About Kawasaki

The Kawasaki brand is an old and illustrious one, with a name that dates back to 1896. Initially focusing on marine steam turbines, bridge girders, locomotives, passenger carriages and freight cars, it turned its attention to motorcycles in the late 1940s.

At first, it produced engines for other marques, but in 1954 the first Kawasaki motorcycle came off the production line. In 1960, the company opened its own motorcycle manufacturing plant; six years later, it produced its first big name bike - the 650cc W1 model. Although the bike was outclassed by lighter rivals, it marked a turning point in Kawasaki's motorcycle manufacturing history. By 1969, the company was a serious player in the industry. Its 500cc H1 model, or Mach III, spawned two smaller models: the 250cc S1 and the 350cc S2. Soon afterwards, responding to a generalised demand for more powerful bikes, it produced the 903cc engine Z1. This, the company's first superbike, sold well thanks to its sensible price and excellent on-road performance.

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Kawasaki Motorcycle Tyres

If you are lucky enough to own a Kawasaki Motorcycle, you will want to make sure it is kept in great condition. When looking for replacement tyres, it is important to go to a garage that is familiar with the Kawasaki marque and its various models and has good access to a wide range of tyres. All our 30-plus Protyre garages offer the biggest brand names, including Bridgestone, Dunlop, Metzeler, Michelin and Pirelli. We also understand that what works for one bike and rider may not work for another and work with our customers to identify the right tyres for their individual needs. Most of our tyres are available as a same or next day fitting.

Popular Kawasaki Motorcycles

Below is a selection of the most popular models of Kawasaki motorcycle. For more information on the tyres suited to your model of Kawasaki motorcycle, click on one of the buttons below:

Kawasaki ER-6N

The Kawasaki ER-6N has a liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Parallel Twin engine, 6-speed transmission motorcycle. It features an under-engine muffler that delivers increased torque up to 7,000 rpm.
Kawasaki ER-6N Tyres

Kawasaki Ninja H2

The Kawasaki Ninja H2 is a supercharged motorcycle featuring a variable-speed centrifugal-type supercharger. The street-legal Ninja H2 has a lower power output than the track only version, the Ninja H2R.
Kawasaki Ninja H2 Tyres

Kawasaki Z1000

The Kawasaki Z1000 is a four-cylinder motorcycle that was initially introduced as a successor to the Z1 and Z900 motorcycles from the early 1970s. The Z1000 was released in 2010 compete with a new aluminium frame, instrument panel, engine and bodywork.
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Kawasaki GPX 600

The Kawasaki GPX 600 is an adored middleweight all-rounder that is ideal for newer riders as well as die-hard fans of the ER-6N slick twin-engine design that dominates its class at the TT.
Kawasaki GPX 600 Tyres

Kawasaki GPZ1000RX

Manufactured from 1986-1988, the GPZ 1000 RX has a 997 cc four-cylinder, 16-valve, twin cam engine, with a top speed of 158mph, making it one of the fastest street legal bikes. At the time of its release, the 1000 RX was the quickest production bike on the road.
Kawasaki GPZ1000RX Tyres

Kawasaki KH400

Kawasaki's early bikes had a reputation for aggressive power but a fair bit of instability; in fact the KH500 earned itself the nickname "widow maker". But in the view of many, they finally got it right with the KH400.
Kawasaki KH400 Tyres

Kawasaki KLX650

Renowned for enduring reliability and balanced performance, the Kawasaki brand is famous for its cutting-edge, stylish and powerful bikes and the KLX 650 is no different. A powerful, easy to handle dual-sport bike, this model is perfect for racing around wide-open spaces and winding tarmac roads alike.
Kawasaki KLX650 Tyres

Kawasaki Ninja EX300

The Ninja EX300 is a really good option for younger, less experienced riders, with the added bonus of being relatively affordable too, both to buy, insure and run. It has a medium level seat height of around 785mm, which is slimmer towards the petrol tank, which means it is easier for riders of shorter stature to touch the ground.
Kawasaki Ninja EX300 Tyres

Kawasaki VN1500

If cruising down the motorway is your style of riding and you can’t afford a Harley, the Kawasaki VN1500 is a superb alternative. And if taking up plenty of road real estate is important to you, then the VN1500 is a huge beast that really makes a statement. But there’s also plenty of power and performance for a superb touring experience.
Kawasaki VN1500 Tyres