2016 Kawasaki ZX-10R gears

Kawasaki big Ninjas recalled over gears

Kawasaki is about to issue a recall for the Ninja ZX-10 and Ninja ZX-10RR over issues with several gears during “high-impact” shifts. Although Australia has yet to issue an official recall, it is expected to affect 2016 to 2018 ZX-10 models.  The recall says the transmission gears for second to fourth could break under “high-impact …

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Kawasaki Z900RS worth every cent

Is Kawasaki Z900RS worth the money?

Whether the Kawasaki Z900RS tribute bike to the legendary Z1 is worth the money is the question that has been on everyone’s lips since the price was announced. At about $18,000 ride away (depending on where you live) it’s about $4000 than the Z900 on which it is based. But the RS is worth much …

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Kawasaki’s electric multi-wheel transformer

Kawasaki’s electric multi-wheel transformer

Kawasaki has been watching too many Transformers movies judging by this video on their USA YouTube channel of an electric three-wheeled Transformer. It starts with a recap on Kawasaki innovations over the years. Halfway through it transforms to focus on a computer-generated leaning three-wheeled transformer powered by an electric motor. Kawasaki transformer But this is …

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Kawasaki Z900RS accessories

Kawasaki Z900RS accessories launched

One of the most anticipated models of 2018, the Kawasaki Z900RS, now comes with several special accessories, including centre stand and pillion grab rails. The tribute bike to the legendary Z1 is listed at $16,499 plus on-road costs. It is based on the Z900, but costs about $4000 more even though power and torque are slightly …

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Ducati V4 EICMA surprise safe best hopes

What will be the best motorcycles of 2018?

The global motorcycle industry is struggling, yet motorcycles have never been so affordable with so many model choices available to riders, but what will be the best of 2018? The trend for more models is going to continue in 2018 with some 50-odd models being released in a wide variety of categories. It is difficult …

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Kawasaki Z125 Pro

Kawasaki recalls Z125 Pro over stalling

Kawasaki Motors Australia has joined a worldwide recall of the Z125 Pro fun bike over an engine stalling issue. The official recall notice, issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says there may be a program error within the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) of the fuel injection system. “This error may cause engine RPM …

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2017 Kawasaki Z900

Kawasaki recalls Z900 over rear shock

Kawasaki Motors Australia has joined a worldwide recall on the 2017 Z900 over an issue with the rear shock absorber. Bikes affected were sold nationally between January 1 and November 27, 2017. Check the VIN list at the end of this article to see if your Z900 is affected. The voluntary recall notice is issued through …

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Kawasaki reveals retro Z900RS prices Cafe racer best

Kawasaki reveals retro Z900RS prices

Kawasaki Motors Australia has hinted at the prices for the Z1-tribute retro Z900RS and Z900RS Cafe Racer models. Marketing co-ordinator Milo Dokmanovic says the bikes are expected to arrive in February 2018, “possibly earlier” for the Z900RS. Prices for the Z900RS will be “around $18k ride away” and the Z900RS Café Racer will be “around $18.5k …

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Kawasaki Ninja 400 to cost more

Kawasaki Ninja 400 to cost a ‘bit more’

The Kawasaki Ninja 400 will cost only slightly more than the popular Ninja 300 it replaces when it arrives in Australia. It is expected to arrive here in February, says Kawasaki Motor Australia marketing co-ordinator Milo Dokmanovic. “Ride away price (will not be) much higher than the Ninja 300,” he says. The current recommended retail price for …

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