2024 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R KRT Edition
2024 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R KRT Edition

Kawasaki’s 2024 model lineup is taking shape as the brand announces more new, updated, and returning motorcycles. We’ve already shared news on the all-new 2024 Kawasaki Eliminator cruiser, the updated KLX300 dual-sport and KLX300SM supermoto, and the updated Ninja ZX-6R supersport

Joining the lineup is the return of the Ninja ZX-10R, Z900 ABS, and Z900 SE ABS models. 

2024 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R 

2024 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R
2024 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R in Metallic Flat Spark Black / Ebony

The Ninja ZX-10R returns for model year 2024 with power, performance, and technology proven to excel in its category. As evidence of the model’s prowess on the track, the Ninja ZX-10R has carried the brand to seven FIM Superbike World Championships since 2013. 

2024 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R KRT Edition

Powered by a 998cc inline-Four DOHC with 4 valves per cylinder, the ZX-10R produces a claimed 203 hp at 13,200 rpm and 82.5 lb-ft at 11,400 rpm. The air-cooled oil cooler was introduced in 2021 and boosts engine performance. 

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The chassis consists of an aluminum twin-spar frame, a fully adjustable 43mm inverted Showa Balance Free Front fork, and a fully adjustable Showa Balance Free Rear Cushion shock. Brembo radial-mounted 4-piston calipers and 330mmm discs provide stopping power up front, and rear braking comes from an aluminum 1-piston caliper with a 220mm disc. 

2024 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R

The Ninja ZX-10R also comes equipped with a full slate of rider aids, including Kawasaki Cornering Management Function, Bosch IMU, Sport-Kawasaki TRaction Control, a launch control mode, engine brake control, a quickshifter, Öhlins Electronic Steering Damper, power modes, and electronic cruise control. The TFT color instrumentation allows for smartphone connectivity though the Rideology app. 

2024 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R KRT Edition

The 2024 Ninja ZX-10R is available in Metallic Flat Spark Black / Ebony, and the KRT Edition comes in Lime Green with Kawasaki Racing Team graphics. The version without ABS is available for $17,799, and the ABS version is available for $18,799. 

2024 Kawasaki Z900 ABS 

2024 Kawasaki Z900
2024 Kawasaki Z900 ABS in Candy Persimmon Red / Ebony

The Z900 ABS naked sportbike also returns to the model lineup and features a liquid-cooled 948cc inline-Four DOHC with 4 valves per cylinder, which produces a claimed 114 hp at 9,710 rpm and 67.3 lb-ft of torque at 7,990 rpm. 

2024 Kawasaki Z900

The Z900 ABS features a steel trellis frame with a 41mm KYB inverted fork with and a horizontal back-link KYB shock, both with spring preload and rebound damping adjustability. Front brakes consist of 4-piston calipers biting on dual 300mm petal-style discs in the front and a 1-piston caliper with a 250mm petal-style disc in the rear. The Z900 ABS rides on Dunlop Sportmax RoadSport 2 tires. 

Related: 2017 Kawasaki Z900 vs. 2017 Yamaha FZ-09 | Comparison Review 

2024 Kawasaki Z900

Technology on the Z900 ABS includes Kawasaki TRaction Control, power modes, Smartphone connectivity through the Rideology app, a TFT color display, and LED lighting. 

2024 Kawasaki Z900
2024 Kawasaki Z900 ABS i in Metallic Spark Black / Metallic Matte Dark Gray

The 2024 Kawasaki Z900 ABS comes in Metallic Spark Black / Metallic Matte Dark Gray for $9,799. The Candy Persimmon Red / Ebony colorway brings the price to $10,099. 

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2024 Kawasaki Z900 SE ABS 

2024 Kawasaki Z900 SE
2024 Kawasaki Z900 SE ABS in Metallic Spark Black / Metallic Matte Graphenesteel Gray / Candy Lime Green

The Z900 SE ABS shares features with the Z900 but includes additional up-spec components for improved handling and performance, as well as more aggressive styling. 

2024 Kawasaki Z900 SE & Z900
2024 Kawasaki Z900 SE ABS (left) and Z900 ABS (right)

Some details that separate the Z900 SE ABS from the Z900 ABS are an upgraded Brembo front brake package, a large-diameter inverted fork with added compression damping adjustability, and an Öhlins S46 rear shock with a remote preload adjuster. 

2024 Kawasaki Z900 SE

The 2024 Kawasaki Z900 SE ABS comes in the Metallic Spark Black / Metallic Matte Graphenesteel Gray / Candy Lime Green colorway for $11,299. 

Visit Kawasaki’s website for more information. 

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