2018 Kawasaki ZX 10RR Revealed — Microscope Needed To Spot The Changes

By Dennis James

Japanese motorcycle manufacturer Kawasaki has revealed the 2018 ZX 10RR, the latest iteration of its superbike based on its WSBK championship winning motorcycle.

2018 Kawasaki ZX 10RR Revealed

However, those looking for major changes will end up disappointed as the only changes to the latest ZX 10RR come in the form of two ‘colour changes to components'. The new ZX 10RR's reservoir canisters behind the front forks are now painted silver instead of red and the same colour makes way for green for the fork top cap as well.

2018 Kawasaki ZX 10RR Revealed

Mechanically, the new ZX 10RR remains unchanged with its 998cc, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke in-line four-cylinder engine kicking out 207bhp at 13,000rpm and 113.5Nm of torque at 11,000rpm. Power is sent to the rear wheel via a 6-speed gearbox.

2018 Kawasaki ZX 10RR Revealed

Other aspects of the new 2018 ZX10 RR from Kawasaki including the lightweight 7-spoke Marchesini wheels fitted with Pirelli Supercorsa SP tyres, the trick 43 mm inverted balance free front fork & rear gas-powered monoshock along with the Akrapovic exhaust unit are also untouched.

2018 Kawasaki ZX 10RR Revealed

DriveSpark Thinks!

Kawasaki's 2018 upgrade for its ZX 10RR super sports bike is one of the most minute ever with just tweaks to colour of two components being the only changes around. While the changes are minuscule, don't expect Kawasaki to have any problems in selling the bike which retails at just over Rs 22 lakh.

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Story first published: Monday, October 9, 2017, 14:05 [IST]

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