Kawasaki Ninja H2

Kawasaki Ninja H2 modified to drag

The supercharged Kawasaki Ninja H2 is the fastest accelerating production bike in the world and with a few tweaks it is ready for the drag strip. American dragracing champion Rickey Gadson has taken a H2 and lengthened and lightened it to produce an  8.213-second quarter mile time at Rockingham Dragway in North Carolina. The supercharged …

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Lightning Motorcycles

Electric Lightning Motorcycle zaps market

Lightning Motorcycle has launched the world’s fastest production motorcycle – an electric – against the current crop of conventional 200hp+ sportsbikes such as the supercharged Kawasaki’s Ninja H2, Ducati’s bigger 1299 Panigale and Yamaha’s hi-tech R1. The Californian company is claiming its LS-218 electric motorcycle is the the fastest production bike in the world. And the …

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Kawasaki Ninja H2 finally unveiled

After much media hype and no fewer than 23 online video teasers, the Kawasaki Ninja H2 has finally been revealed in Milan. SEE ALL H2 PHOTOS HERE A press information pack was express-posted to motorcycle journalists around the world ahead of the unveiling so we could deliver as much information as possible. But the most important …

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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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MV Agusta F4RR SBK

Is there life yet in sportsbikes?

Despite a huge downturn in sales, manufacturers seem to have rejected reports of the death of sportsbikes as “premature” with a host of new and more powerful models coming to market. Sportsbikes used to rule, especially in Australia. But in recent years, the proliferation of speed cameras and heftier fines have caused a downturn in …

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Kawasaki Ninja H2 hi-tech rider controls

http://youtu.be/BJ06T0tJ_k8 The supercharged Kawasaki Ninja H2 will not only be the most powerful road bike in the world, but will also come with a host of hi-tech rider controls and safety devices. It will be revealed on November 4 at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan with a huge fanfare after a prolonged video teaser …

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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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Kawasaki Ninja H2

Kawasaki unveils supercharged Ninja H2

We’ve seen the Kawasaki supercharged Ninja H2R closed-course and thoroughly-road-illegal H2R. Now we can sere the street-legal version in the latest teaser video. Kawasaki has been teasing with an even dozen videos so far and unveiled the H2R closed-course model at Intermot in Cologne last week. However it is holding back the road-legal Ninja H2 …

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turbo

Is the future for sportsbikes blown?

Kawasaki is tipped to launch a super-charged or turbocharged 600cc four-cylinder sportsbike called the Ninja H2 at the Intermot show in Cologne on September 30 and bring back its historic company emblem. The Ninja H2 is expected to be powered by the super-charged four-cylinder engine that Kawasaki showed at the Tokyo Motor Show last October.  Kawasaki …

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