Kawasaki Z750 (1977)

The Kawasaki Z750 Twin was a 1977 motorcycle featuring a four-stroke, parallel twin-cylinder engine with a capacity of 745cc. It had two valves per cylinder and a bore and stroke measurement of 78mm x 78mm. The bike was air-cooled and had a compression ratio of 8.5:1 with wet sump lubrication. Induction was provided by two 38mm Mikuni carburetors, and ignition was battery and coil operated. The bike had both electric and kick starting options. It provided a maximum power output of 41 kW at 7000 rpm and maximum torque of 60.8 Nm at 3000 rpm. The Kawasaki Z750 had a five-speed transmission with chain drive, and the gear ratios were 1st 13.75, 2nd 9.62, 3rd 7.50, 4th 6.14, and 5th 5.25:1. The bike featured telehydraulic fork front suspension with 146mm of travel and swinging fork rear suspension with 95mm of travel. The front and rear brakes were single disc, with a diameter of 250mm and 230mm respectively. The Kawasaki Z750 had a dry weight of 230kg, fuel capacity of 14.5 liters, and oil capacity of 2 liters. Its average consumption was 5.1 L/100 km, with a standing 1/4 mile time of 14.13 sec at 157.8 km/h.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki Z 750 Twin

Year: 1977

Engine: Four stroke, parallel twin cylinder, 2 valve per cylinder.
Capacity: 745 cc / 54.45 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 78 78 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 8.5:1
Lubrication: Wet sump
Induction: 2x 38 mm Mikuni carburetors
Ignition: Battery, coil
Starting: Electric & kick
Max Power: 41 kW / 55 hp @ 7000 rpm
Max Torque: 60.8 Nm / 6.2 kg-fm / 44.8 ft.lbs @ 3000 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Gear Ratios: 1st 13.75 / 2nd 9.62 / 3rd 7.50 / 4th 6.14 / 5th 5.25:1
Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: Telehydraulic fork

Front Wheel Travel: 146 mm / 5.7 in.
Rear Suspension: Swinging fork
Rear Wheel Travel: 95 mm / 3.7 in.
Front Brakes: Single disc, 250 mm
Rear Brakes: Single disc, 230 mm
Front Tyre: 3.25H-19
Rear Tyre: 4.00H-18
Dry-Weight: 230 kg / 507 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 14.5 Litres / 3.8 US gal
Oil Capacity: 2 Litres / 4.2 US pt
Consumption Average: 5.1 L/100 km19.6 km/l / 46 US mpg
Standing 1/4 mile: 14.13 sec / 157.8 km/h / 98.1 mph

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