Matched to the engine’s performance and rigid frame, the supple settings of the φ37 mm fork offer superb ride comfort in the city, and smooth, stable handling when sport riding.
Diamond frame from the Ninja 300 features high-tensile steel components, reinforcement gusseting and rubber front engine mounts. Rigidity balance fine-tuned on the circuit ensures the high level of chassis stability necessary for sport riding.
A cover for the radiator fan directs engine heat away from the rider for increased comfort.
Kawasaki’s original linkage-equipped Uni-Trak rear suspension delivers a smooth ride and stable handling over a wide range of speeds and road conditions.
Lightweight supersport-style aluminium footpegs add a sporty image and provide a more direct feel when sport riding.
Open-deck style die-cast aluminium cylinder is lightweight and features supersport-style plated bores for high durability.
Header and centre pipe length optimised for strong low-mid range torque. Short-style silencer with complex cross-section delivers good performance, low noise and plenty of lean angle.
Wide rear tyre contributes to the Z300’s high straight-line stability. The tyre compound offers good grip in both dry and wet conditions.
Petal disc brakes front and rear deliver strong stopping power and superb controllability.
Sporty instrument package combines a large, analogue-style tachometer with a multi-function LCD screen. Amber LED backlighting adds to the Z300’s Supernaked image.
Elegant curves of the exhaust header pipes complement the Z300’s fierce Supernaked styling.
Compact headlamp cowl with mini meter visor is one of the key styling elements of the Z300’s aggressive design. Multi-reflector headlamp from the Z800 reinforces the strong family resemblance.
Parallel Twin engine produces smooth, torquey power at low and medium rpm and powerful acceleration at high rpm. Like the Ninja 300, it features a sleeveless, plated, die-cast aluminium cylinder and lightweight coated pistons.
Like other models in the Z Series, the Z300 features a “mass-forward, minimalist-tail” design concept. Its aggressive headlamp housed in a compact cowl, muscular, athletic bodywork and slim tail design create a very distinctive silhouette.
A relaxed, upright riding position accommodates a wide range of riders. The wide grip of the handlebar facilitates active rider input for exciting, dynamic riding.
ABS (Anti-lock Brake System) ensures stable braking performance by preventing wheel lock during braking.
Based on racing technology, the Assist & Slipper Clutch acts as both a back-torque limiter and a self-servo mechanism that enables a lighter clutch lever pull.
Dual Throttle Valves offer increased power and greater ease of use care of a second set of ECU-controlled throttle valves.
The Economical Riding Indicator is a mark appearing on the instrument panel to indicate favourable fuel consumption, encouraging fuel efficient riding.