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Engine
Four-stroke, DOHC, parallel twin
Displacement
498cc
Starting System
Electric
Bore x Stroke
74.0 x 58.0mm
Compression ratio
10.8:1
Cooling System
Liquid
Carburetion
Keihin CVK34 x 2
Ignition
TCBI with digital advance
Transmission
Six-speed
Final drive
Chain
Frame Type
High-tensile steel, perimeter design
Rake/Trail
27 degrees / 3.6 in.
Front suspension / wheel travel
37mm hydraulic telescopic fork / 5.1 in.
Rear suspension / wheel travel
UNI-TRAK® system with single shock / 3.9 in.
Front Tire Size
110/70-17 tubeless
Rear Tire Size
130/70x17 tubeless
Front brakes / rear brakes
Hydraulic disc / Disc
Overall length
82.5 in.
Overall width
27.6 in.
Overall height
45.7 in.
Ground clearance
4.7 in.
Seat height
30.5 in.
Curb weight
434.4 lbs.
Fuel capacity
4.8 gal.
Wheelbase
56.5 in.
Color Choices
Metallic Diablo Black, Candy Plasma Blue
Kawasaki Protection Plus
12, 24, 36 or 48 months
Warranty
12 Months
*Model not available in California
Model Year
2009
*Note: Specifications and pricing are subject to change. Dealer sets the actual destination charge, your price may vary.
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