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2021 Kawasaki Z1000 introduced in Indonesia

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Kawasaki has launched the new 2021 Kawasaki Z1000 in the Indonesian market with the sticker price of IDR 349,000,000, (MSRP in Jakarta) that roughly converts to INR 17.90 lakhs. The motorcycle is offered in a single shade – Black which features a dark overall theme with Red accented graphic highlights on the headlight shrouds side panels tail cowling and the alloy wheel rims. 

The 2021 Kawasaki Z1000 retains its Sugomi design and styling from the predecessor and not much has changed in that department. The naked streetfighter features a low slung headlamp unit with quad projector LEDs, pod-style digital instrumentation, muscular fuel tank, boomerang-shaped side panels, step-up seats with a textured rider’s seat upholstery, sleek upswept tail, a flat handlebar and quad tipped exhausts. 

The 2021 Kawasaki Z1000 is powered by a 1,043cc in-line, four-cylinder, liquid-cooled, 16-valve DOHC engine featuring dual throttle valves and develops 142 Ps of power and 111 Nm of torque matched to a 6-speed return type gearbox. The MY2021 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 in India is also powered by the same engine but gets features such as Electronic Throttle Valves that enable the addition of Electronic Cruise Control, new cam profiles, a secondary balancer on the engine to reduce vibrations, redesigned air intakes etc. and is, of course, BS6 emissions compliant. 

The suspension and braking duties are performed by an adjustable 41mm upside-down front fork suspension with compression, rebound damping and spring preload adjustments and a rear monoshock with rebound damping and preload adjustments. The motorcycle gets dual petal discs on the front and a single disc on the rear.

The is yet to announce the BS6 compliant Kawasaki Z1000 in the Indian market and is expected to introduce the naked streetfighter soon. In the recent past, Kawasaki has launched the new 2021 Ninja 1000SX, the 2021 Ninja 650 and the 2021 Z650 in the Indian market.

*Prices mentioned are Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price in Jakarta Indonesia and all price conversions from Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) to Indian Rupee (INR) are live mid-market rates, not available to consumers and are for informational purposes only.