Kawasaki Australia has revealed pricing for its incoming Z H2 naked bike, which will hit showrooms in March from $23,000 plus on-road costs.

Sitting atop Kawasaki’s Z line-up, the H2 boasts the brand’s 998cc supercharged inline four-cylinder engine, which delivers a staggering 197hp (147kW) and 137Nm.

The bike also features a unique frame, fully-adjustable Showa forks as well as a comprehensive electronics package which includes ABS, riding modes, multi-level traction control, launch control, cruise control and a quickshifter.


Model Z H2 (ZR1000K)
Engine Type Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four
Displacement 998cc
Bore x Stroke 76.0 x 55.0 mm
Compression Ratio 11.2:1
Valve System DOHC 16 valve
Fuel System Fuel Injection
Ignition Digital
Starting Electric
Intake System Kawasaki Supercharger
Transmission 6-speed, Return, Dog-ring
Suspension – front Telescopic
Suspension – rear Swingarm (New Uni Trak Rear Suspension)
Wheel travel – f/r 120 mm / 134 mm
Ground Clearance 140 mm
Brakes – front Dual 290mm Discs
Brakes – rear Single 226 mm Disc
Wheel Size Front/Rear 17M/C x MT3.50 / 17M/C x MT6.00
Tyre Size Front/Rear 120/70ZR17 M/C 58W / 190/55ZR17 M/C 75W
L x W x H 2,085 x 810 x 1,130mm
Wheelbase 1,455 mm
Seat height 830 mm
Fuel capacity 19 litres
Curb Mass 239 kg
Max Power 147kW @ 11,000 min
Max Torque 137Nm
Colour Metallic Spark Black with Metallic Graphite Gray and Mirror Coated Spark Black
Warranty 24 Months Unlimited Kilometres


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