Despite what you may have heard, the supersport class is not completely dead, as Motorcycle.com can confirm that an updated Kawasaki ZX-6R is coming for 2019. We can also confirm the new 2019 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R will be announced (at least, for the U.S.) on Oct. 11, which happens to be the first media day at the 2018 AIMExpo show.
The information comes to us via 2019 model information submitted by Kawasaki to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The most recent document was dated Aug. 1, updating the previous filing made on May 24. The only change made was the addition of information for the Ninja ZX-6R.
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