In Indonesia, Kawasaki has released the 2023 version of the popular classic-style street bike, the W175. Team Green’s lowest displacement retro-themed motorcycle has always been the W175 and it would continue to be an Asian-only model. The new motorcycle would sport a similar appearance to the one it replaces. It is said to have a round headlight, single cradle frame and retro ribbed seat cover, the W175 really gives off an old school aura.
For the year 2023, the Kawasaki W175 is available in 3 distinct versions, TR, TRSE and Café Racer. The TR looks like a jammer, but the TRSF looks like a conventional UJM machine. The options above ensure that customers will receive a package of Kawasaki’s entry-level retro motorcycle to suit their tastes and riding preferences.
Kawasaki is also offered in new colors with the W175.
As for the starters, the scrambler-style GTR variant would boast a rugged aesthetic complemented by a ribbed seat cover. High front and rear fenders and skid plate. It’s painted in Kawasaki’s signature green, which harkens back to the company’s motocross heritage. The TRSE version, on the other hand, has a similar design but it has two special edition color schemes inspired by the 1950s one. Finally, the Café Racer sports a body-colored headlight cowl, as well as unique decals on the tank. fuel and side panels that provide a sporty appearance.
The Kawasaki W175 has a traditional front telescopic suspension and two rear shock absorbers. It also has a conventional braking system without ABS, comprising a front disc and a rear drum. A unique cradle frame, as well as a round headlight with halogen bulbs tend to retain its antique look. It’s clear that the styling of the Kawasaki W175 draws inspiration from the larger. Triumph Bonneville rivaling the W800. For the Asian market, the W175 offers the same vintage charm, but in a more affordable and practical package.