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Kawasaki KZ1000 specs

Motorcycle type Sport touring
Curb weight 245-255 kg (540-562 lbs)
Dimensions 2.21 m (87 in) long, 1.20 m (47 in) high
Wheelbase 1.51 m (59 in)
Years built 1976 - 1977
Origin country Japan
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Lap times

Track Time
Lime Rock Park 1:12.50

Performance

0 - 60 mph2.9 s
0 - 80 mph4.9 s
0 - 100 mph8.5 s
0 - 120 mph15.8 s
1/4 mile12.1 s @ 111.7 mph

Powertrain specs

Engine type R4 4-stroke
Displacement 1015 cc
Power 83 ps (82 bhp / 61 kw) @ 8000 rpm
Torque 79 Nm (58 lb-ft) @ 6500 rpm
Power / liter 82 ps (81 hp)
Power / weight 332 ps (327 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 316 Nm (233 lb-ft) / t
Transmission 5 speed manual
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196ss  1y ago

Cycle, February 1977:
Curb weight - 255,8 kg
1/4 mile - 12,06 sec 111,66 mph
0-60 mph - 2,9 sec
0-80 mph - 4,9 sec
0-100 mph - 8,5 sec
0-120 mph - 15,8 sec

Car&Driver August 1977:
Lime Rock Park - 1:12,5