2012 Kawasaki W800 Special Edition Review

Dark and interesting, the special edition W800 combines matte and glossy surfaces in anodized black with a gold border style, features and details outlined in a heady cocktail subtle.

Back to the Future, the new special edition W800 offers a classic blend of retro style with the technology of the minute. Drawing fans of all ages, quality and heritage W air-cooled parallel twin shine through.

Feel the classic beauty + + Vintage Train historical roots

The special edition W800 is the result of an exhaustive search of the beauty and feel of the race notorcycles owned vintage.

It offers a rare beauty of components carefully designed in every detail, and a feeling of real quality that can only come from the use of metal parts. The dunks engine air cooled vertical twin, and character of clear manipulation that comes with large wheels recall the feeling of a travel machine from an older generation, gone but not forgotten.

The special edition W800, both in appearance, a tribute to legendary Kawasaki W1, the model that has lit a fire that spans 45 years.

2012 Kawasaki W800 Special Edition
2012 Kawasaki W800 Special Edition
Classic Beauty

Care handsome forms carefully sculpted visual impact of the air-cooled engine with twin vertical bevel gears emblematic cam-classical image of the balanced chassis with large wheels, attention to detail, design simple but elegant silent

Metal parts

Add to Radiance, and genuine quality-metal parts are made of plastic material used for the entire Deep-polished chrome trim and engine of higher quality, even minor components consist of a black-out aluminum, corrosion resistant components ensure beauty long-lasting.

Feel Vintage Rail

Vertical twin-rich character of the wrist to feel good load capacity of 773 cm3 - Pulse only runs at 360 ° crank torque 2500 rpm-Strong low-mid range torque, quieter pleasure Vintage looks around heavy flywheel torque feels stronger low range This medium-injection of fuel.

2012 Kawasaki W800 Special Edition
2012 Kawasaki W800 Special Edition

2012 Kawasaki W800 Special Edition Features and Benefits

All features of the W800, plus:

Wheels - Anodized Gold style, just a subtle way of W800 Special Edition stands out from the crowd

Engine parts black - contrast and compare. The special edition W800 shines with a black motor wise and highlights

Matt black exhaust - speak softly, but with strong speeches. Cool matt black exhaust pipes sound good and add a subtle sign streets.

Emblem of the tank - The look of love. Every time you look down, you can see the unique logo Kawasaki Special Edition

Rich Double vertical in nature

The special edition W800 produced many well-impulse engine displacing 773cm3 Vertical Twin. The Torgue powerful medium to low increases the pleasure of the ride quiet vintage.

Electronic fuel injection

The Special Edition W800 has a fuel injection system that does not detract from the vintage look of the bike.

Historical roots

The special edition W800 is the latest model from the brand that covers 45 years with Kawasaki W1 original debut in 1966. He was the model the largest displacement of Japan of his time.

Metal ... no plastic!

The metal parts are used for the plastic through the special edition of the W800. Corrosion resistant parts are also used to ensure lasting beauty.

Large diameter wheels

The 19 "front and 18" rear wheels add to the classic look of the special edition W800. The 19 "front provides for the management of a classic look with a good balance of relaxation, becoming light and straight line stability.


Long, comfortable seat with thick padding coast has plenty of room for rider and passenger. Urethane front of the seat is designed to facilitate access to land. Piping along the edges of the seat along the line between the pilot and the passenger's feet, so they do not cut off the legs of the pilot when the clock stopped.


Whenever possible, the plastic is avoided in favor of the metal. The result is a feeling of real quality that can not be obtained from the solid feel of metal parts.

"W" style

Fuel tank voluptuous finish high quality paint will contribute W800 special editions of functional elegance.

The new design codes chrome tank, completed, to promote the appearance of high quality.

The adjustable handle

Five-position adjustable clutch lever and brake lever four-way adjustable allowing riders to astride the lever for refining.

Front brake

A front disc brake 300 mm, which provides braking power.

Great lighthouse

Large headlights is pretty smooth until the speedometer and tachometer, and a simple console.

The elegant design of silent

Simple, elegant design exhaust consists of smooth curves and long straights.

Silent-style rooms with thin Peashooter exhaust pipes add a touch long vintage.


The traditional instrumentation includes speedometer and tachometer with individual Classic View. A multi-function LCD display contains odometer, odometer and clock. A full range of LED signal lamps contain a FI, double indicator lights, low fuel, high beam indicator, neutral indicator, oil pressure indicator.

Classic style motor

"Building a great engine" was a key concept in the design of the double vertical air cooling. The classic engine style is clear, simple and a joy to behold. Iconic cam bevel gear adds beauty to the cylinder head while contributing to the classic look of the engine.

Rear Shocks

Dual rear shocks with adjustable spring preload, offering a smooth, clean air.

Traditionally fork style

Traditionally used Gaitor fork style rubber to protect fork tubes and fork seals ensure long life. The outer tube has a polished finish, which contributes to the front radiant.