Kawasaki Z440 LTD (1985)

In 1985, the Kawasaki Z440 LTD motorcycle was released. This motorcycle came equipped with a four-stroke, parallel twin cylinder, SOHC, 2 valve per cylinder engine with a capacity of 443cc/27.0 cu-in. This engine had a compression ratio of 9.2:1 and was cooled by air. The Z440 LTD was powered through 2x 32mm Keihin carburetors and a battery-powered coil ignition. It had an electric starter and was capable of producing 41 hp/30.5 kw @ 7000 rpm and a maximum torque of 3.6 kgf-m/26 lb-ft @ 7000 rpm. The motorcycle was fitted with a 6-speed transmission and a final drive powered by a belt. The frame was tubular, double cradle style and the front suspension had telescopic forks with a rear wheel travel of 127mm/5.0 in. The rear suspension was a swingarm with a rear wheel travel of 96 mm/3.7 in. It had front brakes with a single 275mm disc and rear brakes with a drum. The dimensions of the motorcycle were 2070mm/81.5 in in length, 775mm/30.5 in in width, and 1070mm/42.1 in in length, with a wheelbase of 1370mm/53.9 in and a ground clearance of 125mm/4.9 in. The dry weight of the motorcycle was 166 kg/366 lbs and it had a fuel capacity of 14 litres/3.6 US gal.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki Z 450 LTD

Year: 1985

Engine: Four stroke, parallel twin cylinder, SOHC, 2 Valve per cylinder.
Capacity: 443 cc / 27.0 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 67 x 62mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
Induction: 2x 32mm Keihin carburetor
Ignition: Battery powered coil
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 41 hp / 30.5 kw @ 7000 rpm
Max Torque: 3.6 kgf-m / 26 lb-ft @ 7000 rpm
Transmission: 6 Speed
Final Drive: Belt
Frame: Tubular, double cradle
Front Suspension: Telescopic forks
Rear Wheel Travel: 127 mm / 5.0 in

Rear Suspension: Swingarm
Rear Wheel Travel: 96 mm / 3.7 in
Front Brakes: Single 275mm disc
Rear Brakes: Drum
Front Tyre: 3.00-18
Rear Tyre: 3.50-18
Dimensions: Length 2070 mm / 81.5 in Width 775 mm / 30.5 in Length 1070 mm / 42.1 in
Wheelbase: 1370 mm / 53.9 In
Ground Clearance: 125 mm / 4.9 in
Dry Weight: 166 kg / 366 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 14 Litres / 3.6 US gal

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