Kawasaki Ninja 500R - 2008 Specifications and Reviews

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General information

Model:Kawasaki Ninja 500R

Engine and Transmission Specifications

Transmission typefinal drive:Chain
Cooling system:Liquid
Ignition:TCBI with digital advance
Valves per cylinder:4
Fuel system:Carburettor. Keihin CVK34 x 2
Bore x stroke:74.0 x 58.0 mm (2.9 x 2.3 inches)
Engine type:In-line four
Capacity:498.00 ccm (30.39 cubic inches)

Physical measures and capacities

Wheelbase:1,435 mm (56.5 inches)
Ground clearance:119 mm (4.7 inches)
Overall width:701 mm (27.6 inches)
Overall length:2,096 mm (82.5 inches)
Overall height:1,161 mm (45.7 inches)
Seat height:775 mm (30.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Dry weight:176.0 kg (388.0 pounds)

Kawasaki Ninja 500R dimensions and frame

Rear brakes diameter:220 mm (8.7 inches)
Rear brakes:Single disc
Front brakes:Single disc
Rear tyre dimensions:130/70-x17
Front tyre dimensions:110/70-17
Rear suspension:UNI-TRAK® system with single shock / 3.9 in.
Front suspension:37mm hydraulic telescopic fork / 5.1 in.
Trail:91 mm (3.6 inches)
Rake (fork angle):27.0°
Frame type:High-tensile steel, perimeter design

Speed and acceleration

Color options:Metallic Diablo Black, Passion Red
Fuel capacity:18.16 litres (4.80 gallons)

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