The Ninja 650 has the appearance and performance of a sport bike, but it offers a rare combination of agile performance and modern practicality. Its powerful 649cc parallel-twin engine has fueled racers to success in AMA Pro Flat Track, yet it is practical enough to take on your everyday commute.
649cc parallel-twin engine with Digital Fuel Injection (DFI®) delivers smooth, responsive performance with strong mid-range power for exceptional roll-on response
Double-pipe perimeter frame offers balanced rigidity and a low seat height
A wide handlebar, two-piece seat and optimal footpeg placement result in a comfortable, sporty seating position that suits a wide range of riders
Distinctive Ninja supersport design elements enhance the Ninja 650 motorcycle’s sporty image and compact appearance
Engine: 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, DOHC, water-cooled
Bore x Stroke: 83.0 x 60.0mm
Compression ratio: 10.8:1
Fuel System: DFI® with dual 38mm Keihin throttle bodies
Ignition: TCBI with electronic advance
Final Drive: Sealed chain
Front Suspension / Wheel Travel: 41mm hydraulic telescopic fork/4.9 in
Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel: Single offset lay-down shock with adjustable spring preload/5.1 in
Front Tire: 120/70x17
Rear Tire: 160/60x17
Front Brakes: Dual 300mm petal-type discs and 2-piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 220mm petal-type disc and single-piston caliper
Frame Type: Twin-tube perimeter design, high-tensile steel
Rake/Trail: 25 deg./4.3 in.
Overall Length: 83.1 in.
Overall Width: 30.3 in.
Overall Height: 46.5 in.
Ground Clearance: 5.1 in.
Seat Height: 31.7 in.
Curb Weight: 465.3 lb.
Fuel Capacity: 4.2 gal.
Wheelbase: 55.5 in.
Color Choices: Candy Lime Green/Metallic Spark Black, Candy Persimmon Red/Metallic Spark Black, Metallic Carbon Gray
Warranty: 12 Month Limited Warranty
Kawasaki Protection Plus™ (optional): 12, 24, 36 or 48 months
ABS model shown.
Curb weight includes all necessary materials and fluids to operate correctly, full tank of fuel (more than 90 percent capacity) and tool kit (if supplied).