New Kawasaki ZH2

Metallic Matt Carbon Grey / Metallic Flat Spark Black RRP: £15799

Our world-beating litre engine is boosted beyond belief with supercharger technology from the unrivalled H2. The timeless Sugomi style exudes Kawasaki DNA, elegant colour details, full TFT screen and a chrome air intake combine tradition of the Z with the technology of the H2. Supercharge your life. The Z brand has a rich history that stretches back almost 50 years. Now with the arrival of the Supernaked Z H2 with its supercharged engine, the second chapter of Z history is about to begin. A distillation of the vast technology possessed by Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd., the innovative Z H2 is a motorcycle worthy of title “ultimate.” This new flagship model will lead the Z Series into the future.

Engine Type Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four with Supercharger
Displacement 998 cm³
Bore x Stroke 76 x 55 mm
Valve system DOHC, 16 valves
Fuel system Fuel injection: Ø38 mm x 4 with oval sub-throttles
Starting System Electric
Lubrication
Maximum power 147.1 kW {200 PS} / 11,000 rpm
CO2 emission 148 g/km
Maximum torque 137 N•m {14 kgf•m} / 8,500 rpm
Transmission 6-speed
Gear Ratios 1st 3.077 (40/13)
Gear Ratios 2nd 2.471 (42/17)
Gear Ratios 3rd 2.045 (45/22)
Gear Ratios 4th 1.727 (38/22)
Gear Ratios 5th 1.524 (32/21)
Gear Ratios 6th 1.348 (31/23)
Final reduction ratio 2.556 (46/18)
Clutch Wet multi-disc, manual
Brakes, front Dual semi - floating 290mm discs, Caliper: Dual radial - mount, Brembo M4.32 monobloc, opposed 4-piston
Brakes, rear Single 250mm disc. Caliper: 2 - piston
Suspension, front For this Z series model, SHOWA's SFF-BP front fork is used. Using the initial and damping adjustment functions, the settings can be adjusted according to the riders physique and riding conditions.
Suspension, rear A new Uni-Trak swing arm system and shock absorber made by SHOWA has been used. While ensuring operability in all speed ranges, it achieves a strong withstanding force against a high load up to the bottom end.
Frame type Trellis, high-tensile steel
Wheel travel front 120 mm
Wheel travel rear 134 mm
Tyre, front 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Tyre, rear 190/55ZR17M/C (75W)
Wheelbase 1,455 mm
Fuel Capacity 19 litres
Seat Height 830 mm