Kawasaki Z900LTD (1976)

The Kawasaki Z 900LTD motorcycle was produced in 1976, powered by a four-stroke, transverse four-cylinder, DOHC, 2 valve per cylinder engine with a capacity of 903 cc / 55.1 cu-in. The bike had an air-cooled cooling system, a compression ratio of 8.5:1, and a wet sump, trachoid pump lubrication. The air filtration system was treated synthetic fiber, and the induction was 4x 26mm Mikuni VM26SS. The ignition was a mechanical breaker dual lead coil, and the bike started through an electric mechanism. The Kawasaki Z 900LTD produced a maximum power of 82 hp / 59.8 kW at 8500 rpm and a maximum torque of 73.5 Nm / 52.8 lb-ft at 7000 rpm. The bike had a wet, multi-plate clutch and a five-speed transmission with a chain final drive. The front suspension used 36mm telescopic forks, while the rear suspension used dual shock with 5-way preload adjustment. The front brakes consisted of a single 296mm disc with a 2 piston caliper while the rear brakes were a single 277mm disc. The Kawasaki Z 900LTD had a dry weight of 230 kg / 507 lbs and a fuel capacity of 18 litres / 4.7 gal. With an average consumption of 37 mpg, the bike could clock a standing 1/4 mile in 12.5 sec/110 mp/h and reach a top speed of 132.5 mp/h.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki Z 900LTD

Year: 1976

Engine: Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 2 valve per cylinder.
Capacity: 903 cc / 55.1 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 66 x 66 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled,
Compression Ratio: 8.5:1
Lubrication: Wet sump, trachoid pump
Air Filtration: Treated synthetic fiber
Induction: 4x 26mm Mikuni VM26SS
Ignition: Mechanical breaker dual lead coil
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 82 hp / 59.8 kW @ 8500 rpm
Max Torque: 73.5 Nm / 52.8 lb-ft @ 7000 rpm
Clutch: Wet, multi-plate
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain

Front Suspension: 36mm Telescopic forks
Rear Suspension: Dual shock, 5-way preload adjustment
Front Brakes: Single 296mm disc 2 piston caliper
Rear Brakes: Single 277mm disc
Front Tyre: 3.25H-19
Rear Tyre: 4.00S-16
Dry Weight: 230 kg / 507 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 18 Litres / 4.7 gal
Consumption average: 37 mpg
Standing 1/4 Mile: 12.5 sec / 110 mp/h
Top Speed: 132.5 mp/h

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