Kawasaki Z900 2021 vs. Indian FTR 2021

Kawasaki Z900 2021

Kawasaki Z900 2021

Indian FTR 2021

Indian FTR 2021


Overview - Kawasaki Z900 2021 vs Indian FTR 2021

Kawasaki Z900 2021

Kawasaki Z900 2021

Indian FTR 2021

Indian FTR 2021

Technical Specifications Kawasaki Z900 2021 compared to Indian FTR 2021

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Engine and Drive Train

Engine typeEngine typeIn lineEngine typeV
BoreBore73.4 mmBore102 mm
StrokeStroke56 mmStroke73.6 mm
Engine powerEngine power125.4 HPEngine power123 HP
Rpm at Max. PowerRpm at Max. Power9,500 rpmRpm at Max. Power8,250 rpm
TorqueTorque98.6 NmTorque120 Nm
Rpm at TorqueRpm at Torque7,700 rpmRpm at Torque6,000 rpm
Compression RatioCompression Ratio11.8 Compression Ratio12.5
Fuel systemFuel systemInjectionFuel systemInjection
Throttle BoreThrottle Bore36 mmThrottle Bore60 mm
Clutch TypeClutch TypeMultiplate in oil-bathClutch TypeMultiplate in oil-bath
Transmission TypeTransmission TypeGearshiftTransmission TypeGearshift
Number of gearsNumber of gears6Number of gears6
Valves per cylinderValves per cylinder4Valves per cylinder4
DisplacementDisplacement948 ccmDisplacement1,203 ccm

Suspension Front

Front suspensionFront suspensionUpside-Down telescopic forkFront suspensionUpside-Down telescopic fork
DiameterDiameter41 mmDiameter43 mm
TravelTravel120 mmTravel120 mm

Suspension Rear

SuspensionSuspensionSwing armSuspensionSwing arm
Shock absorberShock absorberMonoshockShock absorberMonoshock
TravelTravel140 mmTravel120 mm


Frame typeFrame typeDouble cradleFrame typeTubular
RakeRake65 degreeRake25 degree
TrailTrail105 mmTrail99.9 mm

Brakes Front

TypeTypeDouble diskTypeDouble disk
DiameterDiameter300 mmDiameter320 mm
PistonPistonFour pistonsPistonFour pistons
TechnologyTechnologyPetalTechnologyradial, Monoblock

Brakes Rear

DiameterDiameter250 mmDiameter265 mm
PistonPistonSingle pistonPistonDouble piston

Assistance Systems

Advanced Rider Assistance SystemsAdvanced Rider Assistance SystemsABS, Riding modes, Ride by Wire, Traction controlAdvanced Rider Assistance SystemsABS, Riding modes, Ride by Wire, Traction control, Anti-wheelie

Dimensions and Weights

Front tyre widthFront tyre width120 mmFront tyre width120 mm
Front tyre heightFront tyre height70 %Front tyre height70 %
Front tyre diameterFront tyre diameter17 inchFront tyre diameter17 inch
Rear tyre widthRear tyre width180 mmRear tyre width150 mm
Rear tyre heightRear tyre height55 %Rear tyre height80 %
Rear tyre diameterRear tyre diameter17 inchRear tyre diameter17 inch
LengthLength2,070 mmLength2,287 mm
WheelbaseWheelbase1,450 mmWheelbase1,524 mm
Seat HeightSeat Height795 mmSeat Height805 mm
License compliancyLicense compliancyALicense compliancyA


EquipmentEquipmentLED daytime running lights, LED-Headlights, TFT displayEquipmentLED-Headlights

Pros and Cons in comparison

Pros and Cons in comparison

Kawasaki Z900 2021

Kawasaki Z900 2021

In terms of price-performance, the Kawasaki Z900 is hard to beat at the moment. With the perfectly tuned engine, the high-quality chassis components and the electronics added for 2020, this naked bike offers everything that sporty riders will be looking for. There is really nothing to complain about, except for the lack of a quickshifter option.

powerful four-cylinder

intuitive handling

good equipment

aggressive looks

value for money

No quickshifter option

competitors with 6-axis IMU electronically ahead.

Indian FTR 2021

Indian FTR 2021

Unfortunately, our editors did not test this model.

Price Comparison Avarage Market Price Kawasaki Z900 vs Indian FTR

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