Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R Vs Aprilia RS660: Choosing The Best

CalenderPublished at January 5, 2024 by BikeJunction
Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R Vs Aprilia RS660: Choosing The Best

The Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R and Aprilia RS660 are top contenders in the middleweight supersport category. Moreover, these 600cc bike’s new advancements have made their rivalry even more aggressive. At the same time, choosing the best between them depends on what you prioritise in your ride. 

Here are the comparisons between some of their specifications and features to guide you toward a better choice: 




The Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R bike is designed with LED highlights, sharper looks, new colours and aggressive appearance. On the other hand, the Aprilia RS660 motorcycle receives Italian designs with bold colour options. Also, it is known as an upgraded version of the RSV4 bike.   




Kawasaki ZX-6R comes with a 636cc, inline 4-cylinder engine that delivers 129 bhp and produces 69 Nm. Also, its engine offers decent flexibility on city roads. However, the engine of the Aprilia RS660 bike is quite less than the ZX-6R, but it also generates peak power and torque. 




The Ninja bike features a link-type mono shock and a fully adjustable Showa BFF-BP fork. Moreover, it has 310mm discs and radially mounted callipers at the front and the rear, it has 220 mm discs. On the contrary, the Aprilia RS660 bike is equipped with 220 mm in the rear and 320 mm discs in the front with rebound and preload adjustable KYB fork and mono-shock. 




In terms of features, both bikes are equipped with features such as LED illumination, TFT display, ride modes, dual-channel ABS, and traction control systems. Meanwhile, the RS660 has 3-setup adjustability ABS. 




The price of Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R in India ranges from Rs. 11.09 Lakh, whereas Aprilia is available at a price tag of Rs. 13.39 Lakh. The Aprilia RS660 bike is 2 lakh more expensive than its competitor. 

Before you go, don’t forget to check out Hero Motocrop’s December sales report.


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