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Old 6th May 2018, 14:59   #166
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I think the 4x1 exhaust ruins the otherwise perfect looks. They could have gone with quad pipes (2 each side) or dual 2x1's (1 each side).
Major issue everyone had pointed out. To Kawasaki's credit - they point out that most owners back in the day were keen to remove the quad pipes from the Z1.

Dual pipes would have been a good compromise for many.
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Now launched in black. Same price -

http://www.kawasaki-india.com/z900rs...ched-in-india/
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I wonder whether they have sold more than single digits of this bike - which is such a pity considering the potential it has to rival the Classic series from Triumph.
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I wonder whether they have sold more than single digits of this bike - which is such a pity considering the potential it has to rival the Classic series from Triumph.
A worthy competitor to the Triumph classics, destroyed by this insane pricing. Glad to keep my dear Bonnie
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re: Kawasaki Z900 RS (W800 replacement), now launched at 16.47 lakhs

A machine that looks like this -

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But sounds and goes like this -



Kawasaki India.
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Give it a year or two, this RS will come through like the Ninja 1k as an affordable piece of kit.

Very very aspirational for the non touring rider!
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Give it a year or two, this RS will come through like the Ninja 1k as an affordable piece of kit.

Very very aspirational for the non touring rider!
I test-rode it in Dubai. Its a fantastic bike if you're not a VR46-wannabe, but it still is very fast. Will need a classy fairing that matches the bike to do justice to the speeds it can dial up very fast, though.

Really, really good bike. A classy yet very capable bike-bike finally, not a transformer crotch-rocket. Great quality, too. I would love to own one.

Pity about the pricing, though - even here in DXB its priced on the higher side when compared to other bikes you can get for the money. The R9T, another similar vehicle but of a different character visually, can be had for very little more than what they expect for the Z900RS - and thats a tough ask.
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Old 19th August 2018, 17:42   #173
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re: Kawasaki Z900 RS (W800 replacement), now launched at 16.47 lakhs

They've managed to deliver one in the 2018 Black edition as well -

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If it were not for the atrocious price tag, I would have really considered this motorcycle over the Versys and the Tiger. Kawasaki just killed this lovely motorcycle by pricing it so high.

Hope they start assembling this here and get the prices down to a decent figure.
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A machine that looks like this -

But sounds and goes like this -

Kawasaki India.
My jaw hit the floor when I heard the engine note, where is the gargle and burble that ideally accompanies a classic look?
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They've managed to deliver one in the 2018 Black edition as well
That's solely due to display event arranged by Pune dealer from 15th to 19th.
Quite a feat by dealer sales team to sell within that event or owner was influential enough to first get a bike for display before paying for it.

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Detailed review of the Z900RS Cafe -

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Does anyone have an idea how many of these Kawasaki have managed to sell in the country?
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AFAIK , the above one was the only one sold by IKM.
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AFAIK , the above one was the only one sold by IKM.
I think I'm sure I saw a red one come up on sale few many months back. Perhaps that makes it two.
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