Kawasaki Z400 LTD (1979-80)

The Kawasaki Z400 LTD is a motorcycle produced from 1979-80. It is equipped with a four-stroke, parallel twin cylinder engine with a capacity of 398cc and a compression ratio of 9.4:1. The engine is air-cooled and has a forced lubrication system with a wet sump. The bike comes with 2x Keihin CV32 6caburetors, electric and kick starting options. The maximum power of the bike is 36 hp at 8500 rpm and the maximum torque reaches 3.3 kgf-m at 7500 rpm. The transmission is a 5-speed with a chain system for the final drive. The frame is tubular with a double cradle, while the front suspension is equipped with telescopic forks and the rear suspension consists of dual shocks. The front brake is a single disc and the rear brake is a drum, while the front and rear tyre sizes are 3.25-18 and 130/90-16 respectively. The bike has a dry weight of 170 kg and a fuel capacity of 12 litres.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki Z 400LTD

Year: 1979 – 80

Engine: Four stroke, parallel twin cylinder, SOHC, 2 Valve per cylinder.
Capacity: 398 cc / 24.2 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 64 62 mm
Compression Ratio: 9.4:1
Cooling System: Air cooled
Lubrication: Forced lubrication, wet sump
Induction: 2x Keihin CV32 6caburetor
Ignition: Battery & coil
Starting: Electric & kick
Max Power: 36 hp / 26.8 kW @ 8500 rpm
Max Torque: 3.3 kgf-m / 23.8 lb-ft @ 7500 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Tubular, double cradle
Front Suspension: Telescopic forks

Rear Suspension: Dual shocks
Front Brakes: Single disc
Rear Brakes: Drum
Front Tyre: 3.25-18
Rear Tyre: 130/90-16
Dry-Weight: 170 kg / 374.7 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 12 Litres / 3.1 US gal

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