2018 Kawasaki Z900RS - Candytone Brown/Candytone Orange


Z900RS - Candytone Brown/Candytone Orange



Return of the King

In 1973, Kawasaki introduced the Z1 900, a bold in-line four powered bike that would inspire an entire new generation of motorcycle design. Today, the Z1 900 spirit lives on in the all-new 2018 Z900RS. Combining timeless retro styling, high quality components and muscle power of the original Z1 with today’s cutting-edge technology and performance, the powerful yet friendly-to-ride Z900RS represents a modern reinvigoration of the icon that started it all.

  • Authentic Z Styling: The all-new Z900RS is the ultimate retro-sport Z that offers modern running gear and classic styling
  • High-Grade Paint & Iconic Teardrop Fuel Tank: Throwback retro brown and orange paint scheme highlight a teardrop fuel tank and premium finishes that resemble the original Z1
  • Stainless Steel Exhaust System: Double-walled headers, integrated connections and short megaphone silencer, all treated to a buffed finish highlight the retro-sport image
  • LED Lights: A round LED headlight and oval surface-emitting LED taillight pay homage to the original Z1 with a blend of retro and modern designs
  • Multi-Function Instrumentation: The high-tech multi-function LCD screen nestled between bullet shape analogue dials, featuring classic chrome bezels creates a balance of retro style mixed with modern functionality
  • Spoke Style Cast Wheels: A classic look with machining on the spokes and rim plus high-quality paint demonstrates superb craftsmanship
  • Authentic Retro-Sport Z: Superb balance of power and handling
  • Authentic Riding Experience: Retro design meets modern technology and performance for superb riding comfort around town and on the highway
  • Engine: 4-stroke, 4-cylinder, DOHC, 16-valve, liquid-cooled
  • Displacement: 948cc
  • Bore x Stroke: 73.4 x 56.0mm
  • Compression ratio: 10.8:1
  • Fuel System: DFI® with Keihin 36mm throttle bodies
  • Ignition: TCBI with electronic advance
  • Transmission: 6-speed, return shift
  • Final Drive: Sealed chain
  • Front Suspension / Wheel Travel: Inverted telescopic fork (10-way) with adjustable compression and rebound (12-way) damping, spring preload/4.7
  • Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel: Horizontal back-link swingarm with stepless adjustable rebound damping and spring preload/5.5 in
  • Front Tire: 120/70 ZR17 Dunlop GPR-300F
  • Rear Tire: 180/55 ZR17 Dunlop GPR-300
  • Front Brakes: Dual disc ABS
  • Rear Brakes: Single disc ABS
  • Frame Type: Tubular, diamond
  • Rake/Trail: 25.4 deg./3.5 in.
  • Overall Length: 83.1 in.
  • Overall Width: 34.1 in.
  • Overall Height: 46.5 in.
  • Ground Clearance: 5.3 in.
  • Seat Height: 31.5 in.
  • Curb Weight: 471.9 lb.**
  • Fuel Capacity: 4.5 gal.
  • Wheelbase: 58.1 in.
  • Color Choices: Candytone Brown/Candytone Orange
  • Warranty: 12 Month Limited Warranty
  • Kawasaki Protection Plus™ (optional): 12, 24, 36 or 48 months
Curb weight includes all necessary materials and fluids to operate correctly, full tank of fuel (more than 90 percent capacity) and tool kit (if supplied). KAWASAKI CARES: Always wear a helmet, eye protection, and proper apparel. Never ride under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Read Owner’s Manual and all on-product warnings. Professional rider shown on a closed course. © 2017 Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.



Engine Type
4-stroke, 4-cylinder, DOHC, 16-valve
Bore and Stroke
73.4 x 56.0mm
Compression Ratio
Fuel System
DFI® with Keihin 36mm throttle bodies
TCBI with electronic advance


6-speed, return shift
Final Drive
Sealed chain


Front Suspension
Inverted telescopic fork (10-way) with adjustable compression and rebound (12-way) damping, spring preload/4.7
Rear Suspension
Horizontal back-link swingarm with stepless adjustable rebound damping and spring preload/5.5 in
Front Brakes
Dual disc ABS
Rear Brakes
Single disc ABS
Front Tire
120/70 ZR17 Dunlop GPR-300F
Rear Tire
180/55 ZR17 Dunlop GPR-300


58.1 in.
Seat Height
31.5 in.
25.4 deg.
3.5 in.
Fuel Capacity
4.5 gal.
Dry Weight
Curb Weight: 471.9 lb.


Candytone Brown/Candytone Orange
12 Month Limited Warranty


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