Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R vs Yamaha YZF-R6 ABS Comparison

Updated: 12, Apr, 2017 02:53 PM

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DIMENSIONS, WEIGHT & CAPACITIES

Kerb/Wet Weight
194 kg190 kg
Ground Clearance
130 mm130 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
17 litres17 litres
Wheelbase
1395 mm1375 mm
Overall Length
2085 mm2040 mm
Overall Width
705 mm695 mm
Overall Height
1115 mm1150 mm
Seat Height
830 mm850 mm

PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE

Mileage (Combined)
17.5 kmpl17.5 kmpl
Mileage (City)
15 kmpl15 kmpl
Mileage (Highway)
20 kmpl20 kmpl
0-100 kmph
3.90 secs3.0 secs
Top Speed
262 kmph262 kmph

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE

Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Pass Light
Step-up Seat/Split Seat

WHEELS & TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
Wheel Type
AlloysAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre
120/70ZR17M/C (58W)120/70 ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre
180/55ZR17M/C (73W)180/55 ZR17M/C (73W)

ENGINE, POWER & TORQUE

Displacement
636 cc599 cc
Bore
67 mm67 mm
Stroke
45.1 mm42.5 mm
Compression Ratio
12.9:113.1 : 1
No. of Cylinders
44
Engine Description
Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, In-Line Four4-stroke, liquid-cooled, forward-inclined parallel 4-cylinder, DOHC
Maximum Power
129.2 Bhp @ 13500 rpm118.4 PS @ 14,500 rpm
Maximum Torque
71 Nm @ 11500 rpm61.7 Nm @ 10500 rpm
Cooling
Liquid CoolingLiquid Cooling
Valve System
DOHC, 16 valvesNA
Fuel System
Fuel injection:ø38 mm x 4 (Keihin) with oval sub-throttlesElectronic Fuel Injection
Ignition
DigitalTCI (digital)
Lubrication
Forced lubrication, Wet sump with oil coolerWet sump
Maximum Power with RAM Air
135.4 Bhp @ 13500 rpmNA

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE

Fuel Gauge
DigitalDigital
Tachometer
AnalogAnalog
Trip Meter
DigitalDigital
Speedometer
DigitalDigital

BATTERY

Battery Type
Maintenance FreeMaintenance Free

BRAKES

Front Brake
Dual semi-floating 310 mm (x t5 mm) petal discs, Dual radial-mount, monobloc, opposed 4-piston caliper, NissinHydraulic dual disc, Ø 320 mm
Rear Brake
Single 220 mm (x t5 mm) petal disc, Single-bore pin-slide, aluminium piston caliper, Nissin.Hydraulic single disc, Ø 220 mm
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)

QUICK FACTS

Type
SuperbikeSuperbike
Official Tagline
Set Your Heart RacingRefined. Redesigned. Remarkable.
Mileage
15-20 kmpl (approx.)15-20 kmpl (approx.)
Status
UpcomingUpcoming
Warranty
One YearNA
Shades
Pearl Flat Stardust White/Flat Ebony, Metallic Spark Black/Flat Ebony, Lime Green/Metallic Spark BlackRace Blu, Tech Black, Intensity White
Frame/Chassis
Twin spar, pressed-aluminiumAluminium Deltabox
Expected Price
Rs 15 lakhRs 15 lakh
Launch Date
Not Announced YetNot Announced Yet
Overview
Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R is a middle weight super sport machine from the Japanese bike manufacturer. It comes with a 636cc, 4-cylinder engine producing 129.2 BHP at 13500 rpm and 71 Nm at 11500 rpm. It comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox and claims a top speed of 262 kmph. The 194 kg superbike has a high seat height of 830 mm while its design looks quite inspired from the liter class ZX-10R. It is currently not available in India and rivals Honda CBR600RR, Yamaha YZF-R6 and Suzuki GSX-R600 internationally. If launched, it will get a price tag of around INR 15 lakh.Yamaha R6 is in its 2017 model year and carries a design strictly in line with the flagship Yamaha R1. New R6 generates maximum power of 118.4 PS @ 14,500 rpm and maximum torque of 118.4 PS @ 14,500 rpm. 2017 Yamaha R6 rivals include Suzuki GSX-R600, Honda CBR600RR and Kawasaki ZX-6R. Being lightweight and more effective than ever, Yamaha R6 even uses the MT-10 inspired paint schemes in its 2017 variant.

SUSPENSION

Front Suspension
41 mm inverted fork with top-out springs. Compression damping: Stepless. Rebound damping: Stepless. Spring preload: Fully adjustableUpside-down telescopic fork, Ø 43 mm
Rear Suspension
Bottom-Link Uni-Trak with gas-charged shock. Compression damping: Stepless. Rebound damping: 25-way. Spring preload: Fully adjustableSwingarm, link suspension, Monoshock
Front Wheel Travel
120 mm120 mm
Rear Wheel Travel
134 mm120 mm

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS

Rake
23.5°NA
Trail
101 mm97 mm
Steering Angle
27°(Left) / 27°(Right)NA

TRANSMISSION

No. of Gears
66
Clutch
Wet, Multi-disc, ManualWet, multiple-disc coil spring
Final Drive
Sealed chainNA
Primary Reduction Ratio
1.900 (76/40)NA
Final Reduction Ratio
2.688 (43/16)NA
Gear Ratios
1st=2.846, 2nd=2.200, 3rd=1.850, 4th=1.600, 5th=1.421, 6th=1.300NA

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