Inside Info About Kawasaki's Radical H2 Sportbike? Staff
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Possible details dug up on the web

There’s been a lot of buzz about Kawasaki’s relentlessly teased H2 sportbike, but information with any details is thus far practically non-existent. The only things certain are that it will be powered by a supercharged inline-Four engine and packaged in a fully faired sportbike platform.

For more information, check out: 2015 Kawasakis Not Yet Announced.

Will the H2’s engine’s lineage include the ZX-10R?
Or the Z1000, as we originally anticipated?

But a little digging on the interwebs turned up in which we found this thread:

The source claims some sort of insider info, a friend of a friend thing, and he purports the supercharged engine will meet or exceed 225 crankshaft horsepower. Interestingly, the source says the H2’s inline-Four powerplant might be a bespoke design, neither the Z1000/Ninja 1000 roots we guessed nor the ZX-10R’s.

Perhaps the H2’s engine will be the unholy spawn of the Z1000 (left) and the ZX-10R (right) that rises up to bludgeon them both in their sleep.

We’re not 100% sure if the engine will be an all-new design or a variant of one of Kawasaki’s two current liter-class mills, but, based on MO’s own conversations with Kawasaki insiders, we can believe the post’s closing line: “This thing will be absolutely the quickest and most powerful Kawasaki motorcycle of all time, by far.”

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