Kawasaki GPZ305 (1983)

The Kawasaki GPZ 305 was a motorcycle produced in 1983. It had a four-stroke parallel twin SOHC engine with a capacity of 306 cc and a compression ratio of 9.7:1. The motorcycle was equipped with 2x 32mm Keihin CVi carburetors and a magneto CDI ignition, with an electric starter. It had a maximum power output of 19.9 kW/26.6 hp at 10,000 rpm and a maximum torque of 25.5 Nm/18.8 lb .ft at 8,500 rpm. The clutch was wet, and it had a six-speed transmission and belt final drive. The front suspension was telescopic forks, and the rear suspension was a swing arm. It had a front brake with two discs and a rear brake with a drum. The front tyre size was 90/90-18, and the rear tyre size was 110/80-18. Its wheelbase was 1355 mm/53.3 in, and its seat height was 784 mm/30.8 in. The dry weight was 147 kg/324 lbs, and the wet weight was 160.6 kg/354 lbs. The fuel capacity was 16.5 litres/4.3 US gal, with an average fuel consumption of 65 mpg. The standing quarter-mile was 14.7 seconds/86 mph, and the top speed was 101 mph.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki GPZ 305

Year: 1983 –

Engine: Four stroke Parallel twin SOHC
Capacity: 306 cc / 18.7 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 61.0 x 52.4 mm
Cooling System:
Compression Ratio: 9.7:1
Lubrication: Forced feed lubrication
Induction: 2x 32mm Keihin CVi carburetors
Ignition: Magneto CDI
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 19.9 kW / 26.6 hp @ 10000 rpm
Max Torque: 25.5 Nm / 18.8 lb .ft @ 8500 rpm
Clutch: Wet clutch
Transmission: 6 Speed
Final Drive: Belt
Front Suspension: Telescopic forks

Rear Suspension: Swing arm
Front Brakes: 2x disc
Rear Brakes: Drum
Front Tyre: 90/90-18
Rear Tyre: 110/80-18
Rake: 26,5 degrees
Trail: 95 mm / 3.7 in
Wheelbase: 1355 mm / 53.3 in
Seat Height: 784 mm / 30.8 in
Dry Weight: 147 kg / 324 lbs
Wet Weight: 160.6 kg / 354 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 16.5 Litres / 4.3 US gal
Consumption Average: 65 mp/g
Standing 1/4 Mile: 14.7 sec / 86 mph
Top Speed: 101 mph

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