Kawasaki introduces ‘the fastest-accelerating mass-production bike on the planet’

I sat on the 2011 ZX-14R last summer when I was test riding my Concours. I have to admit that just sitting on it made my heart race. It looks like the new model is even better.

Kawasaki ZX-14R

Kawasaki introduces the 2012 Ninja 1400.

Cycle World reports:

Ah, the fresh air of unapologetic performance! Kawasaki began the press introduction for the 2012 ZX-14R with a rock-and-roll soundtrack accompanying a video of Rickey Gadson lighting up the rear tire and playing chicken with a Suzuki Hayabusa on a deserted road. The Hayabusa pulled over and let the ZX-14R pass.

A year after Chevrolet introduced the overpriced, underpowered, coal-burning Volt, Kawasaki launches the new ZX-14R with all the political correctness of a jab to the nose. The Japanese engineers who worked on the project used phrases like “leapfrog the competition” and “fastest-accelerating mass-production bike on the planet” and “total domination.” Subtle…

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One Response to Kawasaki introduces ‘the fastest-accelerating mass-production bike on the planet’

  1. If its as fast as it looks mean then that will be one quick bike.

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