1973 Kawasaki Z1 900
1973 Kawasaki Z1 in Candy Orange/Brown
model summary
Introduced at the September 1972 Cologne Motorcycle Show to an almost hysterical reception, this was the famous "jaffa" model that told Honda they had just been shoved to the back of the superbike pack.
distinctive features
Distinctive features of the Z1 model were:
1 Four into four exhaust system
2 Black painted engine block
3 Twin cam cylinder head
4 Tail cowling and integrated seat
5 Large paint panel over background colour on the fuel tank
6 Colours: Candy Orange/Brown and Candy Yellow/Green