Sunday, September 21, 2008

First pics: 2009 Kawasaki Z1000 and Z750


The Kawasaki Z1000 and Z750 get new paint schemes for 2009...

The Kawasaki Z1000 and Z750 get new colours for 2009. Black, white/black and metallic orange/black for the Z1000, and metallic green/black for the Z750. We think the orange/black Z1000 looks hot!

There seem to be no updates to the engine, chassis or suspension – the bikes remain unchanged mechanically. Power outputs remain the same – 125bhp for the Z1000 and 106bhp for the Z750. The Z1000 and Z750 weigh in at 228 kilos and 226 kilos respectively, and both bikes are available with ABS.

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4 comments:

Kevin White said...

Have to agree, that Z1000 is impressive-looking!

rocketboy_01 said...

it's ok i suppose but kaw need to make the z1000 a bit wilder, more over the top. it shud look like something out of one of those jap manga anime thingies

Anonymous said...

The old ZX-9 engine was strong enough unless you want a repli-racer. To put a 176 HP engine in a standard bike, it would be sick but too much. I really wish they would straighten out the horn look to the exhaust pipes. There is no need, and it doesn't fit the bike aestetically.

Wider bike? Uhhh, no thanks. I'll take thinner and lighter any day. But, I do dig the two-tone paint jobs!!!

rds42 said...

I also like the z1000. I wish they had bot stopped selling it here in the USA. I liked the 2008 z1000 with the pearl white and orange seat, but the white and atomic silver is kick also.

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