From Kawasaki we seen for another treat in the form of street sport motorcycle as Z1000 Sugomi Edition. A comprehensive design philosophy where style and engineering in line with transferring an indelible aura to these unique bike.
The difference is in cosmetics and acoustics, and of course the price is higher than the standard Z1000. The Japanese word Sugomi, should signify the psychological state of a boxer before entering the ring! We will not go into the ring but on the race track or the street certainly.
The 2016 Kawasaki Z1000 Sugomi Edition comes with a special combination of Metallic Spark Black Candy Crimson Red color. Engine is liquid-cooled, in-line four, four-stroke, 16-valves, DOHC, 1043cc displacement of, a maximum power of 104.5 kW at 10,000 rpm and torque of 111 Nm at 7,300 rpm, paired with 6-speed gearbox .
Aluminum twin-tube frame, front suspension 41mm inverted fork with top-out springs, stepless compression and rebound damping, and spring preload adjustability with 120mm wheel travel and rear suspension horizontal Back-link, gas-charged, with stepless rebound damping with 122mm wheel travel. Front brake dual semi-floating 310mm metal discs with dual radial-mount, monobloc, opposed 4-piston caliper and rear suspension single 250mm petal disc with single-piston caliper.
To distinguish it from the standard Z1000 gets Akrapovic exhaust, anodized fork, special wheel rim tapes containing dark red, almost purple color and some cosmetic little things that characterize the Z1000 Sugomi Edition.