• LeisureVolution: A Kawasaki Night of Evolution
  • Feb 22 2024
  • February 22, 2024; Hilton Manila, Pasay City – Kawasaki Motors Philippines takes center stage in a night of technical evolution, and explosive revolutions as Kawasaki Leisure Bikes celebrates its 15th year Anniversary in the Philippines as the first and one of the prominent big bike manufacturers in the country.


    The event was held at the ballroom of Hilton Manila in Pasay City and was graced by executives not only from Kawasaki Motors Philippines, but also by executives from its widespread network of dealerships from all over the country.


    Kawasaki kicked off the evening by welcoming its guests to a facsimile of the newly improved Kawasaki Krib, which takes inspiration from the Kawasaki Plazas of Japan which was designed to stimulate all 5 senses and to serve not only as a store for the latest Kawasaki motorcycles, but to be a hub for all things motorcycle related, from parts, service and original Kawasaki apparel.


    The evening itself was a celebration of everything that had made Kawasaki Leisure Bikes the powerhouse that it is – particularly, its state-of-the-art motorcycles, its enthusiastic network of riders, and its highly supportive network of dealers.


    Technical evolutions were also unveiled over the course of the evening, particularly the release of new 2024 colors, special color & graphics for the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Ninja brand, and new models that are sure to excite the riding community.



    Launch of the 2024 Model Year Motorcycles

    The evening had much to celebrate, starting off with the launch of the 2024 model year variants for several well-loved models, namely the Ninja 650, Vulcan S, Versys 650 and the Z900SE.

    With no price difference with the 2023 models, these new shades of Kawasaki Leisure Bike Models will be available starting the month of March 2024 at all Kawasaki Krib nationwide.


    Celebration of 40 Years of Ninja Heritage

    The launch of the 2024 models was soon followed by the celebration of the release of special, limited edition color & graphics that aims to replicate the legendary livery of the 1991 Ninja ZXR-7 which was well known for its tri-colored shades during its successful stints in winning 12 AMA superbike championships and winning the FIM Endurance World Championships three years in a row.

    The 40th anniversary of the Ninja brand celebrates the launch of the 1984 GPZ900R, which was the first model to receive the now iconic “Ninja” moniker. Made famous through its use on the film “Top Gun”, since its launch, the word Ninja has been synonymous with speed and power.

    In celebration of its sports riding heritage, Kawasaki’s main flagship models, the Ninja ZX-4RR, the Ninja ZX-6R and the Ninja ZX-10R. These are available with limited stocks only, starting the month March 2024 at all Kawasaki Krib nationwide.


    Introducing Kawasaki’s first 500 Motorcycles

    Capping off the first part of the evening’s multi–evolution was the reveal of the newest members of the Kawasaki family – Kawasaki’s 500 series – the Eliminator, the Ninja 500, the Z500, and all their special edition variants.

    Kawasaki’s introduction of the 500 series variants in categories with the most riding populations comes with the growing trend for higher displacement engines, even for the entry level motorcycle enthusiast. With the introduction of these new models, Kawasaki Motors Philippines aims to provide riders with the most exciting riding experience without having to sacrifice speed or power.

    Eliminator series are currently available to all Kawasaki Krib nationwide, while Ninja 500 and Z500 Series will be available starting the month of March 2024.


    Kawasaki Launches their First EV Motorcycles

    As the first Japanese manufacturer in the Philippines to officially introduce EV motorcycles to the Philippine market, Kawasaki had three considerations in designing their newest machines: Environmentally Friendly, Easy, and Everyday Use.

    With the Ninja e-1 and Z e-1, Kawasaki has clearly shown that good times are not limited to traditional combustion machines and can be easily accessible to a wide range of riders, especially first-time owners.

    Both models will be available in limited stocks only, around March 2024 at all Kawasaki Krib nationwide. Prices of both models to be announced soon, as well as, the accessories such as Batteries and Chargers.



    The evening was capped off with a celebratory toast and kanpai from none other than Kawasaki Motors Philippines President and Chairman of the Board, Mr. Isao Sudo, together with Vice Chairman, Mr. Raul Jay Manglapus III, and the representatives from the Kawasaki Leisure Bike dealer network.


    All models launched from the LeisureVolution event will be available, around March 2024 through Kawasaki Kribs nationwide, so watch out for updates and announcement through the Kawasaki Social Media Channels.