Two Performance Air Filter Options for 2011 and 2012 Kawasaki ZX10R Ninja 1000

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Replacement Air Filter for 2011 and 2012 Kawasaki ZX10R Ninja 1000
Replacement Air Filter KA-1011 for
2011 and 2012 Kawasaki ZX10R Ninja 1000
In 2011 Kawasaki unveiled the newest edition of the ZX10R, a beautiful member to the world of super bikes. The 2011 ZX10 is a little bit different than green machines of the past, while they have always been "super" bikes they have not boasted HP that is at the top of their class for a long time. With the release of the 200 HP BMW 1000rr Japanese manufactures have been forced to play catch up.
Restriction Chart for KA-1011 Air Filter
Restriction Chart for KA-1011 Air Filter

Kawasaki has answered the Germans with thier new ZX.  It matches the BMW's HP and it shaves off about 12 pounds giving the green machine a better power to weight ratio. It has a totally different chassis than previous years and a traction control system programmed for speed rather than safety. This bike was born out of speed.

It would be great even if the benefits of this bike stopped here but they only get better. Kawasaki has always had a knack for making space like ram air systems that truly ram air. The Kawasaki's have a mouth for air as far forward on the bike as you can get.
Replacement Air Filter for 2011 and 2012 Kawasaki ZX10R Ninja 1000
Replacement Air Filter KA-1011R for
2011 and 2012 Kawasaki ZX10R Ninja 1000
When the bike slices through the air a large dose of air is funneled between the head lights and straight into the engine. This method of intake has been known to increase HP quite a bit but if you have a restrictive air filter you are blocking a lot of this surplus air from ever entering your engine. K&N has the answer to this problem with the release of the KA-1011 and KA-1011R. These filters fit the 2011 and 2012 Kawasaki ZX10R Ninja helping it achieve additional performance. They simply drop in to replace the factory filter and come with an embossed K&N logo on the molding. Both air filters are washable and reusable.  The KA-1011 is a replacement motorcycle air filter for the OEM filter.  It comes with a million mile limited warranty. This K&N filter provides outstanding filtration while allowing superior air flow, something that this big bore motorcycle craves especially at high RPMs. The KA-1011 filter is ideal for street use where dirt and debris are ever present.

The KA-1011R also fits the 2011 and 2012 Kawasaki ZX10R Ninja motorcycle, but is recommended for racing use only. The filter has less pleating to provide even less restriction giving the racer an additional edge.  With this racing air filter, tuning may be required to get the bike in sync with the increase in airflow. The KA-1011R racing air filter comes with a one year limited warranty.

Find K&N products for your vehicle using the K&N application search then use the K&N dealer search to find a K&N dealer in your part of the world.

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K&N Engineering in Riverside California is the world's leading manufacturer of washable performance air filters and air intake systems. K&N invented the reusable high flow cotton air filter in 1969 and has been perfecting the technology ever since. K&N is a world class filtration company selling air filters, oil filters, and intakes in over 30 countries. K&N sells over 5,000 products designed for cars, trucks, motorcycles, engines, and industrial applications. From their Million Mile Warranty to their Consumer Protection Pledge, K&N stands behind their products and their consumers 100%. The distinctive K&N logo represents performance from one of the original performance companies. For more information, visit