Kawasaki Ninja 400 – Street Born – Track Inspired

The Kawasaki Ninja 400 uses a 399cc twin cylinder engine that packs a punch of 45bhp. Using a new down draft intake which is accompanied by a larger airbox offers increased intake efficiency.

The new Ninja 400 uses an Assist & Slipper clutch This requires much less pressure at the lever making city riding a much easier experience also giving a lot more control on the down change preventing the possibility of the rear wheel locking up.

The Ninja 400 offers considerable weight savings over the outgoing Ninja 300 thanks to its new chassis, suspension and engine, which is 1kg lighter than the Ninja 250). These components also offer improved stability and manoeuvrability.

With the latest ABS unit from Nissin, clamping down on a 290 mm semi-floating disc, the Ninja 400 will stop as well as it goes.

Seat height of just 786mm makes the Kawasaki Ninja 400 very accessible to most riders, there is also an ErGO-FIT higher seat (+30mm) for the taller rider.

LED headlights clearly light up the path of the Ninja 400 whilst adding to the very modern look of this light weight superbike. The speedo assembly is taken from the Ninja 400's big brother the Ninja 650.

The Ninja 400 is also fitted with a 14-litre fuel tank that is capable of offering over 200 miles of range.

The styling of the Kawasaki Ninja 400 is undeniably "Ninja", with aggressive looking headlamps and nose cowl and minimalist rear seat unit. The bike shares so many of its looks with the ZX10R. Extra "volume" has been designed into the bodywork to give this lightweight machine the presence of one much larger.

The big bike looks make this a really credible step into the Kawasaki brand. The handling and performance of the Kawasaki Ninja 400 will keep you interested for years to come.


ERGO-FIT is an interface system that allows a wide range of riders to feel at one with their machine.


ABS (Anti-lock Brake System) ensures stable braking performance by preventing wheel lock during braking.

Assist & Slipper Clutch

Based on racing technology, the Assist & Slipper Clutch acts as both a back-torque limiter and a self-servo mechanism that enables a lighter clutch lever pull.

Economical Riding Indicator

The Economical Riding Indicator is a mark appearing on the instrument panel to indicate favourable fuel consumption, encouraging fuel efficient riding




InstrumentsLCD Display
Warranty2 years unlimited mileage
Service Interval12 months / 7600 miles
Valve Clearance15000 miles


FrameTrellis, high tensile steel
Wheelbase1,370 mm
Front Suspension37 mm telescopic fork
Front Wheel17"
Front Wheel Travel120 mm
Front BrakeSingle 290 mm petal disc Single balanced actuation dual-piston
Front Tyre110/70R17 M/C 54H
Rear SuspensionBottom-Link Uni-Trak with gas-charged shock and 5-way adjustable preload
Rear Wheel17"
Rear Wheel Travel130mm
Rear BrakeSingle 220 mm petal disc Caliper: Dual-piston
Rear Tyre150/60R17 M/C 66H
Fuel Capacity14 litres
Dry Weight
Wet Weight174 Kg
Seat Height785mm
Max Height1,120 mm
Max Length1,990 mm (Width 710 mm)


TypeLiquid-cooled, 4-stroke Parallel Twin
Bore And Stroke70.0 x 51.8 mm
Compression Ratio11.5:1
Power33.0 kW {45 PS} / 10,000 rpm
Torque38.0 N.m {3.90 kgf.m} / 8,000 rpm
Fuel DeliveryFuel injection: ø32 mm x 2, with dual throttle valves
EmissionsEuro 4
Gearbox6-speed, return
Ratio1=(41/14) 2=(37/18) 3=(34/21) 4=(32/24) 5= (30/26) 6=(28/27)
Primary Drive2,929 (41/14)
Final DriveChain
ClutchWet multi-disc, manual with slipper action

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