Kawasaki 2018 Z900RS Sports Motorcycle Price Review Specs

Kawasaki 2018 Z900RS Sports Motorcycle

The Kawasaki has introduced the long-awaited retro sport model, i.e., Kawasaki 2018 Z900RS Sports Motorcycle. It is one of the best, traditional and modern Z-series bikes. The engine contains the traditional In-line Four configuration, and Kawasaki’s latest rider support technology backs it. The Z900S is one of the best options for those riders who are looking for a bike with character. The sports bike has the heritage to provide yesterday’s values to today’s passengers in a truly authentic Modern Classic bike. The Z900S is available in Metallic Spark Black only. Its full review along its features and price are given below.

Kawasaki 2018 Z900RS Sports Motorcycle – Features and Price

Kawasaki 2018 Z900RS Sports Motorcycle

Engine Features

The Kawasaki Z900RS comes with 948 cc 4-stroke, In-Line Four liquid-cooled engine. The bore of 73.4 mm and stroke of 56 mm ensure to deliver the superb riding pleasure of all times. The latest valve system features the DOHC with 16 valves to provide the best riding pleasure. The 36 mm of sub-throttle gives ultimate response quite similar to the 2018 Kawasaki Z900 Sports Bike.

Kawasaki 2018 Z900RS Sports Motorcycle

Exclusive Features

This Kawasaki Sports Motorcycle is equipped with an advanced Kawasaki rider support technology, i.e., Kawasaki TRaction Control (KTRC). It features two modes that cover the full range of riding conditions, and it offers either better sport riding performance or the peace of mind to negotiate slippery surfaces with confidence. There is another impressive feature, i.e., Dual Dial Instrumentation. It contains analog-style speedometer and tachometer dials that give superb retro-style looks, including modern functionality.

The front discs of 300 mm have been gripped by radial-mount calipers offering durable stopping power. The radial-pump front brake master cylinder contributes to brake touch and control. The Ergo-Fit is a superb interface system that provides the full range of riders that feel at one with their machine. The Anti-Lock Brake guarantees stable braking performance by preventing wheel lock during braking. There is the horizontal back-link rear suspension that arranges the shock unit horizontally, and they significantly contribute to the intelligent and efficient use of space and mass centralization.

Kawasaki 2018 Z900RS Sports Motorcycle

The new assist and slipper clutch are based on racing technology that acts as both a back-torque limiter and the self-servo mechanism that enables the lighter clutch lever pull. An all-new dual throttle valve gives increased power and greater ease of use care for the second set of ECU-controlled throttle valves. An Economical Riding Indicator is a mark appearing on an instrumental panel to indicate favorable fuel consumption, plus it helps in fuel-efficient riding. There are two modes available in KTRC that cover the full range of riding conditions. They give an enhanced sport riding performance or the peace of mind that negotiates slippery surfaces with confidence.

Kawasaki 2018 Z900RS Sports Motorcycle – Price

The Kawasaki Z900RS is available in $13,199.

Kawasaki 2018 Z900RS Sports Motorcycle – Technical Specifications

Engine

Displacement 948 cc
Type 4-stroke, In-Line Four
Bore and stroke 73.4 mm x 56 mm
Cooling Liquid
Compression ratio 10.8:1
Valve system DOHC, 16 valves (4 valves per cylinder)
Fuel system 36 mm x 4 with sub-throttles
Ignition Digital
Lubrication Forced lubrication (wet sump)

Kawasaki 2018 Z900RS Sports Motorcycle

Brakes

Front Brakes Type Dual semi-floating with 300mm petal discs
Front Calipers Dual radial-mount, monobloc, opposed 4-piston
Rear Brakes Type Single 250 mm disc
Rear Calipers Single-piston caliper

Kawasaki 2018 Z900RS Sports Motorcycle

Dimensions

Overall length 2,100 mm
Overall width 865 mm
Overall height 1,150 mm
Wheelbase 1,470 mm
Ground clearance 130 mm
Seat height 800 mm
Curb mass 214 kg
Fuel capacity 17 liters

Drivetrain

Transmission 6-speed, return
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction ratio 1.627 (83/51)
Gear Ratios 1st = 2.917 (35/12)
2nd = 2.059 (35/17)
3rd = 1.650 (33/20)
4th = 1.409 (31/22)
5th = 1.222 (33/27)
6th = 0.967 (29/30)
Final reduction ratio 2.800 (42/15)
Clutch Wet multi-disc, manual

Frame

Type Trellis, high-tensile steel
Wheel travel: Front 120 mm
Front Tire 120/70-ZR17M/C (58W)
Wheel travel : Rear 140 mm
Rear Tire 180/55-ZR17M/C (73W)
Caster (rake) 25º
Trail 98 mm
Steering angle (left/right) 35° / 35°

Kawasaki 2018 Z900RS Sports Motorcycle

Performance

Maximum Power 82 kW {111 PS} / 8,500 rpm
Maximum Torque 98 N·m {10.0 kgƒ·m} / 6,500 rpm

Suspension

Front Suspension 41 mm inverted fork including compression and rebound damping and spring preload adjustability
Rear Suspension Horizontal Back-link, gas-charged shock including rebound damping and spring preload adjustability

Details

Warranty 12 months warranty

Conclusion

In the end, Bikes Catalog would love to say that Z900RS is an impressive sports bike in the entire Z-line of Kawasaki. It provides superb riding pleasure due to its high performing engine and attractive chassis. The comfortable seat design provides an outstanding riding pleasure. It is the right choice, and one should buy this Kawasaki Beast to have a fun ride.

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