Kawasaki S2 350 (1971-72)

The Kawasaki S2 350SS MKII motorcycle was produced from 1971-72 and featured a two-stroke, transverse three-cylinder engine with a capacity of 346cc. It had a cooling system that relied on air and had a bore and stroke of 53 x 52.3 mm, with a compression ratio of 7.3:1. The motorcycle was fitted with three Mikuni VM24SC 24 mm carburetors and a battery and coil ignition system. It was able to produce up to 45 horsepower at 8000 RPM and had a maximum torque of 30.7 lb-ft at 7000 RPM. Its transmission had five speeds, with the final drive being a chain. The motorcycle had a double cradle tubular frame, with telescopic hydraulic forks for the front suspension and dual shocks swing arm for the rear suspension. For braking, it came equipped with 180mm drum brakes on the front and rear. Its front tire measured 3.00-18 while its rear tire was 3.50-18. The Kawasaki S2 350SS MKII featured a wheelbase of 1330mm and a dry weight of 151kg. It had a fuel capacity of 14 liters and would offer riders a seat height of 800mm.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki S2 350SS MKII

Year: 1971 – 72

Engine: Two stroke, transverse three cylinder
Capacity: 346 cc / 21 cu-in
Cooling System: Air cooled
Bore x Stroke: 53 x 52.3 mm
Compression Ratio: 7,3:1
Induction: 3x Mikuni VM24SC, 24 mm carburetors
Ignition: Battery and coil
Starting: Kick
Max Power: 45 hp / 33.5 kW @ 8000 rpm
Max Torque: 30.7 lb-ft 41.6 Nm @ 7000 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Double cradle tubular
Front Suspension: Telescopic Hydraulic forks
Rear Suspension: Dual shocks, Swing arm

Front Brakes: 180mm Drum
Rear Brakes: 180mm Drum
Front Tyre: 3.00 -18
Rear Tyre: 3.50 -18
Trail: 109 mm / 4.3 in
Dimensions: Length 2010 mm / 79 in Width 1095 mm / 43.1 in
Wheelbase: 1330 mm / 52 in
Seat Height: 800 mm / 31 in
Dry Weight: 151 kg / 332.8lbs
Fuel Capacity: 14 Litres / 3.7 US gal

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