Saying the sub-500cc class of motorcycle is popular for both beginners and seasoned riders alike may be an understatement. But, there is undeniable bang for the buck in these rides for most anyone.
Sub-500s are important for the future of the sport since they both atrract new riders and keep experienced ones seeking lighter and easier rides. Original equipment manufacturers know this and provide lots of choices for folks looking to buy new or change up existing bikes. Entries like the Yamaha MT-03, Honda CB300R, Husqvarna Svartpilen and Vitpilen, KTM Duke 390 and others are all vying for sales share in a class that provides beaucoup value for the dollar.
Kawasaki is bolstering its place in the sub-500 jungle with the naked streetfighter-class Z400 for 2021 that they call the, “Agile Aggressor.” Basically derived from the track-inspired Ninja 400 — the Z400 shares the same proven steel trellis frame and