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  • December 2020 Expected Launch Date
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Kawasaki Z1000 Latest Updates

The 2017 version of the Kawasaki Z1000 has been launched in the Indian two-wheeler market. The new motorcycle adheres to the stringent Euro 4 emission norms and made its global debut in late 2016. The 2017 Kawasaki Z1000 will be offered in two variants - standard and Z1000R. The 2017 Kawasaki Z1000 has been priced at Rs 14.49 lakh while the Kawasaki Z1000R retails for Rs 15.49 lakh (both prices are ex-showroom, Delhi). In terms of styling, the new litre-class naked motorcycle is similar to its predecessor while the Z1000R gets special paint scheme with subtle accents to distinguish both the motorcycles. The instrument cluster in the new motorcycle features gear position indicator and shift light.

To make the new engine more cleaners, ECU settings of the engine has been changed and Kawasaki engineers have also added pre-catalysers. Despite the reduction in emissions, power figures remain unchanged. The 1,043cc displacement in-line four motor produces 142PS at 10,000rpm and 111Nm of peak torque arrives at 7,300rpm. The motor is mated to a 6-speed gearbox and it also features slipper clutch.

The Kawasaki Z1000R features top-spec Brembo M50 monobloc calipers that bite on 310mm diameter Brembo floating front discs as seen on the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R. The Kawasaki Z1000R gets better suspension than the standard bike as it sports Ohlins S46DR1S, fully-adjustable monoshock unit at the rear. Damping duties at the front are handled by 41mm dia USD forks but the settings have been changed to match the performance of the Ohlins unit. The Kawasaki Z1000R and the Kawasaki Z1000 rivals the likes of BMW S 1000R, Suzuki GSX-S1000R and the Triumph Speed Triple.

Kawasaki Z1000 Price

Kawasaki Z1000 is going to launch in India with an estimated price of Rs. 15.1 Lakh

Z1000 Variants Price List

Z1000 STD
  • 1043 cc
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Z1000 R
  • 1043 cc
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Editor's View of Kawasaki Z1000

  • Upside

    Performance, handling, edgy styling

  • Downside

    Ride quality, No traction control or rider modes

  • Our Verdict

    Kawasaki will be launching the 2017 Z 1000 on April 22nd. It will come in two trims - Std and HG. The HG version will feature touring bits and crash protectors.The Kawasaki Z 1000 offers a very good combination of radical looks and the performance to back it. With a great sounding in-line four engine producing 142PS of power, the Z 1000 has got the power and handling to make for a very enjoyable ride experience.

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Must Read Questions & Answers Before Buying Z1000

Q. What is the difference between Ninja 1000 and Z1000?
  • The Kawasaki Ninja 1000 is the Japanese brand’s litre-class sports tourer. It features a fully faired bodywork akin to a supersport motorcycle. However, the ergonomics are comfortable enough for both city riding and relaxed touring. Powering this bike is a liquid-cooled, 1043cc, inline-four engine that produces 142PS at 10,000rpm and 111Nm at 7300rpm. It gets Kawasaki Traction Control (KTRC), Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System (KIBS), Power Mode, Kawasaki Corner Management Function (KCMF). Which gives it track ready bike abilities. Whereas Kawasaki Z1000 is a naked racer that is very good for city stiff riding Z1000 has some of the top line racing features such as Aluminium Twin-tube Frame, Intoxicating Intake Howl, Assist & Slipper Clutch SFF-BP (Separate Function Fork)etc. Our suggestion is if a is highway riders who torus a lot then you can go for the Kawasaki Ninja 1000 whereas if you wanted a daily ride motorcycle for city runs so you can go for the Kawasaki Z1000. But before the final decisions suggest you take a test drive of both the vehicles to understand the power and comfort better. Read more. Kawasaki Z1000 vs Kawasaki Ninja 1000 Comparison:- https://www.zigwheels.com/bike-comparison/kawasaki-ninja-1000-vs-kawasaki-z1000
  • Ninja 1000 is a sports tourer Z 1000 is a super naked a real ninja.
  • Basically z1000 is street bike and Ninja 1000 is sports bike in traffic conditions z is easy to maneuver in high way Ninja is the best
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Q. Between Kawasaki Z1000 and MV Augusta Dragster which is better?
  • MV Augusta Dragster is not yet launched in the Indian Market, so it would be hard to share any verdict over here. Would request you to please wait till hits the market to get a clear understanding regarding its specifications and offerings.
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Q. Is this more powerful than the z1000 of kawasaki - GSX S1000?
  • Yes, Suzuki GSX S1000 is more powerful than Kawasaki Z1000. Read more:- https://www.zigwheels.com/bike-comparison/kawasaki-z1000-vs-suzuki-gsx-r1000r
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Q. What is the difference between Ninja 1000 and Z1000?
  • The Kawasaki Ninja 1000 is the Japanese brand’s litre-class sports tourer. It features a fully faired bodywork akin to a supersport motorcycle. However, the ergonomics are comfortable enough for both city riding and relaxed touring. Powering this bike is a liquid-cooled, 1043cc, inline-four engine that produces 142PS at 10,000rpm and 111Nm at 7300rpm. It gets Kawasaki Traction Control (KTRC), Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System (KIBS), Power Mode, Kawasaki Corner Management Function (KCMF). Which gives it track ready bike abilities. Whereas Kawasaki Z1000 is a naked racer that is very good for city stiff riding Z1000 has some of the top line racing features such as Aluminium Twin-tube Frame, Intoxicating Intake Howl, Assist & Slipper Clutch SFF-BP (Separate Function Fork)etc. Our suggestion is if a is highway riders who torus a lot then you can go for the Kawasaki Ninja 1000 whereas if you wanted a daily ride motorcycle for city runs so you can go for the Kawasaki Z1000. But before the final decisions suggest you take a test drive of both the vehicles to understand the power and comfort better. Read more. Kawasaki Z1000 vs Kawasaki Ninja 1000 Comparison:- https://www.zigwheels.com/bike-comparison/kawasaki-ninja-1000-vs-kawasaki-z1000
  • Ninja 1000 is a sports tourer Z 1000 is a super naked a real ninja.
  • Basically z1000 is street bike and Ninja 1000 is sports bike in traffic conditions z is easy to maneuver in high way Ninja is the best
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Q. Is this more powerful than the z1000 of kawasaki - GSX S1000?
  • Yes, Suzuki GSX S1000 is more powerful than Kawasaki Z1000. Read more:- https://www.zigwheels.com/bike-comparison/kawasaki-z1000-vs-suzuki-gsx-r1000r
Q. Between Kawasaki Z1000 and MV Augusta Dragster which is better?
  • MV Augusta Dragster is not yet launched in the Indian Market, so it would be hard to share any verdict over here. Would request you to please wait till hits the market to get a clear understanding regarding its specifications and offerings.
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Kawasaki Z1000 Expert Reviews

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    MV Agusta Brutale 800 Vs Triumph Speed Triple Vs Kawasaki Z 1000: Spec Comparison

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    2014 Kawasaki Z1000: First Ride

    We ride Kawasaki's new, futuristic and thoroughly enjoyable Z1000. And after a day in the saddle, we think it's well priced too, particularly for what it delivers in terms of visual appeal and fun

    Feb 20, 2014

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