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2006 Kawasaki Ninja 500R

$1,999.00


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New/Used
Used
Usage
7617 Miles
Availability
In Stock
Location
Naults Powersports - Windham
Primary Color
GREEN
VIN
JKAEXVD146A098447
Stock #
U098447
Title
Clean
Condition
Excellent
Year
2006
Manufacturer
Kawasaki
Model
Ninja 500R

Overview

Description

Efficient performance for the everyday rider. The Kawasaki Ninja 500R offers stable handling and friendly power delivery for new riders, couple with Ninja styling and willing performance for the more experienced motorcyclist. Providing excellent fuel economy and an affordalbe purchase price, the 500R is also a great choice for those who are looking to ease the crunch of soaring gas prices and add some fun to their daily commute. Expert and beginning riders will appreciate the Ninja 500R's liquid-cooled, inline twin-cylinder four-stroke engine. With dual overhead cams actuating four valves pper cylinder, the snappy motor is user-friendly and inspirational. Exploring the top end of this engines rev range is entertaining for even the most seasoned riders. The high-performance engine isn't the only selling point for the Ninja 500R. On twisty back roads, the bikes lightweight, compact design makes for a great-handling machine. This is complemented by Kawasakis UNI-TRAK rear suspension system, with a progressive linkage similar to the larger-displacemnt Ninja Models. The Ninja 500R also has the same sporty styling, which contribute to both form and function. The aerodynamic half-fairing provides wind protection for the rider, and is stylishly complemented by a lower fairing.

    Twin-cylinder 498cc Engine
    • Compact parallel-twin design
    • Superior engineering produces sport bike power with broad usable torque
    • Good mass centralization for superior handling
    Liquid Cooling
    • Maintains consistent engine temperatures for long engine life and sustained power during hard use
    • Allows closer engine tolerances for more horsepower
    • Includes temperature gauge
    Auxiliary Cooling Fan
    • Maintains optimum temperature for best performance, fuel economy and reliability
    Four Valves per Cylinder
    • Better breathing for more power at high rpm
    • Compact combustion chamber for increased compression ratio without detonation on today's gasolines
    • Boosts low-end torque
    • Provides maximum valve area for optimum flow
    34mm CVK Semi-flat Slide Carburetors
    • Precise fuel metering provides uniform power delivery at all engine speeds
    • Quick throttle response
    Digital Ignition
    • Microprocessor-controlled timing never needs adjustment
    • Ultra-responsive to engine needs
    Six-speed Transmission
    • Provides excellent acceleration and relaxed highway cruising
    Positive Neutral Finder
    • Just lift the shift pedal from first at a stop to find neutral easily, every time
    • A Kawasaki exclusive
    Standard Half Fairing
    • Offers rider wind protection for more comfort
    • Incorporates large, easy-to-read instruments with twin resettable trip meters
    • Stylish lower fairing completes the Ninja® image
    Double-cradle Steel Box-section Frame
    • High-tensile steel perimeter frame
    • Lightweight, with superior rigidity for more precise handling and better control
    • Centerstand included for convenience
    37mm Front Fork
    • Large-diameter fork tubes with thin walls for light weight and exceptional rigidity
    Front Disc Brake with Dual-piston Caliper
    • Disc is drilled for better cooling and reduced unsprung weight
    • Dual-piston caliper increases braking effectiveness
    Rear Disc Brake
    • Powerful and controllable
    • Single-piston caliper
    Bottom-link UNI-TRAK Rear Suspension
    • Lowers the center of gravity for better handling
    • Progressive rate provides a smoother, more controlled ride
    • Lightweight aluminum components provide quick suspension response
    17-inch Wheels
    • Wide, modern 17-inch rims fit low-profile, high-performance tires
    Centerstand and Sidestand
    • Permits easy parking, cleaning or servicing

    Specs

    Engine

    Engine Type
    Four-stroke, DOHC, parallel twin
    Displacement
    498cc
    Bore and Stroke
    74.0 x 58.0mm
    Cooling
    Liquid
    Compression Ratio
    10.8:1
    Fuel System
    Keihin CVK34 x 2
    Ignition
    TCBI with digital advance

    Chassis

    Front Suspension
    37mm hydraulic telescopic fork / 5.1 in.
    Rear Suspension
    UNI-TRAK® system with single shock / 3.9 in.
    Front Brakes
    Hydraulic disc
    Rear Brakes
    Disc
    Front Tire
    110/70x17 tubeless
    Rear Tire
    130/70x17 tubeless

    Dimensions

    Wheelbase
    56.5 in.
    Seat Height
    30.5 in.
    Rake
    27 degrees
    Trail
    3.6 in.
    Fuel Capacity
    4.8 gal.
    Dry Weight
    388 lbs.

    Transmission

    Transmission
    Six-speed
    Final Drive
    Chain

    General

    Colors
    Kawasaki Lime Green / Ebony, New Candy Red / Ebony