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Kawasaki Motorcycle History

Kawasaki produces its first motorcycle – the B8 125cc two-….

A series of the two-… models 50-250cc is released. The 250cc ‘Samurai’ attracts notice in the

1966 The 650W1 is released and is the bike made in Japan at the It’s inspired by the BSA A10. the next few years it will get carbs, and high pipes for a version.

1969 Dave gives Kawasaki its first Championship, in the 125cc class

The striking Kawasaki H1 (aka III) a 500cc three-cylinder is released. Although its handling something to be desired, the motor is powerful for the day. It’s one of the production bikes in the quarter-mile.

The III establishes Kawasaki’s reputation in the (In particular, it establishes a reputation for and somewhat antisocial motorcycles!) A H1R production racer is also – a 500cc racing bike.

Over the next few years, and smaller versions of the H1, including the S1 S2 (350cc) and H2 (750cc) will be They’re successful in the marketplace, and the H2R production racer is also on the race track, but Kawasaki that the days of the two-… are coming to an end.

The company to release a four-…, but is shocked by the of the Honda 750-Four. Kawasaki back to the drawing board.

1973 The first new four-… the W1 is released. It’s worth the The 900cc Z1 goes one up on the Honda 750 more power and double cams.

Over the next few its capacity will increase and it will be rebadged the Z-1000.

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Kork Ballington wins the and 350cc World Championships fore-and-aft parallel-Twin racers also built racing in this configuration. Ballington repeat the feat in ’79. In he will finish second in the 500cc class.

Anton Mang takes racing duties in the 250 and 350 classes, and he win four more titles the next three years. is the most successful period for in the World Championship.

Kawasaki’s KZ1300 is released. Honda and have already released bikes by this time, but specification includes water and shaft drive. To underline the of the cooling system, its launch is in Death Valley.

Despite its substantial weight, are impressed.

Over the next few the KZ1300 will get digital injection and a full-dress touring will be sold as the ‘Voyager.’ model is marketed as “a car without

Kawasaki releases the GPz550. air-cooled and has only two valves per but its performance threatens the 750cc of rival manufacturers. This is the that launches the 600 class.

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