and low drag, the ZX-14 features an advancedaerodynamics package based on Kawasaki's many years of developing high-performanceaircraft. Whether zooming cross-continent or carving up esses in the mountains, the ZXslips through the air with finesse.
In a world where performance is everything, the new ZZR1400 has it all: the ride qualityriders expect in a flagship machine, turbine-smooth power across a mile wide rev-range,and the unmistakable presence that emanates from the world's most powerful machines.