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2015 Kawasaki Ninja H2 – First Look Review

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One of the most exciting announcements during the 2014 Intermot show, held last month in Cologne, Germany, was the introduction of the Kawasaki Ninja H2R, a 300-horsepower, supercharged, racetrack-and-experts-only sportbike. Intermot First Look: 2015 Motorcycles from BMW, Ducati, Kawasaki, KTM, Suzuki and Zero Kawasaki waited another month, until the EICMA show in Milan, Italy, to unveil the street-legal version, the ...

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2015 Kawasaki Concours 14 ABS – First Look Review

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For its eighth model year Kawasaki has nicely revised and updated the 2015 Concours 14 ABS sport-tourer, which offers a high-powered but flexible 1,352cc engine derived from an earlier version of the Ninja ZX-14R sportbike in a machine with far more comfort and versatility. The 2015 model benefits from enhancements including a revised first gear ratio, lighter steering at low ...

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2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S / ABS – First Look Review

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Kawasaki is betting that a large number of cruiser enthusiasts are willing to do without the traditional looks of a V-twin-based machine in exchange for low cost, modern styling, adjustable ergonomics, a sporty parallel twin-cylinder engine and light weight. The new 2015 Vulcan S and Vulcan S ABS have all of those qualities, as well as a long list of ...

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2015 Kawasaki Versys 650 ABS/LT and Versys 1000 LT – First Look Review

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When the Kawasaki Versys 650 debuted for 2008, it had styling as unusual as its name (a mash-up of “versatility” and “system”). Powered by the 649cc parallel twin from the Ninja 650, the Versys was tall and lithe with an upright seating position, a gazelle-like middleweight adventure tourer with no off-road aspirations. Mostly free of plastic bodywork, except for a ...

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Intermot First Look: 2015 Motorcycles from BMW, Ducati, Kawasaki, KTM, Suzuki and Zero

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Held in Cologne, Germany, the International Motorcycle, Scooter and E-Bike Fair, known as Intermot, is the first big international motorcycle show of the fall season, giving many manufacturers a chance to unveil new models for the upcoming model year. The 2015 crop of new bikes was a big one, with all-new or significantly updated models from BMW, Ducati, Kawasaki, KTM, ...

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Comparison Test: Honda CBR300R ABS vs. Kawasaki Ninja 300 ABS SE

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It was only a matter of time. In the face of Honda’s 2011 CBR250R challenge to its long-lived Ninja 250, Kawasaki embarked on a top-to-bottom improvement program that resulted in a bigger, badder little Ninja. Touching almost half of the engine parts, Kawasaki added 50 more cubes by way of a 7.8mm stroke increase, plus long-awaited digital fuel injection to ...

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Kawasaki Teases the Upcoming 2015 Ninja H2

Kawasaki has announced that it will unveil an all-new addition to its Ninja sportbike line at the Intermot Motorcycle Show in Cologne, Germany, which starts on September 30, 2014. The new motorcycle will be named Ninja H2 in honor of Kawasaki’s original 1972 H2, and is being promoted with the tagline “Built Beyond Belief.” Development of the new model drew ...

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2015 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R ABS 30th Anniversary Limited Edition – First Look Review

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Kawasaki is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Ninja with a very limited edition of numbered 2015 ZX-14R ABS motorcycles. Only 300 ZX-14R Limited Editions will be available, all individually numbered and finished in exactly the same shade of Firecracker Red and Metallic Graystone paint as the 1984 Ninja 900—the motorcycle that helped start the superbike revolution. It even has ...

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2015 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R and ZX-10R 30th Anniversary Editions – First Look Review

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Kawasaki is celebrating 30 years of its Ninja sportbike line with two special editions for 2015. The commemorative Ninja ZX-6R/ABS and Ninja ZX-10R/ABS models feature Lime Green/Pearl Stardust White paint and 30th Anniversary badges on the fairing. MSRP for the 30th Anniversary Ninjas is $11,999 for the ZX-6R and $14,599 for the ZX-10R (add $1,000 to either for ABS). Standard ...

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