Images and information of the Z900 version 2023 circulated by Kawasaki Italia. The top seller “verdona” in Italy confirms aesthetics, mechanics and electronics. Z900 versions of 125 and 95 horses and the Z900SE are confirmed
August 12, 2022
In these days the Kawasaki model updates exists and which will also be on sale in model year 2023. We have already written about the Z-RS series, 900 and 650, and the Vulcan S.
Here we deal with the Z900, which is the best selling Kawasaki in Italy and also in other European markets.
YOUn a valued and important model for the Akashi House, which it proposes for 2023 (le timing regarding availability on the network will be communicated as soon as the production plan is finalized, specify the Italian branch) confirm it the technical characteristics and aesthetics.
Lthe Z900 will be available in three versions in 2023, Z900 at full and reduced power, and Z900SE.
The novelties are exclusively chromatic and in the graphic motifs Z900 (and Z900 depotenzia) enters three color variations Metallic Spark Black/Metallic Graphite Gray (con green frame and wheels), Metallic Phantom Silver/Metallic Carbon Gray (frame and wheels in red cherry) and Ebony / Metal Matt Graphene Steel Grey, with black frame and wheels finished with red strips.
The Z900SE, on the other hand, will be available in the only combination Metallic Spark Black / Candy Lime Green and with a frame plus wheels in black.
Esought in 2020 in an important way, the Z900 adopts an engine inline four-cylinder of 948 cc: produces 125 hp at 9,500 rpm and the maximum torque of 10.1 kgm at 7,700 rpm.
The version with power reduced to 70 kW (ie 95 horses) was created to derive the reduced power model at 35 kW (47.6 horsepower) suitable for those holding an A2 license.
The clutch is assisted and anti-hop in braking. There TFT instrumentation and capable of connecting to the smartphone with the Rideology app, there are full LED headlights and the electronic package which includes Power Mode (Full and Low), KTRC Traction Control at three levels and four integrated Driving Modes.
Lhe chassis relies on a trellis frame of high-strength steel tubes, adjustable upside-down fork and Horizontal rear derailleur suspension. The braking system has a 300 mm front twin disc (with daisy profile) and four-piston axial calipers.
The curb weight is entered 212 kg and the saddle height is 820 mm.
The sportier SE
Lthe Z900SE is shown with dedicated graphics, exhaust side deck panels in green, but above all with cycling refinements. The suspension has a sportier calibration, the fork has gold sheaths, the rear mono here is a Ohlins S46 and is equipped with hydraulic transmission for spring preload, the front braking system sees discs Brembo 300mm semi-floating calipers with Brembo M4.32 monobloc 4-piston and attack calipers radially. Check weight, full tank, check 213 kg.