Kawasaki Z 900 (2020): Updates for the bestseller

Kawasaki Z 900 (2020)

Updates for the Kawa bestseller

EICMA 2019

Kawasaki is giving the Z 900 some updates for the 2020 model year. The popular naked bike will continue to be available in an A2 throttle-compatible version. It will be presented at EICMA 2019.

Tea Kawasaki Z 900 is very popular in Germany. In terms of new car registrations, it is the most recently registered model from Kawasaki this year. It was registered 2,920 times by the end of September. In the overall ranking, the naked bike only has to admit defeat to the BMW R 1250 GS and the Yamaha MT-07. Despite the good numbers, Kawasaki is not resting on its laurels and has given the successful model some minor updates for 2020.

New TFT display and LED lighting

A new addition is a multifunctional TFT color display with a screen diagonal of 10.9 cm including Bluetooth smartphone integration, USB socket under the seat, LED lighting elements and, last but not least, minor updates on the engine and the exhaust system to ensure compliance with the upcoming euro 5 standard contribute. In the 2020 model year, the Kawasaki Z 900 will also be available with two different engine configurations: an open version that produces 125 hp, and a slightly weaker version with 95 hp, which can optionally be throttled to 48 hp, to keep A2 drivers happy close. Also new are the KTRC traction control as well as four different driving and two power modes.


When it comes to tires, Kawasaki relies on the Sportmax Roadsport 2 from Dunlop. The 2020 Z 900 is available in the four color variants "Metallic graphite gray / Metallic spark black", "Candy lime green / Metallic spark black", "Pearl blizzard white / Metallic spark black" and "Metallic spark black / Metallic flat spark black "be available in both model variants. Kawasaki has not yet revealed how much the new Z 900 will cost and when it will be available from us.


In addition to the model maintenance measures for the Z 650, Ninja 650 and Ninja 1000 SX, Kawa is also donating some updates to the Z 900, which is extremely successful in this country, which make the naked bike even better. The fact that the Z 900 is still offered as a 95 hp variant is very pleasing.

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