Motorcycles Kawasaki Z900RS Cafe Headed for America
A Deep Dive into the 2018 Harley-Davidson Lineup
We take a close look at what's new for 2018 with Harley-Davidson's product portfolio manager.Harley-Davidson is starting 2018 in a bit of a rough spot. H-D saw an 8.5 percent drop in U.S. sales in 2017 and a 6.7 percent sales decline worldwide. The brand had its lowest number of shipments in six years in 2017 and it's forecasting even lower sales in 2018.
Kawasaki Z900RS Cafe Headed for America
After a bit of will they/won't they, Team Green decides to bring its retroed-out retro to American shoresWhen we talked about Kawasaki's Z900RS Cafe , we were pretty excited about it. Then we learned that it was only going to be available to our friends overseas, and we were devastated. We had a pretty good cry about it here at HQ, then kinda forgot about it because it made the pain easier. Looks like we can dry those tears now though, 'cause Kawasaki finally decided to bring it to the States (and Canada).
Volkswagen's New Chinese Crossover Is Heading For America Too
It is common for automakers from Europe, the U.S. and other parts of Asia to have cars specific to China’s fast-growing market. What’s not common, however, is for those cars to make it over to America. But that’s what Volkswagen is doing to satisfy our endless craving for crossovers soon, and when it debuts it’ll be Volkswagen’s first vehicle designed in China for the Chinese market to make its way to America.VW calls it the “Volks-SUV” in-house, though it won’t have that name and will actually be a compact crossover, Autoblog reports.
The limited edition 2018 Z900RS Cafe is the latest addition to Kawasaki's retro stable. It features the same 948cc inline four, six-speed trans, fancy pants clutch setup, trellis frame, and suspension as the Z900RS. It's tuned for low-mid range power “delivering strong torque that facilitates control for riders of all skill levels” according to Kawasaki. The bike also comes with Kawasaki’s own branded traction control which they call KTRC and has two performance modes for whatever your riding needs, or there's always "off" if you're trying to do a burn out.
Instead of the R900RS's clean, unadorned lines, the Cafe sports a sexy café racer-style cowl and stepped seat, black drop-style handlebars, a brushed finish on the silencer, and some other retro-adjacent bits and bobs to solidify the look. It's only available in a beautiful vintage lime green paint job with a white stripe but we can't see anyone wanting any other color in this styling. This bike is aimed at the rider in search of a well-rounded ride with all of the modern conveniences without sacrificing heritage and style. It looks like a historical piece of the Kawasaki puzzle and we definitely wouldn’t mind being seen riding that vintage green around town.
Photos courtesy of Kawasaki Motors
NASCAR America: Dale Earnhardt Jr. preps for life in the broadcast booth .
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Kawasaki Z900RS Cafe will soon be available in limited quantities in the US market.
Kawasaki Z900RS Cafe will soon be available in limited quantities in the US market. From the moment the Z900RS inspired by the Kawasaki Z1 was announced ...
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