August 28, 2015

The most captivating motorcycle of 2015 takes honors from both Cycle World and

Motorcyclist magazines as part of their Best of 2015awards

When Kawasaki first announced the 2015 Ninja H2R in late 2014, the motorcycling world was abuzz with hype about the worlds most powerful production motorcycle. From the millions who followed the official teaser videos,to the millions more who anxiously awaited reviews fromthe motorcycle media,thereslittle doubt that the NinjaH2R has been the most captivating motorcycle of 2015.  Now both Cycle Worldand Motorcyclistmagazines have honored the Ninja H2R motorcycle during their annual Best ofawards,further solidifying that it lives up to all of the hype. Cycle World magazine awarded the Ninja H2R motorcycle the Best Superbikeaward, stating, this is a Superbikewith a capital S and the most intense motorcycle weve ever ridden, while Motorcyclist proclaims,the H2Rleaves even hardy horsepower fanatics shaking their heads.

We are in no way surprised to hear what people have to say about the Ninja H2R motorcycle. It truly is a technological marvel, from its uniquely engineered trellis frame to the sheer acceleration created by its supercharged powerplant, says Kawasaki Manager,PR +Brand Experience Kevin Allen.We couldnt be more proud of this flagship circuit-only motorcycle and what it represents for Kawasaki. Being recognized by two ofthe most influential motorcycle magazines in the world is a great honor and further proves that this motorcycleis more than worthy of the legendary H2 name.


The Kawasaki Ninja H2R hypersport motorcycle is made possible through the technological expertise of Kawasaki Heavy Industries,Ltd.(KHI).The result is a system of premium components that work in concert to create an unbelievably powerful circuit-only machine.

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Kawasaki Heavy Industries,Ltd.(KHI)started full-scale production of motorcycles over a half century ago. The first Kawasaki motorcycle engine was designed based on technical know-how garnered from the development and production of aircraft engines,and Kawasaki’s entry into the motorcycle industry was driven by the company’s constant effort to develop new technologies. Numerous new Kawasaki models introduced over the years have helped shape the market,and in the process have created enduring legends based on their unique engineering, power, design and riding pleasure.In the future,Kawasaki's commitment to maintaining and furthering these strengths will surely give birth to new legends.

Kawasaki MotorsCorp.,U.S.A.(KMC) markets and distributes Kawasaki motorcycles, ATVs, side x sides,and JetSki®watercraft through a networkof almost 1,200 independent retailers,with close to an additional 7,400 retailers specializing in general purpose engines.KMC and its affiliates employ nearly

3,100 people in the United States,with approximately 300 of them located at KMC's Irvine,California headquarters.


Kawasaki’s tagline, “Let the good times roll.®”,is recognized worldwide.The Kawasaki brand is synonymous with powerful,stylishand category-leading vehicles. Information about Kawasaki’s complete line of power sports products can be found on the Internet at