Kawasaki W800 Street For Sale
What Is It?
The Kawasaki W800 Street is a retro style naked bike and is powered by an air-cooled 773 cc parallel twin engine, producing 46.9 bhp at 6,000 rpm and maximum torque at just 4,800 rpm.
- Steel tubular frame and swingarm
- 320 mm disc up front with Tokico two piston caliper
- 270 mm disc at the rear with two piston caliper
- ABS system
- 41 mm fork with 130 mm travel
- Dual rear shocks with 5-level pre-load adjustment and 107 mm travel
- 2->2 exhaust system
- 5 speed gearbox
- Assist and slipper clutch
- Adjustable levers
There is lots of attention to detail with the new Euro 4 compliant W800, such as the 170 mm LED headlight including position lights to make it look like an old bulb headlight, twin pea shooter exhausts and a modern ABS system subtly designed in. The wire-spoked 18" wheels take a 100/90 tyre at the front and 130/80 at the rear.
Accessories include headed grips, engine bars and a few shiny bits.
Up And Down The Range
The closely related £9,100 W800 Cafe is basically the same bike but with low clip-on handlebars, a cafe screen, hump on the seat and more aggressive riding position but the seat is 20 mm higher and it weighs 2 kg more.
2020: W800 added to range with classic styling, 19" front wheel and lots of Chrome.
Review In A Few
- It has nailed the retro vibe
- Low learner friendly seat
- LED headlight
- No gear position indicator
- Smallish tank
- Quite heavy
Launch RRP: £8,400
Capacity: 773 cc (average)
Power: 47 bhp / 35 kW (average)
Red Line: 7,000 rpm (average)
Top Speed: 115 mph / 185 km/h (high)
Economy: 50 mpg / 5.6 L/100km (average)
Range: 160 miles / 257 km (high)
Fuel Capacity: 15.0 litres / 3.3 gallons (average)
Seat Height: 770 mm / 30.3 inches (low)
Wet Weight: 221 kg / 487 pounds (heavy)
Power to Weight: 0.213 bhp/kg / 0.159 kW/kg
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