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Kawasaki Z800 Blue-Black livery displayed at 2016 Bangkok Motor Show (LIVE)

 
Kawasaki Z800 Special Edition at 2016 Bangkok Motor Show

The naked street fighter packs 113 PS and 83 Nm of torque.

The interesting Kawasaki Z800 Blue-Black livery has been showcased at the 2016 Bangkok Motor Show which is currently under way. The naked sportsbike has been a strong seller in its segment in India right from its launch 2014 (even more so after the price got slashed by around INR 50,000 in 2015.

The funky Blue-Black color combination complements the motorcycle’s super aggressive styling. The headlamp cowl, tank extensions, tank decals and tailpiece and rim tapes are finished in blue.

Kawasaki Z800 Special Edition at 2016 Bangkok Motor Show

Kawasaki Z800 Special Edition at 2016 Bangkok Motor Show

The motorcycle’s in-line four-cylinder 806 cc liquid-cooled engine which is known for its refinement and effortless performance is paired with a 6-speed transmission. Power and torque figure stands at 113 PS at 10,200 rpm and 83 Nm of torque 7,000 rpm.

The Ducati Monster 821 rival is underpinned by a tubular backbone chassis which employs the engine as a sub-frame. Suspension system is constituted by an adjustable (rebound damping and preload) USD fork of 41 mm dia and Bottom-Link Uni-Trak with gas-charged shock absorber with stepless rebound damping and spring preload adjustability.

Kawasaki Z800 Special Edition at 2016 Bangkok Motor Show

Kawasaki Z800 Special Edition at 2016 Bangkok Motor Show

Braking is courtesy of 310 mm dual discs with 2 calipers upfront and a 250 mm disc at the rear with a single caliper. The brakes are governed by standard ABS. The 17-inch alloy wheels come shod with 120/70Z-R17 M/C (front) and 180/55Z-R17 M/C (rear tyres).

Apart form the Ducati Monster 821, the Kawasaki Z800 also locks horns with the Benelli 899, Triumph Street Triple, etc.

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