Kawasaki

All Original 1976 Kawasaki JS400 Jet Ski

Summer’s almost here for most of us in the northern climates at the same time when those of you in the southern climates are heading inside for the next six months because it’s too hot outside. And then there’s… more»

Well-Preserved Widowmaker: 1974 Kawasaki H2 Mach IV

When you look at the vehicles that get assigned the nickname “The Widowmaker,” you may notice there’s a common link: they’re fast as hell and just as squirrelly, and an experienced pilot is essential for keeping both man and… more»

Al Unser Connection? 1971 Kawasaki MT1

Shaquille O’Neal is six inches taller than I am and over twice as heavy and I can’t see him riding this 1971 Kawasaki MT1, but I sure would. I subscribe to the theory that if you’re embarrassed about your… more»

Stored 45 Years! 1974 Kawasaki H2 Mach IV 750

The legend of the “widow-maker” Kawasaki 750 is, well, legendary. Two-stroke motorcycles are generally quick anyway but one such as this 1974 Kawasaki H2 Mach IV 750 is stupid-fast and they can be dangerous in the wrong hands. But,… more»

Fastest Accelerating Bike? 1975 Kawasaki H2 750

Internal combustion engines usually have an even number of cylinders; lawnmowers and motorcycles are frequently a single, or a bike can be a double too. Fours, in-line sixes, V6s and V8s are the province of cars and trucks. There… more»

One Owner Widow Maker: 1974 Kawasaki H2 Mach IV

When it comes to performance cars and bikes, anything nicknamed “Widow Maker” should get your attention. Two vehicles that immediately come to mind: the turobocharged Porsche 930, and the Kawasaki H2 750 Mark IV. These bikes were part of… more»

The Widow Maker: 1975 Kawasaki H2 Mach IV 750

This 1975 Kawasaki H2 Mach IV 750 was recently removed from storage in seemingly excellent condition with 12,365 miles on the odometer. These bikes were known as “widow makers” for their blistering performance that depended on wobbly handling to… more»

READER AD: 1970 Kawasaki H1 MACH III Triple 6

When this Kawasaki was new, it was a serious performance machine with a top speed of 120 mph and the capability of running a 13-second quarter mile. All that performance came from a 500 cc 3-cylinder engine, triple Mikuni… more»

Monster Moto: 1975 Kawasaki Z1-B 900

Normally I gravitate towards small motorcycles and oddball scooters, mopeds, and mini bikes, but it’s hard to beat a monster like this 1975 Kawasaki Z1-B 900. These were thee bikes to have back when I was tooling around on… more»

Motorcycle Mother Lode: 450 Bikes Go To Auction

Where will you be on July 22nd at 9:00 AM? If you want a two wheeled bargain like the Yamaha XS 1100 pictured above, you had better be one of two places: preferably in Austin, Minnesota at the mother… more»

From The Past To The Future: 1981 Tri-Magnum

Looking for all the world like something out of a science fiction movie, this 1981 Tri-Magnum doesn’t look like it would take much to put it back on the road. It sounds like it’s being sold by the original… more»

Mystery Motorcycles And A Hawk

A couple of weekends ago I drove a friend up to Eugene, Oregon to look at a 1964 Studebaker 1964 GT Hawk. This one has the R1 240HP engine. The green is said to be an original color. When… more»

1st Year: 1962 Kawasaki 125 B8

This is a holy grail bike for you collectors of vintage Japanese motorcycles. It’s a 1962 Kawasaki 125 B8, the first Kawasaki made exclusively with Kawasaki parts. The company made its fortune in the aircraft industry and that expertise was… more»

Ride or Display? 1969 Kawasaki Coyote MB-1

This will be perfect for your ride to Sturgis this August! Well, maybe if you start at the edge of town.. This is a 1969 Kawasaki Coyote MB-1 and it’s on eBay with a current bid price of under… more»

Original Widowmaker: Kawasaki H1 Mach III

Just when we think we’re the hippest and baddest generation that ever lived, you find out guys were riding Kawasaki motorcycles in the 70s that could rip off the quarter mile in under 13 seconds. This 1970 Kawasaki H1… more»

Pair Of CHiP’s: ’84 And ’90 Kawasaki KZ1000Ps

Do these bikes bring back any good CHiP’s memories?