Kawasaki’s legacy of creating motorcycles that have unrivaled performance, excitement, and Sugomi styling continues with a flagship model of the Kawasaki Z line of naked motorcycles, the Z H2 supercharged hypernaked. The next-level Z H2 hypernaked combines the balanced supercharged engine with premium components.

The Supercharged Streetfighter

Unparalleled street performance is centered around a balanced supercharged engine and a compact, lightweight design. Feel the ultimate rush on the most exhilarating Z motorcycle ever.

Supercharged Supernaked

The liquid-cooled 998cc four-cylinder supercharged engine generates maximum power unprecedented in the history of Z nakedsports. The engine delivers strong low- to mid-range focused torque that offers smooth, responsive acceleration, resulting in robust yet remarkably manageable power.

Dog Ring Transmission

The Kawasaki Racing Team-inspired Dog Ring Transmission provides high performance shifting that offers light operation and crisp, rapid shifts for quick acceleration.

Assist & Slipper Clutch

The Assist and Slipper Clutch enables light clutch operation and reduces back-torque during more aggressive downshifts, keeping the rear tire from hopping or skidding.

First Class Flow

The Ram Air duct was designed to take fresh air to the supercharger in as straight a line as possible allowing the supercharger to consistently deliver high performance.

Ride Out Loud

The intake duct features a fine-tuned shape that highlights the operating sound of the supercharger for a unique and emotional engine sound unlike anything you’ve heard before.

Predatory Design

Minimal bodywork, maximum attitude. That’s the mantra of the Z H2 hypernaked design. A raw and distinctive profile is indicative of aggressive performance and unapologetic boldness.

Ready To Attack

The muscular image is inspired by Sugomi, a design philosophy that integrates aggressive lines with minimalist bodywork to draw attention to functional beauty.

Form & Function

A Ram Air intake duct optimizes the supercharged engine and runs along the left side of the chassis. A constant reminder that the Z H2 features boosted performance and isn’t afraid to show it.

Get Connected

All-digital TFT (thin-film transistor) color instrumentation gives the cockpit a high-tech, high-grade appearance and visibility. The screen’s background color is selectable (black or white), and screen brightness adjusts automatically to suit available light. Display functions include: digital speedometer, digital bar-style tachometer, gear position indicator, shift lamp, fuel gauge, odometer, dual trip meters, current and average fuel consumption, remaining range, average speed, total time, coolant temperature, clock, battery voltage, Kawasaki service reminder, oil change reminder and the Kawasaki Economical Riding Indicator.

Take Control From Your Phone

Bluetooth Smartphone Connectivity (using RIDEOLOGY THE APP*) connects riders to their motorcycles wirelessly like never before, allowing you to view vehicle info, riding log, phone notifications, and general settings.*RIDEOLOGY THE APP is not intended for use during vehicle operation. Only use RIDEOLOGY THE APP when the vehicle is not being operated and it is safe to do so.

Beauty In the Details

The Fat-Type (large diameter) handlebar and compact control switches offer a sophisticated fit and finish to an already incredible machine.

Lead The Way With LEDs

Headlight and taillight are equipped with LED bulbs for vivid illumination. Modern LED lighting offers bright and white lighting and adds a high-tech accent to the aggressive styling.

Convenient Control

With great power comes next-level technology. Harness supercharged power with advanced rider support systems that help you take the streets with confidence and swagger.

Chassis Orientation Awareness

The intelligent five-axis Bosch IMU and Kawasaki Proprietary Software offer control systems designed to put supercharged power in your hands. This additional layer of precision works by monitoring inertia along six degrees of freedom.

A Mode For Every Road

Integrated riding modes link Kawasaki TRaction Control (KTRC) and Power Modes to offer varying traction control and power delivery settings to suit different riding conditions. Sport mode enables sporty riding for back roads. Road mode offers comfortable riding over a wide range of conditions. Rain mode delivers reassurance over wet surfaces. Rider (manual) mode lets you set each system independently. With the Z H2 SE motorcycle, integrated riding modes is also linked to Kawasaki Electronic Control Suspension. Base damping character is set according to the integrated Riding Mode (Sport, Road, Rain, Rider (manual) selected, then KECS adjusts to the road surface environment in real time to provide the ideal damping.

Next-Level Support

Kawasaki Traction Control (KTRC) offers multiple levels of aid to reduce rear-wheel slip while Kawasaki Launch Control Mode (KLCM) helps optimize acceleration. Kawasaki Intelligent Braking System (KIBS) provides precision braking performance. Kawasaki Corner Management Function (KCMF) modulates brake force (KIBS) and engine power (KTRC) to facilitate smooth transitions from acceleration to braking, to assist you in holding your intended line through the corner.

Seamless & Smooth

The Kawasaki Quick Shifter (KQS) enables clutchless upshifts and downshifts for quick and seamless acceleration.

Just Ride

For added convenience, Electronic Cruise Control allows a desired speed to be maintained with the press of a button, adding comfort for longer, relaxed rides.

Supercharged Control

Power Modes allow you to switch between Full, Middle (about 75% of full) or Low (about 50% of full), putting the power delivery settings in your hands to suit preference and conditions.Equipment illustrated and specification may vary to meet individual markets.

A Unique Design

The compact trellis frame is engineered for a special combination of high-level balance of stiffness, flexibility and light handling so you can experience a wide range of riding situations with exceptional handling performance and confident control.

Strong Bones

A lightweight trellis frame harnesses the massive engine power to help deliver lightweight cornering and straight-line stability.

Superior Performance

Enhanced handling comes to the Z H2 hypernaked with the adjustable Showa SFF-BP front fork. To complement, the Uni-Trak rear suspension features a Showa shock with adjustable damping for personalized performance. The Z H2 SE motorcycle features an upgraded Showa SFF-CA (Cartridge) front fork and high-spec Showa BFRC lite shock in the rear. Adapt to road surface in real time with NEW Kawasaki Electronic Control Suspension (KECS) with Showa’s Skyhook Electronically Equipped Ride Adjustment (EERA) technology, carefully tuned by Kawasaki engineers to offer comfort and control across a wide range of riding conditions.

Strong Stopping Power

Superior braking performance completes the high-performance chassis package. Brembo M4.32 monobloc calipers are radially mounted up front to produce powerful braking. The Z H2 SE hypernaked features Brembo Stylema monobloc calipers and a Brembo front master cylinder, providing stronger braking performance and enhanced control.


  • Maximum Power

    147.1 kW {200 PS} / 11,000 rpm

  • Maximum Torque

    37.0 N.m {14.0 kgf.m} / 8,500 rpm

  • Engine

    4-stroke In-Line Four

  • Displacement

    998 cm3

  • Bore x Stroke

    76.0 × 55.0 mm

  • Compression Ratio


  • Valve System

    DOHC, 16 valves

  • Fuel System

    Fuel injection

  • Intake System

    Kawasaki Supercharger

  • Ignition


  • Starting


  • Cooling


  • Lubrication

    Forced lubrication, wet sump with oil cooler

  • Transmission

    6-speed, return, dog-ring

  • Primary Reduction Ratio

    1.480 (74/50)

  • Gear Ratio: 1st

    3.077 (40/13)

  • Gear Ratio: 2nd

    2.471 (42/17)

  • Gear Ratio: 3rd

    2.045 (45/22)

  • Gear Ratio: 4th

    1.727 (38/22)

  • Gear Ratio: 5th

    1.524 (32/21)

  • Gear Ratio: 6th

    1.348 (31/23)

  • Final Reduction Ratio

    2.556 (46/18)

  • Clutch

    Wet multi-disc, manual

  • Final Drive



  • Frame

    Trellis, high-tensile steel

  • Front Suspension

    Telescopic fork

  • Rear Suspension

    New Uni Trak Swingarm

  • Front Wheel Travel


  • Rear Wheel Travel


  • Rake


  • Trail

    104 mm

  • Steering Angle (L/R)

    29? / 29?

  • Front Tyre

    120/70 ZR 17M/C (58W)

  • Rear Tyre

    190/55 ZR17 M/C (75W)

  • Front Brake/s

    Dual semi-floating o320 mm discs with radial-mount, Brembo M4.32 monobloc,

  • Front Caliper/s

    opposed 4-piston calipers

  • Rear Brake

    Single 250 mm petal disc

  • Rear Caliper



  • Dimensions (LxWxH)

    2085 × 810 × 1130mm

  • Overall Length


  • Overall Width


  • Overall Height


  • Wheelbase


  • Road Clearance


  • Seat Height


  • Curb Mass

    239 kg

  • Fuel Capacity


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