2013 Kawasaki ZX-10R Equipped with Electronic Steering Damper (ESD)
2013 Kawasaki ZX-10R Equipped with Electronic Steering Damper (ESD). Usually in the middle of the year, the European motor manufacturers already competing to prepare a new motorcycle update. Whether it major change, or just a minor change, even just a refreshment such as color and a new livery. For example Kawasaki refreshing appearance of superbike ZX-10R with new colors and stripping
Two color options are Green Metallic Spark Black and Pearl Flat White Metallic Spark Black which is a new color on the 2013 ZX-10R. Not only that, Kawasaki also added a feature Electronic Steering Damper (ESD), which functions like a feature electronic power steering is a lot of four-wheeled vehicle applied.
Steering damper, better known as the stabilizer is connected to the ECU so that hardness can be changed automatically to follow the speed of the motor.
This makes the ZX-10R is lighter when bent around the corner as well as more stable when driven in a straight track. Understandably, this Kawasaki bikes can go up to 300km per hour in standard conditions!
But the technology is actually not cool,, even Honda has to apply a similar technology called Honda Electronic Suspension Damper (HESD) in the CBR1000RR since 2004.
With the addition of this feature ZX-10R price increase $ 300 from the previous version. ZX-10R is now priced at $ 14.299 and $ 15.299 for the ABS version.