Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Aurora, CO USA 80013
85-87 Ninja 600R specs
Engine horsepower: 76
Rear wheel horsepower: 63
Quarter mile times were typically in the 11.9-12.2 sec. range.
(although Jay Gleason once posted an 11.82 sec time)
Top speeds recorded were in the 130-135mph range.
And yes, the 600R appeared in the US in 1985.
85: Black, Red, Silver combination
86: 2 combinations offered: Blue/Red/White, or White/Red
87: Red/Gray/White or the Limited Edition 600RX which was
primarily Gray with a bit of gold/red striping.