Kawasaki has launched the Z-900 in Indonesia at IDR 225 million (Rs.11.27 lakh). A successor to the Kawasaki Z800, the Z900 is expected to go on sale in India over the next couple of months. The Indonesian market increases a new middle-weight in the form of the Kawasaki Z-900. Replacing the Kawasaki Z800, the Z900 emerges as a powerful motorcycle which focuses on the rider’s needs.e Kawasaki Z-900 gets a tubular trellis frame which houses a 948 cc liquid cooled, inline 4-cylinder mill coupled to a 6-speed gearbox.
The engine is capable of producing 125 bhp of extreme power at 9,500 rpm and 98.6 Nm of top torque at 7,700 rpm. The bike gets rev adjustable gear shift indicator and a tachometer which offers 3 selectable display modes. The Kawasaki Z-900 also gets an assist clutch and slip. It is suspended over 41 mm upside down forks up front with changeable rebound and preload and a monoshock in the rear with similar levels of adjustment. The Kawasaki Z-900 has a kerb weight of 210.5 kg and has a seat height of 795 mm. The brakes include 300 mm front double discs with Nissin four-piston calliper and a solo 250 mm petal disc in the rear with a mono piston calliper.
The Kawasaki Z900 is a versatile street bike which can twin up as a tourer. It is built around a new light-weight trellis frame. It is propelled by a new 948-cc inline-four engine based on the liter-class Z-1000 engine, and delivers 126-BHP and 98Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a 6-speed transmission with slipper clutch. Despite being more powerful than the Z-800, the Z-900 is lighter by 21 kilograms. The Z-900 rides on 41mm inverted front forks and a back monoshock with adjustable preload and rebound. Kawasaki is offering the Z900 with a host of touring-focused optional accessories including, Yamaha MT-09, 14 -liter panniers and a 30 liter top box. Once launched here, the Z900 will compete with the Ducati Monster 821 and the Triumph Bonneville T100.