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2022 Kawasaki Z650RS Urban Bike Review Specs

The new 2022 Kawasaki Z650RS Urban Bike combines retro style with the latest sports technology. In addition to the classic round LED headlights, needlework, impressive 70’s bodywork and colors, the distinctive styling notes such as a twin-cylinder engine, make a stunning nine retro segment reference point. The Kawasaki Z650RS aims to impress all riders with a loving spirit of revolution. Available colors. Candy Emerald Green Candy Emerald Green. Metallic Moondust Gray / Ebony Metallic Moondust Gray / Ebony. Metal Spark Black Metal Spark Black.

2022 Kawasaki Z650RS Urban Bike

2022 Kawasaki Z650RS Urban Bike – Features and Specs


Dual ø 300mm front disc brakes and 20220mm rear provide enough braking power. Round discs contribute to the retro-sport image of the motorcycle.

Spoke Style Cast Wheels

Real cast wheels like the Z900RS have flat spokes resembling classic wire wheels. Designed using Kawasaki’s state-of-the-art analysis technology, the wheels offer a balance of lightweight and stylish shape, which helps in both handling and design suitable for the retro category.

Parallel Twin Engines

Suitable for everyday riding, the exciting parallel-twin engine offers quick response, strong low-mid-range performance, and good fuel economy. Opening the Hein Throttle, riders will see a smooth and powerful engine character that offers a high level of control when making minute throttle adjustments and a pleasant rush of acceleration in the lower RPM ranges.

2022 Kawasaki Z650RS Urban Bike

Lightweight Trails Frame

One of the key partners in the Z650RS’s light weight (noticeable when lifted from the bike’s side stand) is its innovative trail frame. Weighing 13.5 kg, it plays an important role in the light, natural handling of the motorcycle.

Comfortable Riding Position

The wide, flat handlebar and comfortable riding position keep the rider in a natural, relaxed place that impresses confidence and facilitates control for a wide range of riders.

Modern Retro Styling

Like Kawasaki’s retro game Z900RS, the Z650RS has everlasting good looks. As a middleweight model, the light and comfortable shape reflects her rider-friendly character. The allure of the traditional bike is complemented by humble and up-to-date design touches that allow the Kawasaki Z650RS to blend seamlessly into your daily life.


ABS (Anti-Lock Brake System) ensures stable braking performance by stopping the wheel lock during braking.

Horizontal backlink rear suspension

Horizontal Back-link Rear Suspension aligns its shock unit horizontally, greatly contributing to efficient use of space and large-scale centralization.

2022 Kawasaki Z650RS Urban Bike

Assist and slipper clutch.

Based on racing technology, the Assist and Sleeper clutch is a torque limiter and a self-service mechanism that enables a lightweight clutch lever bridge.

Dual throttle valves

Dual throttle valves increase the power of the second set of ECU-controlled throttle valves and provide greater ease of use.

Economic ride signals

The Economical Riding Indicator is a sign that appears on the instrument panel indicating the proper fuel consumption, encouraging efficient fuel riding.

2022 Kawasaki Z650RS Urban Bike – Technical Specifications


Engine type Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Parallel Twin
Compression ratio 10.8:1
Valve system DOHC, 8 valves
Bore x stroke 83.0 x 60.0 mm
Displacement 649 cm³
Fuel system Fuel injection: 36mm x 2, including dual throttle valves
Starting System Electric
Lubrication Forced lubrication, semi-dry sump

2022 Kawasaki Z650RS Urban Bike

Gear Performance & Transmission

Maximum torque 64 Nm {6.5 kgfm} / 6,700 rpm
Maximum power 50.2 kW {68 PS} / 8,000 rpm
Fuel consumption 35 kW kit 4.5 l/100 km
CO2 emission 35 kW kit 107 g/km
Transmission 6-speed, return
Clutch Wet multi-disc, manual
Primary Reduction Ratio 2.095 (88/42)
Gear Ratios 1st 2.438 (39/16)
Gear Ratios 2nd 1.714 (36/21)
Gear Ratios 3rd 1.333 (32/24)
Gear Ratios 4th 1.111 (30/27)
Gear Ratios 5th 0.966 (28/29)
Gear Ratios 6th 0.852 (23/27)
Final drive Sealed chain

2022 Kawasaki Z650RS Urban Bike

Suspensions Brakes & Suspension

Brakes, front Dual semi-floating Ø 300 mm discs. Caliper: Dual piston
Brakes, rear Single Ø 220 mm disc. Caliper: Single-piston
Suspension, front 41 mm telescopic fork
Suspension, rear Horizontal Back-link with preload adjustment

Frame & Dimensions

Frame type Trellis, high-tensile steel
Trail 100 mm
Wheel travel front 125 mm
Wheel travel rear 130 mm
Tyre, front 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Tyre, rear 160/60ZR17M/C (69W)
L x W x H 2,065 x 800 x 1,115 mm
Wheelbase 1,405 mm
Ground clearance 125 mm
Fuel capacity 12 liters
Seat height 820 mm
Curb mass 187 kg

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