Author Topic: the Kawasaki W800 is back - again  (Read 362 times)

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Richard230

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on: November 10, 2018, 10:27:49 PM
Kawasaki is bringing the W800 to the U.S. next year for a price of $9,800. Looks nice to me, but they can keep that color.
https://www.revzilla.com/common-tread/kawasaki-reintroduces-the-w800
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Reply #1 on: November 11, 2018, 03:33:54 PM
Wow! Glad to see they are bringing it back!

I read a large portion of the comments and was glad to see a RE owner coming back at the Thumper "Nay Sayers".
That said, other than the presented color I think it's a great choice bringing the design back! ;D
Kinda pisses me off, though. I always wanted one, but plunked down $9K U.S. for a T100 already.  ;)
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Reply #2 on: November 11, 2018, 05:54:46 PM
Like the looks and style.  Hate the colour!  Seat height and "wet" weight specs would be nice.  Might just have to order tickets to the 2019 Dallas Progressive show to see one.   Unlike RE's "coming soon" teasers from the 2018 show,  Kawasaki will probably actually have them for sale next year!   And first year production teething problems are virtually non existent with Japanese manufactures.  Oh temptation  -  just when I was thinking getting rid of the GT quitting riding!