2024 Kawasaki Z500 | Complete Specs, Top Speed, Consumption, Images and More


Kawasaki launched in Europe the 2024 Z500, its 451cc ‘naked’ motorcycle, which arrives with a larger engine, revamped front design, and cutting-edge technologies. to replace the Z400.

The Z500’s design is a head-turner, featuring a distinctive front face with a triple headlight unit and a sleek, aerodynamic front fairing. Its appearance is a clear nod to the Ninja family, exuding a racing-inspired big bike look that demands attention.

For 2024, the Z500 will be available in Metallic Spark Black / Metallic Matte Graphenesteel Gray. The SE version will be available in Candy Persimmon Red / Metallic Flat Spark Black / Metallic Matte Graphenesteel Gray, and Candy Lime Green / Metallic Spark Black / Metallic Matte Graphenesteel Gray.

The heart of the Z500 beats with a robust 451cc engine, delivering a jaw-dropping 33.4 kW (45.4 hp) of maximum power. The top speed (unofficial) is 185 km/h.

The average fuel consumption of the Kawasaki Z500 is 26.3 km/L (3.8 Liters/100 km – WMTC mode) and depends on several factors.

See below the complete Technical Sheet, the specifications:

Cooling Liquid
Number of cylinders 2
Capacity 451 cm³
Power 45.4 HP (33.4 kW)
Torque 4.3 kgf.m (42.6Nm)
Gearbox 6 speed
Fuel Tank capacity 14 liters
Top Speed 185 km/h – 115 mph (unofficial)
Avg Fuel Consumption 26.3 km/L – 3.8 L/100 km
Length 1.995 mm
Width 800 mm
Height 1.050 mm
Wheelbase 1.375 mm
Ground Clearance 145 mm
Seat Height 785 mm
Weight 155 kg (Dry) / 167 kg (Kerb)
Front Brake Single Disc 310 mm
Rear Brake Disc 220 mm
Front Tire 110/70-17
Rear Tire 150/60-17
Traction Control No
Fully Digital Panel Meter Yes
LCD or TFT Digital Panel LCD (TFT on SE version)
Full-LED Lighting No (Yes on SE version)


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