One of the newest motorcycles revealed by Kawasaki is the 2013 Z800, a fresh middle-weight contender. Needless to say that the new 2013 Z800 keeps the same personality as its predecessors, but it sports a new engine, a fresh style and modern technologies.
The motorcycle’s center piece is an 806 cm3 liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, in-line four engine that offers increased performance at all RPM. The engine is paired with a six speed transmission and delivers a maximum output of 113 PS at 10,200 rpm and 83.0 Nm of torque at 8,000 rpm.
The ride quality is kept in check by a 41 mm inverted fork and a Piggyback-reservoir-equipped rear shock. As far as breaks are concerned, you get front semi-floating 310 mm petal discs and a rear single 250 mm petal disc.
On the UK market, the 2013 Kawasaki Z800 is offered with a starting price of £7499.
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The 2013 Kawasaki Ninja ER-6F is a fast, reliable and modern motorcycle built on a perimeter style frame. As far as design is concerned, the motorcycle features an agile stance with angular bodywork and a sporty windscreen.
The rider is met by an analog and digital instrument panel, an ergonomically designed handlebar and a comfy seat.
At the heart of this beauty lies an advanced, highly compact, liquid-cooled 649cc parallel twin engine combined with a digital fuel injection (DFI) system featuring 38mm throttle bodies with sub-throttles. In terms of power, the engine cranks out 72.1 PS at 8,500 rpm and 64 Nm of torque at 7,000 rpm. The engine is paired with a six speed transmission and offers a fuel consumption of 50-mpg.
The 2013 Kawasaki Ninja ER-6f ABS is offered with a starting price of £6499.
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The new 2013 Kawasaki ER-6n is sporty, practical, agile and cool. What more could you ask from a bike? The motorcycle features a new double pioe perimeter style frame, a sharp design language and a powerful engine. Talking about the engine it is a liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 8 valves, parallel twin unit with a displacement of 649 cm³. The engine is brought to life by an electric starter and is mated on a six speed transmission. In terms of power, it cranks out 72.1 PS @ 8,500 rpm and 64 Nm of torque at 7,000 rpm.
Kawasaki’s engineers have spent a lot of time to reward the ER-6n’s rider with first class ergonomics. Thereby the motorcycle is equipped with a sporty looking tandem seat with thick cushioning, ergonomic passenger grips, rubber-mounted seat bracket and a comfortable handlebar.
The Kawasaki ER-6n is available on the UK market with a starting price of £5899.
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There aren’t many motorcycles that are able to compete with success against the new Kawasaki Ninja 300. This new bike replaces the old Ninja 250 and compared with its predecessor is technically a completely new bike.
In terms of design the 2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300 Special Edition ABS is certainly with a huge step ahead of many of its rivals featuring a pretty futuristic style with many unique accents that underline its sporty character.
The new Ninja 300 is powered by a larger 296cc liquid-cooled, parallel twin that features a new digital fuel injection (DFI) system. The new engine delivers a maximum power of 29.0 kW (39PS) at 11,000 rpm and 27.0 Nm of torque at 10,000 rpm.
Kawasaki says that its new engine has nearly 50% of the parts upgraded from the previous model. The most significant upgrades include new intake ports, new 23.6mm intake valves, a new cam chain a revised 10.6:1 compression, and new lighter pistons.
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One of the newest models launched in the supersport touring category is the 2013 Kawasaki Versys 1000. The 2013 edition has received a few upgrades which help it stay ahead of the pack.
Like the previous generations, the 2013 Kawasaki Verys 1000 was carefully design to offer a high level of refinement, comfort and reliability.
As far as design is concerned, the 2013 Kawasaki Versys 1000 features a contemporary cutting edge style that combines the classic Kawasaki lines with modern details.
Power comes from a 1,043 cc, In-line Four, DOHC engine that offers a sharp throttle response, strong torque at all rpm (especially in the low-mid range), and a tasty sound. The engine’s power is kept in check by a six speed transmission.
There is also available a choice of Full Power or Low Power modes which allows you to set power delivery to suit various preference and conditions.
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Equipped with a strong new engine and modern technologies the new Kawasaki Ninja 300R is a true masterpiece on two wheels. The motorcycle also features a new style which further enhances its sporty character.
In terms of ergonomy the 2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300 rewards you with a sculpted seat, a sporty handlebar and a multi function LCD which includes speedometer, clock, fuel gauge, dual trip meters, odometer and ECO Economical Riding indicator.
The motorcycle is powered by a fresh 296 cm3, Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, Parallel Twin engine that produces smooth, torquey power at low and medium rpm and powerful acceleration at high rpm. Compared to the previous 250 cc unit, the new one features new pistons, cylinder, cylinder head as well as a fresh exhaust. The engine’s power is kept under control by a capable six speed transmission.
The motorcycle is available on the US market with a starting price of $4799 USD.
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The Honda CTX700NM is one of the newest motorcycles revealed by the Japanese manufacturer. The motorcycle is packed with a long list of modern features which help it delivers first class performances and also comes with a modern, aerodynamic style that helps you cut through the air effortless at cruising speeds.
Needles to say yhat Honda’s engineers have spent a lot of time to develop perfect ergonomics for this bike, Thereby you are greeted by a roomy 28.3 inches high seat, a modern handlebar with an integrated LCD instrument panel and a large array of available accessories which allow you to add just the right combination of capabilities to suit individual preferences.
The 2014 Honda CTX700ND is powered by a 670 cc, liquid-cooled parallel-twin engine which can be combined with a standard six speed manual transmission or an easy-to-use automatic Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT).
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The new RS VT750RS is the sportiest version in the Shadow lineup and was especially developed for beginner riders who have high standards. At the heart of the motorcycle lies a fuel-injected and liquid-cooled 745cc V-Twin engine that cranks out 42bhp and 45ft lb of torque and it paired with a wide-ratio five-speed transmission.
Like any respectable cruiser, the Honda Shadow RS VT750RS was built first class ergonomics, thereby you are met by a comfortable saddle and a convenient handlebar which hosts a clear instrument cluster. It is also worthy of being mentioned that unlike the standard Shadow, the RS model features higher bars and pegs as well as a low seat height of 737mm / 29in.
The motorcycle is built on a stiff and light double-cradle steel tube frame which is paired with 41mm front forks and rear dual shocks with five-position spring-preload adjustability.
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The factory built custom looking motorcycles are starting to be more popular than ever and models like the Honda Shadow Sabre become more successful with every year that passes.
Packed with a long list of modern features and blessed with a very attractive design language, the Honda Shadow Sabre VT1300CS has a lot to love.
The 2013 Honda Shadow Sabre VT1300CS is propelled by a massive 1312cc V-twin, 52-degree engine with a single-pin crankshaft and dual balancers. The engine delivers plenty of torque and the feel only a V-twin can deliver. Its power is kept in leash by a five speed transmission. The engine is also combined with Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) which helps you start the motorcycle without problems on cold mornings or at high altitudes.
The stopping power is assured by font single 336mm discs with twin-piston calipers and rear 296mm discs with single-piston calipers. The ABS and CBS are available as optional equipment.
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Due to its sticking front fairing the new 2103 Honda CTX features a pretty intriguing appearance. On the other hand, we’ll have to admit that is fairly efficient and makes the motorcycle the perfect partner for long journeys.
As far as ergonomics are concerned, the Honda CTX700 features a comfy seat that’s 28.3 inches high and perfectly angled handlebar which offers a pretty relaxed riding position.
The Honda CTX700 is propelled by a 670cc, liquid-cooled parallel-twin, PGM-FI, SOHC engine with a Compression Ratio of 10.7:1. The engine can be equipped with an optional easy-to-use automatic Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) or a standard six-speed manual. The DCT features two modes, so you can select between the fully automatic mode or the active gear selection via "paddle-shift" type buttons mounted on the handlebar.
Other features include an Antilock Braking System (ABS), integrated storage area and an LCD instrument panel.
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