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Unleashing the Beast: The 2024 Kawasaki Z500 Takes Europe by Storm


Rev up your engines and get ready for a thrill like never before as Kawasaki introduces its latest supernaked sensation, the 2024 Z500 ABS.

This powerhouse has roared into the European scene, boldly replacing the Z400 with a larger engine, revamped front design, and cutting-edge technologies.

The heart of the Z500 beats with a robust 451cc engine, delivering a jaw-dropping 33.4 kW (45.4 hp) of maximum power. This streetfighter is not for the faint-hearted, offering smooth, powerful acceleration that responds eagerly to the twist of the wrist. Whether you’re cruising through the city streets or craving high-speed adventures, the Z500 has you covered.

2024 kawasaki z500 se

Compared to its predecessor, the Z500 boasts almost identical power but amps up the torque by 5.6 Nm (0.58 kgfm), especially at low revs. This means urban riders can revel in enhanced maneuverability and a burst of power when navigating the concrete jungle.

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.

In addition, the trellis structure, reminiscent of the Ninja H2, ensures optimal stiffness at a lightweight, contributing to the bike’s agility.

2024 kawasaki z500 se

Connectivity takes center stage with both standard and SE models offering smartphone connectivity through LCD and TFT displays, allowing riders to stay in the loop with on-display notifications, riding logs, and community features.

The Z500’s Sugomi design elements, with its crouched stance and raised tail, scream Kawasaki Supernaked, giving it an instantly recognizable silhouette.

With aggressive styling, muscular bodywork, and a semi-floating front disc boasting a confident 310mm size, the Z500 is not just a motorcycle; it’s a statement.

2024 kawasaki z500 se

So, get ready to be seen, heard, and envied as you take on the streets with the 2024 Kawasaki Z500.

photos: Kawasaki


Marcelo Souza

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