I purchased my Kawasaki Concours 14 on June 6, 2011 … where have you been all my life! Why did I ever ride a V-Twin when there are inline 4’s out there?
Kawasaki’s profile of this bike
Kawasaki’s been a force to be reckoned with in the sport
touring category for a quarter of a century now. The legendary
first-generation Concours™ debuted in early 1986 to a flabbergasted
buying public and press corps, neither of which had experienced
performance and long-distance functionality blended so successfully in a
Kawasaki Concours 14 ABS
Price as new (MSRP):
US$ 15599. Prices depend on country, taxes, accessories, etc.
Engine and transmission
1352.00 ccm (82.50 cubic inches)
In-line four, four-stroke
138.31 Nm (14.1 kgf-m or 102.0 ft.lbs) @ 6200 RPM
Bore x stroke:
84.0 x 61.0 mm (3.3 x 2.4 inches)
Valves per cylinder:
Injection. Digital Fuel Injection w/ 40mm throttle bodies
TCBI with Digital Advance
Shaft drive (cardan)
Tetra-Lever shaft drive
Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels
Rake (fork angle):
112 mm (4.4 inches)
43mm inverted, telescopic fork with adjustable rebound damping and spring preload / 4.4 in.
Tetra-Lever with stepless rebound damping adjustment and remote spring preload adjuster / 5.4 in.
Front tyre dimensions:
Rear tyre dimensions:
Front brakes diameter:
310 mm (12.2 inches)
Rear brakes diameter:
270 mm (10.6 inches)
Physical measures and capacities
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc:
312.1 kg (688.0 pounds)
815 mm (32.1 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Keeping the faith of fanatics who feel fired up for anything motorcycles. It’s all about the journey and the philosophy of riding on two wheels. Let’s bring alive the truly unique culture of motorcycling and never let the ride leave the fibers of our being.