Kawasaki Z1000 MKII (1979-80)

Make Model: Kawasaki Z 1000 MKII


Year: 1979 – 80
Engine: Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 2 Valve per cylinder.
Capacity: 1015 cc / 61.9 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 69.4 66 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 8.7:1
Lubrication: Wet sump
Induction: 4x 28mm Mikuni carburetors
Ignition: CDI
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 93 hp / 69.3 kW @ 8000 rpm
Max Torque: 8.1 kgf-m / 58.5 lb-ft @ 6500 rpm
Clutch: Wet multiplate
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: Oil telescopic forks
Rear Suspension: Swinging arm oil damper 5-way spring preload
Front Brakes: 2x 240mm discs 1 piston caliper
Rear Brakes: Single 250mm disc 2 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 3.25-19
Rear Tyre: 4.00-18

Dry Weight: 245 kg / 540 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 14.8 Litres / 3.9 US gal
Consumption Average: 47.5 mpg
Braking 60 – 0 / 100 – 0: – / 45.7 m
Standing 1/4 Mile: 12.1 sec
Top Speed: 130 mph


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