FEATURES

KEY FEATURES

Piggyback-reservoir-equipped rear shock

Piggyback-reservoir-equipped rear shock

The rear shock features an aluminum body wuith a piggyback reservoir for increased cooling performance. KYB rear shock is repositioned 20mm to the left side for better left-right balance

Optional ABS

Optional ABS

ABS Models feature a compact and lightweight Nissin motorcycle ABS unit. The unit is located under the rider's seat, contributing to increased room for storage under the passenger seat.

Natural riding position

Natural riding position

The relationship between pegs, seat and handlebars was designed to enhance communication between rider and machine, giving the rider a confidence-inspiring feeling of control that perfectly complements its accurate and precise handling qualities. New seat design contributes to increased comfort for rider and passenger.

Highly communicative chassis

Highly communicative chassis

While maintaining a highly sporty nature, the Z800's friendly character makes it an accommodating mount even for beginners. Increased road holding performance, and hence traction, on all types of road surfaces enables both sporty and friendly riding characteristics. Tubular backbone chassis design with engine sub-frame and new connecting pipe, and revised chassis rigidity offer great feedback to the rider, communicating what the bike is doing in all situations.

41 mm inverted fork

41 mm inverted fork

41mm KYB Inverted fork contributes to the Z800’s quick, nimble handling, excellent road-holding ability and superb feedback. Optimised for the increased engine and revised frame rigidity the front fork is adjustable for rebound damping and preload.

806 cm3 liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-line Four tuned for strong low-mid range torque

806 cm3 liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-line Four tuned for strong low-mid range torque

With its larger displacement, the Z800 engine offers increased performance at all RPM. The greater performance is especially noticeable in the low-mid range, adding to greater everyday usability as well as increased riding exhilaration. Shorter final gearing complements the new engine character and emphasises the Z800's stronger acceleration.

LED taillight

LED taillight

New taillight design features a “Z” pattern – a nice touch that complements the slim tail section of this latest Z-model.

Enhanced braking performance

Enhanced braking performance

New opposed, 4-piston calipers gripping larger-diameter 310 mm petal discs deliver formidable stopping power with superb control and feel.

Buffed header pipes

Buffed header pipes

Elegant curves of the exhaust header pipes and a buffed finish complement the Z800’s fierce street-fighter styling.

Shorter final gearing

Shorter final gearing

Smooth-shifting 6-speed transmission has a gear for every situation, from low-speed city traffic to high-speed highway use. A larger rear sprocket (43T>45T) emphasises the Z800’s already more powerful acceleration.

Sharp under-cowl

Sharp under-cowl

The under-cowl adds to the Z800’s street-fighter image and along with the engine shrouds contributes to the aggressive, visceral design.

Aggressive front cowl

Aggressive front cowl

Compact headlamp cowl uses a multi-facet design to create a more aggressive, glaring visage for the Z800. The fierce appearence is one of the key styling elements of the aggressive new design.

Full digital instrumentation

Full digital instrumentation

The Z800's futuristic looking instrument panel features a triple LCD screen which includes a level-meter-style tachometer, fuel gauge, remaining range and the Economical Riding Indicator.

TECHNOLOGY

ABS

ABS

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

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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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