ZX14 Ninja VS. Hayabusa

This page is all on the Kawasaki flag vessels later the motorcycle also known as the ZX-14 or ZZR1400. Just released in early 2006 in some parts of the world, the new bike indeed the height of the Kawasaki name of the past Ie lot of power. Claimed to be the most powerful motorcycle production so far its specifications and all reviews were positive. That is what the predecessor of the ZX-12R should have been. Besides, I think I’ll buy one …

The only thing that is not top spec is the global aspect of cycling. It does not seem daring and where the design is different, namely in front of him seems strange. Of course, it follows the Kawasaki design and tries to differentiate its models from other manufacturers, but I do not think they have done enough. However, we should be fortunately they have tried something different with the bike but why do you think Ferrari, Porsche, Aston Martin and Lamborghini cars are tailor? It is not only their performance but also their looks great.

Note that it is 1352cc, it should really be called the ZX-13! However, I am sure that I did not need to explain why they did not call it that – but I do not see the point. Speaking of which I have a problem with his advertising and public relations. Their heavily promoting their aviation experience in the design of this bike – why did they not do so with the ZX-12 then? A monocoque frame has more to do with cars that the planes – bicycles, buyers in this category are generally amateurs – we know the difference difference between “planes, trains and automobiles. In addition to the PR sad I love the multi-media film and wall-papers that have now been released. Good to know that they have made an effort and we must support this kind of thing. The best part is that the price is competitive at last!

Firstly I felt the ZX is a comfortable bike that I rate higher than the Hayabusa. However, given that you need to know now that every body is different. N where near the ZZR1100 I feel. The most disappointing thing about the ZX, it feels slow. Despite the ads say how much it is powerful ex-owners Hayabusa will not be impressed. Consisting environment is the next issue I have. Why? does a range topper use materials from the lessor models? I think the instrumentation could have been so much better. I also noticed a few rough edges that you will not find on a Hayabusa built in 1999! Yes, the ZX looks newer, but not worth 7 years more recent. Finally, what with all the bolts bright?

Despite the power to issue the journey feel great and was similar, but different “planted” the feelings and lighter vibration. Like hitting the Hayabusa “zone vibration but also to all schemes. To turn around and handling of the city is really good and on an equal footing. He regretted that in my ZX suspension was rejected “hard” and it was estimated and Skittish. When it is turned down, it was very well feel a Hayabusa.

Regarding the design – each with its own. Some like others do not, but one thing is clear it certainly does not attract attention or hold passer-bys.

Overall I do not smile, but without a big smile as I expected after the first round. Maybe in the long run, this could change, but for now this is it. (Or a chance to line the red bike!)

Would I recommend the ZX14 over the Hayabusa? It is difficult – The Hayabusa is a real and production of 300 km / h + motorcycle – if you add the TAR again those that still holds true. The ZX-14 is the most powerful production motorcycle, but does not feel that way – but he feels that the strength of a better or more recent design. Ensure that his won power on paper but credits takes time to develop and hopefully it does get there – fast.

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