Kawasaki H2 SX

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 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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Suzuki Hayabusa

Is this the next Suzuki Hayabusa?

If this is a photo of the next-generation Suzuki Hayabusa there is no indication of an expected turbocharger or supercharger. The photo comes from a Japanese magazine and reveals a host of styling changes: LED daytime running lights around the headlight; reshaped nose with two big air vents; indicators moved from the nose to the …

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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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Bimota Impeto supercharged

Bimota launches supercharged naked

Just as Kawasaki is finding a future in supercharging, so is Bimota which has launched its supercharged Impeto at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan last week. The longest-running Italian motorcycle company describes Impeto as a ‘hyper-naked’ using the 120kW 1198cc Testastretta engine from the Ducati Diavel. Impeto is Italian for impetus or momentum, so …

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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 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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