Kawasaki Z1000 is an ultimate heavy street fighter from the brand Kawasaki. All the younger “Z” series (Z900, Z650) of motorcycles produced from Kawasaki carries the genes of the Z1000 and follows its genetic design. The Kawasaki Z1000 is a real fame for the company having an elite model in their product list.
Outlook and design
The Kawasaki Z1000 looks like a hungry animal about its overall design. The headlight of the Z1000 is set slightly lower while the short visor is fixed higher offering a streamline design of the bike.
Kawasaki calls this structure as “Sugomi design” boosting the aggressive design nature.
The muscular and bold fuel tank features like a fighting bull hump and the air shrouds runs down, while covering the engine as a short spike. The Z badge on either side looks attractive.
The Kawasaki Z1000 appears to be fatty due to its large engine set up, offering a Hulk look. The double port exhaust on either side of the Z1000 is a special character of this street fighter.
Z1000 Aggressive chassis
Kawasaki uses an advanced aluminum frame which is powering the Ninja® ZX™10R Superbike to have the same thrilling feel. The rider feels the stability and confidence due to the advanced design.
Engine and gearbox
The 1043 cc, Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, In-Line Four DOHC, 16 valves engine of the Kawasaki Z1000 can produce a power of 140 BHP @ 11,000 rpm of maximum power and 111 Nm @ 7,300 rpm of peak Torque.
The engine of Z1000 is tuned for crispy throttle response and aggressive mid-range of Torque. The 6-Speed gearbox connected to the engine manages the gear shifts smoothly.
Kawasaki Z1000 top speed and mileage
The Kawasaki z1000 top speed is measured to be 260 kmph while returning an approximate mileage of 10 -14 kmpl. The Fuel injection system equipped with ø38 mm x 4 (Keihin), with oval sub-throttles bodies manages the fuel economy.
The green beast uses a meaty 41 mm modern Upside down suspensions in the front with stepless compression and spring preload adjustability. Whereas, the rear side of the Z1000 is gas charged with stepless rebound damping.
The fatty and grippy tubeless tyres of the Z1000 measures about 120/70ZR17M/C (58W) in the front and the rear is 190/50ZR17M/C (73W).
The wheels of the Kawasaki z1000 are slow downed by the double semi floating 310 mm petal disc in the front with Dual radial-mount, 4-piston caliper. The rear tyre is controlled by the Single 250 mm petal shaped disc brake with single piston set up.
Kawasaki Z1000 price in India
The Kawasaki Z1000 price in India is 13.65 Lakhs and can be rated as very expensive.