2019 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R

2019 Kawasaki ZX-6R Ninja updated

The supersport segment refuses to die with Kawasaki announcing a substantial update to their Ninja ZX-6R Ninja after six years of little change. Sales of supersport bikes have dwindled in recent years sparking claims the segment would be killed off. However, there are now rumours that Honda and Suzuki will update their supersport models and …

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Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R power boost season

Kawasaki boost power on ZX-10R models

A power boost across a wider rev range and more torque are the features of the coming Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R range. The improvements are due to a new finger-follower valve actuation system replacing the tappet system to reduce mass by 20%. What that means is that it revs faster and has less stress at high …

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Kawasaki Versys-X 300 with Bosch 10 ABS unit confirms

Kawasaki confirms 2017 motorcycles

Kawasaki Motors Australia confirms the Versys-X 300 small-bore adventurer (pictured above), two new Z models and several updated motorcycles for next year. The announcement was part of their unveiling of new and updated 20-17 models at the Moto Expo in Melbourne this morning. In  mid-2017, the 296cc Versys-X 300 will join the Royal Enfield Himalayan …

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Kawasaki Team Green Australia's first track-day event is on April 8

Kawasaki joins track day rush

The move for motorcycle companies to offer owners track days is growing. Honda, Ducati and Yamaha have been doing it for years, BMW joined the ranks after launching its S 1000 RR sportsbike, Aprilia recently announced owner’s track days (read the story here) and now Kawasaki has entered the scene. Track days give riders the …

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Kawasaki Ninja 300

Kawasaki Ninja 300 new colours

Australia’s top-selling bike, the Kawasaki Ninja 300, is now available in new colours and a special edition. The Kawasaki Ninja 300 (read my review here) now comes in Kwaka lime green in ABS or non-ABS, plus a new black, white and red special edition in non-ABS with a special tank pad and decal on the …

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Kawasaki recalls Ninja300 & Z800

Australia’s most popular-selling bike, the Kawasaki Ninja 300, has been recalled for brake and stalling problems. (Read my review here.) The worldwide safety recall over brakes states that a “foreign particle” may become trapped in the inlet or outlet valve causing the anti-lock brake system (ABS) to fail. While riders should only be activating ABS …

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