Kawasaki announce 2018 UK prices
Kawasaki have announced the 2018 UK prices for a whole host of models including the new H2SX and they’re less than expected
It’s not often that we say this about a manufacturer but Kawasaki have announced their UK pricing for 2018 and some of the models are less than we expected. A lot less.
H2 SX & H2 SX SE
First up is the new H2SX, which is a supercharger sports tourer that’s taken cues from the H2 sports bike. Despite sharing similar technology, very little carries over from the H2 to the H2 SX, so we were taken by surprise when Kawasaki said it would retail for £15,099 when it appears in dealers in February 2018. Now £15,000 might not sound that cheap for a bike but considering a completely standard H2 starts from £25,499 the H2 SX suddenly looks like a bit of a bargain.
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Meanwhile the H2 SX SE, which comes with additional equipment including a full-colour TFT dash, LED cornering lights and quick shifter, will be available for £18,099, also from February 2018. If you’d like to know more about either of these bikes, click here: Kawasaki Ninja H2SX unveiled
Z900RS & Z900RS Cafe
Kawasaki also confirmed the prices of the new Z900 – a Z900-based retro that pays homage to the legendary Z1. If you’re not familiar with the Z900RS, it takes the scorching engine from the current Z900 but adds a retro flavour, as well as some new tech such as traction control and radial calipers.
The Z900RS starts at £9899 for the standard Metallic Spark Black with an extra £200 for the special edition Metallic Matte Covert Green / Flat Ebony (£10,099). For the true Z1 inspired Candytone Brown / Candytone Orange, the price is £10,199. All three versions will be in dealers by the end of the month.
The Z900RS Café will follow soon after, with its café racer front cowl and lower handlebars. The Z900RS Café comes in just one colour (Vintage Lime Green) and will be priced at £10,349 when it arrives in dealer in March 2018. If you’d like to know more about either of these bikes, click here: Kawasaki Z900RS & Kawasaki Z900RS Café
Ninja ZX-10R SE
In a big move for Kawasaki, they announced another member of the ZX-10 superbike family this year – the ZX-10R SE, which features electronic suspension for the first time on a Kawasaki. The new Ninja ZX-10R SE will be available in March 2018 priced at £18,949. Read more about this bike here: Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R SE
As well as adding more bikes onto the top of the Ninja range for 2018, they’ve also added on a bike at the lower end. The new Ninja 400 is a lightweight addition that should offer an exciting ride alongside its entry-level price tag. Available from February 2018, the Ninja 400 starts at £5249 in Metallic Spark Black and will also available in KRT colours for £5399. Read more about this bike here: Kawasaki Ninja 400 unveiled