2017 Kawasaki sports range updated

Kawasaki Motorcycles has launched its 2017 sports motorcycles with an updated H2 and a carbon model, added an R to the ZX-10R and upgraded its Z1000SX. No prices or availability have yet been announced when the motorcycles were unveiled at the INTERMOT show in Cologne. The updates to the supercharged H2 sports bikes are new …

Read more


Kawasaki plans supercharged R2

Kawasaki has applied for patents for a 600cc supercharged sports bike called the R2 which will feature the supercharger from their H2 and H2R. Earlier this year, Kawasaki trademarked the names R2 and R2R which were believed to have a supercharged 800cc bike and there have also been rumours of bringing back the venerable 1970s …

Read more

Kawasaki ZX-10R new colour discount

Kawasaki discount and new colour

Kawasaki Australia is offering a $750 cash back, or discount, on its popular Ninja 300 and has announced the 2017 ZX-10R will come in a spectacular pearl white and titanium colour scheme. Readers will have noticed the Ninja 300 advertisement on Motorbike Writer has been a $500 discount deal, but it has now increased to …

Read more

Kawasaki H2R reaches 400km/h

Four-time World Supersport champion Kenan Sofuoglu has reached 400km/h (249mph) on the Kawasaki H2R, the track-only version of the supercharged sportsbike. The Turk reached the speed in just 26 seconds on the closed Osman Gazi suspension bridge, about 50km southeast of Istanbul. “When I asked for the motorcycle, Kawasaki said its maximum speed was 380km/h …

Read more

Kawasaki W800 Finale Edition

Will Kawasaki replace W800 with W900?

Will Kawasaki introduce a water-cooled W900 now that tougher new European emissions laws have killed off the retro air-cooled W800? Kawasaki Motors Europe has announced that 2016 will be the final year for W800 and they are releasing a “Final Edition” model. The limited edition W800 will come in a Candy Brown/Sunset Orange paint scheme …

Read more

Artist's impression of a modern Kawasaki Z900

Kawasaki planning a supercharged Z900?

Kawasaki is looking to a supercharged future and may even bring back the venerable 1970s Z900 model, but with a forced-induction engine. The Japanese manufacturer has recently trademarked the Z900RS name and the internet is buzzing with rumours it will be supercharged. Car and Bike website released the above drawing of what they think it would look like. We …

Read more

2016 Kawasaki Ninja H2 supercharged

Kawasaki plans 800cc supercharged R2

Kawasaki supercharged the motorcycling world with its H2 and now plans to extend the supercharging technology to smaller models, including an 800cc bike, strangely called the R2. Supercharging an engine makes it more efficient for fuel economy and exhaust emissions, but it also generates more power. While the Ninja H2 managed 200hp, the 800cc R2 …

Read more

Kawasaki Z300

Kawasaki Z300 adds special edition

The Kawasaki Z300 learner-approved naked bike comes in new colours for 2016 with a special edition model in Pearl Stardust White/Metallic Flat Spark Black with gold wheels for an extra $100. The world’s first LAMS (learner-approved motorcycle scheme) street fighter comes with ABS and a slipper clutch. The other colour scheme is Candy Crimson Red/Metallic Flat Spark …

Read more