Kawasaki Z1
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Z1
Z1-A
Z1-B
Z900
performance
Top speed
120.00 mph
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1/4 mile, seconds, mph
12.61 @ 105.63
12.37 @ 107.39
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13.73 @ 94.65
0-30 mph
2.7 sec.
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2.1 sec.
0-60 mph
4.8 sec.
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5.1 sec.
Braking distance from 30 mph
29.00 ft.
29.00 ft.
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25.00 ft.
Braking distance from 60 mph
126.00 ft.
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103.00 ft.
Average fuel mileage
43.00 mpg
39.80 mpg
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34.00 mpg
Price USD
$1895.00
$2475.00
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engine
Type
four-stroke
Cylinder arrangement
transverse in-line four
Valve actuation
double overhead camshaft
Valve arrangement
two valves per cylinder
Valve adjustment
bucket and shim
Cooling
air
Bore x stroke
66 x 66mm
Displacement
903 cc
Compression ratio
8.5:1
Claimed BHP
82@8500 rpm
81@8000 rpm
Claimed torque, ft/lbs
54.30@7000 rpm
52.80@7500
Carburation
4 x 28mm Mikuni VM28SC
26mm Mikuni VM26SS
Ignition system
battery and coil
Lubrication system
wet sump, trachoid pump
Oil capacity, pint
7.36
Fuel capacity, US gal.
4.76
Starting system
kick, electric
Electrical system
12V alternator
Lighting system
45/50W headlight
Battery
12V-14AH
Air filtration
treated synthetic fiber
drive train
Primary drive
straight cut gears
Clutch
wet, multi-plate
Transmission
5 speed, constant mesh
Final drive
single row chain
1st gear
12.79:1
12.05:1
2nd gear
8.84:1
8.34:1
3rd gear
6.74:1
6.36:1
4th gear
5.58:1
5.25:1
5th gear
4.92:1
4.63:1
running gear
Frame
tubular, double cradle
Forks
telescopic, internal springs
Rake/Trail
27ยบ/3.75 in.
Rear shocks
shocks, 5-way adjustable
Front brakes
single disc, 11.50 in.
twin discs, 9.60 in.
Rear brakes
single leading shoe drum, 7.9 in.
Front tyre
3.25 x 19 4PR
Rear tyre
4.00 x 18 4PR
dimensions
Wheelbase
59.0 in.
Overall length
87.0 in.
Handlebar width
32.2 in.
Seat height
32.0 in.
Ground clearance
6.75 in.
Weight
546 lbs.
544 lbs.
548 lbs.
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