Kawasaki Z440C (1979)

The Kawasaki Z 440C is a 1979 motorcycle with a four-stroke parallel twin-cylinder SOHC engine, with a capacity of 443cc or 27.0 cu-in. It has a bore x stroke of 67 x 62mm and a compression ratio of 9.2:1. The motorcycle uses a 2x 32mm Keihin carburetor and battery-powered coil for ignition, and can start electrically. It has a maximum power of 41 hp or 30.5 kw at 7000 rpm and a maximum torque of 3.6 kgf-m or 26 lb-ft at 7000 rpm. The Kawasaki Z 440C is equipped with a six-speed transmission and belt final drive system. The motorcycle has a tubular, double cradle frame, and telescopic forks for the front suspension and a swingarm for the rear suspension. The front brake is a single 275mm disc, while the rear brake is a drum. The front tire size is 3.00-18, and the rear tire size is 3.50-18. The Kawasaki Z 440C has a length of 2070mm or 81.5in, width of 775mm or 30.5in, and a height of 1070mm or 42.1in, with a wheelbase of 1370mm or 53.9in and ground clearance of 125mm or 4.9in. It weighs 166kg or 366lbs, and has a fuel capacity of 14 liters or 3.6 US gallons. The motorcycle can complete the standing 1/4 mile in 14.6 seconds with a top speed of 115 mph.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki Z 440C

Year: 1979

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
Standing 1/4 Mile: 14.6 sec / 88 mp/h
Top Speed: 115 mp/h

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