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Kawasaki Z 550 Specs

The Kawasaki Z 550 model is a Classic bike manufactured by Kawasaki . In this version sold from year 1981 , the dry weight is  and it is equiped with a In-line four, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 50.00 HP (36.5 kW) @ 8500 RPM and a maximum torque of  . With this drive-train, the Kawasaki Z 550 is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of 173.0 km/h (107.5 mph) . Regarding the chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the Kawasaki Z 550 have a  frame with front suspension being  and in the rear suspension it is equiped with  . Stock tire sizes are 3.25-19 on the front, and 3.75-18 on the rear. As for stopping power, the Kawasaki Z 550 braking system includes Dual disc size  at the front and Single disc size  at the rear. 

Kawasaki Z 550 General Information

Brand Kawasaki 
Model Kawasaki Z 550 
Year 1981 
Year 1981 
Category Classic 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)  

Kawasaki Z 550 Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type  
Seat details  
Wheelbase  
Length  
Width  
Height  
Seat Height  
Alternate Seat Height  
Ground Clearance  
Trail size  
Wheels details  
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 3.25-19 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 3.75-18 
Front brakes Dual disc 
Rear brakes Single disc 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions  
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions  
Curb Weight (including fluids) 216.0 kg (476.2 pounds) 
Dry Weight  
Front Percentage of Weight  
Rear Percentage of Weight  
Weight-Power Output Ratio :  
Fuel Tank Capacity 14.00 litres (3.70 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity  
Carrying Details and Capacity  
Front Suspension  
Front Suspension Travel  
Rear Suspension  
Rear Suspension Travel  

Kawasaki Z 550 Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders In-line four, four-stroke 
Engine details  
Fuel system  
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 553.00 ccm (33.74 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke 58.0 x 52.4 mm (2.3 x 2.1 inches) 
Compression Ratio 9.5:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration DOHC 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 50.00 HP (36.5 kW) @ 8500 RPM 
Maximum torque  
Engine Maximum RPM  
Cooling system Air 
Lubrication system  
Engine oil capacity  
Exhaust system  
Gearbox 6-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Chain 
Clutch type  
Driveline  

Kawasaki Z 550 Performance

Top Speed 173.0 km/h (107.5 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  
CO2 emissions  
Emissions  

Kawasaki Z 550 Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type  
Electrical Details  
Starter Type  
Instruments  
Lights