Kawasaki offers ZX-6R test ride

Kawasaki in collaboration with track day organiser Focused Events is offering customers a chance to test ride its new Ninja ZX-6R on a race circuit.

Interested customers can hire the track day and Supersport machine for a starting price of just over £300, and the money will be fully refunded if they buy the Ninja during the offer period, said the Japanese manufacturer.

Test rides of a Ninja ZX-6R costs £245 a day, which includes expenses of petrol, tyres and regular inspection by mechanics during the day, and the price of specific circuits track day starts from under £60.

Circuits for the test days are available at Brands Hatch, Oulton Park, Silverstone, Knockhill, Cadwell Park, Snetterton, Anglesey, Pembrey, Mallory Park and Rockingham

Michael Johnstone, marketing manager at Kawasaki, said: "Apart from race-day bodywork and tyres suited to track use, all the Ninja ZX-6R test bikes will be 100% standard such is the level of performance offered by this cutting edge machine."

He elaborated: "Of course it makes an ideal road bike too, but the chance to explore its performance potential in a controlled and safe environment will be an obvious attraction to many potential owners."

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