Kawasaki India announces Dec 23 launch for the 2014 Z1000

Bajaj will launch the 2014 Kawasaki Z1000 on December 23rd in India. Kawasaki is already selling there flagship superbikes ZX-10r the hypertourer and ZX-14r the muscular superbike in India. The Z1000 is powered by a 1043cc inline four cylinder engine which churns out 140Bhp and 110Nm of torque. Kawasaki says that they have made changes to the engine by adding a new intake cam setup which at low revs boosts the power.

2014 Z1000 is lighter than the previous version and the tank size is also increased form 15 to 17 litre. The Z1000 also comes with ABS as standard but in previous version it was an option. The Z1000 will be competing with the bikes like Hyosung GT650 N, Ducati Monster 1200 and Honda CB1000R. The on-road price of the new Z1000 is estimated in the region of INR 13 lakhs.