Best Open-Class Streetbike: Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R

Best Open-Class Streetbike Motorcycle: Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R

Best Open-Class Streetbike: Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R
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So, you thought the Suzuki Hayabusa was fast? Meet the newly crowned king of quick, the fastest-accelerating production bike of all time. And not by the slimmest of margins, either. Endowed with 192 rear-wheel horsepower, the ZX-14R will jumpstart your heart and redline your pulse while rocketing from zero to 60 in 2.6 seconds and covering a quarter-mile in under 9.5 seconds. Raucous and raw? Not in the least. The 14 possesses a level of comfort, refinement and civility that ranks it among our favorite road-burners for commuting, canyon carving, bracket racing or soft-bag sport-touring. Yeah, the mighty Ninja wields super power and performance, but it also offers so much more.

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