2013 ZX6R Kawasaki Ninja 636


On the streets or at the track, the 2013 Ninja® ZX™-6R has all the right weapons to punish the competition. Equipped with the undeniable power that can only be produced from extra displacement, the Ninja ZX-6R makes no apologies for packing a 636cc engine in a 599cc class. It embodies all the lessons of its predecessors and combines them with new technologies to ensure Ninja’s position at the forefront of the middleweight class.
ZX 636


The Specs

Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, four valves per cylinder, inline-four
Bore x Stroke
67.0 x 45.1mm
Fuel System
DFI® with four 38mm Keihin throttle bodies and oval sub-throttles
23.5 degrees / 4.0 in.
Front Tire Size
54.9 in.
Rear Suspension / wheel travel
Bottom-link Uni-Trak® with gas-charged shock, top-out spring and pillow ball upper mount, stepless compression damping, 25-way adjustable rebound damping, fully adjustable spring preload / 5.3 in.
Rear Brakes
Single 220mm petal rotor with single-piston caliper
Seat Height
32.7 in.
Overall Length
82.1 in.
Overall Height
43.9 in.
12 months – Good Times™ Protection Plan 12, 24, 36 or 48 months
636 cc
Compression Ratio
TCBI with digital advance
Final Drive
520 series X-ring chain
Frame type
Aluminum perimeter
Rear Tire Size
Front Suspension / wheel travel
41mm inverted Showa BP-SFF fork with top-out springs, stepless compression and rebound damping, adjustable spring preload / 4.7 in.
Front Brakes
Dual 310mm petal rotors with dual radial-mount, Nissin four-piston, monobloc calipers
Fuel Capacity
4.5 gal.
Curb Weight
423.4 lbs.
Overall Width
27.8 in.
Color Choices
Pearl Flat Stardust White / Flat Ebony; Metallic Spark Black / Flat Ebony; Lime Green / Metallic Spark Black