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Kawasaki W650 scrambler by Mark Huang

What if … Kawasaki had built a scrambler?

4 MONTHS AGO / NO COMMENTS / CUSTOM MOTORCYCLES

Think of a classic scrambler, and a Triumph desert sled probably comes to mind. BSA and Matchless also made pretty good scramblers, and Honda had its CL series. But the other Japanese marques were noticeably absent. This stunning W650 hints at the missed opportunity. What if Kawasaki had got down and dirty with its W…

Custom Kawasaki W650 by Egerie Motorcycle and Age of Glory

French dressing: A chic Kawasaki W650 from Lyon

8 MONTHS AGO / NO COMMENTS / CUSTOM MOTORCYCLES

Kawasaki are making waves in the neo-retro scene with the well-reviewed Z900RS. But truth be told, we still really miss the simple, compact W-series. Made right up until last year, the W800—and its predecessor, the W650—had a cheerful parallel twin motor with some of the best styling we’ve seen on a modern classic. And there…