Honda were acquiring an online reputation for technology and also effective bikes, a mantle that Kawasaki wished to revamp, especially that Honda had actually simply produced the VF750F with it’s 86 bhp V4 engine, as well as probably for the first time with a Japanese bike, an equipment that likewise managed well. Nonetheless, the 1984 GPz900R, although looking similar cosmetically, was an entire new device which ruined the competition. Not just fast, but this bike handled so well that it made the readily available power useful. With completely enclosed bodywork was spectacular in appearances and also design, as well as although there was very little revolutionary in regards to components, it was the first bike to have a fluid cooled down, dohc, 16 shutoff transverse power unit. The frame was simply a tubular steel back, however without the typical down tubes which saved weight and also permitted the usage of an entirely upgraded box section below structure made from aluminium. The layout short had been to integrate traditional Japanese raw power in a motorbike, however this device had to manage well also.