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Don’t let the minimalist design fool you—there’s nothing minimal about the boosted power of the Z H2 naked hypersport. Advanced performance engineering and innovative rider support technologies complement the immense power of the balanced supercharged engine. Tap into the ultimate rush of supercharged power. Feel the visceral thrill of a supreme supernaked. The Z H2 delivers exhilaration like you’ve never experienced before.

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ABS (Anti-lock Brake System)

Sudden over-application of the brakes, or braking on low-grip surfaces (surfaces with a low coefficient of friction) such as wet asphalt or manhole covers, may cause a motorcycle's wheel(s) to lock up and slip.

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Assist & Slipper Clutch

Developed and tested through Kawasaki Factory racing, the Assist & Slipper Clutch utilizes two types of cams. An assist cam and a slipper cam enable the Assist & Slipper Clutch to function in two different ways, with the clutch hub working together or apart from the operating plate. Under normal operat

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Electronic Cruise Control

Electronic Cruise Control allows the rider to maintain a desired speed (engine rpm) with the simple press of a button. Because the rider does not have to constantly maintain the throttle position, this system allows relaxed cruising.

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Electronic Throttle Valves

Electronic Throttle Valves allow the ECU to deliver the ideal amount of fuel and air to the engine.

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IMU-Enhanced Chassis Orientation Awareness

Combined with Kawasaki’s proprietary dynamic modelling program, input from the IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit) enables even more precise chassis orientation awareness, the key to bringing Kawasaki’s electronics to the next level.

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Kawasaki Launch Control Mode (KLCM)

KLCM (Kawasaki Launch Control Mode) optimizes acceleration from a stop by electronically managing engine output to minimize wheelspin.

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KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function) ABS

KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function) oversees multiple engine and chassis electronic management systems to facilitate smooth cornering.

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KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent Anti-Lock Brake System)

KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System) is a high-precision brake system designed specifically for supersport models, offering highly efficient braking while maintaining natural feel.

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KQS (Kawasaki Quick Shifter)

KQS (Kawasaki Quick Shifter) enables clutchless up- and downshifts.

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KTRC (Kawasaki TRaction Control)

KTRC (Kawasaki TRaction Control), Kawasaki's advanced traction control system, offers a selection of modes to suit a wide range of riding situations, from sport riding to touring.

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Power Modes

Power modes offer riders an easily selectable choice between Full and Low Power. While Full Power is unrestricted, in Low Power mode maximum power is limited to approximately 75-80% of Full. Response is also milder in L

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Smartphone Connectivity

Smartphone connectivity contributes to an enhanced motorcycling experience by enabling riders to connect to their motorcycle wirelessly.

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Sound Tuning

Sound tuning enhances the exhilaration a Kawasaki motorcycle offers by complementing the sensations the rider feels with a carefully crafted auditory component.

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Supercharged Engine

Designed completely in-house, the immense potential of the highly compact, highly efficient supercharged engine is a testament to the technology possessed by the KHI Group.

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Specifications

  • Engine

    Engine

    4-stroke, 4-cylinder, DOHC, 4-valve, liquid-cooled, supercharged

    Displacement

    998cc

    Bore x Stroke

    76.0 x 55.0mm

    Compression ratio

    11.2:1

    Fuel system

    DFI® with 36mm Keihin throttle bodies

    Ignition

    TCBI with electronic advance

    Transmission

    6-speed dog-ring, return shift

  • Suspension

    Front suspension / wheel travel

    Showa SFF-BP Fork with Adjustable Compression and Rebound Damping, Spring Preload Adjustability

    Rear suspension / wheel travel

    New Uni-Trak®, Showa Gas-Charged Shock with Adjustable Compression and Rebound Damping, Preload Adjustability

    Front tire

    120/70-17

    Rear tire

    190/55-17

    Rake/Trail

    24.9°/4.1in

    Ground clearance

    5.5 in

    Wheelbase

    57.3 in

  • Totals

    Maximum Torque

    101.0 lb-ft

    Overall length

    82.1 in

    Overall width

    31.9 in

    Overall height

    44.5 in

    Seat height

    32.7 in

    Curb weight

    527.0 lb**

    Fuel capacity

    5.0 gal

  • General

    Final drive

    Sealed chain

    Frame Type

    Trellis, high tensile steel

    Color Choices

    Metallic Spark Black/Metallic Graphite Gray/Mirror Coated Spark Black

    Kawasaki Protection Plus (optional)

    12, 24, 36 or 48 months

    Electronic Rider Aids

    Integrated Riding Modes, Kawasaki Cornering Management Function (KCMF), Power Modes (3), Kawasaki Launch Control Mode (KLCM), Kawasaki Traction Control (KTRC), Kawasaki Launch Control Mode (KLCM), Kawasaki Engine Brake Control (KEBC), Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System (KIBS), Kawasaki Quick Shifter (KQS) (upshift & downshift), Electronic Cruise Control

    Special Features

    Rideology the App Smartphone Connectivity, TFT Instrumentation

  • Brakes

    Front brakes

    Dual Disc w/Radial-mount M4.32 Calipers, ABS

    Rear brakes

    Single 250mm petal-style disc with single-piston caliper, ABS

  • Guarantee

    Warranty

    12 Month Limited Warranty

**Curb weight includes all necessary materials and fluids to operate correctly, full tank of fuel (more than 90 percent capacity) and tool kit (if supplied).

Specifications subject to change

KAWASAKI CARES: Always wear a helmet, eye protection, and proper apparel. Never ride under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Read Owner’s Manual and all on-product warnings. Professional rider shown on a closed course. ©2019 Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

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