• Powerful Kawasaki engine provides high performance and reliability when you need it most.
  • Rugged, low-maintenance and integrated transmission design delivers outstanding power and operational efficiency to the wheels and mower deck.
  • Dual operation levers provide smooth, precise control for delicate trimming and work around trees and flowerbeds.


  • 4 Storage boxes for your tools, lunch and anything else too big or heavy for your pockets.
  • Seat slides 4″ forward and back, letting you find just the right position for maximum personal comfort. This high back seat will keep you comfortable even on those extra-long mowing jobs.
  • Plenty of legroom up front, thanks to a wide foot pan. It also makes getting on and off a snap.
  • Keep your drink handy in the integrated cup holders.
  • Simple twist of a dial lets you adjust the cutting height in precise 1/4″ increments.
  • Ergonomic control layout with all controls and indicators placed for quick, easy, user-friendly access.


  • 10 gauge steel, welded 42″ mower deck provides outstanding, professional-level cutting performance.
  • Equipped with full-height ROPS for safety and peace of mind.
  • Optional LED headlights allow you to continue mowing in low light conditions.
  • Large Ultracaper Z rear tyres provide a softer ride, better traction and weight distribution to help protect your lawn.
  • Optional hitch kit available.



Z231KW-42 Specifications

EngineTypePetrol, air-cooled V-Twin
Max. horsepower (Gross) (HP)21.5*
Total displacement (cc)726
Starting systemKey switch
DimensionsOverall length (mm)1890
Overall width (w/ mower) (mm)1400
Overall width (w/o mower) (mm)1076
Overall height (w/ ROPS upright) (mm)1659
Wheel base (mm)1233.5
TreadFront (mm)616
Rear (mm)885
Tyre sizeFront11 × 4 – 5 pneumatic
Rear18 × 7.5 – 14
Weight (w/ mower) (kg)281.6
Transmission system2-HST w/ Gear reduction
Speed control2-hand lever
Travel speed rangeForward (km/h)0–10.5
Reverse (km/h)0–6.4
Brake typeCog style parking lock / lever
PTOTypeBelt drive
Clutch typeElectric clutch
PTO brakeDry disc
Engine stop systemKey stop
Fuel tank capacity (L)12.2
BatteryU1 (12V, RC: 45min, CCA: 300, CA: 410)
Generator capacity (amp)15
Hour meterStandard
Fuel guageSight window
Z231KW-42 Mower Deck Specifications

Mower lift system Mechanical
Mower deck typePro commercial fabricated deck
Deck depth (mm)114
Belt type
Single belt
Deck steel thickness (mm)3.4
Anti-scalp roller
Cutting width of mower (in.)
Number of blades2 blades
Cutting height"1.5 in. - 4.25 in. 1/4"" in. increments"
Mower mounting systemParallel linkage
Blade tip speed (max.) (FPM)17700