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Kawasaki KZ 440 B1 Specs

The Kawasaki KZ 440 B1 model is a Naked bike bike manufactured by Kawasaki . In this version sold from year 1980 , the dry weight is 159.0 kg (350.5 pounds) and it is equiped with a Twin, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 40.00 HP (29.2 kW) @ 8500 RPM and a maximum torque of 3.60 Nm (0.4 kgf-m or 2.7 ft.lbs) @ 7500 RPM . With this drive-train, the Kawasaki KZ 440 B1 is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of 180.0 km/h (111.8 mph) . Regarding the chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the Kawasaki KZ 440 B1 have a Tubular double cradle frame with front suspension being Telescopic fork and in the rear suspension it is equiped with Swing arm . Stock tire sizes are 90/90-19 on the front, and 100/90-18 on the rear. As for stopping power, the Kawasaki KZ 440 B1 braking system includes Expanding brake (drum brake). Internal expansion two-leading size 30 mm (1.2 inches) at the front and Expanding brake (drum brake). Internal expansion two-leading size 30 mm (1.2 inches) at the rear. 

Kawasaki KZ 440 B1 General Information

Brand Kawasaki 
Model Kawasaki KZ 440 B1 
Start year 1980 
Year 1980 
Category Naked bike 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)  

Kawasaki KZ 440 B1 Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type Tubular double cradle 
Seat details  
Length 2 mm (0.1 inches) 
Width 810 mm (31.9 inches) 
Height 1 mm (0.0 inches) 
Seat Height 40 mm (1.6 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height  
Ground Clearance 160 mm (6.3 inches) 
Trail size 100 mm (3.9 inches) 
Wheels details  
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 90/90-19 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 100/90-18 
Front brakes Expanding brake (drum brake). Internal expansion two-leading 
Rear brakes Expanding brake (drum brake). Internal expansion two-leading 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 30 mm (1.2 inches) 
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 30 mm (1.2 inches) 
Curb Weight (including fluids) 180.0 kg (396.8 pounds) 
Dry Weight 159.0 kg (350.5 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight  
Rear Percentage of Weight  
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 0.2516 HP/kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity 14.00 litres (3.70 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity 3.00 litres (0.79 gallons) 
Carrying Details and Capacity  
Front Suspension Telescopic fork 
Front Suspension Travel  
Rear Suspension Swing arm 
Rear Suspension Travel  

Kawasaki KZ 440 B1 Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders Twin, four-stroke 
Engine details  
Fuel system Carburettor. Keihin 36 mm x 2 
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 443.00 ccm (27.03 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke 67.5 x 62.0 mm (2.7 x 2.4 inches) 
Compression Ratio 9.2:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration SOHC 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 40.00 HP (29.2 kW) @ 8500 RPM 
Maximum torque 3.60 Nm (0.4 kgf-m or 2.7 ft.lbs) @ 7500 RPM 
Engine Maximum RPM 11000 
Cooling system Air 
Lubrication system Forced lubrication (wet Sump) 
Engine oil capacity 2.00 litres (2.11 quarts) 
Exhaust system  
Gearbox 6-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Chain 
Clutch type Wet multiplate 

Kawasaki KZ 440 B1 Performance

Top Speed 180.0 km/h (111.8 mph) 
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) 19.700 seconds 
Acceleration 0 to 400m (1/4 mile)  
Recuperation 60 to 140 km/h in highest gear 18.000 seconds 
Fuel Consumption - MPG - Economy - Efficiency 6.50 litres/100 km (15.4 km/l or 36.19 mpg) 
CO2 emissions 150.8 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission) 

Kawasaki KZ 440 B1 Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type Batery and coil 
Electrical Details  
Starter Type Electric