2011 ZX10r photos of street bike released. - Kawasaki Forums


Off Topic A place to boldly go off topic. just about anything goes.

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 09-28-2010, 10:34 PM
aszrael1266's Avatar
The Dude
1st Gear Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: C.A.
Posts: 4,538
Default 2011 ZX10r photos of street bike released.

So it looks like cycle world got the first pics of the street bike. I have to say I really like the new look and would pick one up over any other liter bike out there.
http://hellforleathermagazine.com/20...n-cycle-world/
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 09-29-2010, 02:23 AM
Dragone#19's Avatar
Administrator
1st Gear Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: The Silver State
Posts: 18,119
Default

hmm, curious to see any ride reports on it.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 09-30-2010, 01:30 AM
filthy phil's Avatar
Junior Member
1st Gear Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 14
Default

that nose is fugly.
the last good looking 10 from them was the '07
imho, of course
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 10-03-2010, 05:35 PM
aszrael1266's Avatar
The Dude
1st Gear Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: C.A.
Posts: 4,538
Default

I wonder how much it will cost. Kawi is saying it will be 200hp have abs and traction control. I hope those are options if not then I hope they are able to keep the cost down. As is I'm thinking the bike will be like 13.5kish area. I'm still trying to wrap my head around a 200hp stock motorcycle.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 10-09-2010, 01:37 AM
aszrael1266's Avatar
The Dude
1st Gear Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: C.A.
Posts: 4,538
Default

OK I found the info about the lack in power for the US model
http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/news...lower-redline/

The part that talks about the lack in power.
We just got off the phone with Kawasaki HQ, and it’s official: the 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R will inadvertently get a power decrease when it comes to the United States because of the EPA’s regulation of noise pollution, confirming earlier rumors from this week. The issue surrounds the EPA’s new methodology for measuring exhaust noise levels, which now involves taking the measurement at a percentage of the total rev range, instead of a specific rpm value.
The result is that the 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R passes the Euro III standards, but fails the EPA standards in its unadulterated form. To come into compliance with the EPA’s Noise Control Act, Kawasaki has lowered the rev-limit on the 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R by 750 rpm in order to meet the new criteria. The byproduct of lowering the rev-limiter will reduce the new ZX-10R’s maximum power output, but Kawasaki isn’t saying by how much.
Kawasaki says its the redline for American 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R’s will be 13,750 rpm, and sources outside of Kawasaki say the drop in peak power could be by as much as 10hp at the crank.



I think it will be an easy free mod to "unlock" the ecu. I know my RC-51 for the USA has a soft rev limiter that comes in at 9.5k RPM, by jumping two wires it removes that soft rev limit and raises to the original 10.2k RPM limit. I hope there is something like that you can do to the new ZX-10 to get the full redline and power.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 10-09-2010, 01:50 AM
Dragone#19's Avatar
Administrator
1st Gear Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: The Silver State
Posts: 18,119
Default

wow, only a 750rpm decrease for a 10hp drop? This new monster must be a top end only machine.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 10-09-2010, 02:24 AM
aszrael1266's Avatar
The Dude
1st Gear Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: C.A.
Posts: 4,538
Default

yea it sounds like its a beast up top. The reason for the rpm drop is to meet the new noise standards. Yup now bikes have to deal with emissions and noise standards that just changed. They use to only have to rev to a set rpm. I guess they changed it to a set percent of the total RPM so the higher the redline the higher it has to rev for the noise test.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 11-05-2010, 06:12 PM
kx slaughter king's Avatar
Senior Member
1st Gear Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: derry nh
Posts: 4,932
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by aszrael1266 View Post
yea it sounds like its a beast up top. The reason for the rpm drop is to meet the new noise standards. Yup now bikes have to deal with emissions and noise standards that just changed. They use to only have to rev to a set rpm. I guess they changed it to a set percent of the total RPM so the higher the redline the higher it has to rev for the noise test.

yup, here comes the govament to f s up again. i have a feeling that soon theyre gonna do to bikes what they did to cars in the 70's. honestly, who the hell cares about noise pollution anyway? ntm the amount of noise an engine makes depends on the person in control of it more so than the engine itself.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 11-14-2010, 05:21 PM
aszrael1266's Avatar
The Dude
1st Gear Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: C.A.
Posts: 4,538
Default

Ok time for an update. So the first video of one being dynoed is out. Looks like Kawi is living up to the hype of the bike. With a unrestricted ECU and exhaust the new ZX-10 is putting down 188 to the rear wheel.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJ6Ne...layer_embedded

Last edited by aszrael1266; 11-14-2010 at 05:36 PM.
Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Idle but dies when in gear and clutch is released. Andy Vulcan 95 800, 800 Classic & 800 Drifter 4 03-30-2013 11:16 PM
No New 2011 KLX250's, only 2011 KLR BigSky KLX KLX 250S 37 11-01-2010 03:46 PM
Fs 2006 Kawasaki Ninja Zx10r 4600mi Warranty til 2011 alfieferenzo84 PRIVATE For Sale / Trade Classifieds 1 05-05-2008 08:48 AM
offical kawi has released info on the new 250 aszrael1266 Off Topic 28 09-26-2007 06:11 PM
New Kawi ZX-9R released... srobak Off Topic 7 03-31-2007 09:37 AM


Tags
2011, 2011zx10r, bike, euro, limit, pics, pictures, redline, rev, street, unrestrict, unrestricted, zx10, zx10r

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Advertising
Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory

All times are GMT. The time now is 05:58 AM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.