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16Kawasaki Ninja H2 and H2R speed through Jay Leno's Garage

Jay Leno might be best known as a serious car enthusiast, but the comedian is an equal opportunity type, showing the love for both four and two-wheeled conveyances. That means when a groundbreaking motorcycle like the Kawasaki H2 comes along, it needs to make an appearance on Jay Leno's Garage.

18Kawasaki Ninja H2 gets ready for the street as 200-plus mph track testing continues [w/videos]

The Kawasaki Ninja H2R superbike was definitely the star of this year's Intermot motorcycle show in Germany. How could it not have been? Packing a supercharged, 1.0-liter four-cylinder with 300 horsepower wrapped in a carbon fiber fairing and a green trellis frame, it's one of the baddest-looking bikes ever. Since it's reveal, even more tasty details have leaked out that have us salivating.

45Kawasaki Ninja H2R is a 300-hp supercharged carbon-fiber cruise missile [w/video]

We don't get to cover the ins and outs of the motorcycle world as much as we'd like, but there was no way we could skip bringing you the latest announcement of the Kawasaki Ninja H2R.

5Kawasaki to reveal supercharged Ninja H2 at Intermot

It was back in November that we reported on Kawasaki developing a new supercharged motorcycle engine, and now it appears to be ready to make its debut.

1Kawasaki recounts the highs and lows of the 2014 Isle of Man TT

There's no event in the world of motorsports quite like the annual Isle of Man TT. The course is long and treacherous, the scenery breathtaking, the motorcycles fast and the riders like gods on celestial chariots of two wheels. It's an amazing experience, and one that Kawasaki has decided to focus its efforts on, capturing the highs and lows of its time on the Isle in video form.

62Consumer Reports' first motorcycle reliability report finds Japanese brands ahead

Consumer Reports has released its first ever study of motorcycle reliability, and students of its ratings on cars might notice a suspicious similarity - Japanese brands require fewer repairs than the leading American or German brands.

25Japanese motorcycles moving into forced induction

While turbocharging and supercharging may be nothing new in the automotive industry, motorcycle engines are almost always naturally aspirated. But even that's beginning to change. At the Tokyo Motor Show last week, two major Japanese companies showed off new forced-induction motorbike engines.

23Kawasaki recalling 4,000 Ninja models due to oil leaks

Kawasaki has issued a recall of its 2011 and 2012 Ninja ZX-10R supersport bikes over an oil leak. The joint where the starter mounts to the crankcase is susceptible to oil leakage, which can lead to oil pooling onto the crankcase and then spilling onto the rear tire.

147Kawasaki shows off 2012 ZX-14R, calls it world's fastest-accelerating motorcycle

Kawasaki has released a slew of images of the 2012 ZX-14R, a motorcycle that will feature new electronic enhancements, a reworked engine and slightly restyled bodywork for next year.

72Kawasaki ZX-10R lapping Nürburgring in 7m 50s is scary awesome

By now, we've all grown a little callous to watching high-strung supercars prance their way around the Nürburgring. Nearly every manufacturer has taken it upon themselves to do battle with the infamous road course, and as a result, YouTube is choked with videos of physics-bending cars doing what they do best. It's a little rarer to get to see a motorcycle take on the torturous course. Bridgestone test rider Tim Röthig recently mounted a Kawasaki ZX-10R, strapped on a Gyrocam and procee

5MotoGP expands with six new teams

When Formula One admitted four new teams a couple of years ago (and subsequently eliminated one before the season even started) it was a revolutionary expansion. Now its two-wheeled equivalent is looking to follow a similar path.

58Video: Drift battle pits Mazda RX7 against Kawasaki ZX10

The bike vs car debate extends into the drifting arena – Click above to watch video after the jump

282011 Kawasaki ZX-10R: More power + less weight = more speed

2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R – Click above for high-res image gallery

22Kawasaki teases 2011 ZX-10R [w/video]

2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R teaser – Click above to enlarge

AddAutomotive X-Prize: Spira foam trike wants to save gas, lives

Spira – Click above for high-res image gallery

74Video: Biker lowsides on Mulholland, gives CHP an excuse

How not to ride your Kawasaki - Click above to view the video after the jump

Add2010 Kawasaki Concours 14 includes Fuel Economy Assistance Mode

2010 Kawasaki Concours 14 - Click above to enlarge

AddKawasaki Ninja 250 rider claims 100 mpg after simple mods

It's not that difficult to find a motorcycle that's capable of managing fuel mileage of 75 miles per gallon or so. In fact, all you need to do is march into your local Kawasaki dealership and plunk down a few thousand bucks on a brand new Ninja 250. Right off the showroom floor, the littlest Ninja is capable of returning stellar fuel mileage while boasting a more-than-adequate top speed of just over 100 miles per hour. But what if you want even more?

4Kawasaki to stay in MotoGP after all?

To quote Mark Twain, "The rumors of Kawasaki's death in MotoGP may be greatly exaggerated." Fine, so it's not an exact quote, but the point is the same. Despite Kawasaki's assertion that it was indeed suspending its factory support from MotoGP, the threat of lawsuit may cause the team to change its mind. According to Carmelo Ezpeleta, who heads Dorna, the company that holds the rights to MotoGP, Kawasaki is contractually obligated to stay in MotoGP through 2011 and must ensure that its two ZX-RR

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