Category: Kawasaki

1974 Kawasaki H1R replica

1974 Kawasaki H1R replica

The same year that Honda introduced the CB750, Kawasaki gave the world something as special, but with a little more blue stroke. Offered from 1969 until 1975 the Kawasaki H1 gave the rider lots...

1970 Kawasaki H1 500

1970 Kawasaki H1 500

There is something special about 2-stoke engines. The fact that they started small, and grew slowly bigger. How they took over the starting grid and then the podium at the Grand Prix level. Then...

1978 Kawasaki Z1/R TC Turbo for Sale

1978 Kawasaki Z1/R TC Turbo for Sale

Look, safety is great, and technology is amazing: it keeps us from flying ass-over-helmet into a ditch when our ambitions overreach our skill, and modern bikes pushing 200bhp surely need some kind of rider-assistance....

1972 Kawasaki H2 750 Triple for Sale

1972 Kawasaki H2 750 Triple for Sale

During the Horsepower Wars of the late 1960’s and 1970’s, while the European and American companies were busy penning their famous “No Replacement for Displacement” manifesto, the Japanese were headed in a different direction,...

1973 Kawaski Z1 bimota

1973 Kawaski Z1 bimota

There are some motorcycles which the seller has to go into great detail to insure that the potential buyers know what is being offer. There are other auctions which do not require a lot...

1978 Kawasaki KZ650C

1978 Kawasaki KZ650C

There are images that are iconic like our last posting on the BMW. There are also simpler things, like color, which are iconic. The seller of this 1978 Kawasaki KZ650 painted their bike a...

1974 Kawasaki Z1A 900 for Sale

1974 Kawasaki Z1A 900 for Sale

Rumor has it that Honda and Kawasaki were working on their four-cylinder superbikes at the same time, shrouded in secrecy. When Honda beat them to the market, Kawasaki made a bold decision: instead of...

1972 Kawasaki H1 Cafe Racer for Sale

1972 Kawasaki H1 Cafe Racer for Sale

Kawasaki’s 500 and 750 two-stroke triples are relics of a bygone, smokier era.  Two-stroke machines are all but extinct today, unless you count leafblowers, due to ever-tightening emissions laws.  But for a time, they...

1972 Kawasaki H2 750 Mach IV

1972 Kawasaki H2 750 Mach IV

So if the 500 H1 was  Kawasaki’s original “widowmaker”, what do you get when you stuff a bigger, badder motor into the same bike?  The H2 750 Mach IV was an evolution of the...