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October 6, 2010

Video: Kawasaki unveiled the company’s all-new W800 classic bike

After three years of hiatus, the Japanese brand has finally bought us the successor of the popular W650 classic bike. The newbie, called the W800 is set to take on Triumph’s Bonneville range. The W800 features a vertical twin engine, large diameter wheels, traditional instrumentation, and lots of metal – plastic was eshewed in favour of metal as much as possible. The W800 uses a lightweight double-crade frame, telescopic fork at the front and dual shock absorbers with adjustable preload. This combination offers a smooth ride and clean look. Read the full article »

October 6, 2010

2011 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R: with 210hp against the rivals

Finally breaking cover officially, the Japanese brand revealed the 2011 ZX-10R at Intermot show in Cologne. 2010 was an interesting year in the superbike segment, the BMW S1000 RR arrived with a lot of noise. Now, it’s Kawas’ turn. The numbers suggest the new ZX-10R will be a monster with its 200hp at the crank power figure (210hp with ram air) and 436.6lbs curb weight. Unfortunately, the US market will get only 190hp for emissions. Read the full article »

October 4, 2010

2011 Kawasaki Z1000 SX leaked photos

Kawasaki will introduce the new Z1000 SX at the Intermot show in Cologne this week, but we already have the first photos of the bike. The new Z1000 SX will be a road-focused sports bike for everyday use, powerful and most likely fun to ride, but not the in the road-going missile class. The bike features a completely revised instrumentation with adjustable screen, an analog tachometer and an adjustable windscreen. Large air intakes dominate the area under the dome. The Z1000 SX will be powered by a 1043cc inline-four engine. More technical details soon. Read the full article »

September 22, 2010

Video: 2011 Kawasaki Z750R

Kawasaki’s new Z750R has a lot of good things going for it. The „R” version has some design tweaks, new fully adjustable forks and a revised rear shock. But you don’t need to know any of this to start your $/€, all you need is the official video. Kawasaki says of the bike “The Z750R is an impressive package. It has been designed to take the handling, braking and overall specification of the hugely popular Z750 to a totally new level, justifying the exclusive R status of our new mid-weight naked contender for the coming year,” Read the full article »

September 15, 2010

Kawasaki unveils eagerly anticipated Z 750 R

Kawasaki has unveiled the company’s first 2011 road model, the Z750 R. The latest naked bike from Kawasaki adds a new level of handling and braking sophistication to the class and is sure to win favour with the growing customer base for versatile, mid-weight machines that handle and stop as well as they look. With new 41mm highly adjustable front forks, matched by a an aluminium swinging arm and remote piggy-back rear shock, the handling package represented by the Z 750 R will reward riders looking for true Supersport handling from a naked motorcycle. Read the full article »

September 8, 2010

Kawasaki W800 Retro; planned comeback?

This is a picture of the Kawasaki W650, that was released and available for sale in the United States for span of two years. It was thought part of the other markets, not India though, until 2008 and owing to this masterpiece was very well received by the press. Now, there are rumours that Kawasaki will announce soon a new retro model – the W800 -, an upsized version of the popular W400 and its predecessor, the W650, both parallel twins. Read the full article »

September 3, 2010

Kawasaki presents the 2011 ZX-10R at Nürburgring

After two months of teasing, the team at Kawasaki have finally decided to take the wraps of the latest Ninja racebike. The Japanese team has slowly been leaking photos and videos of the new ZX-10R through a massive online social marketing campaign, which centered around the company’s twitter account. The new Ninja will make its official debut at the Intermot show in October, which means the technical details are still unknown. Read the full article »

August 25, 2010

Kawasaki introduced the 2011 KLX 125 and D-Tracker 125

The Japanese manufacturer announced the 2011 KLX 125 and D-Tracker 125 models, which Kawasaki says are ideal for new riders. The two entry-level models got only minor aesthetic restyling. Both the dual-purpose KLX 125 and motard-style D-Tracker feature a simple and reliable 125cc air-cooled, single-cylinder engine and a lightweight, compact chassis. Read the full article »

August 23, 2010

More info emerges about the 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R

The 2011 ZX-10R will make its debut this October, but the guys at theJapanese manifacturer continue to leak details over the Internet. The BMW S1000 RR made a spectacular entry into the supersport class last year, but the Japanese manufacturers don’t like the idea that the Bavarians steal their customers, so Kawasaki is going to strike back with a strongly revised ZX-10R for 2011. Read the full article »

August 10, 2010

Kawasaki debuts 2011 ER-4n naked bike

Kawasaki has launched the new 2011 ER-4n, a stylish naked-sport bike in Japan. There are several types of motorcycle licenses in the Asian country, and the "ordinary" license is valid up to 400cc engine displacement. In response to such market demand, Kawasaki started the sale of the brand new ER-4n, a naked bike based on the 2011 Ninja 400R. Read the full article »