16 May 2014 New Z1000 wins Plus X Award

Kawasaki's new, racing-styled Z has already captured a prize.
The jury of the prestigious Plus X Award bestowed upon the Z1000 their seal of approval for “Innovation, High Quality and Design”. A great start to the 2014 season, which shows that the developers and designers from Akashi have a good flair for bringing motorcycle evolution to life. This should not be regarded lightly because the Z and its 40-year history is a key part of Kawasaki's DNA.
 
About the Plus X Award:
With an international and independent panel of judges from 25 industries, 23 competent partners and a marketing investment of more than 25 million Euro, the Plus X Award is the world’s largest innovation competition for technology, sports and lifestyle. Products that possess at least one “Plus X” factor are awarded the Plus X seal of approval. Awards are given for new and innovative technology, exceptional design and intelligent, easy to use operating systems. Additional awards are granted for criteria such as outstanding ergonomic and ecological features, along with the use of high quality materials and processes that lead to products of lasting value with long service life. The innovation award was created as a tool to strengthen brands and is being held for the eleventh time in 2014.