Kawasaki GPZ400F (1983)

The Kawasaki GPZ400F / Z400GP motorcycle was produced in 1983 with a four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 2 Valve per cylinder engine. The motorbike boasts a capacity of 399 cc / 24.3 cu-in with a bore x stroke of 52 47mm and is cooled by air. It has a compression ratio of 9.5:1 and induction features 4 x 21mm Teir-Kei carburetors with CDI ignition and electric starting. The motorcycle can reach a maximum power of 51 hp / 38 kW @ 11500 rpm with 34.3 Nm / 25.2 lb-ft @ 8500 rpm maximum torque. It has a 6-speed transmission with a chain final drive system.

Front suspension is provided by telescopic forks and the rear suspension is a swing arm. Front brakes are a single 236mm disc and the rear brakes are a single 140mm drum. The motorcycle has a front tire size of 90/90-19 and a rear tire size of 110/90-18. The dry weight of the motorcycle is 179 kg / 394.6 lbs and it has a fuel capacity of 15 liters / 3.9 US gallons. This motorcycle is a great example of a classic 80s sportbike with impressive specifications for its time.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki GPz 400F / Z400GP

Year: 1983

Engine: Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 2 Valve per cylinder.
Capacity: 399 cc / 24.3 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 52 47mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.5:1
Induction: 4 x 21mm Teir-Kei carburetors
Ignition: CDI
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 51 hp / 38 kW @ 11500 rpm
Max Torque: 34.3 Nm / 25.2 lb-ft @ 8500 rpm
Transmission: 6 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: Telescopic forks
Rear Suspension: Swing arm
Front Brakes: Single 236mm disc

Rear Brakes: Single 140mm drum
Front Tyre: 90/90-19
Rear Tyre: 110/90-18
Dry Weight: 179 kg / 394.6 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 15 Litres / 3.9 US gal

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