2000 Kawasaki ZX-9R
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– 2000 Kawasaki ZX-9R
The Kawasaki Ninja ZX-9R revolutionized the big-bore sportbike class with its light weight, compact chassis and incredible performance. Entering the new millennium, Kawasaki again ups the ante with new 2000 ZX-9R.
All new electroplate aluminum cylinder block is two pounds lighter, higher compression ratio, cam timing and the cam profile for increased torque across the rev range, longer intake tract and longer, larger-diameter exhaust aids power delivery and 16-bit microprocessor for more accurate adjusted timing. New Keihin 40mm downdraft carburetors for improved throttle response, Kawasaki Ram Air system with larger, projecting intake duct, aluminum frame with 10mm wider main spars and a 12mm longer steering head. A new bolt-on aluminum sub-frame, hexagonal extruded aluminum swingarm with internal ribbing, front fork offset, and new UNI-TRAK linkage ratio. New calibration for the 46mm inverted fork, rear ride height adjuster, larger diameter 310mm semi-floating front disc, six-inch wide rear wheel, aerodynamic fairing with dual multi-reflector headlights and a new compact electronic speedometer, and odometer with LCD display.
4-stroke, liquid-cooled In-Line Four
Bore x Stroke
75 x 50.9 mm.
DOHC, 16 valves
Keihin CVRD40 x 4
Digital with K-Tric
6-speed with Positive Neutral Finder
Perimeter, pressed aluminum
Rake / Trail
24 degrees / 3.7″
46 mm. cartridge fork with adjustable preload, 12-way rebound damping and 10-way compression damping
Bottom-Link Uni-Trak with remote-reservoir, gas-charged shock, adjustable preload, 20-way compression damping and rebound damping
Dual 310 semi-floating disc with dual six-piston calipers
Disc with single-piston caliper
Specifications are subject to change without notice, in accordance with national regulation and legislations.