Kawasaki Announces 2018 Motorcycle and Watercraft Lineup

FOOTHILL RANCH, CA – September 21, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. has released its fall lineup of Model Year 2018 motorcycle and watercraft products.

2018 Kawasaki KLX 250NEW 2018 Kawasaki KLX®250 Motorcycle

Kawasaki’s dual purpose motorcycle returns with improved performance and reliability.
The KLX®250 motorcycle is built to take riders to new places. Borrowing notes from the KX™ line and Kawasaki’s racing heritage, this 2018 street legal, dual-purpose motorcycle is designed to cut through the busy traffic of an inner city or climb up a back trail to see the city from a beautiful view. The long awaited return of one of Kawasaki’s most versatile motorcycles, the 2018 KLX250.

  • New Fuel Injection system
  • 43mm 16-way adjustable front suspension
  • Uni-Trak 16-way adjustable rear suspension
  • New Digital Camo offering
  • Stainless-steel exhaust
  • Sharp, aggressive bodywork

In addition, returning for model year 2018:


Concours®14 ABS

2018 Kawasaki VULCAN 1700 VAQUERO  ABSKawasaki Vulcan® Motorcycle Family
Vulcan® S / ABS
Vulcan® S ABS Café
Vulcan® 900 Classic
Vulcan® 900 Classic LT
Vulcan® 900 Custom
Vulcan® 1700 Vaquero® ABS
Vulcan® 1700 Voyager® ABS

2018 Kawasaki Z900 ABSZ Motorcycle Family
Z900 / ABS
Z650 / ABS
Z125 PRO

2018 Kawasaki NINJA 1000 ABSNinja® Sport Motorcycle Family
Ninja® 650 / ABS
Ninja® 1000 ABS

2018 Kawasaki NINJA ZX-14R ABS SENinja® Supersport Motorcycle Family
Ninja® ZX™-6R / ABS
Ninja® ZX™-10R / ABS
Ninja® ZX™-14R ABS

2018 Kawasaki VERSYS 1000 LTVersys® Motorcycle Family
Versys®-X 300 / ABS
Versys® 650 ABS
Versys® 650 LT
Versys® 1000 LT

2018 Kawasaki Jet Ski Ultra 310X SEKawasaki Jet Ski® Watercraft Model Range
Jet Ski® SX-R™
Jet Ski® STX®-15F
Jet Ski® Ultra® LX
Jet Ski® Ultra® 310LX
Jet Ski® Ultra® 310R
Jet Ski® Ultra® 310X
Jet Ski® Ultra® 310X SE

For complete product information, including press releases, specifications, photos and video on Kawasaki’s entire model year 2018 fall product release, please visit: http://www.kawasakimedia.com/SignIn/


Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (KHI) started full-scale production of motorcycles over a half century ago. The first Kawasaki motorcycle engine was designed based on technical know-how garnered from the development and production of aircraft engines, and Kawasaki’s entry into the motorcycle industry was driven by the company’s constant effort to develop new technologies. Numerous new Kawasaki models introduced over the years have helped shape the market, and in the process have created enduring legends based on their unique engineering, power, design and riding pleasure. In the future, Kawasaki’s commitment to maintaining and furthering these strengths will surely give birth to new legends.

Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (KMC) markets and distributes Kawasaki motorcycles, ATVs, side x sides, and Jet Ski® watercraft through a network of almost 1,100 independent retailers, with close to an additional 7,400 retailers specializing in general purpose engines. KMC and its affiliates employ nearly 3,100 people in the United States, with approximately 260 of them located at KMC’s Foothill Ranch, California headquarters.

Kawasaki’s tagline, “Let the good times roll.®”, is recognized worldwide. The Kawasaki brand is synonymous with powerful, stylish and category-leading vehicles. Information about Kawasaki’s complete line of powersports products and Kawasaki affiliates can be found on the Internet at www.kawasaki.com.

Source: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.