Who found kawasaki motorbikes?

Kawasaki motorbikes is a branch of Kawasaki Heavy Industries wich is founded in 1896.

The company is named after its founder: Shozo Kawasaki!

After the second world war it was involved with producing of smaller two-stroke motorcycles down to 25ccm, but in 1963 it merged with japans oldest motorcycle manufactor: Meguro whereafter Meguro's products was named Kawasaki.

Kawasakis first larger motorbike became this way the 650ccm twin: K1, wich was a license built BSA A7, but few Years later, in 1965, they presented their own development based on the K1: The W1!

Kawasaki W1 was in fact the first Japanese designed large displacement motorbike!