Go Back   Team-BHP > BHP India > Motorbikes > Superbikes & Imports


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 24th April 2017, 13:19   #1
Senior - BHPian
 
dZired's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Jaipur
Posts: 1,723
Thanked: 7,420 Times
Default 2017 Kawasaki Z1000 and Z1000R launched in India

Kawasaki has launched the 2017 Z1000 in India at a price of Rs. 14.39 lakh. The Japanese bike maker has also launched a sportier edition of the said bike, called the Z1000R at Rs. 15.49 lakh (all prices ex-showroom, Delhi).

The 2017 Z1000 is still powered by a 1043cc, liquid-cooled, in-line four-cylinder engine that churns out 140 BHP and 111 Nm of torque, while being mated to a 6-speed gearbox. This engine has been slightly tweaked to be compliant with BS-IV emission norms, though the final power and torque output figures haven't been changed. The 2017 model also gets gear position and up-shift indicator. Kawasaki also claims to have fiddled with the ECU settings of the bike for a smoother power delivery. Additionally, the company claims that the suspension setup has been tweaked to enhance comfort while the brake pads now offer better feedback.

The Z1000R is a new addition to the Kawasaki line-up. It is a sportier, limited edition version of the regular Z1000. The two bikes share the same powertrain setup, though the Z1000R gets an upgraded suspension system that includes a new Ohlins monoshock at the rear. It also comes with Brembo M50 Monobloc callipers and specially designed disc brakes at the front that aid heat dissipation. The Z1000R further adorns special body graphics that cosmetically differentiate it from the regular version.

Name:  Kawasaki.jpg
Views: 1148
Size:  41.1 KB
dZired is offline   (7) Thanks Reply With Quote
Old 24th April 2017, 20:26   #2
BHPian
 
narula123's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Mumbai / D.dun
Posts: 363
Thanked: 431 Times
Default Re: 2017 Kawasaki Z1000 and Z1000R launched in India

Approx. a lakh more for rear Ohlins and M50 Brembos. Not that the stock Z had bad brakes or suspension but then for a lakh more one gets more braggable hardware. Personally I would stick to the stock Z and buy a full system exhaust and some nice performance mods in that 1 lakh.
Now if only the R had an Ohlins front instead !!!

A little shocked to see that Kawi still skipped out on putting a TC and/or power modes on the Z, something that its competitors sport now.
narula123 is offline   (2) Thanks Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2017 Kawasaki Z250 launched, gets BS-IV engine dZired Motorbikes 16 9th June 2017 12:03
Intermot: 2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650 unveiled EDIT: Launched in India at Rs 5.69 lakhs dZired Superbikes & Imports 32 26th April 2017 14:57
2017 Kawasaki Ninja H2, H2 Carbon and H2R launched in India dZired Superbikes & Imports 0 20th October 2016 12:42
Kawasaki Z1000 and Ninja 1000 launched in India at Rs. 12.5 lakh JayPrashanth Superbikes & Imports 66 9th October 2015 18:32


All times are GMT +5.5. The time now is 12:32.

Copyright 2000 - 2017, Team-BHP.com
Proudly powered by E2E Networks