Blown Kawasaki H2R

Jets, F1 and Tesla blown away by Kawasaki H2R

A blown Kawasaki H2R has blown away an electric Tesla P100DL, Aston Martin New Vantage, Lotus Evora GT 430, a Red Bull F1 race car, an F-16 fighter jet and a Challenger 605 jet. Ridiculous and pointless, but fun to watch. The event was staged during a two-day test race at an aerospace and technology …

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2019 KAwasaki Ninja H2 Carbon paint top gun

Tom Cruise rides Kawasaki again in Top Gun 2

Tom Cruise is reprising his famous role as Maverick in the long-awaited Top Gun sequel and he’s again riding a Kawasaki, but this time it’s a supercharged H2R Carbon, not the GPZ900R he made famous in the original 1986 movie. Entertainment YouTube channel TMZ captured Tom riding the bike for the filming of the sequel, …

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Kawasaki H2 SX centre stand

Blown away by supercharged tourer price

While the supercharged Kawasaki H2 costs almost $40,000, the touring version will blow you away at $34,999 ride away including panniers and centre stand. Kawasaki Motors Australia national sales and marketing manager Robert Walker says the reason for the comparatively low price is simply “global volume”. He says the H2, H2 Carbon and H2R track-one …

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Kawasaki H2 SX

Kawasaki H2 SX supercharges touring

As expected, Kawasaki has unveiled a “touring” version of its supercharged H2 super bike called the H2 SX, but also added some surprises. The Japanese company recently stole the Tokyo Motor Show with its Z900RS, but kept the Z900RS Cafe back for the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan. Unlike the naked Z900RS, the cafe version …

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Kawasaki adds supercharged sports tourer

Kawasaki adds supercharged sports tourer

Kawasaki has hinted at a sports tourer version of its supercharged H2 with this 30-second video called “Supercharge Your Journey”. It doesn’t show a motorcycle, but it is expected that the balanced supercharger technology from the H2 and H2R will be included in a more touring-oriented motorcycle. The supercharger could be used in a larger …

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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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Hesketh introducing a Valiant Supercharger

Hesketh supercharges its line-up

Forced induction is the next big thing with several major manufacturers looking down that road and boutique manufacturer Hesketh introducing a Valiant Supercharger. In Australia, the name is rather funny as we used to have a Valiant Charger in the 1970s which was an iconic muscle car. The Valiant Supercharger is a supercharged version of …

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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 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 …

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