2012 Kawasaki Z750R Review

Intelligent Chassis and brake upgrades to create a masterpiece of half the weight. The magnificent new Z750R introduces a new level

feedback and refinement to the class People Naked bike.

2012 Kawasaki Z750R Features and Benefits

Sculpted aluminum swing arm - extruded aluminum swingarm replaces the square-embryonic part of the steel Z750. Swingarm is lighter and promotes the highest aspect Z750R. Carved design is based on the Z1000, 2009, the same left side, but the new design right in order to better accommodate 180 mm rear tire, used Z750R.

Multi-Front Cover - The head tube is a multi-room building. The strong and aggressive multi-faceted design reflects the sporty R model. Unit of smoke covering the windshield style contributes to the image sharper and clearer Z750R the Z750.

Instrumentation - Instrumentation Supersport style gives quick information to the pilot. Black-backed analog tachometer is next to an LCD screen with orange digital speedometer, odometer, speedometer, water temperature, fuel gauge, clock, etc.

Hi-Spec front fork - The inverted front fork of 41 mm from the Z1000 2009 offers excellent performance management. Smooth action on the upper half of the race is complemented by firmer damping in the bottom half. This gives the feeling of a first long-travel suspension, followed by a solid, planted feel in corners. Both sides of the front fork now rebound adjustment function, allowing for more precise adjustments. (Preload adjustable tubes is also a feature.)

2012 Kawasaki Z750R
2012 Kawasaki Z750R
Engine - Liquid-cooled sensitive fuel-efficient 4-valve, DOHC cylinder head displaces 748 cm3 of a bore and stroke of 68.4 x 50.9 mm. Injection system is managed by a team of precision. Ultrafine nozzles and 32 mm throttle bodies with oval sub-throttles offer ultra-smooth response across the rev-range.

Piggy-back tank Rear Suspension - Rear Bottom-Link Uni-Trak rear suspension features a nitrogen gas tank behind shock dampers. Calibration of the fork Rear suspension minds: Suspension action is excellent, offering exceptional grip. Increase in cooling performance by increasing the piggyback reservoir is suitable for sporty driving opportunities for new Z750R.

Two-tone fuel tank - Fuel tank complete luxury two-toned gold pin stripes.

Dura Brake - Radial-mount, opposed 4-piston front brake calipers thicker grip 300 mm petal disc deliver greater braking power and feel better. Radial front brake master cylinder, the pump also contributes to better control and feel offered by the new calipers. Steel braided lines offer a complete package of more immediate front brake.

2012 Kawasaki Z750R
2012 Kawasaki Z750R

Kawasaki Z750R 2012 - UK / European specification / technical details

UK / EU Price MSRP: See the UK / Europe Kawasaki dealer for pricing.


Fuel System

EFI: Ø32 mm x 4 (Keihin) with oval sub-throttles






The pressure wet sump

Type of engine

Liquid-cooled, 4-cylinder in-line four


748 cc

Bore and stroke

68.4 x 50.9 mm

Compression ratio


Valve / intake system

DOHC, 16 valves



Multi-plate, manual

Primary reduction ratio

1.714 (84/49)

Gear ratios: 1

2,571 (36/14)

Gear ratios: 2nd

1.941 (33/17)

Gear ratios: 3rd

1.556 (28/18)

Gear Ratio: 4

1.333 (28/21)

Report: 5

1.200 (24/20)

Gear ratio: 6

1.095 (23/21)

Final reduction ratio

2.867 (43/15)


6-speed, return

Final Drive

Sealed chain


Frame Type

Tubular backbone (with engine sub-frame)

high strength steel

Rake / Trail

24.5 ° / 103 mm

Front wheel travel

120 mm

Rear wheel travel

134 mm

Front tire

120/70ZR17M/C (58 W)

Rear tire

180/55ZR17M/C (73W)

Steering angle, left / right

31 ° / 31 °



41 mm inverted fork with rebound

damping and spring preload adjustment

Rear suspension

Uni-Trak rear shock, gas-charged shock with piggyback reservoir

Return Loss: variable

Spring preload: Continuous


Front brakes

Dual semi-floating 300 mm petal discs

Caliper: Dual radial-mount, opposed 4-piston

Rear brake

Single disc, 250 mm petal

Brake caliper: single piston


Dimensions (W x H x D)

2085 mm x 1070 mm x 795 mm

Ground Clearance

165 mm


1440 mm

Seat height

825 mm

Fuel Capacity

18.5 liters

Curb weight

224 kg / 227 kg (ABS)


The maximum

77.7 kW (106 hp) / 10 500 rpm

Maximum torque

{8.0} Name kgƒo 78.0 m / 8300 rpm