2019 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX SE+ Guide

2019 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX SE+

2019 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX SE+ 2019 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX SE+ 2019 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX SE+ 2019 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX SE+ 2019 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX SE+ 2019 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX SE+

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2019 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX SE+:

Built Beyond Belief

The Ninja® H2™ family is a testament to Kawasaki’s relentless pursuit of innovation, performance, and passion for creating the world’s most advanced line of supercharged motorcycles. For 2019, the new Ninja® H2™ SX SE+ motorcycle completes Kawasaki’s hypersport lineup, blending performance and ultimate real-world handling.

The Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX SE+ brings the latest in electronically controlled suspension, braking, and rider aid technologies to the supercharged hyperbike platform. The Ninja H2 SX SE+ motorcycle is powered by a supercharged 998cc inline four-cylinder engine, which utilizes Kawasaki’s knowledge of precision engine tuning to distribute power to where it is most useful, in the low to mid range. With that, Kawasaki has created one of the most advanced and well-balanced motorcycles in performance, comfort, and efficiency. It is truly Built Beyond Belief.

Developed to have the ability to go above and beyond the daily applications of today’s sportbike rider, the Ninja H2 SX SE+ utilizes a balanced supercharged engine that offers optimal output performance in the low to mid RPM range, all while achieving excellent fuel efficiency. This highly refined package offers an unrivaled level of performance and comfort, with agile handling akin to its superbike counterparts.

New for 2019, the Ninja H2 SX SE+ features electronically controlled suspension, Brembo calipers, integrated riding modes, and smartphone connectivity using Bluetooth technology and the new RIDEOLOGY THE APP.

 

 

 

 

2019 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX SE+ Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
  • NEW KECS (Kawasaki Electronic Control Suspension)
  • NEW Brembo Stylema® Calipers
  • NEW Highly Durable Paint
  • NEW Integrated Riding Modes
  • NEW Smartphone Connectivity via RIDEOLOGY THE APP

 

NEW Electronically Controlled Suspension

The base mechanical components are essential to suspension handling and feel.  The Kawasaki Electronically Controlled Suspension (KECS) on the Ninja H2 SX SE+ uses a sporty 43 mm inverted Showa cartridge fork and a high-spec BFRC lite rear shock – the same rear suspension used on the Ninja® ZX™-10R sportbike, except it also features electronically adjustable preload.

The 43 mm Showa inverted cartridge fork is adjustable on the right-side fork top for both rebound damping and preload. The rear shock absorber is a Showa Balance Free Rear Cushion lite (BFRC) unit that features electronically adjustable preload, which was derived from World Superbike competition. The result is increased traction and superior shock absorption.

 

In the BFRC lite shock, damping force is generated in an external Damping Force Chamber, and compression and rebound damping are generated independently, allowing the whole surface of the main piston to act as a pump, pushing oil towards the valves. This configuration also helps to suppress pressure balance fluctuations as a result of shock compression and extension.

 

Compression and rebound damping for both the forks and shock are generated (and adjusted) electronically via the all-new KECS system that is controlled by a solenoid valve with direct actuation and allows for extremely quick reaction time. Riders can choose from three modes: sport road, rain, and manual. KECS then adjusts to the road surface environment in real time to provide the ideal damping, taking into account vehicle speed, stroke speed and deceleration. Riders can now electronically control the rear shock preload settings as well. KECS offers three different preload settings: rider only, rider with luggage, and rider with passenger and luggage. Riders can fine-tune these settings with 10 levels of adjustment for each.

The forks and shock have built-in stroke sensors that provide real-time stroke speed and compression information. The sensor coils provide input to the KECS ECU every millisecond. This is complemented by information provided by the IMU (acceleration/deceleration) every 10 milliseconds and the FI ECU (vehicle speed) every 10 milliseconds. The KECS ECU then directs current to the solenoids to adjust damping as required by the situation.

 

Kawasaki’s KECS, coupled with Showa’s 43 mm inverted cartridge fork and BFRC lite suspension components, delivers added confidence when cornering and assures the tires feel planted.

 

NEW Brembo Stylema® Calipers

New for 2019, the Ninja H2 SX SE+ comes equipped with high-grade Brembo Stylema front calipers. The new Stylema calipers are some of the lightest and smallest calipers available. A redesign of key sections allows stiffness to be maintained while enabling a more direct connection to the piston area. The Stylema calipers cool quickly thanks to increased airflow around the brake pads, increased space around the pistons, and an opening that allows air to exit from the central bridge. The dual radial mount, opposed 4-piston Stylema front calipers grip a pair of semi-floating 320 mm discs, which complement the technical innovation and premium quality of the Ninja H2 SX SE+.

 

NEW Integrated Riding Modes

All-inclusive modes that link KTRC, Power Mode and KECS allow riders to efficiently set traction control, power delivery, and suspension characteristics to suit a given riding situation. Riders can choose from four settings: Sport, Road, Rain or a Manual setting. In the manual rider mode, each of the systems can be set independently. The Sport setting enables riders to enjoy sporty handling riding on winding roads. The Road setting provides comfortable riding characteristics over a wide range of situations, from city riding to highway cruising and rural roads. The Rain setting offers rider reassurance when riding on low traction surface.

 

NEW Smartphone Connectivity

Smartphone Connectivity

Another Kawasaki first for the adventure and touring Versys line of motorcycles is the addition Smartphone Connectivity to the Versys 1000 SE LT+. A chip built into the instrument panel enables riders to connect to their motorcycle wirelessly. Using RIDEOLOGY THE APP, a number of instrument functions can be accessed, logged, and reviewed contributing to an enhanced motorcycling experience. The following information can be viewed:

  1. Vehicle Info
  • Check latest status update
  1. 2. Riding Log
  • Can be logged in detail, and played back for review
  • Route, Distance & Time traveled can be logged for review
  • Riding conditions can be recorded in detail
  1. 3. Tuning
  • Vehicle settings changes can be made on your smartphone
  • New settings can easily be applied to your bike before riding
  • Shift settings can be customized before riding
  • Ride Mode & Electronic Suspension settings can be preselected before riding

 

The app can also be used when away from the motorcycle. When riding (with the app ON), the bike and smartphone are always connected and riding log data is being recorded by the app. After your ride, the latest riding information is stored by the app and may be viewed on the smartphone. Any changes made via the app while the engine is off, or while out of range, will be implemented as soon as the ignition is turned on and the smartphone is in range with the app ON.

 

NEW Highly Durable Paint

Also new is Kawasaki’s Highly Durable Paint. The new paint features a special top coat that allows certain types of scratches to repair themselves, enabling the paint to maintain its high quality finish through normal wear and tear. The self-healing is achieved through microscopic soft and hard segments within the top coat working like a chemical spring, creating a trampoline effect that absorbs many impacts.

Notes:
1. Recovery can take a week or longer.
2. The paint will not recover in the case of scratches caused by a coin or key, or zip fasteners.

 

Colors

The 2019 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX SE+ is available in Metallic Graphite Gray / Metallic Diablo Black / Emerald Blazed Green.

 

 

 

2019 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX SE+ Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

KAWASAKI ELECTRONIC CONTROL SUSPENSION (KECS)

  • Based on the semi-active system introduced on the 2018

Ninja® ZX™-10R SE motorcycle, KECS electronically controls damping to the cartridge front fork and BFRC lite (Balance Free Rear Cushion) rear shock that adapts to road and riding conditions in real time to provide the ideal amount of damping for the current condition.

  • Combining advanced, mechanical components with the latest electronic control technology, KECS offers the suppleness to handle a wide range of street riding situations and the firm damping for more sport-oriented riding so that the tires feel planted and enhance cornering confidence.
  • Damping is adjusted electronically to suit vehicle speed and suspension stroke speed. Deceleration is also considered to help control (not eliminate) the natural pitching that occurs under braking.
  • A solenoid valve controls damping with direct (single-stage) actuation. This results in an extremely quick reaction time of one millisecond – much quicker than systems that rely on step-motors, or those that use pilot valves (two-stage actuation) that slow the system’s responsiveness.
  • The quick reaction time makes KECS ideal for sport riding applications, where natural feeling is crucial to feeling at one with the bike.
  • Built-in stroke sensors on both the fork and rear shock – the same used on the Ninja ZX-10R SE– provide real-time stroke speed and compression information. The sensor coils provide input to the KECS ECU every millisecond, which is complemented by information provided by the IMU (acceleration/deceleration) and the FI ECU (vehicle speed) every 1/100th of a second. The KECS ECU then directs current to the solenoids to adjust damping as required by the situation.
  • Base damping character is set according to the integrated Riding Mode (Sport, Road, Rain, Rider (manual)) selected. KECS then adjusts to the road surface environment in real time to provide the ideal damping, taking into account vehicle speed, stroke speed and deceleration.
  • Rear preload is also electronically set. Riders can choose from three payload modes (each with +5/-5 adjustment): – Rider only – Rider with luggage – Rider with passenger and luggage

 

Integrated Riding Modes:

Sport, Road, Rain, Rider (manual)

  • All-inclusive modes that link KTRC, Power Mode and KECS allow riders to efficiently set traction control, power delivery and suspension character to suit a given riding situation.
  • Riders can choose from three settings (Sport, Road, Rain) or a manual setting (Rider). In the manual Rider mode, each of the systems can be set independently. – Sport: enables riders to enjoy sporty riding on winding roads. – Road: offers comfortable riding over a wide range of situations, from city riding to highway cruising and rural roads. – Rain: offers rider reassurance when riding on a wet road surface.

 

NEW FOR 2019

RIDING MODE KTRC POWER MODE KECS

Sport 1 F Hard

Road 2 F Normal

Rain 3 L Soft

Rider (manual) 1, 2, 3 or Off F or L Hard, Normal or Soft (Compression/Rebound: +5/-5)

  • KIBS settings are adjusted according to the KECS damping (Rider Mode) setting selected. The riding mode can be changed while riding, using the button at the left side of the handlebar.

RIDEOLOGY THE APP Smartphone Connectivity

† Do not operate smartphone while riding

  • A Bluetooth® chip built into the instrument panel enables riders to connect to their motorcycle wirelessly. Using the smartphone application “RIDEOLOGY THE APP,” a number of instrument functions can be accessed, contributing to an enhanced motorcycling experience.

Available functions:

Vehicle Info: information such as fuel gauge, odometer, maintenance schedule, etc can be viewed via the smartphone.

Riding Log: GPS route information as well as vehicle running information can be logged and viewed via the smartphone.

Telephone notices: when a call or mail is received by the smartphone, this is indicated on the instrument display.

General Settings: general instrument display settings (such as preferred units, date, date format, etc) can be adjusted via the smartphone.

Vehicle Settings: Riding Mode (Road, Sport, Rain, Rider) can be set in advance on the smartphone and uploaded when in proximity of the bike, as can riding support systems (like KQS) and the payload mode.

  • Once vehicle information has been downloaded to the app, it can be viewed on the smartphone. Available information includes: odometer, trip A, trip B, fuel gauge, remaining range, average gas mileage, average speed, max lean angle (right/left), battery voltage, Kawasaki service reminder, oil change reminder, etc.
  • Detailed riding logs including GPS information and vehicle running information can be recorded. While riding, the app tracks vehicle speed, rpm, gear position, throttle position, front brake fluid pressure, acceleration/deceleration, current mileage, and coolant temperature from moment to moment. Once the riding log has been saved, riders can review these items in a graphic-style display at any point along the route. The app can also display a ride summary, with information that may include: route travelled, total distance, total time, gas mileage (best/average), speed (best/average), max lean angle (right/left), etc. For either display mode, riders can select which items are displayed, and can arrange them in their preferred order.
  • When riding with the app ON the bike and smartphone are always connected. When the engine is turned off, the latest riding information stored by the app may be viewed on the smartphone. Any vehicle setting changes made via the app while the engine is off, or while out of range, cannot be uploaded until the ignition is turned on and the smartphone is in range with the app ON. General settings can only be updated via the app when the bike and smartphone are connected.

Brembo Stylema Calipers

  • The latest Monobloc calipers from Brembo are lighter than the previous M50 models and provide increased brake fluid cooling for better performance.

New Highly Durable Paint

  • Kawasaki’s new Highly Durable paint has a special coat that allows minor scratches to self-repair to help the paint maintain its high quality finish.
  • Soft and hard segments in the paint work together like a chemical spring, creating a trampoline effect that absorbs impacts. In some cases, it takes about one week for the paint to recover. The paint will not recover from scratches caused by a key, coins, zippers or snaps.

 

While the base design starts with the supercharged engine of the Ninja H2™ motorcycle, the numerous changes necessary to achieve the balance of power and fuel efficiency desired for the Ninja H2™ SX SE+ motorcycle essentially resulted in a unique engine. The Balanced Supercharged Engine delivers both exhilarating acceleration and superb fuel efficiency.

 

Supercharged Intake

  • Kawasaki designed and built centrifugal type supercharger has a high pumping capacity.
  • Planetary gear gets driving force from the crankshaft and spins a 69mm impeller, specially designed using Kawasaki Gas Turbine and Aerospace technology.
  • Since the supercharger design is highly efficient, compressed intake air is minimally heated so no intercooler is necessary.
  • Ram air intake duct feeds the supercharger fresh air in as straight a line as possible to help provide high output.
  • Aluminum intake chamber between supercharger and throttle bodies helps radiate heat to keep intake air cool.
  • ECU-controlled blow-off valve regulates pressure gain in intake chamber when throttle is closed to prevent impeller surging and abnormal vibration.
  • The frontal area of the left-side Ram Air intake is designed to match the airflow requirements of the Balanced Supercharged Engine. The intake duct feeds the supercharger fresh air in as straight a line as possible to contribute to the supercharger’s efficiency.
  • The 69mm supercharger impeller was designed to optimize blade shape and angle for the Ninja H2 SX SE+ motorcyle’s power characteristics. Settings for rpm and airflow volume for maximum efficiency were also optimized.
  • Formed from a forged aluminum block using a five-axis CNC machining center to ensure high precision and durability, the impeller has six blades at the tip expanding to 12 blades at the base. Grooves etched into the blade surfaces help direct airflow.
  • Planetary gear train, specially designed using Kawasaki Gas Turbine and Aerospace technology, is driven by the crankshaft and increases the impeller speed to 9.2 times that of the crankshaft.
  • Aluminum intake chamber between supercharger and throttle bodies helps radiate heat to keep intake air cool. Optimized volume, die-cast construction and diffuser at the mouth of the chamber contribute to overall supercharger efficiency, engine performance and fuel efficiency. A stainless steel net at the end of the diffuser helps smooth airflow.
  • Optimized and irregular intake funnel lengths help boost low- and mid-range performance. The funnels for the outer cylinders are shorter than those in the middle.
  • ECU-controlled blow-off valve regulates pressure gain in intake chamber when throttle is closed to prevent impeller surging and abnormal vibration. Quick valve operation response maintains optimum boost pressure to contribute to power feeling and throttle response.
  • A sound hole in the intake duct allows the rider to enjoy the supercharger’s characteristic chirping.

 

BALANCED SUPERCHARGED ENGINE

Engine

  • Using race technology developed for the Ninja® ZX™-10R, a two-stage machining process for the cylinder head forms the throat of the intake ports. The valve seat area is bored twice: once along the same path as the throat; then again for the valve seats. The result is smoother intake airflow, which helps reduce intake loss and increases performance.
  • Cam profiles match the airflow requirements of everyday street riding, contributing to the low-mid range focused performance as well as fuel efficiency.
  • Intake and exhaust ports match the airflow to boost low-mid range performance and fuel efficiency.
  • One-piece cylinder/upper crankcase utilizes dummy cylinder head during honing process for more precise cylinder dimensions, which allows use of low-tension piston rings to reduce mechanical loss and boost engine response.
  • High compression ratio increases thermal efficiency and greatly contributes to fuel efficiency.
  • Efficient combustion produces less heat so that the pistons can be cooled by a single oil jet, which allows the oil pump to turn at a slower rate to minimize friction loss. This also allows the engine’s oil volume to be optimized which contributes to weight savings.
  • Large, deep-sump oil pan helps cool oil. Oil pan design ensures the oil pump is always surrounded by oil to prevent cavitation. Additionally, the unique angled shape and position of the oil strainer also helps prevent cavitation during strong acceleration and deceleration.
  • Dual secondary balancers virtually eliminate engine vibration.
  • Exhaust header pipes with connector pipes between cylinders contribute to low-mid range torque and higher fuel efficiency.
  • Light exhaust pre-chamber and compact muffler help centralize weight, which contributes to handling.

 

Kawaskai DFI®(KP) with New Electronic Throttle Valves (ETV)(KP)

  • 40mm Electronic Throttle Valves enable the ECU to control the volume of both the fuel (via fuel injectors) and the air (via throttle valves) delivered to the engine. Ideal fuel injection and throttle valve position results in smooth, natural engine response and the ideal engine output. The system also enhances input to S-KTRC and accommodates the Kawasaki Launch Control and Kawasaki Engine Brake Control (SE model only) features.
  • ETV allows cruise control system to be implemented so that a desired speed can be maintained with a push of a button for added touring comfort.
  • The throttle pulley operates an Acceleration Position Sensor (APS) that uses the ECU to send a signal to a small motor that actually operates the throttle valves. This makes throttle pull very light for reduced rider fatigue.

Cruise Control

  • Electronic cruise control has single-button activation to maintain selected speed, which can also be adjusted with surrounding up/down toggle.

Transmission

  • Dog-ring transmission uses MotoGP technology in which the gears are fixed to the input transmission shafts and rings move to engage the gears on the output shaft. The result is lighter shifting, improved feel and quicker shifts.
  • Transmission oil jets at every gear mesh and shift fork position provide direct cooling and exceptional lubrication for high durability.
  • Primary gear ratio selected to contribute to fuel efficiency, while helping to reduce the torque load on the transmission gears. First and second gear ratios also contribute to engine manageability in most everyday riding situations.

Kawasaki Quick Shifter (KQS)

  • Contact-less potentiometer-type quick shifter for quick upshifts that enable seamless acceleration.
  • During deceleration when the throttle is completely closed and engine speed is not near redline, KQS automatically controls engine speed to allow downshifting without operating the clutch lever.

Assist & Slipper Clutch

  • Using the rotational forces of the clutch hub and pressure plate, the clutch is forced together during acceleration (Assist function) so that fewer and lighter clutch springs can be used for a lighter feel at the lever. During high back-torque, such as when too low of a gear is selected during downshifting, the Slipper function allows some clutch slippage to help prevent engine lock-up, stalling and rear wheel hop.
  • Judder spring component helps prevent judder when the clutch is disengaged.

 

KAWASAKI NEXT LEVEL ELECTRONICS

  • Kawasaki’s cutting-edge electronics have always excelled on the track due to the highly sophisticated programming that gives the ECU an accurate, real-time picture of what the chassis is doing using minimal software. With a Bosch IMU and the latest evolution of Kawasaki’s proprietary dynamic modeling software, the Ninja H2 SX SE+ motorcyle’s electronic management technology is next level, changing from setting-type and reaction-type systems to feedback-type systems.

Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU)(KP)

  • The IMU measures inertia along 5 axes: acceleration along longitudinal, transverse and vertical axes, roll rate, and pitch rate. The yaw rate is calculated by the ECU using Kawasaki’s patented software to provide six-axis chassis attitude input of lean angle and acceleration/deceleration force for more precise management of the electronic riding aids.
  • The IMU allows KTRC to incorporate more feedback to help maximize acceleration when exiting corners on the track.
  • Unlike competitors’ systems that have pre-set limits, Kawasaki’s proprietary race-developed software enables the Ninja H2 SX SE+ to have a dynamic system that has a higher level of chassis awareness and adapts to changing conditions such as rider inputs, vehicle attitude, and pavement conditions.

Kawasaki Cornering Management Function

  • Corner Management Function uses both KIBS and KTRC to assist riders in tracing their intended line through a corner by suppressing the tendency for the bike to stand up while braking in a turn. The IMU helps the system maintain optimum hydraulic pressure based on the bike’s lean and pitch angles.

Kawasaki Launch Control Mode (KLCM) (SE Model Only)

  • Designed to assist the rider by optimizing acceleration from a stop, KLCM electronically controls engine output to help prevent wheelspin and thereby minimize front end lift when launching from a standstill.

Kawasaki Traction Control (KTRC)

  • Mode 1 prioritizes forward acceleration, while Mode 2 offers a balance between acceleration performance and rider reassurance. Mode 3 provides rider reassurance by facilitating smooth riding on slippery surfaces.
  • The system confirms conditions every 5 milliseconds and uses ignition cut and airflow control (via the electronic throttle valves), enabling extremely quick reaction.
  • Using complex analysis, the system monitors traction conditions. By acting before slippage exceeds the range for optimum traction, drops in power can be minimized, resulting in ultra-smooth operation.

Kawasaki Engine Brake Control

  • The Kawasaki Engine Brake Control system allows riders to select the amount of engine braking they prefer.
  • When Kawasaki Engine Brake Control is activated (by selecting “LIGHT” in the settings), the effect of engine braking is reduced.

 

ELECTRONIC CONTROLS

Trellis Frame

The Ninja H2 SX SE+ motorcycle features an innovative trellis frame like the Ninja H2™, but to be able to accommodate a passenger and luggage, the frame needed to be completely different. Increased rigidity and a longer wheelbase enhance stability for riding at highway speed, while a 30-degree steering angle eases low-speed maneuverability. Trellis frame is made of high-tensile steel with pipe diameter, thickness and bend of each piece carefully selected to obtain the necessary stiffness for that part.

  • The engine is tilted forward two degrees to help lower the center of gravity, which contributes to overall handling as well as to stability at highway speed.
  • Stronger, longer rear frame increases the payload by nearly 200 pounds over the Ninja H2™motorcycle – more than enough to accommodate two-up riding with luggage on the highway
  • Slim frame design and horizontal mounting of the die-cast aluminum rear sub-frame helps keep seat narrow and contributes to an easier reach to the ground for the rider’s legs.
  • Open design of trellis frame allows air to pass through it to help dissipate engine heat.
  • Swingarm mounting plate is bolted to the back of the engine to make it part of the frame. This eliminates frame cross members to help keep the frame light and enables the chain tension generated by the high-output engine to be efficiently transferred to the rigid engine block.
  • Centerstand provides upright parking and helps ease maintenance.

KECS-Controlled Suspension

  • Supersport-sourced suspension components deliver a combination of ride comfort and sport

performance ideal for street and long-distance riding.

  • The bottom of the rear shock is mounted to New Uni-Trak® linkage that helps provide excellent rear tire feeling to the rider.
  • Both the linkage and top of the shock are mounted to the Swingarm Mounting Plate, which eliminates frame cross members to save weight.
  • Uni-Trak® linkage rear suspension system provides progressive action to the rear shock so that small bumps are damped lightly and large bumps get heavy damping for a smoother ride and better steering and handling.
  • The Ninja H2™ SX SE+ motorcycle utilizes a single-sided swingarm. Composed of forged and pressed aluminum parts, it is highly rigid and light weight. It allows more room on the right side of the motorcycle for optimized exhaust shape.

CHASSIS

High-Performance Brakes with Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System (KIBS)

  • Radial-mounted 4-piston brake calipers, radial-pump brake master cylinder and big 320mm brake discs provide impressive braking performance and superb feel.
  • Rear brake features twin piston caliper that clamp a 250mm disc.
  • KIBS high-precision anti-lock brake system provides smooth feedback and minimal lever movement for added braking confidence.
  • The engine ECU communicates with the compact ABS ECU (which monitors wheel speed and front caliper hydraulic pressure) to provide highly precise brake pressure control. The high precision control means brake performance is not reduced due to excessive pressure drops and there is a more consistent lever feel instead of sharp lever pulses felt with conventional ABS systems.

Ergonomics

  • Designed for both sport riding and comfort, the riding position is not as far forward-leaning as the Ninja® ZX™-14R motorcycle yet not as upright as the Ninja® 1000 motorcycle. The Ninja H2™ SX SE+’s riding position offers a more relaxed bend for both the elbows and knees compared to the Ninja® ZX™-14R.
  • Both the front and rear seats provide long-distance comfort.
  • Slim design of the front seat helps the rider’s feet reach the ground, while the rear seat has a wide, flat surface for passenger comfort.
  • Ergonomically designed passenger grab rails and footpeg mounts provide integrated mounting points for accessory KQR saddlebags.

Aggressive Styling

  • Front cowl resembles that of the Ninja H2™ and prominently displays the Kawasaki River Mark emblem.
  • Full fairing helps shield the rider yet isn’t so large as to create adverse drag at highway speeds.
  • Large fairing ducts help reveal the supercharged engine and help extract heat from the engine compartment.
  • Forward-slanted “High Velocity Lines” traced by the side cowls, fins, tail cowl and muffler present the image of speed even when the Ninja H2™ SX SE+ is at a standstill.
  • From the recessed headlight to the sleek taillight, which displays a dual “H” at start-up, all lights are LED.
  • LED cornering lights feature three fixed-direction lights on each side of the fairing. The lights illuminate in order based on lean angle to provide a wider beam of light in the direction the bike is travelling.
  • Larger windscreen helps deflect more wind from the rider’s upper body.

 

INSTRUMENTATION

  • High-grade full color multi-meter display features TFT (thin-film transistor) technology to ensure a level of visibility previously unattainable. The screen’s background color is selectable (black or white), and screen brightness adjusts automatically to suit available light. In addition to scrollable multi-function windows, two display modes offer riders a choice of how they want their information presented.
  • Heated grips add comfort in cold weather.

 

 

 

 

2019 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX SE+ – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $25000 USD
Canada MSRP Price: $28999 CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: starting from £ 26499 GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)
Australia MSRP Price: See Dealer for Pricing in AU

Power

Engine

4-stroke, 4-cylinder, DOHC, 4-valve, liquid-cooled, supercharged

Displacement

998cc

Bore x Stroke

76.0 x 55.0mm

Compression Ratio

11.2:1

Maximum Torque

84.6 lb-ft @ 11,500 rpm

Fuel System

DFI® with 40mm throttle bodies (4) with dual injection

Ignition

Digital

Transmission

6-speed, return, dog-ring

Final Drive

Sealed chain

Electronic Rider Aids

Kawasaki Electronic Control Suspension (KECS), Kawasaki Cornering Management Function (KCMF), Kawasaki Traction Control (KTRC), Kawasaki Launch Control Mode (KLCM), Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System (KIBS), Kawasaki Engine Brake Control, Kawasaki Quick Shifter (KQS) (dual direction), Electronic Cruise Control, LED Cornering Lights

Performance

Front Suspension / Wheel Travel

43mm inverted fork with KECS-controlled rebound and compression damping, manual spring preload adjustability and top-out springs/4.7 in

Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel

New Uni-Trak®, BFRC gas charged shock with piggyback reservoir, KECS-controlled compression and rebound damping electronically-adjustable spring preload/5.5 in

Front Tire

120/70 ZR17 (58W)

Rear Tire

190/55 ZR17 (75W)

Front Brakes

Dual radial-mount, opposed 4-piston Brembo Stylema® calipers, dual semi-floating 330mm discs, KIBS ABS

Rear Brakes

Opposed 2-piston calipers, single 250mm disc, KIBS ABS

Details

Frame Type

Trellis, high-tensile steel, with swingarm mounting plate

Rake/Trail

24.7/4.1 in

Overall Length

84.1 in

Overall Width

30.5 in

Overall Height

49.6 in

Ground Clearance

5.1 in

Seat Height

32.9 in

Curb Weight

577.7 lb**

Fuel Capacity

5.0 gal

Wheelbase

58.3 in

Special Features

Rideology the App Smartphone Connectivity, all-LED lighting, Highly Durable Paint, TFT Instrumentation

Color Choices

Metallic Graphite Gray/Metallic Diablo Black/Emerald Blazed Green

Warranty

12 Month Limited Warranty

Kawasaki Protection Plus™ (optional)

 

 

 

 

2019 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX SE+ – Totalmotorcycle.com Canada Specifications/Technical Details

Engine

Displacement 998cc
Type 4-stroke, In-Line Four
Bore and stroke 76.0 x 55.0 mm
Cooling Liquid
Compression ratio 11.2:1
Valve system DOHC, 16 valves (4 valves per cylinder)
Fuel system Fuel injection: 40 mm x 4 with dual injection
Ignition Digital
Lubrication Forced lubrication (wet sump) with oil cooler

Brakes

Front: type Dual semi-floating 320 mm discs
Front: calipers Dual radial-mount, Brembo Stylema monobloc, opposed 4-piston
Rear: type Single 250 mm petal disc
Rear: calipers 2-piston caliper

Dimensions

Overall length 2,135 mm
Overall width 775 mm
Overall height 1,260 mm
Wheelbase 1,480 mm
Ground clearance 130 mm (5.1 in.)
Seat height 835 mm
Curb mass** 262 kg
Fuel capacity 19 litres (4.2 gal.)

Drivetrain

Transmission 6-speed, return dog-ring
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction ratio 1.480 (74/50)
Gear ratio: 1st 3.077 (40/13)
Gear ratio: 2nd 2.471 (42/17)
Gear ratio: 3rd 2.045 (45/22)
Gear ratio: 4th 1.727 (38/22)
Gear ratio: 5th 1.524 (32/21)
Gear ratio: 6th 1.348 (31/23)
Final reduction ratio 2.444 (44/18)
Clutch Wet multi-disc, manual

Frame

Type Trellis, high-tensile steel, with Swingarm Mounting Plate
Wheel travel: front 120 mm (4.7 in.)
Tire: front 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Wheel travel: rear 139 mm
Tire: rear 190/55ZR17M/C (75W)
Caster (rake) 24.7°
Trail 103 mm
Steering angle (left/right) 30° / 30°

Performance

Maximum Power 147 kW {200 PS} / 10,000 or 154 kW {210 PS} / 10,000 with RAM air
Maximum Torque 137.0 N.m {14.0 kgf.m} / 9,500

Suspension

Suspension, front 43 mm inverted fork with KECS-controlled rebound and compression damping, manual spring preload adjustability, and top-out springs
Suspension, rear New Uni-Trak, gas-charged shock with piggyback reservoir, compression and rebound damping adjustability, remote spring preload adjuster, and top-out spring

Details

Warranty 12 months warranty

 

 

* The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price does not include freight, pre-delivery inspection or applicable taxes. The final price is at the discretion of the dealer. Prices and Specifications are subject to change without prior notice. The amount indicated as “Your price” may include an optional instant Mega Cash credit that is deducted from the manufacturer’s suggested retail price before taxes. This promotion is time limited and certain conditions will apply. See your dealer for complete details. Offer not available on financed purchases and cannot be combined with any other special offers. The final price is at the discretion of the dealer. Prices and Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

** Includes all necessary materials and fluids to operate correctly, full tank of fuel (more than 90% of capacity) and tool kit (if supplied)

‡ Power / Torque figures measured at the crankshaft.

The specifications mentioned here apply to and have been achieved by production models under standard operating conditions. We intend only to give a fair description of the vehicle and its performance capabilities but these specifications may not apply to every machine supplied for sale. Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. reserves the right to alter specifications without prior notice. Equipment illustrated and specifications may vary to meet individual markets. Available colours may vary by market.

 

 

 

2019 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX SE+ – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details

Engine

Engine type

Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four with Supercharger

Displacement

998 cm³

Bore x stroke

76 x 55 mm

Compression ratio

8.5:1

Valve system

DOHC, 16 valves

Fuel system

Fuel injection: Ø 50 mm x 4 with dual injection

Ignition

Digital

Starting System

Electric

Lubrication

Forced lubrication, wet sump with oil cooler

Performance & Transmission

Maximum power

170 kW {231 PS} / 11,500 rpm

Maximum power with RAM air

178.5 kW {243 PS} / 11,500 rpm

CO2 emission

173 g/km

Maximum torque

141.7 N•m {14.4 kgf•m} / 11,000 rpm

Transmission

6-speed, dog-ring

Final drive

Sealed chain

Primary Reduction Ratio

1.551 (76/49)

Gear Ratios 1st

3.188 (51/16)

Gear Ratios 2nd

2.526 (48/19)

Gear Ratios 3rd

2.045 (45/22)

Gear Ratios 4th

1.727 (38/22)

Gear Ratios 5th

1.524 (32/21)

Gear Ratios 6th

1.348 (31/23)

Final reduction ratio

2.444 (44/18)

Clutch

Wet multi-disc, manual

Brakes & Suspension

Brakes, front

Dual semi-floating 330 mm Brembo discs. Caliper: Dual radial-mount, Brembo Stylema monobloc, opposed 4-piston

Brakes, rear

Single 250 mm disc. Caliper: Brembo, opposed 2-piston

Suspension, front

43 mm inverted fork with rebound and compression damping, spring preload adjustability and top-out springs

Suspension, rear

Uni-Trak, Öhlins TTX36 gas-charged shock with piggyback reservoir, compression damping, rebound damping, preload adjustability and top-out spring

Frame & Dimensions

Frame type

Trellis, high-tensile steel with Swingarm Mounting Plate

Trail

103 mm

Wheel travel front

120 mm

Wheel travel rear

135 mm

Tyre, front

120/70ZR17M/C (58W)

Tyre, rear

200/55ZR17M/C (78W)

Steering angle, left / right

27° / 27°

L x W x H

2,085 x 770 x 1,125 mm

Wheelbase

1,455 mm

Ground clearance

130 mm

Fuel capacity

17 litres

Seat height

825 mm

Curb mass

238 kg

 

 

 

 

2019 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX SE+ – Totalmotorcycle.com Australian Specifications/Technical Details

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