2014 Kawasaki Concours 14 ABS Review and Price

Sunday, September 29th 2013. | Kawasaki

2014 Kawasaki Concours 14 ABS, If you want to mix sporty riding with the comfort of a moderen tourer than you should take a closer look at the 2014 Kawasaki Concours 14. This Japanese Beast has all it needs to make your adrenaline level go crazy and at The same time, it’s able to reward you with a comfortable riding position and lots of storage places.
The motorcycle’s center piece is The Ninja ZX-14 based 1, 352cc inline-four with Variable valve timing. The engine was tuned to provide smooth power across an Extremely wide rev Range and delivers a maximum torque of 102. 0 lb-ft at 6, 200 rpm.


Needles to say that the motorcycle is also equipped with a long daftar of technological features like the K-ACT (Kawasaki Advanced Coactive-braking Technology) braking system, a high-tech traction control system (KTRC : Kawasaki Traction Control) or Kawasaki’s Intelligent Proximity Activation Starting System.

Engine

Type 4-stroke, In-Line Four with WT (Variable Valve Timing)
Displacement 1,352cc
Bore and stroke 84.0 x 61.0 mm
Compression ratio 10.7:1
Valve system DOHC, 16 valves (4 valves per cylinder)
Fuel system Digital Fuel Injection with four 40 mm Keihin with oval sub-throttles
Ignition TCBI with digital advance
Cooling Liquid
Lubrication Forced lubrication (wet sump with cooler)

Brakes

Front: type Dual semi-floating 310 mm petal discs
Front: calipers 4-piston calipers
Rear: type Single 270 mm petal disc
Rear: calipers Opposed 2-piston calipers

Dimensions

Overall length 2,230 mm (87.8 in.)
Overall width 790 mm (31.1 in.) – (Without saddlebags)
Overall height 1,345 mm (52.95 in.) / 1,465 mm (57.68 in.) – (Overall height calculated with windshield in high position)
Wheelbase 1,520 mm (59.8 in.)
Ground clearance 125 mm (4.92 in.)
Seat height 815 mm (32.1 in.)
Curb mass** 304 kg (670 lbs.) – (Without saddlebags)
Fuel capacity 22 litres (4.8 gal.)

Drivetrain

Transmission 6-speed, with positive neutral finder
Final drive Tetra-Lever shaft drive
Primary reduction ratio 1.556 (84/54)
Gear ratio: 1st 3.333 (50/15)
Gear ratio: 2nd 2.412 (41/17)
Gear ratio: 3rd 1.900 (38/20)
Gear ratio: 4th 1.545 (34/22)
Gear ratio: 5th 1.292 (31/24)
Gear ratio: 6th 1.074 (29/27)
Final reduction ratio 2.036 (14/22 x 32/10)
Clutch Wet multi-disc, manual

Frame

Type Monocoque, aluminium
Wheel travel: front 113 mm (4.4 in.)
Wheel travel: rear 136 mm (5.4 in.)
Tire: front 120/70-ZR17
Tire: rear 190/50-ZR17
Caster (rake) 26.1º
Trail 112 mm (4.4 in.)
Steering angle (left/right) 31º / 31º

Performance

Maximum Power‡ 115 kW {156 PS} @ 8,800 rpm
Maximum Power with Ram Air‡ 118.4 kW {161 PS} @ 8,800 rpm
Maximum Torque‡ 139 N.m {14.2 kgf.m} @ 6,200 rpm

Suspension

Suspension, front 43 mm inverted, telescopic fork with adjustable rebound damping and spring preload
Suspension, rear Tetra-Lever with stepless rebound damping adjustment and remote spring preload adjuster

* The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price does not include freight, pre-delivery inspection or applicable taxes. The final price of 2014 Kawasaki Concours 14 ABS is at the discretion of the dealer. 2014 Kawasaki Concours 14 ABS Prices and Specifications are subject to change without prior notice. The amount indicated as “Your price” may include an optional instant Mega Cash credit that is deducted from the manufacturer’s suggested retail price before taxes. This promotion is time limited and certain conditions will apply. See your dealer for complete details. Offer not available on financed purchases and cannot be combined with any other special offers. The final price is at the discretion of the dealer. Prices and Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

** Includes all necessary materials and fluids to operate correctly, full tank of fuel (more than 90% of capacity) and tool kit (if supplied)

‡ Power / Torque figures measured at the crankshaft.

The specifications mentioned here apply to and have been achieved by production models under standard operating conditions. We intend only to give a fair description of the vehicle and its performance capabilities but these specifications may not apply to every machine supplied for sale. Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. reserves the right to alter specifications without prior notice. Equipment illustrated and specifications may vary to meet individual markets. Available colours may vary by market.

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