2001 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R

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2001 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R
2001 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R

2001 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R
2001 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R

2001 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R
2001 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R

2001 Kawasaki Ninja Sportbikes
2001 Kawasaki Ninja Sportbikes


– 2001 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R

New Colors for 2001:

Candy Lightning Blue
Lime Green / Pearl Purplish Black Mica
Pearl Chrome Yellow / Pearl Purplish Black Mica



Built to Deliver Performance

For years Kawasaki NINJA® motorcycles have defined the sportbike market and represented the company’s long-standing performance heritage. The 2001 Kawasaki NINJA motorcycle line-up gives motorcyclists a variety of ways to experience Kawasaki’s legendary performance, from the most powerful NINJA ever to entry-level models that can still deliver plenty of thrills to seasoned veterans.

The NINJA ZX-12R is the flagship model in the NINJA motorcycle line-up and is the most radical embodiment of race-proven technology that Kawasaki has ever produced. Quite simply, the ZX-12R was built to deliver the lightest weight and highest power-to-weight ratio of any machine in its class.

The very first NINJA was a 900cc machine, and the ZX-9R carries on the tradition of providing open-class power in a lightweight, nimble package. This is the model that became the first production motorcycle to break the nine-second barrier in the enthusiast magazines’ quarter-mile testing.

In recent years Kawasaki has dominated the AMA/Prostar Motorcycle Drag Racing Series, with Kawasaki Drag Racing’s Rickey Gadson winning three consecutive AMA/Prostar 750 Superbike National Championships, and teammate Marty Ladwig winning the 1999 600cc SuperSport title.

Kawasaki Road Racing uses the NINJA ZX-7R as the base for its AMA U.S. Superbike Championship assault and it has carried team rider Eric Bostrom to victory. Bostrom also won on the NINJA ZX-6R that kept him
near the top of the 2000 600cc SuperSport Series all season long. The ZX-6R has also been highly acclaimed in the enthusiast press, winning several 2000-model 600cc sportbike comparisons and being chosen “Best Middleweight Streetbike” in Cycle World magazine’s annual Ten Best Bikes feature.

For those looking for NINJA performance at an economical price, Kawasaki has three models. The NINJA ZX-6 features SuperSport championship-winning performance in an extremely comfortable and user-friendly package, while the NINJA 500R and 250R models provide excellent entries to the NINJA motorcycle fold.

No matter which NINJA motorcycle it is, customers can always count on getting a motorcycle that performs.



Ninja ZX 600-J2

Engine Type
4-stroke, liquid-cooled oil cooler

599 cc.

Bore x Stroke
66 x 43.8 mm.

Compression Ratio

Valve System
DOHC, 16 valves

Mikuni BDSR 36R x 4




Frame type
Perimeter, pressed aluminum

Rake / Trail


Suspension, Front
46 mm. cartridge fork with adjustable preload

Suspension, Rear
Bottom-Link Uni-Trak, adjustable preload, 20-way compression damping and rebound damping

Tire Front

Tire Rear

Brakes, Front
Dual 300 semi-floating discs with dual six-piston calipers

Brakes, Rear
Disc with single-piston caliper

Seat Height

Fuel Capacity
4.8 gallons

Dry Weight
377 pounds

Specifications are subject to change without notice, in accordance with national regulation and legislations.

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