Kawasaki Z550 (1980-81)

The Kawasaki Z550F motorcycle was produced from 1980 to 1981. It has a four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC engine with 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 553 cc. The bore x stroke is 58 x 52.4 mm, and it is air-cooled with a compression ratio of 9.5:1. The induction system includes four 22mm TK carburetors and the ignition is CDI. The bike has an electric starter and can produce a maximum power output of 58 hp / 43.2 kW @ 9000 rpm, and a maximum torque of 35.5 ft-lb / 48.1 Nm @ 7000 rpm. The transmission is a six-speed with a final chain drive. The front suspension consists of 36mm telescopic forks with 173 mm / 6.8 in of wheel travel, and the rear suspension is dual shock with 5-way preload with 109 mm / 4.9 in of travel. The front brakes have 2x 250mm disc brakes and the rear brake is a single disc. The front and rear tires are 3.25-19 and 3.75-18 respectively. The dry weight is 192 kg / 423 lbs, and the fuel capacity is 14 Litres / 3.6 US gal. Overall, the Kawasaki Z550F is a classic bike with impressive power and suspension features for its time.


Technische Daten:

Marke Modell: Kawasaki Z 550F

Jahr: 1980 - 81


Motor: Viertakt, querliegender Vierzylinder, DOHC, 2 Ventile pro Zylinder.
Hubraum: 553 ccm / 33,7 cu-in
Bohrung x Hub: 58 x 52,4 mm
Kühlsystem: Luftgekühlt
Verdichtungsverhältnis: 9,5:1
Ansaugung: 4x 22mm TK
Zündung: CDI
Anfahren: Elektrisch
Max. Leistung: 58 PS / 43,2 kW @ 9000 U/min
Max. Drehmoment: 35,5 ft-lb / 48,1 Nm @ 7000 U/min
Getriebe: 6-Gang
Endantrieb: Kette
Vorderradaufhängung: 36-mm-Teleskopgabel
Federweg Vorderrad: 173 mm / 6.8 in
Hintere Federung: Doppelfederbein, 5-Wege-Vorspannung

Hinterradfederweg: 109 mm / 4.9 in
Bremsen vorne: 2X 250mm Scheibe
Hintere Bremsen: Einzelne Scheibe
Reifen vorne: 3.25-19
Hinterreifen: 3.75-18
Trockengewicht: 192 kg / 423 lbs
Kraftstoffkapazität: 14 Liter / 3.6 US gal

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