These two beautiful Z1R Kawasakis appeared at the annual Mooneyes Yokohama Custom show last weekend. With one sporting a street/strip look (spot the belly-scraping ride height and rigid rear struts) and the other undergoing a sort of modernisation
Looking at the pictures of Japanese firm Yamato's new Kawasaki Z1 you'd be hard pushed to tell it's not the real thing.But in fact it's a scale model only just over a foot long, made with incredible attention to detail with several years
KAWASAKI is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Z series and the Z1, the bike that launched the manufacturer into the large capacity four-stroke multi-cylinder market.Unveiled at 1972 IFMA motorcycle show in Cologne, the Z1 became an icon
Kawasaki have launched this T-Shirt in celebration of the Z1. If you're a fan, or if you've got one tucked away in the garage, then you need this in your life.Here's what Kawasaki have to say about it:Forty years after its European launch
Ignoning the sweet pair of Z1R Kawasakis we posted on here yesterday, here is the slightly weirder side of the 19th Annual Yokohama show. Odd is God.
Of all the bombshell bikes launched in the last fifty years, Kawasaki’s 1972 Z900 (becoming the Z1 in 1974) is a milestone machine.Kawasaki decided to trump Honda’s CB750 by launching something else altogether. With double overhead cams to the Honda
,000-10,000), 1973 Kawasaki 900cc Z1 (£10,000-12,000), 1974 Kawasaki 903cc Z1A (£7,000-9,000) and 1975 Kawasaki 903cc Z1B (£7,000-9,000).
.superbike n. a standard production motorcycle with a designated engine capacity of 750cc or above and which offers ground-breaking sports performance.Okay, now we've established that, you'll understand why there's no Yamaha RD500s or Kawasaki H1s in here so
.What made the Ninja so significant was its liquid-cooled, 16-valve powerplant; a major development from the firm that had been renowned for its eight-valve fours ever since the original Z1 of 1973. But what made the Kawasaki great was a combination of style
show, and decided to hedge their bets with performance strokers before returning a few years later with the magnificent Z1.So at a time when the American market had shuddered with the horror of its first fuel crisis since the war, Kawasaki proceeded
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