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 supercharged

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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2016 Kawasaki Ninja H2R supercharged top gun

Kawasaki’s future is supercharged

Kawasaki will continue making the supercharged H2 and H2R motorcycles and promises to make more force-fed bikes in future. Speaking at the 44th annual Tokyo Motor Show, Kawasaki president Kenji Tomida unveiled a new balanced supercharged engine and outlined their “Rideology strategy” for future product. He says the H2 and H2R will remain in limited …

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Suzuki Recursion - Katana turbo blown turbocharging

Suzuki Katana returns as turbo?

The famous Katana name could be returning to the Suzuki brand in a turbo-charged sportsbike. Rumours of the Suzuki Katana turbo have gathered pace after Suzuki registered the Katana name and trademark Samurai sword and a Japanese motorcycle magazine published an artist’s impression of a Katana-influenced turbo production bike. Suzuki unveiled its turbo-charged 588cc parallel …

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Kawasaki Ninja H2

Kawasaki Ninja H2 customised already

Even before the supercharged Kawasaki Ninja H2 has been unveiled, the world’s most powerful road-legal production bike has been customised. Hinter Schwarzenegg of Gannet Design in Switzerland has turned the futuristic Ninja H2 into a “naked” roadster called the Gannet H2. It’s only an artist’s rendering, but it shows what can be done. “The idea …

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Kawasaki Ninja H2R

Kawasaki Ninja H2R lands in Australia

Fresh from its world launch at the Intermot motorcycle show in Cologne, Kawasaki Motors Australia has opened the doors of its Australian HQ for fans to see the new supercharged Ninja H2R. However, it will not be on show this weekend at the Australian MotoGP at Phillip Island nor at the Moto expo in Melbourne in …

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