Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R vs Suzuki Hayabusa Z Yoshimura Comparison

Updated: 04, Apr, 2016 05:39 AM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 17,90,000
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DIMENSIONS, WEIGHT & CAPACITIES

Kerb/Wet Weight
269 kg266 kg
Ground Clearance
125 mm120 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
22 litres21 litres
Wheelbase
1480 mm1480 mm
Overall Length
2170 mm2190 mm
Overall Width
770 mm735 mm
Overall Height
1170 mm1165 mm
Seat Height
800 mm805 mm

PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE

Top Speed
335 kmph312 kmph
Mileage (Combined)
9 kmpl9 kmpl
Mileage (City)
7 kmpl7 kmpl
Mileage (Highway)
11 kmpl11 kmpl
0-100 kmph
2.9 secs3 secs
0-200 kmph
7.2 secs4.9 secs
0-250 kmph
11.4 secs12 secs
0-300 kmph
22.9 secs25.4 secs
0-150 kmph
4.8 secsNA
0-400m
9.29 secsNA

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE

Electric Start
Pass Light
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
NA

WHEELS & TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
Wheel Type
AlloysAlloys
Front Tyre
120/70 ZR17 M/C (58W)120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre
190/50 ZR17 M/C (73W)190/50ZR17M/C (73W)

ENGINE, POWER & TORQUE

Displacement
1441 cc1340 cc
Bore
84 mm81 mm
Stroke
65 mm65 mm
Compression Ratio
12.3:112.5:1
No. of Cylinders
44
Power-to-weight Ratio
733.45 BHP per tonneNA
Torque-to-Weight Ratio
588.10 NM per tonneNA
Specific Output
136.91 BHP per litreNA
Engine Description
4-stroke, 4-cylinder, DOHC, 4-valve, liquid-cooled4-Stroke, 4-Cylinder, Liquid-cooled, DOHC
Maximum Power
197.3 Bhp @ 10000 rpm197 Bhp @ 9500 rpm
Maximum Torque
158.2 Nm @ 7500 rpm155 Nm @ 7200 rpm
Cooling
Liquid CoolingLiquid Cooling
Valve System
DOHC, 16 valvesNA
Fuel System
DFI® with four 44mm Mikuni throttle bodiesNA
Ignition
TCBI, battery powered & electronic advanceElectronic Ignition (Transistorized)
Lubrication
Forced lubrication, wet sump with oil coolerNA
Maximum Power with RAM Air
207.1 Bhp @ 10000 rpmNA

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE

Engine Temperature Gauge
DigitalNA
Low Fuel Warning Light
DigitalNA
Gear Indicator
DigitalNA
LED Indicator Lights
DigitalNA
Fuel Gauge
DigitalAnalog
Tachometer
AnalogAnalog
Trip Meter
DigitalDigital
Speedometer
AnalogAnalog
Clock
DigitalNA
Odometer
DigitalNA

BATTERY

Battery Type
Maintenance FreeMaintenance Free

BRAKES

Front Brake
Dual semi-floating 310 mm petal discs, Dual radial-mount, opposed 4-piston caliper, 4-pad320mm dual discs, 6-piston caliper
Rear Brake
Single 250 mm petal disc, Opposed, twin-piston caliper240mm disc
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)

QUICK FACTS

Type
SuperbikeSuperbike
Official Tagline
King of all Sport BikesUltimate Sport, in Timeless Styling.
Status
AvailableDiscontinued
Mileage
7-11 kmpl (approx.)7-11 kmpl (approx.)
Warranty
12 Month Limited Warranty2 years or 30000 Km, whichever is earlier, from the date of purchase
Shades
Orange, Black, GreenPearl Vigor Blue/Metallic Mystic Silver
Frame/Chassis
Aluminum monocoqueNA
Ex-Showroom Price (Delhi)
Rs 17.90 lakhNA
On-Road Price (Delhi)
Rs 19.70 lakh (approx.)NA
Overview
Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R is the flagship Ninja motorcycle that carries a massive 1441cc, 4-cylinder engine producing 197.3 BHP at 10000 rpm and 158.2 Nm of torque at 7500 rpm. The motorcycle weighs 269 kg and sprints from 0-300 kmph in just 22.9 seconds. The top speed for the same is rated at 335 kmph. Ninja ZX-14R strictly rivals the Suzuki Hayabusa and wins when it comes to performance and sprint times. It costs INR 17,90,000 in India, making it quite more expensive than the closest rival. Hayabusa is affordable as it is locally assembled while Ninja ZX-14R is brought via CBU.NA

SUSPENSION

Front Suspension
43 mm inverted fork with top-out springs Compression damping: 18-way Rebound damping: 15-way Spring preload: Fully adjustableInverted Telescopic, Coil Spring, Oil Damped
Rear Suspension
Bottom-Link Uni-Trak with gas-charged shock Compression damping: Stepless Rebound damping: Stepless Spring preload: Fully adjustableLink Type, Coil Spring, Oil Damped
Front Wheel Travel
117 mmNA
Rear Wheel Travel
124 mmNA

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS

Rake
23°NA
Trail
93.98 mmNA
Steering Angle
31°(Left),31°(Right)NA

TRANSMISSION

No. of Gears
66
Clutch
Wet multi-disc, ManualWet Multiplate Type
Final Drive
Sealed chainNA
Primary Reduction Ratio
1.556 (84/54)NA
Final Reduction Ratio
2.471 (42/17)NA
Gear Ratios
1st=2.611, 2nd=1.947, 3rd=1.545, 4th=1.333, 5th=1.154, 6th=1.036NA

TECHNICAL HIGHLIGHTS

Kawasaki Traction Control (KTRC)
NA

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