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First ride: Kawasaki Z900RS review - page 2

Verdict and specs

Verdict

As I said at the beginning, the Z900RS receives very high levels of approval in reader comments. I can see why. The styling is exquisite. More than that, it faithfully reimagines a real bike that means somethings to many riders.

If you’re one of those riders to whom it evidently appeals, I have good news: the Z900RS is as rewarding to ride as it is to look at.

The Kawasaki Z900RS costs £9,899 in black
The green option is £10,099
And the brown/orange one is £10,199
While the Z900RS Cafe, due to arrive in March 2018, will be £10,349

SPECIFICATIONS

Model tested: Kawasaki Z900RS

Price: £9,899 in black, £10,099 in green or £10,199 in brown/orange (Z900RS Café £10,349)

Engine: 948cc liquid-cooled in-line-four

Power: 111hp @ 8,500rpm

Torque: 72.6lbft @ 6,500rpm

Kerb weight: 215kg

Tank capacity: 17 litres

Seat height: 835mm

Availability: mid-December 2017 (Z900RS Café March 2018)

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