With the new Kawasaki Z1000 want to the infamous reputation of the bikes with the big Z revive . The 1972 Kawasaki 900 Z1 model presented made to the mark with strong character motorcycles require That the whole guy . The concept of a polarizing and not suitable for everyone , radical naked bikes Kawasaki has Implemented consistent.Kawasaki Z 1000 : predator or insect ? The appearance of Thousands of polarized : Front peeping oven LED headlamp from the deep below the handlebar mounted lamp mask. To remind you of a predator ready to pounce , for the purpose of observing neutral Rather insect -like comes along. Behind the forehead is a mighty mountain of engine and fuel cells up behind it Provide the deep bucket shape and the minimalist tail for a high profile .
Design not for everyone: The new side panel and compresses the optic Apparently Gives the Z1000 an extreme dynamic effect , All which expires in the filigree rear bumper . The fact That this style is not everyone ‘s thing , takes Yu Shibuta , designer of the Z1000 , consciously accepted : “The radical look of the Z1000 follows the” Sugomi strong character ” and ” awesome “” This philosophy is in Japanese for ‘.Good seating position: When seating the engine sucks her Formally piles into the deep bucket shape Between the tank and the high-rise rear pillion seat with the small. The 81.5 inch high pad feels subjectively much lower in Both legs and find very good ground contact. The driver is not sitting uncomfortable and can enjoy the unobstructed view to the front. The new, horizontally split cockpit Has an Easily recognizable speed strip of LEDs.
From medium speed goes off the post: The 1043 cubic liquid-cooled inline wide four-cylinder engine Responds to exchange thanks to the engine control unit and the Periphery immensely Directly, it snappy Almost every Slightest movement of the throttle. In the lower gears, this May sometimes be Perceived as rough, medium speeds from goal goes right from the post.Crisp sound at higher speeds: The engine Develops tremendous pressure of 142 hp and a maximum torque of 111 tremendous Newton meters . The characteristic sound of the exhaust- line four- cylinder spoils the ear , Especially at high speeds. It can do much more than just steam from the power unit . Through a Shorter final drive ratio of the short- route six -speed gearbox , the Z aussi moves at 2,000 rpm in top gear on velvet paws Virtually through the villages.The fact That the need for the usual Z driving aids : such as traction control , select able driving programs gold gear indicator in the cockpit, According To project manager Yoichi Utsumi Has Its meaning : “Such things Would dilute the concept and the character of the bike .
For a bike of this caliber, the Z follows Almost willing Initiated the steering impulses and can be without difficulty Brought in an inclined position. Here the 1.5 kilos lighter wheels look Compared to predecessor positive effect on the handling .Very hard tuning: Very sensitively react the spring elements on uneven ground, the aim of the new vote as well as the front forks the central strut suspension, All which works more progressive linkage was revised falls, crisp, Almost too tight from. After all, can be adjusted with noticeable effect on the fork all damping parameters and the suspension strut rebound damping.The ABS Provides all the work: The Increased sportiness carry the upgraded brakes bill. Larger brake discs with 310 mm diameter and one-piece Free-piston monobloc calipers oven Provide smooth braking feel with excellent controllability and a reliable braking effect. The new Bosch ABS unit additionally Measures the pressure in the brake system and Malthus Prevents year ascent of the tail falling on heavy braking.