2016 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 Gets Slipper Clutch & Standard ABS

So, we are mighty impressed by the way Ninja 1000 carries itself and our tester exclaimed that this can be your first ever superbike simply because of its sheer practicality and seamless attitude. You can read the comprehensive review of the liter class sports-tourer here.

Now, in an update Kawasaki has made a few minor changes to the 2016 year model of Ninja 1000.

  • It gets a slipper clutch
  • ABS is standard
  • New Blue color on offer

Yes, so the 2016 Ninja 1000 gets an additional slipper clutch which Kawasaki claims will be 30 percent lighter in terms of feel. ABS is offered as standard on the new model.

Kawasaki has also introduced a new Candy Plasma Blue color to the Ninja palette whereas the Candy Lime Green color has also gone through an ‘aggressive’ treatment. Metallic Carbon Grey continues to be the third color on offer.

Slipper Clutch – What Is It & How Does It Work

There has been no price increase for the 2016 Ninja 1000. We are unsure at this time when will Kawasaki bring it to India. Apart from this, the Versys 1000 has also been refreshed for 2016