The EICMA 2019 has also been graced with the launch of 2020 Kawasaki Z900. The sports machine has been updated with a Euro5-compliant engine in addition to getting a revised electronics package, instrument console as well as a new set of Roadsport tyres. The customers will be able to get their hands on 5 new colour variants of the updated motorcycle.
Coming to the design language, the motorcycle retains the current-gen genetics for its MY2020 update. The brand has equipped the motorcycle with the same 41mm USD forks at the front with preload adjustability and a horizontal back-link monoshock unit at the rear. The handling of the motorcycle has been further refined with the use of Dunlop Sportmax Roadsport 2 tyres. In terms of braking, the 2020 Kawasaki Z900 is equipped with 300mm petal disc brakes at the front with 4-piston callipers and a 250mm single disc brake at the rear with single-piston calliper.
In addition to this, the 2020 Kawasaki Z900 has been graced with a new USB power socket just under the seat in addition to a new 10.9cm TFT colour display with Bluetooth connectivity that allows the rider to connect their smartphone with it and manage the riding statistics and other motorcycle information including distance covered, fuel left and more. The rider can further operate the display as a notification panel for calls and emails. The seat height and ground clearance have been increased and now stand at 820mm and 145mm respectively.
Powering the 2020 Kawasaki Z900 is a Euro5-compliant 948cc, 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that is capable to generate a maximum power of 125HP and a peak torque of 98.6 Nm. The brand has offered the updated motorcycle with a three-level traction control system, 2 power modes, and 4 riding modes namely Sport, Road, Rain, and Manual. One can expect the brand to launch the motorcycle in the Indian market by the mid-2020.