Press Releases


September 9, 2016

  Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (KHI) is moving forward with plans to develop next-generation motorcycles that have a personality and can grow along with the rider.  The motorcycles will make use of ICT (Information and Communications Technology), including AI (Artificial Intelligence), to achieve this goal. The motorcycles being developed use the Emotion Generation Engine and Natural Language Dialogue System*1.  From the words spoken by the rider, this AI-controlled system can pick up on the rider’s intent and emotional state.  Enabling rider and motorcycle to communicate and share an understanding of purpose will open the door to a new world of unprecedented riding experiences. Accessing Kawasaki’s bank of analytical chassis and running data stored on a cloud-based data centre or referencing the vast amount of information available on the Internet, the system will be able to offer the rider pertinent hints for enhanced riding enjoyment, or relay...

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October 27, 2015

 2016 KAWASAKI Z800 ABSThe aggressive styling and powerful punch of the Kawasaki Z1000 has gained many fans, and now it gets a sibling in the form of the new-to-North America 2016 Kawasaki Z800 ABS. This mid-level streetfighter brings the same attitude as its bigger brother, with similarly aggressive styling, sportbike heritage and a powerful 806cc four-cylinder engine. Whether it’s being used on back roads for a Sunday fun run or city streets, the stripped down style and sporty handling will deliver grin-inducing performance with Kawasaki’s legendary reliability and durability.SPECIAL FEATURES OF THE 2016 KAWASAKI Z800 ABS• Aggressive, stripped down streetfighter styling• Reliable and torquey 806cc four-cylinder water-cooled engine• Smooth power delivery with strong performance at high RPM• Sporty, stable steering thanks to responsive chassis geometry• Natural riding position ideally suited to back-road fun or city commuting• Adjustable...

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Ninja H2R - Canadian Debut

January 23, 2015

Greetings,Canadian Kawasaki Motors Inc. is proud to announce that the highly anticipated Ninja H2R will make its debut in Canada at the Calgary Motorcycle Show on Friday January 9, 2015, at the BMO Centre located at Stampede Park. The strong desire to offer riders something they had never before experienced launched the development of the Ninja H2R. The bike needed to deliver intense acceleration and an ultra-high top speed, coupled with supersport-level circuit performance. The H2R has fully encapsulated what it is like to ride a Kawasaki Ninja, and we are proud to be able to share this piece of history with Canada. The show opens at 12:00pm and CKM will have an official unveiling at 1:30pm. CKM is pleased to offer you an invitation to come take in the sights of the unprecedented Ninja H2R.Best regards, Canadian Kawasaki Motors Inc.

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