The 2012 Kawasaki Z1000 is one of those rare motorcycles that balance a distinctive aesthetic with an engine that pumps out arm-straightening power. As for its performance capabilities, the Z1000 is powered by a 1,043cc liquid-cooled, high-compression dual-cam engine that provides a unique riding experience unbridled power, and superb handling.
The chassis of the 2012 Z1000 features a new cutting-edge technology, including an aluminum frame that cradles the engine from above, a design similar to the ZX-10R superbike. The design allows a narrow mid-section, which fosters a high degree of rider comfort and feedback in addition to keeping weight low and chassis rigidity high. It’s a thoroughly athletic shape, one sure to garner attention wherever it’s ridden. Take a look!