2004 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-12R
Sport Touring

2004 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-12R Specifications

  • Updated: 2023-03-20

General information

ModelKawasaki Ninja ZX-12R

Engine and transmission

Displacement1198.0 ccm (73.10 cubic inches)
Engine typeIn-line four, four-stroke
Power178.0 HP (129.9 kW) @ 10500 RPM
Torque134.0 Nm (13.7 kgf-m or 98.8 ft.lbs) @ 7500 RPM
Top speed298.0 km/h (185.2 mph)
Bore x stroke83.0 x 55.4 mm (3.3 x 2.2 inches)
Valves per cylinder4
Fuel systemInjection
Fuel controlDouble Overhead Cams/Twin Cam (DOHC)
Lubrication systemWet sump
Cooling systemLiquid
Transmission typeChain (final drive)
ClutchMulti plate wet
Fuel consumption6.76 litres/100 km (14.8 km/l or 34.80 mpg)
Greenhouse gases156.8 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame typeAluminum monocoque
Front suspensionUpside down cartridge forks
Front wheel travel120 mm (4.7 inches)
Rear suspensionBottom-link, gas charged shock
Rear wheel travel123 mm (4.8 inches)
Front tire120/70-17
Rear tire200/50-17
Front brakesDouble disc
Diameter320 mm (12.6 inches)
Rear brakesSingle disc
Diameter230 mm (9.1 inches)
Dry weight210.0 kg (463.0 pounds)
Power/weight ratio0.8476 HP/kg
Seat height818 mm (32.2 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall height1200 mm (47.2 inches)
Overall length2120 mm (83.5 inches)
Overall width740 mm (29.1 inches)
Wheelbase1450 mm (57.1 inches)
Fuel capacity18.93 litres (5.00 US gallons)
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