Kawasaki Z1000 Review
✓Power, comfort, handling, reliability, easy to mod
×Seat, economy, brakes
What Is It?
The 2010 Kawasaki Z1000 is a naked bike which was first launched in 2003, then updated in 2007 and 2014.
Engine: 1,043 cc Inline Four, 136 bhp
Economy: 38 mpg
Range: 130 miles
Seat Height: 815 mm
What Is It Like?
- Good value
- Easy for parts
- Looks wicked
- Sounds great
- Easy to modify plenty choice for mods
- Handles great
- Standard seat isn’t very comfy
- Fuel range isn’t great at 90 miles to a tank
- Switch gear is very basic
- Standard brakes are okay but not great
To Sum Up
Overall I would give the 2013 Z1000 four out of five stars. It's a great bike which is easy to ride, smooth, fast when needed and very smart looking.
- Jay C, 2019
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Check out this useful four part video review from Robert Buchnajzer.