TOP FEATURES

SUGOMI STYLING

SUGOMI STYLING Z STYLING


The Z650’s aggressive Z Supernaked styling blends sugomi design elements with a slim, light-looking package, resulting in a headturning design that conveys both excitement and approachability.
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Z STYLING


From its front cowl adorned with meter cover to its compact tail cowl, the Z650’s head-turning design exudes a functional beauty. Complementing sugomi design elements (crouching stance, low-positioned head and upswept tail) that give it an instantly recognisable silhouette, its condensed appearance is emphasised by slim, close-fitting bodywork designed to give the bike a light, nimble image that reflects its sporty performance. 
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Z LED TAILLIGHT


Ensuring the Z650 is not mistaken for anything other than Kawasaki Supernaked when viewed from behind, its sharp LED taillight lights up in "Z” pattern, contributing to the sporty image and the strong Z identity.
Compact, upswept tail cowl contributes to the Z650’s dynamic, sporty image. 
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Compact Multi-Functional Instrumentation INSTRUMENTATION


Stacked instrument cluster features a large analoguestyle tachometer with a gear position indicator at its centre, sitting atop a multi-function LCD screen.
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EVERYDAY VERSATILITY

EASY MANOEUVRABILITY HANDLING


The Z650’s low weight and low seat height both contribute to manoeuvrability, whether walking beside the bike, or foot peddling in a parking lot. The easy-to-manage engine response and strong low-end torque further facilitate lowspeed manoeuvring. 
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SUSPENSIONS


ø41 mm telescopic front fork handles suspension duties up front.
Horizontal back-link rear suspension offers a progressive character. Compared to link-less type suspension, it delivers a better balance of sporty performance and ride comfort.
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Relaxed, Sporty Ergonomics ERGONOMICS


Wide, flat handlebar and a relaxed, sporty riding position allows riders to fully capitalise on the Z650’s sporty street riding potential. Designed to both inspire rider confidence as well as put the rider in the ideal position for control, the comfortable and natural position is suitable for a wide range of riders. 
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RIDER INTERFACE


The combination of a low 790 mm seat height and a slim chassis that makes it easy to reach the ground enables a wide range of riders to enjoy the Z650 with confidence. Both clutch and brake levers are 5-way adjustable, able to accommodate a variety of hand sizes for increased comfort.
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ENGINE

Parallel-Twin Engine Tuned for Low-Mid Range Power & Torque POWER & PERFORMANCE


Liquid-cooled, DOHC, 8-valve 649 cm3 Parallel Twin with fuel injection delivers smooth, responsive performance, especially in the low and medium rpm ranges. The strong low-end focus lends itself to sporty riding, but also translates to rider-friendly power characteristics that facilitate control and inspire confidence in new riders.
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ASSIST & SLIPPER CLUTCH


Assist & Slipper Clutch was developed based on feedback from racing activities. The clutch uses two types of cams (an assist cam and a slipper cam), offering two new functions not available on a standard clutch. 
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CHASSIS

ALL-NEW TRELLIS FRAME


One of the key components realising Z650’s light weight (noticeable as soon as the bike is lifted off its side-stand), the allnew frame weighs only 15 kg and contributes significantly to the bike’s light, nimble handling.
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TECHNOLOGY

ABS

ABS

ABS (Anti-lock Brake System) ensures stable braking performance by preventing wheel lock during braking.

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Horizontal Back-link Rear Suspension

Horizontal Back-link Rear Suspension

Horizontal Back-link Rear Suspension arranges its shock unit horizontally, greatly contributing to efficient use of space and mass centralisation.

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Assist & Slipper Clutch

Assist & Slipper Clutch

Based on racing technology, the Assist & Slipper Clutch acts as both a back-torque limiter and a self-servo mechanism that enables a lighter clutch lever pull.

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Dual Throttle Valves

Dual Throttle Valves

Dual Throttle Valves offer increased power and greater ease of use care of a second set of ECU-controlled throttle valves.

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Economical Riding Indicator

Economical Riding Indicator

The Economical Riding Indicator is a mark appearing on the instrument panel to indicate favourable fuel consumption, encouraging fuel efficient riding.

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