Kawasaki Z900RS Launched In India: All Features, Tech Specs, Price And Image Gallery

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India Kawasaki Motors has introduced the retro and classic Z900RS in India. The motorcycle gets timeless looks that blend Z1-styling with modern technology and craftsmanship techniques.

Backed by Kawasaki’s latest rider support technology, the engine and the frame get the benefits of the latest in advanced analysis technology. Conceived as an homage to the legendary Z1, it is powered by a liquid-cooled 900cc-class In-Line Four engine. While Kawasaki In-Line Four engines are historically renowned for their great-sounding exhausts, this the first time that Kawasaki has conducted sound research to craft a model’s ideal exhaust note.



The Z900RS is equipped with advance features like KRTC (Kawasaki Traction Control), LED headlight, multi-function LCD screen nestled between dual analogue-style speedometers and tachometer dials.

In order to create an engine character, the Z900RS was tuned for low-mid range, delivering strong high-rpm operation that facilitates control for riders of all skill. Below 7,000 min -1, the engine pulls more strongly than Z900.



Z900RS is a purely made in Kawasaki factory of Japan and has been successful in Europe, Japan & USA. In India the classic Z900RS will be available in candytone brown / candytone orange and its price will be INR 15,30,000 (Ex-showroom).

Below are the complete technical specifications of the new Kawasaki Z900RS:

Engine TypeFour-Cylinder, DOHC, Liquid Cooled
Displacement 948 cc
Bore and Stroke73.4 x 56.0 mm
Compression Ratio10.8:1
Valve systemDOHC, 16 valves
Fuel systemFuel injection: ø36 mm x 4 with sub-throttles
IgnitionB&C (TCBI EL. ADV. D.)
LubricationForced lubrication, wet sump
Max Power82.0 kW {111 PS} / 8,500 min-1
Max Torque98.5 N·m {10.0 kgƒ·m} / 6,500 min-1
Transmission6-speed, return
Final DriveChain
Primary Reduction Ratio1.627 (83/51)
Gear Ratios1st 2.917 (35/12) [JPN: 2.916 (35/12)]

2nd 2.059 (35/17) [JPN: 2.058 (35/17)]

3rd 1.650 (33/20)

4th 1.409 (31/22)

5th 0.966 (28/29) [JPN: 0.965 (28/29)]

6th 0.967 (29/30) [JPN: 0.966 (29/30)]

Final Reduction Ratio2.800 (42/15)
ClutchWet multi-disc
Frontø41 mm inverted fork with compression and rebound damping and spring preload adjustability
RearHorizontal Back-link, gas-charged shock with rebound damping and spring preload adjustability
FrontType Dual semi-floating ø300 mm discs Caliper

Dual radial-mount, monobloc, opposed 4-piston

RearType Single ø250 mm petal disc

Caliper Single-piston

ABSYes, Nissin ABS
Price In IndiaINR 15.30 Lakh (ex-showroom)

Kawasaki Z900 RS Image Gallery


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