Kawasaki Motorcycles

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1972 Kawasaki H2 750 Mach IV

Built for speed, the 1972 Kawasaki H2 750 Mach IV was tricky to ride. The motorcycle had 74 horsepower which gave the bike poor handling the propensity to wheelie and horrific fuel mileage. Find more information and view pictures of the 1972 Kawasaki H2 750 Mach IV.

1973 Kawasaki Z-1

The 1973 Kawasaki Z-1 motorcycle was Kawasaki's answer to Honda's popular models of the late 1960s. It had a 903-cc double-overhead-cam inline four that became the benchmark other companies tried to beat. See pictures and learn about the Kawasaki Z-1.

1978 Kawasaki Z1-R and Z1-R TC

The 1978 Kawasaki Z1-R motorcycle and its turbocharged Z1-R TC companion set new speed standards. Because of the light weight it become the first stock street bike to record sub-12-second runs in a quarter-mile. Learn about the Z1-R and Z1-R TC.

1982 Kawasaki KZ1000R

The 1982 Kawasaki KZ1000R motorcycle honored a top bike racer and was known as the Eddie Lawson Replica. It was based on the standard KZ1000 and featured the same 1015-cc double-overhead-cam inline four engine. See pictures and learn about the KZ1000R.