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post #1 of 17 Old 01-21-2018, 10:21 PM Thread Starter
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Buying Another ZX10, Need Advice

I have a choice
EDIT: The choices i have
2017 KRT
2017 RR
2018 standard
My last bike was the 30th anniversary, and I know they have changed sense then.

How much of difference is it between a SE and the other?
Is there a difference between the 2017 and the 2018 models?
Should i just wait for a 2018 Special Edition model?
Thanks guys in advance.

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post #2 of 17 Old 01-22-2018, 08:02 AM
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I would waait for Gen6. Gen5 is getting old very soon.

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The latest SE has electronic adaptive suspension, which is non negligible for the road. For the track you might want a KRT or RR package.
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The base and krt editions are the same bike. It's just an appearance package. Fyi

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I'd go for the 2017 KRT. It seems like it'd just be the cheapest price out the door. Who needs the RR or SE model since their performance isn't all that enhanced over a basic 10R.

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I'd go for the 2017 KRT. It seems like it'd just be the cheapest price out the door. Who needs the RR or SE model since their performance isn't all that enhanced over a basic 10R.
That's what I was thinking. Unless you are building a race bike, the RR pretty much doesn't get you a whole lot, right? I mean, you get potential, and it's cool because it says RR.

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Thanks for the information guys, Ive tried searching for comparisons of 2017 and 2018. Also between the types, I hate they made different types now. They need more paint schemes than package set ups in my opinion. If the RR has better internals, well the basic zx10r should have the same. Make the RR a full blown race bike and be done with it. Its like buying a car now :) but that just my opinion ofcourse.

Im going to research the gen 6 and see if I want to wait that long.

Edit: I found nothing on a gen 6. Was there any changes between 2017 and 2018?

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There is not a gen6 yet people are just messing with you. The rr auto lighter wheels and auto blip down shifts as well. I’d get the rr if not a big price jump.
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There is not a gen6 yet people are just messing with you. The rr auto lighter wheels and auto blip down shifts as well. I’d get the rr if not a big price jump.
Ha that figures, kick a man while he is down. Im looking pretty hard at the RR, the KRT has a really nice scheme though. are they changing the cluster in 2019?

EDIT: one other question, does the KRT have the autoblip? I was watching a youtube vid of a guy using it on his.

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