The Craig Vetter Kawasaki Mystery Ship was a special version of the Kawasaki KZ1000 that had been significantly rebuilt by Craig Vetter and his team using experience from both their popular Windjammer fairings, and their championship win in the 1978 AMA Superbike Series with Reggie Pridmore riding a KZ1000 and performance tuning done by Pierre des Roches.
Meet Craig Vetter
Craig Vetter was inducted into the AMA Motorcycle Hall Of Fame in 1999, he’s probably best described as a polymath thanks to his successes in a wide variety of fields. He was a motorcycle racer himself and he founded the Vetter Corporation which became the largest motorcycle fairing company in the world in the 1970s. Vetter’s work inspired many motorcycle manufacturers who began to offer fairings on their own models from the late 1970s onwards.
Vetter would later assemble the above mentioned 1978 AMA Superbike Series winning team, which gave