Kawasaki GPX600R (1989-90)

The Kawasaki GPX600R, also known as the GPZ 600R Ninja or ZX 600R Ninja, was a sportbike produced in the years 1989-90. It had a four stroke, transverse four cylinder engine with a capacity of 592cc and a compression ratio of 11.0:1. The bike was liquid cooled and had a maximum power of 75 hp at 10500 rpm, with a maximum torque of 5.1 kgf-m at 9000 rpm. The ignition was digital and it started with an electric system. It had a 6-speed transmission and a chain final drive. The front suspension was 37mm air-assisted forks with AVDS adjustable anti-dive, and the rear suspension was a single air-assisted shock adjustable for rebound damping. The bike had two front brakes with 1 piston calipers and a rear brake with a single piston caliper. The front tire size was 110/90-16 and the rear tire size was 130/90-16. The dry weight was 195 kg or 430 lbs, and the fuel capacity was 18 liters or 4.7 US gallons. The bike had an average fuel consumption of 47.8 mpg and could reach a top speed of 205 km/h or 127.5 mph. In the standing 1/4 mile, it could do it in 12.7 seconds at 107.3 mph.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki GPz 600R Ninja / ZX 600R Ninja

Year: 1989 – 90

Engine: Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Capacity: 592 cc / 36.1 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 60 52.4 mm
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Compression Ratio: 11.0:1
Lubrication: Wet sump
Induction: 4x 32mm Keihin CVK carburetors
Ignition: Digital
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 75 hp / 54.7 kW @ 10500 rpm
Max Power Rear Tyre: 69 hp @ 10500 rpm
Max Torque: 5.1 kgf-m / 36.8 lb-ft @ 9000 rpm
Transmission: 6 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: 37mm Air assisted forks, AVDS adjustable anti-dive

Front Wheel Travel: 140 mm / 5.5 in
Rear Suspension: Single air assisted shock adjustable for rebound damping
Rear Wheel Travel: 130 mm / 5.1 in
Front Brakes: 2x discs 1 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single disc 1 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 110/90-16
Rear Tyre: 130/90-16
Dry Weight: 195 kg / 430 lbs
: 217.0 kg / 478.4 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 18 Litres / 4.7 US gal
Consumption Average: 47.8 mpg
Standing 1/4 Mile: 12.7 sec / 107.3 mph
Top Speed: 205 km/h / 127.5 mph

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