Kawasaki Ninja 500R strikes a perfect balance between function, form and budget that is rarely achieved in the sport bike world. At the heart of this excellent platform is the Ninja 500R’s 498cc liquid-cooled, inline twin-cylinder four-stroke engine
With the 2008 Ninja 500R, Kawasaki intends to deliver credible performance in an efficient and affordable package.
A 498cc liquid-cooled, inline twin-cylinder four-stroke engine is the most important unit. It has the purpose of creating the user-friendly character of the entire motorcycle by delivering predictable power. A high point of the engine consists in the way it responses to acceleration; quickly and without surprises.
Having created a smooth-operating motorcycle, Kawasaki now enjoys the effect of a great success and delivers the same basic package that ruled years ago