Kawasaki has lifted the covers off its newest flagship super-sports motorcycle and what they claim is the fastest accelerating motorcycle in the world – the 2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R ABS.
Boasting the most powerful production motorcycle engine ever plus a host of technological enhancements like 3 Mode KTRC (Kawasaki TRaction Control), selectable Power Modes and optimized ABS settings, the 2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R is reclaiming the ground it once held when the ZZR1100 was the king of the road. Read On: http://www.mcnews.com.au/2012_Bikes/Kawasaki/ZX14/ZX14_Announce.htm
Twenty-five years ago Kawasaki opened its current U.S. headquarters in Irvine, California. Prior to this the company was based in a variety of locations spread across the United States. While Kawasaki has a massive museum in Japan, one which we viewed a couple year's back (see the feature here), there really hasn't been anything to commemorate or accurately document the Japanese company's history stateside. So after recently realizing this gap in historic presence, some of the former long-time employees and board members got together and started the Kawasaki Heritage Hall at their Irvine offices.
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Kawasaki’s production targets up to March 16 have been met so the company will temporarily halt all but one production line on March 17-18. All production will be suspended on March 21, which is a Japanese public holiday celebrating the vernal equinox.Though Kawasaki was relatively unscathed, future production may be affected by delays from part suppliers across Japan. Kawasaki will adjust its business to adapt to circumstances as they come. Read On: http://www.motorcycle.com/news/kawasaki-factory-undamaged-by-earthquake-90567.html