2020 Kawasaki ZX-10R

WSBK for the streets.

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Those interested in tearing a sportbike around the track like defending six-time World Superbike champ Jonathan Rea should have their sights set on the 2020 Kawasaki ZX-10R. With finger follower valve actuation on the 998cc liquid-cooled four-cylinder engine, WSBK-developed Showa suspension, race-spec Brembo brakes, an up and down quickshifter, and cast aluminum frame, this machine is just short of the first-place-finishing, race-inspired ZX-10RR.

2020 Kawasaki ZX-10R Reviews, Comparisons, And Competition

When it experienced a major overhaul in 2016, track-aficionado Don Canet said the bike is a major performer contributing to impressive chassis feel and the balanced Showa fork that is on a “whole new level.”

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Kawasaki ZX-10R Updates For 2020

Aside from its optional ABS, the ZX-10R has no other major changes. It comes in Lime Green/Ebony or Metallic Spark Black/Metallic Flat Spark Black colorways.

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2020 Kawasaki ZX-10R Claimed Specifications

Price: $15,399 (non-ABS)/$16,099 (ABS)
Engine: Liquid-cooled DOHC four-cylinder
Displacement: 998cc
Bore x Stroke: 76.0 x 55.0mm
Horsepower: N/A
Torque: 84.6 lb.-ft. @ 11,500 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed
Final Drive: Chain
Seat Height: 32.0 in.
Rake: 25.0°
Trail: 4.2 in.
Front Suspension: 43mm inverted fork, fully adjustable; 4.7-in. travel
Rear Suspension: Fully adjustable; 4.5-in. travel
Front Tire: 120/70ZR-17
Rear Tire: 190/55ZR-17
Wheelbase: 56.7 in.
Fuel Capacity: 4.5 gal.
Wet Weight: 450 lb. (non-ABS)/454 lb. (ABS)
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