2014 Kawasaki W800 Special Edition

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The Kawasaki W800 Special Edition comes with a special paint job which helps it stand out from the crowd. We especially like how Kawasaki’s engineers have mixed the matt and gloss black surfaces with the black anodized rims and orange details. The motorcycle has also received Kawasaki’s Special Edition logo which is mounted on the fuel tank.

In terms of power, the Kawasaki W800 Special Edition boosts an air-cooled, 4-stroke vertical twin engine with a displacement of 773 cc. The unit generates a maximum power of 48 PS at 6,500 rpm and 60 Nm of torque at 2,500 rpm. All this power is kept under control by a five speed transmission with wet, multi-disc clutch.

It is also worth mentioning that the motorcycle rides on 100/90-19M/C 57H front and 130/80-18M/C 66H rear tyres.

The bike is priced at €8.569.

Hit the jump for more information on the Kawasaki W800 Special Edition.

Overview

Kawasaki W800 Special Edition

Dark and interesting, the W800 Special Edition mixes matt and gloss black surfaces with black anodised style rims, detail features and subtle highlights into an intoxicating cocktail.

Emblem on tank

Kawasaki W800 Special Edition

The look of love. Every time you look down you can see the unique Kawasaki Special Edition logo.

Wheel rims

Kawasaki W800 Special Edition

Black anodised style wheel rims, just one subtle way the W800 Special Edition stands apart from the crowd.

Black engine parts

Kawasaki W800 Special Edition

Contrast and compare. The W800 Special Edition shines thanks to an air-cooled black vertical twin engine and clever highlights. Iconic bevel-gear-driven cam adds classic beauty to the engine.

Matt black exhaust

Kawasaki W800 Special Edition

Talk softly, but speak strong. Cool matt black exhausts sound good and add subtle streetwise character.

Specifications

Engine typeAir-cooled, 4-stroke Vertical Twin
Displacement773 cm³
Bore x stroke77.0 x 83.0 mm
Compression ratio8.4:1
Valve/Induction systemSOHC, 8 valves
Fuel systemFuel injection:φ34 mm x 2 with sub-throttles
Maximum power35 KW (48 PS) / 6,500 rpm
Maximum torque60 Nm (6.1 kgf-m) / 2,500 rpm
IgnitionDigital
StartingElectric
LubricationForced lubrication, wet sump
Transmission5-speed, return
Final DriveChain
Primary reduction ratio2.095 (88/42)
Gear ratios: 1st2.353 (40/17)
Gear ratios: 2nd1.591 (35/22)
Gear ratios: 3rd1.240 (31/25)
Gear ratios: 4th1.000 (28/28)
Gear ratios: 5th0.852 (23/27)
Final reduction ratio2.467 (37/15)
ClutchWet multi-disc, manual
Frame typeDouble-cradle, high-tensile steel
Rake/Trail27° / 108 mm
Wheel travel, front130 mm
Wheel travel, rear106 mm
Tyre, front100/90-19M/C 57H
Tyre, rear130/80-18M/C 66H
Steering angle, left / right37° / 37°
Brakes, front Type:Single 300 mm disc Caliper: Twin-piston
Brakes, rear Type:Drum, 160 mm
Suspension, front39 mm telescopic fork
Suspension, rearTwin shocks Spring preload: 5-way
Dimensions (L x W x H)2,190 x 790 x 1,075 mm
Wheelbase1,465 mm
Ground Clearance125 mm
Fuel capacity14 litres
Seat height790 mm
Curb Mass217 kg
ColorEbony
Price€8.569

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