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Kawasaki KZ1000 LTD Specs

The Kawasaki KZ1000 LTD model is a Sport bike manufactured by Kawasaki . In this version sold from year 1977 , the dry weight is 240.0 kg (529.1 pounds) and it is equiped with a Four cylinder boxer, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 85.00 HP (62.0 kW) @ 8000 RPM and a maximum torque of 8.30 Nm (0.8 kgf-m or 6.1 ft.lbs) @ 7000 RPM . With this drive-train, the Kawasaki KZ1000 LTD is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of 257.5 km/h (160.0 mph) . Regarding the chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the Kawasaki KZ1000 LTD have a Caster frame with front suspension being inverted Forks and in the rear suspension it is equiped with  . Stock tire sizes are  on the front, and  on the rear. As for stopping power, the Kawasaki KZ1000 LTD braking system includes Double disc size  at the front and Double disc size  at the rear. 

Kawasaki KZ1000 LTD General Information

Brand Kawasaki 
Model Kawasaki KZ1000 LTD 
Year 1977 
Year 1977 
Category Sport 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)  

Kawasaki KZ1000 LTD Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type Caster 
Seat details  
Wheelbase 155 mm (6.1 inches) 
Length 2,220 mm (87.4 inches) 
Width 830 mm (32.7 inches) 
Height 1,180 mm (46.5 inches) 
Seat Height 813 mm (32.0 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height  
Ground Clearance 155 mm (6.1 inches) 
Trail size 90 mm (3.5 inches) 
Wheels details  
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions  
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions  
Front brakes Double disc 
Rear brakes Double disc 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions  
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions  
Curb Weight (including fluids)  
Dry Weight 240.0 kg (529.1 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight  
Rear Percentage of Weight  
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 0.3542 HP/kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity 13.60 litres (3.59 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity 1.89 litres (0.50 gallons) 
Carrying Details and Capacity  
Front Suspension inverted Forks 
Front Suspension Travel  
Rear Suspension  
Rear Suspension Travel  

Kawasaki KZ1000 LTD Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders Four cylinder boxer, four-stroke 
Engine details  
Fuel system Carburettor. MIKUNI VM26SS 
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 1015.00 ccm (61.94 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke 70.0 x 66.0 mm (2.8 x 2.6 inches) 
Compression Ratio 8.7:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration DOHC 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 85.00 HP (62.0 kW) @ 8000 RPM 
Maximum torque 8.30 Nm (0.8 kgf-m or 6.1 ft.lbs) @ 7000 RPM 
Engine Maximum RPM 8000 
Cooling system Air 
Lubrication system Forced Lubrication (wet sump) 
Engine oil capacity  
Exhaust system 4 into 2, Stainless Steel pipes 
Gearbox 5-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Chain 
Clutch type Wet, multi disc 

Kawasaki KZ1000 LTD Performance

Top Speed 257.5 km/h (160.0 mph) 
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph)  
Acceleration 0 to 400m (1/4 mile)  
Recuperation 60 to 140 km/h in highest gear  
Fuel Consumption - MPG - Economy - Efficiency 4.70 litres/100 km (21.3 km/l or 50.05 mpg) 
CO2 emissions 109.0 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission) 

Kawasaki KZ1000 LTD Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type  
Electrical Details  
Starter Type Electric & kick