Kawasaki Z1000SX Motorbikes For Sale

Kawasaki Z1000SX
Current Prices: £5,800–£4,350
Insurance Costs: 10 of 10

What Is It?

The Kawasaki Z1000SX is a super popular sports touring bike and is powered by a liquid cooled 1,043 cc inline four cylinder engine, producing 136.1 bhp at 9,600 rpm and maximum torque at 7,800 rpm.

Features include:

  • Aluminium frame
  • Dual 300 mm wavy discs up front with Tokico four piston calipers
  • 250 mm wavy disc at the rear with single piston caliper
  • Adjustable 41 mm upside down fork with 120 mm travel
  • Adjustable horizontal Showa rear shock with 138 mm travel
  • 3 level manual screen
  • 6 speed gearbox

It's basically the Z1000 with a fairing, some touring comforts and suspension tweaked to handle the extra 10 kg of fairing. The 17" wheels take a 120/70 tyre at the front and 190/50 at the rear.

Accessories include heated grips (£162), Akrapovic exhaust (£1,058), pillion seat cover (£224), engine guards (£157) and smoked windscreen (£85). The £9,800 Tourer model adds colour coded 35 litre panniers and ABS (+3 kg).

Colours: Black, green

Did You Know?

It's the basis for Robocop's bike in the 2012 film.


Launch RRP: £9,000

Capacity: 1,043 cc (high)

Power: 136 bhp, 101 kW (high)

Red Line: 11,000 rpm (high)

Top Speed: 150 mph, 241 km/h (very high)

Fuel Consumption / Gas Mileage: 40 mpg, 7.1 l/100km, 14.2 km/l (average)

Range: 170 miles, 274 km (high)

Fuel Capacity: 19.0 litres, 5.0 US gallons (high)

Seat Height: 822 mm, 32.4 inches (average)

Wet Weight: 228 kg, 503 pounds (heavy)

Power to Weight: 0.596 bhp/kg, 0.445 kW/kg

Road Tax (VED): £96 / Year (very high)

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Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • Great all rounder
  • Looks

Any Downsides?

  • Range
  • Seat


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