You can get a ZX-10R in red now

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The 2012 Kawasaki ZX-10R is identical to the 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R in every way but color. The black/red actually looks really nice and restrained, solid color panels > tribal ghost flames.

  • ike6116

    Quit hating on graphics by Ed Hardy.


    I’m allergic to haters.

    • Sean Smith

      I’m allergic to Ed Hardy. Affliction too.

      • ike6116

        Don’t you ride the bike that is the number 1 choice of Ed Hardy / Affliction wearers?

        (maybe a little below the belt)

  • Deltablues

    Showing my age, but the black and red color scheme dredges up memories of the 1988 ZX-10 and I lusted after that thing. Instead, I bought a Hurricane 1000.

    • robotribe

      LOL. I’m right there with you. I remember at the time the Hurricane nudging Ninja out at the time (for me at least) because…

      …it had red wheels.

      Damn I’m old.

      • Deltablues

        Back in 1996 I bought a 1988 Hurricane 1000 from Grass Roots BMW in Cape Girardeau MO. The Hurricane only had 2500 miles on it. Black and Red with Red wheels. It was a sweet ride.

  • the_doctor

    I have no problem with this.

  • Sasha Pave

    It’s nice, a touch darker and it would harken back to the black/red days of 80′s Ninja 900/600.

  • Archer

    All the color of a Honda with little of the reliability ;)

  • Chris Davis

    It still looks pretty good for what it is though they should have gone with black for the upper/center fairing in all the colorways. A Black/White option would have been more appealing than red in my opinion. Like this:

    • Wes Siler

      Black upper/center does look way better.

  • tomwito

    I wish they would do a retro ZX7 green/white/blue color scheme. It looks like they want to, the green one has a blue R and wheel stripes.

  • jason

    I have seen that old White Blue Green stripe thing on old bikes in Japan this summer and still one of my all time favorites. That one and the white/ red speed block of old Yamaha FZRs.