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Kawasaki Er6n

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As this bike is supposed to be out next month with a price of around 280,000 I thought it might be a good idea to start a topic.

Anybody have some "real" information about whether it is going to happen? Or can we expect to see a protracted wait, just like the Ninja 250?

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Well it would be great if it happened wouldn't it... wouldn't mind one myself :o

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ID: 3   Posted (edited)

Every time I take the baby Ninja in for service I reconfirm with the nice folks at Kawasaki that they are still planning to start selling the ER-6N in January 2009. Price still not set in stone, but they're saying it will likely be UNDER 290,000THB icon_lol.gif

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Walked over to the Yamaha Big Bike showroom while my bike was getting serviced to get a look at the new Fazer 600.

The FZ6 is one sweet looking rid! :D

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As much as I LOVE the FZ6, there's no way I'm going to throw down 437,000THB icon_eek.gif for the Yamaha if I can get the ER-6N for under 300,000THB. :o

Rumors are that the Thai release of the ER-6N may be delayed :D (as was the release of the Ninja 250R). Only hope they won't keep us waiting too long as I'm really looking forward to this bike. :D

Happy Trails!

Edited by BigBikeBKK

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ID: 5   Posted (edited)

Well it would be great if it happened wouldn't it... wouldn't mind one myself :P

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Ohhh yeah, ohhh yeah, you can park that baby in my driveway anytime....I was thinking about a trip to BKK this Friday to check Kawasaki out....sounds like Bigbikebkk has it covered tho. keep the info coming, wonder if we would get a discount for a group order.....oi we'll have six to go! :o:D:D:D:D:wai:

Edited by neverdie

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One other thing is, has anyone tried to research on what can be done with the ugly cans on this bike???

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yep i did research...................................if ya dont like it dont buy it.

Allan

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yep i did research...................................if ya dont like it dont buy it.

Allan

Re-read the question Allan, I was talking about the cans on the bike.....ugly cans >>>> is there anything available regarding these yet>>>the bike will do just fine! :o

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dam_n!

I would buy that bike right away if the fork crown wasn't so ugly :o

Do you think a good mechanic could replace it by the one from the Z750 for example?

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ID: 10   Posted (edited)

This bike has been on sale in uk for more than 2 years and has had good all round reviews. I have tested and it is a little small for my taste, I mean size, not cc. Latest price today is £4295, before discounts and 0% finance.

http://kawasaki.motorcyclesdirect.co.uk/De...=339&View=1

This is a good bike but personally I would want something with a little more class/cache.

300k baht, hmmm, at 53/£1, - £5660. Just crazy.

Edited by benjamat

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dam_n!

I would buy that bike right away if the fork crown wasn't so ugly :D

Do you think a good mechanic could replace it by the one from the Z750 for example?

thats a bit harsh....you won't buy the bike because the fork crown is so ugly :D

I'd buy the bike & just hope something can be done with the ugly cans. :o

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dam_n!

I would buy that bike right away if the fork crown wasn't so ugly :D

Do you think a good mechanic could replace it by the one from the Z750 for example?

thats a bit harsh....you won't buy the bike because the fork crown is so ugly :D

I'd buy the bike & just hope something can be done with the ugly cans. :o

Mmhhh I'm not sure "fork crown" is the correct word in english but I meant the part where the headlights and the mileometer is.

I don't know what do you mean by "ugly cans" what part is it? :D

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ID: 13   Posted (edited)

dam_n!

I would buy that bike right away if the fork crown wasn't so ugly :D

Do you think a good mechanic could replace it by the one from the Z750 for example?

thats a bit harsh....you won't buy the bike because the fork crown is so ugly :D

I'd buy the bike & just hope something can be done with the ugly cans. :o

Mmhhh I'm not sure "fork crown" is the correct word in english but I meant the part where the headlights and the mileometer is.

I don't know what do you mean by "ugly cans" what part is it? :wai:

Sorry dude....cans = pipes, as in exhaust-muffler.....theres nothing about letting something breathe abit....they are weird looking cans :D on the Kawasaki.

If you look at the new Ducati streetfighter....you can see they are doing some of these oddbod bits....re: fork crown, dash, speedo cover, nose cone...whatever...all the bikes are starting to look a bit freaky...but freaky is ok.....crappy cans thats a NO NO! :D

Edited by neverdie

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By the way....the GF said the same as you....her words....the hat is ugly! LOL THE HAT! :D:o

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Cans = muffler

Yes there is around 10 aftermarket cans for the ER-6n, for the headlight... well you can change it to be exactly like a ER-6F which has fairing. Donno the price though... There are some aftermarket stuff as well but I am not sure.

Price is still not known soooo we don't know it yet, just that it will be lower than 290,000,- Baht so let's see. I just hope the price for the Yammie goes down so I can buy that...

Cheers Bard

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ID: 16   Posted (edited)

Yes, lets! (Should I go and have a sleep first OR do you think they will be back to us with a price soon)?

Edited by neverdie

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Ohhh yeah, ohhh yeah, you can park that baby in my driveway anytime....I was thinking about a trip to BKK this Friday to check Kawasaki out....sounds like Bigbikebkk has it covered tho. keep the info coming, wonder if we would get a discount for a group order.....oi we'll have six to go! :D:D:D:D:wai::P

Actually I arrived in Holland yesterday and it's solid fog, cold, grey and mist... I wanna go home to the sunny LOS and mod my Ninja!!! :o

Whenever I get down on Thailand all I have to do is leave for a while to be reminded what a wonderful place it is! :jerk:

I'll be back in late January and will keep my fingers crossed that they'll be taking orders for the ER-6N then. The rest of you will have to keep me up to date!

I wonder how many we would have to order to get a discount???

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Ohhh yeah, ohhh yeah, you can park that baby in my driveway anytime....I was thinking about a trip to BKK this Friday to check Kawasaki out....sounds like Bigbikebkk has it covered tho. keep the info coming, wonder if we would get a discount for a group order.....oi we'll have six to go! :D:D:D:wai::P :jerk:

Actually I arrived in Holland yesterday and it's solid fog, cold, grey and mist... I wanna go home to the sunny LOS and mod my Ninja!!! :o

Whenever I get down on Thailand all I have to do is leave for a while to be reminded what a wonderful place it is! :burp:

I'll be back in late January and will keep my fingers crossed that they'll be taking orders for the ER-6N then. The rest of you will have to keep me up to date!

I wonder how many we would have to order to get a discount???

Why do you do it to yourself? I also have to go home in January.....my return flight to Thailand is 2 days after I arrive. I am sure the er6n won't arrive in the meantime :D ....by the sounds of it we may still be discussing this next christmas!

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Sorry people,

Currently I believe that somebody in Kawasaki has revised its ideas about the motorcycle market in Thailand, Kawasaki will not introduce any larger models at this point, next revue is up in 6 months.

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Sorry people,

Currently I believe that somebody in Kawasaki has revised its ideas about the motorcycle market in Thailand, Kawasaki will not introduce any larger models at this point, next revue is up in 6 months.

<deleted>?? Where did you get this info? What is the problem here....they want to build these bikes but they don't want to sell them? SOMETHING WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE? :D:o

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This is Thailand so probably the whole years stock and then they will give 100 baht off each one..........................if ya remember Tony i wasn't that taken with Kawasaki rama 9 customer service they couldn't even manage to sell a bike to me. even after me telling them that i wanted to buy a Ninja 250 please . although i know you have been happy.

Any way SUPERsonic will see me through until next year and the ER6F/N i want the F. hopefully they will want to sell me one then :o

Allan

Neverdie sorry mate, just a bit grumpy tnite

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Regading the pipe on the ER-6N, it's definitely unusual, but I don't find it ugly at all-

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I like naked bikes, but I agree that the front end of the ER-6n is not terribly attractive. There are some very cheap fixes like this:

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Or this:

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Also, have you all seen the 2009 ER-6n? Kawasaki has made some cosmetic changes that I think are a great improvement over the older version:

ER6NBlack2009.jpg

Still I think the best solution is slapping on the top fairing from the ER-6f:

Kawasaki_ER-6f_2008_Siyah.jpg

Happy Trails!

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This is Thailand so probably the whole years stock and then they will give 100 baht off each one..........................if ya remember Tony i wasn't that taken with Kawasaki rama 9 customer service they couldn't even manage to sell a bike to me. even after me telling them that i wanted to buy a Ninja 250 please . although i know you have been happy.

Any way SUPERsonic will see me through until next year and the ER6F/N i want the F. hopefully they will want to sell me one then :o

Allan

Neverdie sorry mate, just a bit grumpy tnite

No worries Allan....I Neverdie :D

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Currently I believe that somebody in Kawasaki has revised its ideas about the motorcycle market in Thailand, Kawasaki will not introduce any larger models at this point, next revue is up in 6 months.

Well, hopefully Richard is blowing smoke again, but TiT, so who knows. He never tells us who he works for, but IMHO sometimes I really think his posts are more manipulative/biased than factual...

I'm still having a blast on the little Ninja 250R and can wait (impatiently) for the ER-6, so it's all good! :o

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ID: 25   Posted (edited)

Sorry I never blow smoke.... I just give up.... I bet you see some more aggressive scooter sales

Edited by Richard-BKK

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