Kawasaki GPZ550 (1983-84)

Make Model: Kawasaki GPz 550 / Z 550GP


Year: 1983 – 84
Engine: Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 2 valve per cylinder.
Capacity: 553 cc / 33.7 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 58 x 52.4 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 10.0:1
Induction: 4x 22mm Teikei constant vacuum – main jets #94
Ignition: CDI
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 65 hp / 47.4 Nm @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque: 35.5 lb-ft / 48.1 Nm @ 8000 rpm
Clutch: Wet- multiplate
Transmission: 6 Speed
Final Drive: #530 O-ring chain
Frame: Double down tube, full cradle, Box section aluminum swing arm
Front Suspension: Telescopic forks
Front Wheel Travel: 165 mm / 6.4 in
Rear Suspension: Dual shocks, Swinging arm
Rear Wheel Travel: 100 mm / 3.9 in
Front Brakes: 2X 260mm disc
Rear Brakes: Single 260mm disc

Front Tyre: 3.25 H19
Rear Tyre: 3.75 H18
Seat Height: 800 mm / 31.6 in
Ground Clearance: 147 mm / 5.8 in
Wet Weight: 210 kg / 461 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 15 Litres / 3.9 US gal
Consumption average: 46 mpg
Standing 1/4 Mile: 13.0 sec / 102 mph
Top Speed: 191.5 km/h / 119 mph


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