Articles about Kawasaki

An all-in package with smartphone connectivity, awesome rider aids
Finally, the much-awaited 2019 Kawasaki Versys 1000 SE has found its way to the Philippines.On October 26, during the formal opening of a new Kawasaki Krib leisure-bikes dealership on Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon City, officials of Motorcycle City removed the
Affordable, capable motorbikes like these can appeal to car lovers, too
Was it just a coincidence? Or was it dictated by market forces?Amid the world premiere of mostly prototype cars and bikes that reflect the future of mobility, Japanese motorcycle manufacturers Suzuki and Kawasaki took the wraps off their sporty yet affordable
This supercharged naked bike stole the limelight at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show
Let's make this clear: The Tokyo Motor Show is not all about cars. Motorcycle manufacturers are out in full force, too.On opening day of the event's 2019 staging, it's quite obvious that most brands are giving more attention
Riders stepping up from 150cc motorbikes might want this
When Indian motorcycle manufacturer Bajaj first entered the Philippine market, many of us didn't know that it produces 'pantra-type' bikes destined to be used for tricycles or as transport vehicles for small businesses. So, it came as a bit of
Requesting a fly-by
Top Gun has cemented itself as one of the most iconic movies of the '80s. I mean, c'mon? If you haven't done a Marie Kondo on your house yet, there's a pretty good chance you still have a VHS (
Even short guys want big bikes, too
Big bikes are called such not just because of their large displacement, but because they're physically, um... big. This size doesn't bode well for us Filipinos, as many motorcycles out there are built for riders with the "average height" that
Lalamove inks agreement with Ropali for motorcycle financing
Elvin Rosales is smiling from ear-to-ear nowadays. He has two reasons to say life is really good.First, he gets to see places that ordinary mortals like him can only dream of. And second, he was able to purchase his
310 Versys 650 bikes part of equipment upgrades
Being an avid rider himself, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief director general Oscar Albayalde knows what motorbike is best for the police organization. Last week, Albayalde, along with other top PNP officials, led the ceremonial blessing of 310 brand-new Kawasaki Versys
Global war, economic recession decided their fate
Almost all the motorcycle companies we know today are on the bleeding edge of performance and technology, pushing the envelope of what's possible to be even just a millisecond faster, a millimeter better. But of course, as with all greats, everyone
Can you name them all?
The Bangkok International Motor Show (BIMS) is undoubtedly one of the bigger-if not the biggest-events of its kind in all of Southeast Asia. Luxury cars, performance models, mass market arrivals-if it runs on wheels and is aimed at our
No sighting of China-made bikes
It was a busy week for motorcycle fans. The 11th Inside Racing Bike Festival in Pasay City and the 45th Tokyo Motorcycle Show in Odaiba were held simultaneously from March 23 to 25. The photos and videos shared by their visitors might
Yamaha's XSR900 finally meets its match
The introduction of the modern retro-styled motorbikes has proven to be a successful venture for local motorcycle companies. Endowed with timeless styling yet equipped with advanced safety features, these retro bikes attract not only those at the prime of their riding
Old school done right
Here at Top Gear Philippines, we've always had a soft spot for retro designs. This passion isn't just limited to four wheels either, as our appreciation for old school aesthetics extends well into the realm of motorcycles as well.Take
A rider and his Kawasaki Vulcan 500
It all started rather innocently. I saw a Kawasaki Vulcan 500 one ordinary day in the summer of 2005. She was standing rather forlornly on a side street near Cubao, Quezon City. I was definitely not on the lookout, and I think
A lady rider's first motorcycle
I am often asked what my first motorcycle was. Wanna guess? Nope, it wasn't a scooter nor an underbone. Actually, I wanted something that looked a bit meaner.Most people then advised me to start with a bike with a small
Pricing is just one of its strengths
The battle among middleweight motorbikes heats up following the recent entry of the 2017 Kawasaki Z650 naked into the Philippine market. Wheeltek Motor Sales Corporation, the official distributor of Kawasaki big bikes in the Philippines, recently unleashed the Kawasaki Z650 that boasts
Riding is the best medicine
It was back in 1974 when they started riding. The Jose brothers-Guermit, Inaki, Francis and Manuel-shared a Honda mini trail 49cc that they rode around in the big yard within their grandparents' compound in Pasay City.The mini trail was
Says sayonara after 7-year stint
When asked what are his favorite Filipino words that he learned during his first days in the country, Kawasaki Motors Philippines Corporation (KMPC) president Jin Inoue replied:" Busog (full stomach)." As figure of speech, people with a playful mind would probably equate
Are you into motorbikes?
The Manila International Auto Show is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. To be held from April 3 to 6 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City, MIAS remains to be the country's biggest automotive event, and Top Gear Philippines
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