Not the most practical around town so I use my Honda Silverwing for that. Version: Performance (with akros but standard suspension). I had an MY07 before I bought my MY14 performance sport and have never once been let down. Brakes (when compared to Fireblade and BWM K1200) could be better. If that's a problem to you then buy a moped. Considering the very reasonable price; you are buying the fastest bike on the planet the level of finish and quality is very high. You need to be careful and have a good look underneath the fairing, too. I would recommend anyone looking for a large capacity bike to own one of these before they hand up their boots. Only four out of five because the suspension is a tad hard on the front for my liking but it still hustles along on the roads of Luxembourg and Germany, staying right on the tails of the sportsbike riders quite easily. Tire wearing faster because it's heavier. The Kawasaki ZZR1400 is the new all-round king pin of the motorcycle world, with breath taking speed and enough power to blow you into the next country, this bike certainly packs a punch. Participants can wheel and deal in this forum. Don't recommend it to as friend as you don't want them to keep up. The engine is the stand out feature of this bike. The ZZR has massive performance, great handling, looks and the ability to allow you to enjoy a ride out either solo or two up. My best mpg is high 30's low 40's, however I ride. Posted Over 1 Month. 2017 KAWASAKI ZZR 1400 -TEST RIDE - Duration: 14:42. This bike is known as bullet proof, I’ve owned three and neither ever let me down. 7500 mile service is £300 but that includes a spark plug change. Buying experience: Bought from a dealer and he did haggle but that's between him and me, but I felt I had a good deal. It does all, literally! Well, I can tell you that the bike as standard and the rider being 6'3" and over 60, this bike is agony to ride and downright lethal as it's impossible to check the blind spot due to the riding position. I have done 7500 miles since buying the bike in mid March, I also have a bandit 12 and have done a further 4.5k since May when I got that to save the kawa's mileage, some chance NOT. I think these bikes are actually really underpriced when you look at what you get for your money - build quality is great too. But then they’re so powerful, I guess they don’t get revved that hard! The bike was delivered straight into my garage - brilliant! All stock besides exhaust, frame sliders, integrated undertail, and black windscreen. 9 members and 326 guests. Good overall service. I tour on mine and a great job it does, 2000 miles last week alone without fault, averaging nearly 50MPG. Price was very reasonable and they fitted a number of accessories I wanted for free and have sorted too the fairing issue. The ZZR was slightly sportier after 2012 thanks to revised suspension and chassis which means it handles far better than its size suggests. Acceleration on this bike is, for a lighter word, ridiculous and will pull the socks out of your shoes; it is limited to an incredible 186mph and will get you there in a blink of an eye with plenty of gusto left over. All times are GMT-6. But I didn't buy it for any of that stuff, and I am not in the least bothered. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Long warranty, understressed, what's not to like. "Overall, it’s a solid bike, but it’s also one you need to take a close look at. H Bauer Publishing are authorised and regulated for credit broking by the FCA (Ref No. The only reason thus far for not giving the bike 5 out of 5, is the fairing issue reported elsewhere. Kawasaki was quoting 200bhp, 210bhp with ram air, backed up by a whopping 119ftlb of torque. Bought it from CMC and while they are very friendly, helpful and polite, I have had some issues that I suspect were caused by the previous owner that are slowly getting sorted. Best feature is the 1441 power plant worst feature, I have not yet found anything I don't like about it. 8 en parlent. It would be better to have a magnetic sensor mechanism. Category - Engine 1,352 cc . Avon storms also last well and a cost a lot less. A listed Kawasaki dealer should offer great customer service and a knowledgable technical staff. Company Number: LP003328 Registered Office: Academic House, 24-28 Oval Road, London, NW1 7DT. My 2008 version of the bike had a much better quality fairing. Well, what I need of this big boy is a small place to put my raincoat, that's all. I have fitted bar risers to everyone of the ZZRs I have owned as personally I like the extra 10mm rise for comfort. Gamble paid off and hope that this stay's a rare bike-I don't think. Hard to disagree. Review your KAWASAKI ZZR1400 (2012 - 2020).