In its current iteration the ZX-10 uses the best attributes of both previous designs. For the 2008 model year the Ninja ZX-10R received its most recent make-over consisting of a complete redesign from the wheels up. Noteworthy changes included a more rider-friendly chassis and engine power manners as well as all-new exterior styling. Thus in 2006 Kawasaki gave the Ninja ZX-10 its first revamp. It was so cutting-edge that it was deemed to be almost too much for the motorcycling public.
Initially Kawasaki’s ZX-10 Superbike was known for its slim chassis dimensions, nimble handling manners, svelte weight and tremendous engine power output making it the sharpest, most aggressive liter-class sportbike. Since inception, the Ninja ZX-10R has received two major overhauls. Originally released for the 2004 model year, the ZX-10R Superbike is the successor to the Ninja ZX-9R sportbike. The Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R motorcycle represents the evolution in Kawasaki Heavy Industries open-class sportbike development.