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Call them. 949-770-0400.

Confirmed today. Power is also limited to 10,500 rpm. Want more than that be prepared to void your warranty. Turns out all those things you were hoping were rumors are actually gospel. Working with my dealer to cancel my order.

THIS is definitely my last post. This is also my last Kawasaki. What a bunch of liars.

Good luck fellas.
 

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Whatever dude take care......I hear they still have some Harley V Rods left......lol
 

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It sucks you interpreted the bike this way. I for one have been trying to prepare you guys for a neutered bike. I own one already in the 10r.. I think voiding the warranty isn't a big deal. Just keep up on maintenance and you'll be fine. If I were you I'd check out the 2016 10r but since you hate Kawi go for the new r1 or bmw or if your feeling really froggy check out the new aprilia mv Augusta has a new bike too. Of course the 1299 too.. Oh you could get an r1m but I think that's a bit of hype too.. I wouldn't be mad at Kawi they expect anyone that is buying this bike will f with the ecu if they tried to do what you wanted the bike wouldn't have gotten approved by the govt, in essence the fact you have to modify the bike to make it really stupid protects everyone in involved.. Govt, manufacturer, other people. Other countries aren't as bad though...
Good luck though man.
 

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Kawasaki Ninja H2 – By Trevor Hedge

Kawasaki have finally pulled the wraps of one of the most anticipated new street bike models to ever come out of Japan, the 2015 Kawasaki Ninja H2.

Unlike the 310 horsepower at 14,000rpm track only Kawasaki Ninja H2R, the road going Ninja H2 boasts a much lower, yet still considerable 200 horsepower at 11,000rpm.

While that 200 horsepower figures is also equalled by other newcomers such as Yamaha’s YZF-R1 and Ducati’s 1299 Panigale, the supercharged Kawasaki makes its power with much fewer RPM ,and with a lot more torque than the equal capacity Yamaha, and almost matches the 300cc larger Panigale for torque with 140.4Nm at 10,000rpm to the Ducati’s 144Nm at 8750rpm. Thus essentially what the supercharger has allowed Kawasaki to do is give four-cylinder smoothness matched with the grunt of a much larger capacity v-twin.

In road trim however the Ninja H2 is listed as tipping the scales at a ready to ride 238kg compared to the 190kg of the Ducati 1299 Panigale and the 199kg of the 2015 Yamaha YZF-R1. While some may scoff at the Ninja H2 at mention of that mass it is highly likely that the Kawasaki will prove the much more enjoyable bike away from the confines of the racetrack, where it is more than about just the numbers.

Kawasaki have always made machines with huge power and torque, such as the current ZX14, the H2 is just about doing something different. And after the recent years of bland coming from Japan huge kudos have to go Team Green for actually doing something different, and different the Ninja H2 most certainly is.
 

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it's a shame that he is going to miss out on this epic machine just because they may extend the production run. They will still be limited in their numbers compared to a lot of bikes and the experience will be incredible.
 

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Call them. 949-770-0400.

Confirmed today. Power is also limited to 10,500 rpm. Want more than that be prepared to void your warranty. Turns out all those things you were hoping were rumors are actually gospel. Working with my dealer to cancel my order.

THIS is definitely my last post. This is also my last Kawasaki. What a bunch of liars.

Good luck fellas.

I really don't need the phone number, since I don't care if they build H2's in 2016. Oh well you are going to miss out on a great bike. Of course, you can always buy one in 2016 when you find out what you missed. I am glad this is FINALLY YOUR LAST POST. We shall see.
 

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There really wasn't an answer actually in H2R's post...he said...'in 2016'.Okay...what does THAT mean...It could very well mean...the finishing of the Bikes ordered...that wouldn't be a 'new' run.We don't have any clue to how many were ordered worldwide...none.And we didn't talk with the rep either ourselves.I may just call there in Irvine and hear what they have to say for myself...and like the rest here...I don't care what they(Kawasaki) do with their bike...I'm getting what I wanted.

The bikes ordered could be quite high actually(but NOTHING like a production run on a N/A bike)...considering there was plenty of time before the window opened and all.I don't mean 'high' like that could take away the exclusiveness at all...but you know what I mean.I can say right here..I'm the only one in my state that's getting one.The next closest state is like two over...and it appears there were only 3 going there...if that's valid.So overall...in the US...you won't be seeing these anytime soon on the street.Certainly nothing like a gixxer or yammie.I may NEVER see another one the rest of my riding years...except if I can hook up with another owner...Gonna be a GREAT experience this bike...so much potential...waiting...
 

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I'd say...if someone's worried about warranty issues with a flashed ECU...just break down and buy another ECU for a spare(you can IF you own this bike).This motor is capable of handling a quality flash no problem...so in reality...having something possibly go wrong BECAUSE of a flash...Kawasaki wouldn't be able to determine if it was flashed or not.How could they?Seeing this engine is already designed to handle extreme stress.A flash wouldn't show any evidence of it breaking the motor somehow.Unless of course it was leaned out too much or timing was causing knocking or something.They have an antiknock sensor on there anyway...the flash wouldn't interfere with that I wouldn't think...not if a pro understands the systems on this bike...which a few WILL.And flash it accordingly.
 

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Ordering Period Has Now Ended

Right now the Kawasaki web site states "Ordering Period Has Now Ended".

Definitely means no more taken for this year. The ordering period could be opened up again next year, but one would have to still be in the market for a $25K bike. Likely to be ordered in small numbers once again.

Confirmed only two H2's ordered in Oklahoma. Regional rep said four in his region, not sure how big his region is but I know it covers all of Oklahoma, Arkansas, part of Missouri and Kansas.
 
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H2R said...."Turns out all those things you were hoping were rumors are actually gospel"...even this statement isn't verified...think about it.So the 'rep' tells H2R "yes...more bikes in 2016"... what exactly does THAT mean?H2R didn't say..."I asked him if this bike was going into a factory production run for the masses...and he said 'yes'"...that part was left out.Which is really the gist of what he (and we) wanted to hear.Some here anyway.It's TOTALLY possible that since the fervor of this bike in the UK and probably some other countries was so great...and they in fact DID extend the ordering window at least in the UK...they could be assembling these limited orders easily into 2016...that wouldn't make it a 'factory production run'.

And it certainly doesn't show ANY deception in marketing from Kawasaki.

I might add this small statement here..."all those things you were hoping were rumors"...honestly here...the 'hoping' wasn't coming from any of us...I never read anyone else's post about worrying whether this bike was gonna be mass produced or anything else..including the Kawasaki specs.I think we all got this bike for it's motorcycling abilities and such...not because it was gonna be some showbike and highly prized up ahead...which really..it already IS..It aint over with this bike...lots more to come...
 

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Hi, this is my first post from Japan.
In Japan, reach to 800 H2 within the limited order period in early Dec 2014 according to the information of my dealer.
My dealer is handling the JSB ( Japan Super Bike races series) with 10R as secondly factory team and strong connection internally KHI.
I could confirm that limited time order of H2 will re-opened in 2016 according to the comment of this dealer, he clearly mentioned that H2 is pre-ordered model within the limited order period not limited model, most concerning point and big challenge of KHI is, possible to product out ordered quantity before hand of press release of 2016 model.
Moreover, nobody knows about the 2017 model since decision will be made based on the economy situation, regulation change for motorcycle in regions.

Personally I do not concern about 2016 model is existing or not, just waiting for the exciting life with new my H2.
 

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"800 in Japan"...Okay...so the idea of a few thousand of these bikes going out worldwide isn't too far a stretch.And if that's the case...being hand built...it could very well take a year to complete these bikes...into 2016.So technically..it could be classified as..."a 2016 model"...in a 2016 production 'run'...yet be the same specs as our bikes.AND same price.


If this bike's a flop somehow...they can kiss their pricing goodbye....anyone think they intend to do that?I don't.The requests for ordering this bike are rising obviously...whether accepted by Kawasaki or not...the want is there.People want this bike.If it was in any way failing...this wouldn't be the case considering it's 25K minimum.I think we're all seeing the wave of this machine starting to build to full crest...and bonecrushing break.In a few months after this baby gets out...hold on....
 

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What is the cost of the bike in Japan?
Currently much cheaper than yours reason from currency,
actualy 2.5million yen, same with the condition under 100yen/$.
1 year ago it was 80yan/$, there might be the risk for price increase or stop if back since KHI originly plan with 35000$ and all production is done in Japan not in US factory.
 

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H2R, of course Kawasaki has no problems confirming a 2016 bike. THE BIKE YOU ORDERED IS A MODEL YEAR 2016... If you said Kawasaki confirms a second serial run then this is a real conversation.

No deception, no fraud, just reading comprehension...
 
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