2009 Kawasaki Concours 14 Intro


Beauty and balanced for muscle Travel comfortable and exciting style

With its combination of healthy power, the cockpit comfortable and adept handling of the Kawasaki Concours ™ 14 and Concours 14 ABS sliced through sport touring world as a Ninja of the blade through hot butter . In its first year on the scene, the powerful Supersport tourism accumulated a large collection of wins shootout, several accolades and Moto of the year.

Brute force and finesse are the adjectives you do not see often used together, but the Concours 14 motorcycle does not comply with the Convention. Its main motivator – all 1352cc good offers hit-brute force. With points as ram air induction, digital switching, digital fuel injection and under-equipped butterfly throttle bodies, the four-cylinder engine portfolio reads like a high-end race. However, it is not a great tool path nervous. The Competition Engine 14 a couple very good off the line, followed by an impressive mid-range thrust that transitions in a high-end sporting hurriedly that would be proud to call its own. It achieves this miracle power by variable valve timing (VVT). VVT provides good power to free delivery peaks hard power, by changing the profile camshaft to boost low-end and mid-range torque without sacrificing high-end power.

While high-tech engine provides energy, competition of 14 aluminum monocoque chassis provides a platform to respond to turn this vision into comfortable, rapid progress. Combined with an inverted fork sophisticated and smooth, reliable system tree, agile chassis transfers the powerful engine torque on the road with quiet efficiency. The clean, low-maintenance tree Tetra-Lever uses a special player four link design to compensate for the lifting of the illegal occupation and trends of the tree by car when the throttle is opened and closed, Indeed isolate couple of the suspension of a remarkably similar to that chain. The overall design of the powertrain 14, has earned criticism for its ability to deliver reliable silky without whiplash thrust.

Massive capacity requirements for maximum acceleration and stopping power of the brakes on the Concours 14 are more than up to the task. With radial mount front calipers operated by a radial pump and master cylinder-type petal discs on both ends, the braking system gives riders the most powerful, reliable and effective braking confidence inspiring control that they want. The Concours 14 ABS raises that the cessation of control level a notch with the certainty of an anti-lock brakes (ABS).

The refined chassis, confident all the brakes and the conquest of power-mix and make the competition as a narrowing point in the mirrors. An integrated high-speed touring machine with a core Supersport doubt, the Concours 14 has all the characteristics required for a safe and exciting long-distance ride. Functional keys as Kawasaki Intelligent Proximity Activation Start System (KI-PASS), a windscreen electrically adjustable, locking and detachable side cases and accessory supply a grand touring machine any other line.

The windshield electrically adjustable mirrors the Concours 14 of the genetic roots. It uses a Supersport style aerodynamic design philosophy of the curve wind around the rider – and passenger – to help avoid tremor just wind around curling least windshield. These genes show again in the thin design of its integrated hard luggage, which are mounted near the machine’s excellent central to centralize mass.

The Concours 14 of the touring prowess does not stop with his impressive physique. It is responsible for high technology, electronic engineering is expected of a modern long-distance machine as a Controller Area Network (CAN) interface between the gauges. CAN uses less son of a traditional wiring, so that a greater volume of information can be exchanged and then displayed on the multi-function digital dashboard LCD. Included in the easy-to-read instrumentation is a speedometer, tachometer and odometer, two trip meters, fuel mileage estimated fuel indicator of the position of the train and a clock. Also available for the pilot information from sensors monitoring tire pressure in the front and rear wheels – more peace of mind so that the rider can concentrate on the road.

Summary, the competition platform 14 is ready for mind-trips short or long, while offering comfort and confidence for maximum enjoyment rider.

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