One of the fastest mass production motorcycle record holders in the world is currently held by Kawasaki H2R with a maximum top speed of 400km / hour. But before the sport bike with its SuperCharger appeared, Kawasaki had another Monster who also had the title of the world’s fastest motorbike namely the Kawasaki ZX-14R or who had another name ZZR1400.
Kawasaki ZX-14R was first introduced in 2006, this motorbike still exists until now, which of course the age of this hyperbike is 13 years old. But according to Japanese media, Young Machine, this Hypersport motorcycle with a unique framework of the Monocoque model will enter retirement alias discontinue in 2020, and recently Kawasaki Japan has released the Kawasaki ZX-14R farewell edition or Final Edition by presenting two new color variant of the new Kawasaki ZX14, named HIGH GRADE, The appearance looks like this:
The design of final editi on of ZX14R has not changed since its facelift appeared in 2012, still has a fat dimension with 4 headlamp reflector eyes with aggressive character by Kawasaki designs that are strong especially in the Air Scoop section in the middle of a triangle of headlamp.
For the engine, the specifications the ZX-14R still carries a 4-stroke 4-cylinder parallel engine, DOHC 4 valve 1441cc liquid-cooled engine, the power reaches 200 PS on 10000 RPM and the maximum torque reaches 16.4 kg-m at 7500 RPM, the tank capacity is very large, 22 liters, front brakes φ310mm Double disc + 4 pot caliper R = φ250 disc + 2 pot caliper while the tire size is 120/70 ZR17 and rear is 190/50 ZR17.
The feature is quite complete such as Upside down front suspension, TTL39 rear suspension from Ohlins, traction control and a combination of analog and digital speedometer panels that still maintain the classic-modern taste of Kawasaki style.
In Japan, the price if Kawasaki ZX14R High Grade 2020 is 1,930,000 Yen or the equivalent of USD $17,885.30 or EURO €16,166.10. This motorbike is sold in 2 color choices including black with green stripe and also white with red stripe, the following are the studio photos of ZX14R final model:
Image Source: Young Machine