Our friends at Nieuwsmotor have scooped the first images of Kawasaki’s big Versys. The Kawasaki Versys 1000 takes a very similar approach to the road-biased ADV bike theme to the Honda Crosstourer and ends with a very similar result. Instead … Continued
Into stunt bikes? Then you’ll like some slow-mo, close-up, HD upgrade porn. Here, Jason Britton talks about his Kawasaki ZX-6R and the modifications he’s made so it’ll do the seemingly impossible. There’s the large sprocket and crash cage of course, … Continued
These photos, captured by French website Moto-Net.com, appear to show a Kawasaki Versys equipped with the alloy beam frame and 1,043cc inline-four from the Z1000. Aside from the engine and frame, which wear different color finishes to the Z, this … Continued
The at-the-limit performance of bikes like the Suzuki Hayabusa may seem a touch irrelevant. Power figures nudging 200bhp just aren’t within the exploitable realm of mortal men, right? But this is America, damn it, and not only is bigger better, … Continued
Just back from Kawasaki’s annual dealer conference in Orlando, Florida, here’s photos I shot of the two biggest news items unveiled there. The 2012 Kawasaki ZX-14R is a mild facelift of the existing bike, but thanks to a larger stroke … Continued
The 2012 Kawasaki ZX-10R is identical to the 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R in every way but color. The black/red actually looks really nice and restrained, solid color panels > tribal ghost flames.
Guess who’s mostly-new for 2012? The oft-forgotten Ninja 650 is getting a new frame, new bodywork and practical features like an adjustable windscreen. This thing is pretty damn sexy now, especially for $7,499. Am I wrong? Update: Now with video