Kawasaki Z750R | First Ride

Ninja, please

By Roland Brown, Photography by Double Red, Wout Mepperlink

Tech Spec

Price na
Engine type l-c inline-four
Valve train DOHC, 16v
Displacement 748cc
Transmission 6-speed
Claimed horsepower 105 bhp @ 10,500 rpm
Claimed torque 58 lb.-ft. @ 8300 rpm
Frame Steel twin-spar with aluminum swingarm
Front suspension Showa 41mm fork with adjustable spring preload and rebound damping
Rear suspension Showa shock with adjustable spring preload and rebound damping
Front brake Dual Nissin four-piston radial calipers, 300mm discs
Rear brake Nissin single-piston caliper, 250mm disc
Front tire 120/70ZR-17 Dunlop Sportmax D210F
Rear tire 180/55ZR-17 Dunlop Sportmax D210
Seat height 32.1 in.
Wheelbase 56.7 in.
Fuel capacity 4.8 gal.
Claimed curb weight 500 lbs.
Contact www.kawasaki.com
Verdict 3 stars out of 5
The Z750R certainly seems to tick most of the boxes, but it’s less exciting than it looks.

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