2021 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 SX Performance Tourer

Best of Both Worlds

starting from £13,349

The Ninja 1000SX has character without compromise. Infused with the Ninja spirit craved by discerning solo sportbike riders, the Ninja 1000SX takes the concept further with SX sport touring versatility to share with a fellow traveller. From traction control to cruise control, the Ninja 1000SX has the tech for the ride.

Key Features

Single Seat Cover

Stylish seat cover to enhance the sporty appearance of the bike. Replaces the passenger seat.

Tank Pad

Top quality gel-resin self-adhesive tank protector. Semi-transparent allowing the original tank colour to show through.

GPS Bracket

Solid, easy to install genuine bracket for your navigation system. Fits all common current navigation systems.

Akrapovic Carbon Exhaust

Give your Ninja 1000SX a sportier look with the Akrapovic slip-on exhaust. This lightweight carbon slip-on system offers great performance. (Designed to be used together with pannier system)

Frame Slider

Stylish high-density black ABS plastic frame slider pads with aluminium insert and Kawasaki logo. Gives extra protection for bodywork.

Grip Heaters

Stylish grip heater with all around heating and integrated control button with light in the grip itself.

Clean-Mount Pannier System

The mounting system for the accessory panniers allows the panniers to be attached and removed very simply, contributing to increased convenience. Seamlessly integrating the panniers with the rear of the bike, the clean-mount system positions the panniers close to the bike centreline, its clean clutter-free design ensuring the rear of the bike still looks good with the panniers removed.

Large Windscreen

Large scratch-resistant clear windscreen, designed to provide additional rider comfort.

Technology

ERGO-FIT


ERGO-FIT is an interface system that allows a wide range of riders to feel at one with their machine. Genuine Kawasaki Accessories may need to be purchased for certain Ergo Fit adjustments.

KIBS


KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System) is a high-precision brake system designed specifically for supersport models, offering highly efficient braking while maintaining natural feel.

ABS


ABS (Anti-lock Brake System) ensures stable braking performance by preventing wheel lock during braking.

Horizontal Back-link Rear Suspension


Horizontal Back-link Rear Suspension arranges its shock unit horizontally, greatly contributing to efficient use of space and mass centralisation.

Electronic Throttle Valves


Electronic Throttle Valves allow the ECU to deliver the ideal amount of fuel and air to the engine.

KCMF


KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function) monitors engine and chassis parameters throughout the corner.

KQS - Kawasaki Quick Shifter


KQS (Kawasaki Quick Shifter) enables clutchless up- and downshifts

IMU


Combined with Kawasaki’s proprietary dynamic modelling program, input from the IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit) enables even more precise chassis orientation awareness, the key to bringing Kawasaki’s electronics to the next level.

Assist & Slipper Clutch


Based on racing technology, the Assist & Slipper Clutch acts as both a back-torque limiter and a self-servo mechanism that enables a lighter clutch lever pull.

KTRC (3-mode)


3-Mode KTRC (Kawasaki TRaction Control), Kawasaki's most advanced traction control system, offers a selection of modes to suit a variety of riding situations, from sport riding to touring.

Power Modes


Power Mode selection allows engine power delivery to be changed to suit the riding situation.

Electronic Cruise Control


Electronic Cruise Control allows vehicle speed to be fixed. Rider support technology that helps reduce rider fatigue on long trips and contributes to increased touring comfort.

Economical Riding Indicator


The Economical Riding Indicator is a mark appearing on the instrument panel to indicate favourable fuel consumption, encouraging fuel efficient riding.

Smartphone Connectivity


Smartphone connectivity contributes to an enhanced motorcycling experience by enabling riders to connect to their motorcycle wirelessly.

Available Colours

Emerald Blazed Green / Metallic Diablo Black / Metallic Graphite Grey Metallic Moondust Grey / Metallic Diablo Black Metallic Carbon Grey / Metallic Diablo Black

Specification

Engine

Engine Type Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four
Displacement 1,043 cm³
Bore x stroke 77 x 56 mm
Compression ratio 11:8:1
Valve system DOHC, 16 valves
Fuel system Fuel injection: Ø38 mm
Starting System Electric
Lubrication Forced lubrication, wet sump
Brakes & Suspension

Brakes, front Dual semi-floating 300 mm discs. Caliper: Dual radial-mount, monobloc, opposed 4-piston
Brakes, rear Single ø250 mm disc. Caliper: single-piston
Suspension, front ø41 mm inverted fork with compression and rebound damping and spring preload adjustability
Suspension, rear Horizontal Back-link, gas-charged rear shock with rebound damping and spring preload adjustability
Performance & Transmission

Maximum power 104.5 kW {142 PS} / 10,000 rpm
Fuel consumption 5.8 l/100 km
CO2 emission 135 g/km
Maximum torque 111 N•m {11.3 kgf•m} / 8,000 rpm
Transmission 6-speed
Final drive Sealed chain
Primary Reduction Ratio 1.627 (83/51)
Gear Ratios 1st 2.600 (39/15)
Gear Ratios 2nd 1.950 (39/20)
Gear Ratios 3rd 1.600 (24/15)
Gear Ratios 4th 1.389 (25/18)
Gear Ratios 5th 1.238 (26/21)
Gear Ratios 6th 1.107 (31/28)
Clutch Wet multi-disc, manual
Frame & Dimensions

Frame type Twin-tube, aluminium
Trail 98 mm
Wheel travel front 120 mm
Wheel travel rear 144 mm
Tyre, front 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Tyre, rear 190/50ZR17M/C (73W)
L x W x H 2,100 x 825 x 1,190 (1,225 mm high position screen) mm
Wheelbase 1,440 mm
Ground clearance 135 mm
Fuel capacity 19 litres
Seat height 835 mm
Curb mass 235 kg