Kawasaki Z900RS rekindles spirit of Z1

Kawasaki Z1 revived as retro Z900RS

The famed Kawasaki Z1, featured in the cult 1974 Aussie bikie movie, Stone, is making a comeback of sorts as the Z900RS. The Japanese company has released an official video with glimpses of the new bike based on the Z900, but with some modern touches including an LED headlight and upside-down forks. At the end …

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Kawasaki Vulcan S free luggage

Kawasaki offers free Vulcan S luggage

Kawasaki Motor Australia is throwing in free luggage worth $1730 when you buy one of their learner-approved Vulcan S cruisers to turn it into a dedicate tourer. The light touring kit is available for a limited time and features the mounting hardware, a rear luggage rack and saddlebags. Fitting is not included, but it looks …

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Kawasaki Ninja H2 with lean angle sensor

Get your lean on with Kawasaki H2

The updated supercharged Kawasaki H2 now tells the rider just how far they have been able to lean the bike with a bank angle indicator. It is one of several technical updates to the 2017 model now available in Australia for $36,700 plus on-road costs. That’s $2700 more than the previous year’s model but it …

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Kawasaki Ninja 400

Kawasaki Ninja 400 and Z900RS coming?

Kawasaki may be introducing a Ninja 400, a “Stone” retro version of its Z900 and new colours and features on its Z650 and Ninja 650 models. Ninja 400 The Ninja 400 was revealed when the Japanese company was filming a TV commercial in Milwaukee this week, right in Harley-Davidson’s backyard. It is easy to see …

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Kawasaki Ninja 1000 - July

Kawasaki Ninja 1000 sports tourer review

The updated Kawasaki Ninja 1000  is the most rideable and best-value sports tourer since the mighty Honda Blackbird. It’s a lot of bike for $16,299 plus on-road costs, which is just $300 more than last year despite the host of upgrades. The third iteration of the big sports tourer now has even more comfort, more …

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Kawasaki Versys-X 300 available light bulb

Kawasaki baby adventurer available

The adventure market is opening up to novice riders now that the learner-approved Kawasaki Versys-X 300 is available in the Australian market. It will be available in candy lime green and metallic carbon grey or metallic graphite grey and flat ebony for $6399 (plus on-road costs). The new breed of baby adventurers to hit the market also includes …

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2017 Kawasaki H2 Carbon

Australia gets Kawasaki H2 Carbon bikes

  Only 120 limited-edition Kawasaki H2 Carbon models will be released worldwide this year and Australia may get almost 20 for customers. Kawasaki Motors Australia marketing co-ordinator Milo Dokmanovic says they already have orders for the limited-edition supercharged Carbon model. “Unfortunately I cannot divulge pricing until this model is officially released, which we anticipate will …

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2017 Kawasaki Ninja 1000

2017 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 arrives

The big Kawasaki Ninja 1000 has arrived with new electronic rider aids, marginally wider fairings for increased wind protection, redesigned seats, an all-new dash and many other upgrades. And all this for just $300 more than last year’s price. It comes in a choice of Candy Lime Green / Metallic Carbon Gray, or Metallic Spark …

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Kawasaki Ninja 650L for sporty novices

Kawasaki Ninja 650L for sporty novices

Kawasaki continues to lead the Australian market in learner-approved motorcycles with the launch of the Z650L and the Ninja 650L. We attended the launch of these two bikes last week and raved about the Z650L as a bike for novices, commuters, weekend warriors and returned riders. At $9699 (plus on-road costs) it’s an irresistible naked bike. READ …

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