The Z125 PRO are Kawasaki’s nimblest Supernaked models to date. Ideal for navigating the urban jungle, they come equipped with features like an inverted front fork, offset laydown rear suspension, and front and rear petal disc brakes – a clear indication of the high level of riding performance intended for these models. Two variations offer riders a choice of manual clutch (Z125 PRO). Both models have aggressive styling worthy of the “Z” name, reflecting their sharp, sporty performance. The Z125 PRO offer an exciting taste of the Z world.
In the Z125 and Z125 PRO, riders will find both the looks and quality of a much larger bike. Styling emulates the aggressive design of Kawasaki’s other Z models, creating an eye-catching package that appears ready to launch into action even when sitting still. Compact engine shrouds contribute to the bike’s hourglass figure as well as its overall aggressive Supernaked design. The shrouds also offer a degree of mud protection. Sporty, single headlamp design contributes to the bikes’ slim image. The multi-reflector headlamp throws a clear beam of light, facilitating night-time visibility. Instrument console combines a race analogue-style tachometer with a multi-function LCD screen.
Whether navigating city traffic or simply riding for fun, the Z125 and Z125 PRO are sure to satisfy with their sporty engine character and light, nimble handling chassis. A compact package adds to both manoeuvrability and easy access, making them highly accommodating bikes for both new riders and those with more experience. Fuel-injected 125 cm3 4-stroke Single Designed to have a sporty character, the quick-revving engine pulls smoothly right to its redline.
ø30 mm inverted front fork offers excellent rigidity while keeping unsprung weight low for sporty riding potential. It features a lightweight aluminium upper triple clamp and has a long 100 mm stroke. Settings contribute to the Z125’s nimble handling. The inverted fork also contributes to sporty looks. Offset laydown rear suspension enables a compact package while contributing to sporty handling. The linkage ratios and shock’s mounting angle were optimised for this model to ensure superb shock action and excellent ride comfort.
Cast wheels with road tyres offering good grip in dry and wet conditions not only give the Z125 the look of larger-displacement Supernaked models, the combination contributes to a balance of light, sporty handling and reassuring stability.
The compact chassis, along with sporty suspension and tyres, enables riders to enjoy the light, nimble handling one would expect from a Supernaked model. Frame pipe diameter ensures sufficient strength to enable tandem riding. ø48.6 mm backbone pipe is supported by ø25.4 mm lateral pipes; rear frame pipes are ø22.2 mm.
|Engine type||Air-cooled, 4-stroke Single|
|Valve system||SOHC, 2 valves|
|Bore and stroke||56.0 x 50.6 mm|
|Fuel system||Fuel injection: ø24 mm x 1|
|Clutch||Wet muti-disc, manual|
|Tire front||100/90ZR12M/C (49J)|
|Tire rear||120/70ZR12M/C (51L)|
|Length x Width x Height||1,700 mm x 750 mm x 1,005 mm|
|Ground clearance||155 mm|
|Seat height||780 mm|
|Curb mass||101 kg|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||7.4 litres|
|Brakes: Front||Single ø200 mm petal dice Single-piston|
|Brakes: Rear||Single ø184 mm petal dice Single-piston|
|Suspension: Front||ø30 mm inverted fork|
|Suspension: Rear||Offset laydown single-shock with adjustable preload|