Kawasaki announce Ninja 125 and Z125

Alongside the supercharged H2 SX and Z900RS Café Racer, Kawasaki also teased two upcoming model at their press conference in Milan today – the Ninja 125 and Z125.   Only the silhouettes of the bikes were revealed but Kawasaki expect the new bikes to been seen in the metal by the end of 2018. President of Kawasaki’s Motorcycle & Engine Company, Kazuo Ota said: “These two new models – and others under development – share unique Kawasaki styling, engineering and riding qualities that only we can deliver. Brand affinity is…

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Kawasaki unveil new-for-2018 Ninja 400

The old Ninja 300 couldn’t haul itself through Euro4, so was killed off to make way for this new Ninja 400, boasting greater performance than its predecessor from an all-new engine and chassis – the net effect being a claimed weight saving of 8kg. The 399cc engine delivers a decent 44.8bhp, its invigorated performance credited to more capacity and the new downdraft intake, which is accompanied by a larger airbox offering increased intake efficiency. While the new engine is comparable in physical size to that of the 2013-2017 Ninja 250,…

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Legend returns as Kawasaki reveal Z900RS

Kawasaki finally unveiled their new Z900RS retro naked roadster in Tokyo today, ending two years of rumour and speculation that a Z1 homage was waiting in the wings. Not only does it invoke the spirit of the legendary Z1, it’s currently Kawasaki’s only retro offering (after the demise of the W800 last year) and looks set to have a serious impact on the market with superbly authentic looks, the engine from the Z900 – and an even higher level of spec than its more modern-styled donor. At the heart of…

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Kawasaki poised to reveal Ninja H2-powered super-tourer

Kawasaki will unveil a Ninja H2 derived super-tourer at this year’s Milan show, completely transforming the premium fast-touring market overnight. The new continent-shrinker will be the first production tourer to use supercharger technology to deliver the ultimate blend of explosive torque and power, while also returning impressive fuel economy and Bentley GT levels of smooth refinement. 200bhp of touring punch Don’t be confused by the name – which we believe will be Ninja H2 SX – this is a touring bike first and foremost, not a biposto version of the…

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Kawasaki to reveal new supercharged bike

Kawasaki have got us very excited with the release of a new video that’s teasing a new supercharged motorcycle at EICMA next month. It’s that time of year when the teaser mill is turning in full effect, with Honda releasing a video just yesterday that gave us a smattering of information about their Neo Sports Café Project – which could be hinting at a new a new CB1000R. Kawasaki’s new video might not give away much information at all, other than confirming that the bike will be supercharged. Though the…

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