Vehicle Profile

Rule the streets with Kawasaki’s throwback to the retro-classic bike, the Z900RS motorcycle. This neo-retro Z brings modern technology like LED headlights and a multi-function LCD display together with a timeless design. Capture the spirit of 1973 with the raw performance and the enthralling sound of the 948cc engine. With sophisticated features including an assist and slipper clutch and horizontal back-link suspension, cruise the boulevard or head to the canyons with this timeless beauty.

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Top Features


  • Engine


    4-stroke, 4-cylinder, DOHC, 16-valve, liquid-cooled



    Bore x Stroke

    73.4 x 56.0mm

    Compression Ratio


    Fuel System

    DFI® with Keihin 36mm throttle bodies


    TCBI with electronic advance


    6-speed, return shift

  • Suspension

    Front Suspension / Wheel Travel

    Inverted telescopic fork with (13-way) adjustable compression and rebound (11-way) damping, spring preload (15-turn)/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

    Rear Tire

    180/55 ZR17


    25.0°/3.9 in

    Ground Clearance

    5.1 in


    57.9 in

  • Totals

    Overall Length

    83.1 in

    Overall Width

    34.1 in

    Overall Height

    46.5 in

    Seat Height

    32.9 in

    Curb Weight

    474.1 lb (50-State Model)**

    Fuel Capacity

    4.5 gal

    Maximum Torque

    72.3 lb-ft @ 6,500 rpm

  • General

    Final Drive

    Sealed chain

    Frame Type

    Tubular, diamond

    Color Choices

    Candytone Green

    Kawasaki Protection Plus (optional)

    12, 24, 36 or 48 months

  • Brakes

    Front Brakes

    Dual 300mm disc ABS

    Rear Brakes

    Single 250mm disc ABS

  • Guarantee


    12 Month Limited Warranty

**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).

Specifications subject to change

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. ©2021 Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

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