Kawasaki-Meguro B8 125cc

Kawasaki trademarks retro Meguro name

Kawasaki has filed trademark applications for the retro name Meguro in Australia, New Zealand, USA, Europe, and the Philippines. The trademark application seems to point to the development of more retro models such as the successful Z900RS and Z900RS Cafe and the new W800 Cafe (pictured above). Meguro history Meguro invested in Harley-Davidson during the Wall …

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Kawasaki recall Z900RS over rear brake issue

Kawasaki Motorcycles Australia has recalled 132 retro Z900RS models over a possible fault in the rear brake. The official notice issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says that due to improper routing, the rear brake hose and rear wheel rotation sensor lead may touch the rear tyre. “Continued use could result in damage …

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Kawasaki Z900RSA Cafe - Graeme Crosby

Kawasaki Z900RS Cafe rekindles Graeme Crosby

Riding the Kawasaki Z900RS rekindled images of cult 1974 Australian bikie movie Stone, while the Cafe version had me imagining I was Kiwi racer Graeme Crosby on his Moriwaki Kwaka in the late ‘70s. Nostalgia flows when you get on board either of these desirable motorcycles. Yet the ride, handling, power, feel and finish is …

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Kawasaki Z900RS cafe

Kawasaki announces Z900RS Cafe price

Kawasaki Australia has announced that the Z900RS Cafe is now available from $18,299 ride away. That compares with the standard Z900RS at $18,000. Click here to read our Z900RS review. Both bikes are styled as tributes to the original 1972-75 Z1 which featured in the cult 1974 Australian bikie movie, Stone. The Z900RS Cafe is even …

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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 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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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 Z900RS pays tribute to Z1

Kawasaki Z900RS pays tribute to Z1

Kawasaki has paid tribute to the 1970s Z1 with the retro-designed and coloured Z900RS unveiled today at the Tokyo Motor Show. Tribute retro styling also includes the ribbed bench seat, teardrop fuel tank, Z1 duck tail and dual analogue instrument pods, the rest is based on the modern Z900. Tribute colours It even comes in …

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