Images and information of the Z900 version 2023 circulated by Kawasaki Italia. The best-selling “verdona” in Italy confirms aesthetics, mechanics and electronics. Z900 versions of 125 and 95 horses and the Z900SE is confirmed
August 12, 2022
THEn these days the Kawasaki model updates existing 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.
Un an appreciated and important model for the Akashi House, which proposes it for 2023 (le timing relating to availability on the network will be communicated once the production plan has been finalized, the Italian branch specifies) confirming it the technical characteristics and aesthetics.
Lthe Z900 will be available in three versions 2023, Z900 at full and weakened power, and Z900SE.
The novelties are exclusively chromatic and in the graphic motifs, Z900 (and Z900 depotenzia) will arrive in three color variations Metallic Spark Black / Metallic Graphite Gray (with green frame and wheels), Metallic Phantom Silver / Metallic Carbon Gray (frame and wheels in red cherry) and Ebony / Metallic Matte Graphenesteel Gray, 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, while its Performance version, listed as a 2022 model, is missing.
Andwanted in an important way in 2020, the Z900 adopts an engine a in-line four-cylinder of 948 cc: delivers 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 (i.e. 95 horses) was created in order to derive the reduced power model at 35 kW (47.6 horsepower) suitable for those who have an A2 license.
The clutch is assisted and anti-hopping in braking. There TFT instrumentation and able to connect to the smartphone with the Rideology app, there are full led headlights and the electronic package which includes the Power Mode (Full and Low), the KTRC traction control on three levels and the four integrated Riding Modes.
Lhe chassis relies on a trellis frame of high-strength steel tubes, adjustable upside-down fork and Horizontal back link rear suspension. The braking system has a 300mm front twin disc (with daisy profile) and four-piston axial calipers.
The curb weight is stated in 212 kg and the saddle height is 820 mm.
The sportier SE
Lthe Z900SE is shown with dedicated graphics, exhaust side cover panels in green, but above all with cycling refinements. The suspensions have a sportier calibration, the fork has golden sheaths, the rear mono is here a Ohlins S46 and is equipped with hydraulic transmission for spring preload, the front braking system sees discs Brembo 300 mm semi-floating calipers with Brembo M4.32 monobloc 4-piston and attack calipers radial. Curb weight, full tank, goes to 213 kg.