The images of the latest Kawasaki on the block are now out. Kawasaki released the teaser pictures of their new 400 – the er-4f about two weeks back. Now the official images of the bike are out. The er-4f seems ready to bring to life the long dead 400cc market all over again. We seriously think that the er-4f is just the right bike for our country, with its 43PS of power, ample torque and just the right mix of nimble handling and a comfy, upright seating position. Here are all the details you wanted to know about this promising new bike from Kawasaki. Click here for our earlier story on the er-4f
Great torque and smooth middle and low rev performance delivered by the new 400cc engine. 34mm throttle body is provides excellent throttle response and smooth output characteristics.
Exhaust placed at the bottom of the engine for mass centralization, low center of gravity.
Three-way catalyst equipped internal silencer delivers great environmental performance to meet emissions regulations.
Lightweight high-tensile steel construction.
Nimble handling characteristics.
Monoshock placed to the right – for a distinctive body design and great shock absorption.
Rear engine mounts and other rubber insertions reduce vibrations
Effective wind protection with high-stage windscreen.
The central duct at the front reduces air-resistance, contributing to comfort at high speeds.
Dual front disc brakes, single rear.
To help reduce unsprung weight and sporty look, employs six-spoke wheels.
The instrument panel is multi-functional uses of the image of a racing red backlight. Digital Table
The speedometer shows, formula bar graph tachometer, odometer, trip meter, fuel gauge, clock
The tail lamps are compact and offer excellent visibility using LED bulbs.
Ninja 400R (ER-4f)
Length × Width × Height 2,100 mm × 760mm × 1,200 mm
Minimum ground clearance 145mm
seat height 790mm
Engine type / cooling system, 4-stroke parallel twin-cylinder valve / DOHC, 4 valves
Total displacement 399cm3
Bore × stroke / compression ratio of 68.4mm × 54.3mm/11.0: 1
Maximum output of 32kW (43PS) / 9,500 rpm
Maximum torque 37Nm (3.7kgf • m) / 7,500 rpm
Self-starter starting method: Electronic ignition
Semi-Dry sump lubrication system
Gear oil capacity 2.4L
Fuel injection fuel supply system
Wet multi-plate clutch
Frame type Diamond
Telescopic (inner tube diameter of 41mm)
J17M / C × MT3.50
J17M / C × MT4.50
Dual Disc 300mm (outside diameter)
Single disc 220mm (outside diameter)
Steering angle (right / left) 35 ° / 35 °
203kg weight maintenance
Fuel tank capacity 15L
Seating capacity 2
Proving ground mileage 37.0km / L (@60km / h · reported the Ministry of Land)
Minimum turning radius 2.7m
MSRP ¥ 649,000