Kawasaki S2 350 (1973-74)

The Kawasaki S2 350SS MKII was produced between 1973 and 1974. It had a two-stroke, transverse three-cylinder engine with a capacity of 346cc and was air-cooled. The bore and stroke measurements were 53 x 52.3mm with a compression ratio of 7.3:1. It had 3x Mikuni VM24SC, 24mm carburetors for induction and a battery and coil ignition system. The motorcycle had a kickstart and could reach up to 45hp at 8000rpm with maximum torque of 30.7 lb-ft at 7000rpm. It had a five-speed transmission with a chain final drive.

For the frame, the Kawasaki S2 350SS MKII used double cradle tubular construction with telescopic hydraulic forks for the front suspension and a swingarm with dual shocks for the rear. The front and rear brakes measures 180mm drums, and the front and rear tires were 3.00-18 and 3.50-18, respectively. The motorcycle had a trail of 109mm and it was 2010mm in length, 1095mm in width, and 800mm in seat height. The Kawasaki S2 350SS MKII had a dry weight of 151kg and a fuel capacity of 14 litres or 3.7 US gallons.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki S2 350SS MKII

Year: 1973 – 74

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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