No Reserve - 2006 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14

SOLD FOR: $6,313

Reserve price has been met.

This auction ended on January 20, 2022

Winner: Rearwheelslider

Winning Bid: $5,900
Buyer Fee: $413
Total: $6,313

Description

Click here for an CycleVIN Motorcycle History Report on this Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14. Additional photos are available here for your perusal.

First unveiled at the 2005 Tokyo Motor Show, the ZX-14R is a large sport tourer and Kawasaki’s modern-day answer to the Hayabusa. Successor to the earlier ZX-12R, the 14 became Kawasaki’s most powerful production sport bike model. It was introduced for the 2006 model year, and it featured a liquid-cooled, four-cylinder, 1,352cc, DOHC, inline-four with chrome composite plated aluminum cylinder bores, gear-driven dual-engine balancers, ram air induction, digital Mikuni fuel injection, and digital ignition. The 1.35-liter four was good for more than 113 ft-lbs of torque and a claimed 190hp.

Surrounding the engine was a monocoque aluminum chassis with cast aluminum sections around the steering head and swing-arm pivot. In addition to using the motor as a stressed member of the frame, the structure also housed the ZX-14R’s battery, airbox, and air filter. With a curb weight of just under 570 lbs and a 57.5-inch wheelbase, the ZX-14R is not only crazy fast in a straight line, but is also incredibly stable, largely thanks to a well-designed chassis and wind-tunnel-developed bodywork.

The ZX-14 is capable of clocking a 2.5-second 0-60 mph time — the same as a late-model Porsche 911 Turbo S or a Bugatti Veyron Super Sport. Top speed was electronically limited to 186 mph (or 299km/h), as per an gentlemen’s agreement between Team Green and the rest of the major Japanese manufacturers. Despite being capable of breakneck speeds, the ZX-14 has a surprisingly comfortable yet still fairly aggressive riding position, falling somewhere between your average superbike and sport-tourer. Motorcycle USA knocked out a quarter-mile in 9.783 seconds @ 147.04 miles per hour. Cycle World called it the Best Open Streetbike of 2006 and 2007.

Running gear on the big ZX consisted of beefy 43mm inverted forks and a gas-charged mono-shock — both adjustable or preload, compression, and rebound damping — while braking duties went to dual semi-floating 310mm discs bit by radial-mount four-pot calipers in front and a single 250mm disc with a dual-piston caliper in back.

Manufactured in March of 2006, this example is VIN: JKBZXNA116A003148.

The odometer shows 13,419 miles.

In preparation for the listing, the seller had us install a new battery and give it a detail.

Modifications:
ProGrip grips.

Aftermarket windscreen.

OptiMate battery tender lead.

Cosmetic Blemishes:




The sale includes two keys.

It is riding on Michelin Pilot Power 2CT tires with 2021 date codes.

Currently located at our facility in Santa Monica, California (please make an appointment for an inspection), this Kawasaki is offered on a clean Iowa title. Have any ZX-14 stories or questions about this listing? Let us know in the “Comments” tab!

Additional Information

Location

Santa Monica, California

Year

2006

Make

Kawasaki

Model

Ninja ZX-14

Mileage

13,419

VIN

JKBZXNA116A003148

Title

Clean

Title State/Country

Iowa

Private Party/Dealership

Private Party

Additional Charges

No

CycleVIN

https://cyclevin.com/JKBZXNA116A003148.pdf

Total Bids Placed: 31

Auction has ended.

Highest bidder was: Rearwheelslider

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
Rearwheelslider January 19, 2022 4:13 pm $5,900
Marclam1 January 19, 2022 4:13 pm $5,800 Auto
Rearwheelslider January 19, 2022 4:13 pm $5,700
Marclam1 January 19, 2022 4:13 pm $5,600 Auto
Rearwheelslider January 19, 2022 4:13 pm $5,500
Marclam1 January 19, 2022 4:12 pm $5,400
Rearwheelslider January 19, 2022 9:09 am $5,300
Marclam1 January 19, 2022 9:09 am $5,200 Auto
Marclam1 January 19, 2022 9:08 am $5,000 Auto
Rearwheelslider January 19, 2022 9:08 am $4,900
Marclam1 January 19, 2022 9:08 am $4,800 Auto
Rearwheelslider January 19, 2022 9:08 am $4,700
Marclam1 January 18, 2022 5:05 pm $4,600
snaponhabit January 18, 2022 5:05 pm $4,500 Auto
snaponhabit January 18, 2022 3:04 pm $3,800
Marclam1 January 16, 2022 8:08 pm $3,700
kingroadking January 16, 2022 12:51 pm $3,600
Skorp76 January 15, 2022 10:08 am $3,500 Auto
Vijay January 15, 2022 10:08 am $3,400
Skorp76 January 15, 2022 10:08 am $3,300 Auto
Vijay January 15, 2022 10:08 am $3,200
Skorp76 January 15, 2022 5:58 am $3,100
VEYSPOWER January 15, 2022 5:58 am $3,000 Auto
VEYSPOWER January 14, 2022 5:45 pm $2,700 Auto
Z06Racer January 14, 2022 5:45 pm $2,600
VEYSPOWER January 14, 2022 5:45 pm $2,400 Auto
Z06Racer January 14, 2022 5:45 pm $2,300
VEYSPOWER January 14, 2022 10:23 am $2,100 Auto
KariKat73 January 14, 2022 10:23 am $2,000
VEYSPOWER January 13, 2022 7:48 pm $1,100
KariKat73 January 13, 2022 7:28 pm $1,000 Reserve
Auction started January 13, 2022 3:57 pm
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