The Kawasaki Z1 has a place in moto history. Find out why some see it as the King of Motorcycles.
There’s really no argument about the Kawasaki Z1’s place in moto history. From the instant the root beer-and-orange machine exploded onto the scene in late 1972—redefining streetbike performance overnight—to this very day, the 903cc Z1 remains in many ways the King of Motorcycles.
Very much like Honda’s revolutionary 750 Four, the Kawasaki Z1 is held in the highest esteem by enthusiasts and historians everywhere.