Kawasaki Z1300 (1981-83)

Make Model: Kawasaki Z 1300 Prototype


Year: 1981 – 83
Engine: Four stroke, transverse six cylinder, DOHC, 2 valve per cylinder.
Capacity: 1286 cc / 78.5 cu in
Bore x Stroke: 62 x 71 mm
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.9:1
Lubrication: Wet sump
Engine Oil: Mineral, 10W/40
Induction: 3x 32mm twin choke Mikuni BSW carburetors
Ignition: Analogue CDI (Capacitive Discharge Ign.)
Spark Plug: NGK, CR9E
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 87.5 kW / 120 hp @ 8000 rpm
Max Torque: 116 Nm / 11.8 kgf-m / 85.6 ft. lbs @ 6500 rpm
Clutch: Wet multi disc
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Gear Ratio: 1st 2.29 (39/17) / 2nd 1.67 (35/21) / 3rd 1.28 (32/25) / 4th 1.07 (29/27) 5th 0.93 (27/29):1
Frame: Double Cradle
Front Suspension: Telescopic forks
Front Wheel Travel: 200 mm / 7.9 in.

Rear Suspension: Dual shocks preload adjustable
Front Brakes: 2x 260 mm discs, 2 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 250 mm disc, 1 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 110/90 -18
Rear Tyre: 130/90 -17
Rake: 28.5 degrees
Trail: 102 mm / 4.0 in.
Dimensions: Length 2265 mm / 89.1 in Width 785 mm / 30.9 in Height 1265 mm / 49.8 in
Wheelbase: 1580 mm / 62.2 in
Ground Clearance: 145 mm / 5.7 in
Dry Weight: 297 kg / 654.8 lbs
Wet Weight: 322 kg / 709 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 27 Litres / US 7.1 gal
Oil Capacity: 4.5 L / 1.2 US gal
Consumption Average: 6.5 L/100 km / 15.3 km/l / 36 US mpg
Braking: 48 km/h / 30 mph – 0: 10.4 m / 34 ft
Braking: 97 km/h / 60 mph – 0: 44.5 m / 146 ft
Standing 1/4 Mile: 11.9 sec / 185 km/h / 115 mph
Acceleration: 0 – 97 km/h / 60 mph: 4.01 sec
Acceleration: 0 – 161 km/h / 100 mph: 9.02 sec

Top Speed: 223.6 km/h / 139 mph


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