Kawasaki Zephyr 400 (1989-91)

The Kawasaki Zephyr 400 was produced from 1989 to 1991 and came equipped with a four stroke parallel twin cylinder engine, DOHC, with 2 valves per cylinder. It boasted a capacity of 399 cc and a compression ratio of 9.7:1. The bike utilized 4x Keihin CVK30 carburetors for fuel induction and a full transistor ignition system for electric starting. It generated max power of 49 horsepower at 11000 rpm and max torque of 3.1 kgf m at 10500 rpm. This motorcycle had a wet multi-disc clutch, six-speed transmission, and chain final drive. It included telescopic fork front suspension and dual shock rear suspension for comfort. The front featured 2x discs and the rear was equipped with a single disc for brakes. The Zephyr 400 had a 27-degree rake and a 102 mm trail with a wheelbase of 1435 mm. The seat height was 770 mm and the ground clearance was 120 mm. The dry weight of the bike was 179 kg and it had a 14-liter fuel capacity.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki Zephyr 400

Year: 1989 – 91

Engine: Four stroke parallel twin cylinder. DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder
Capacity: 399 cc / 24.4 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 55 42 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.7:1
Induction: 4X Keihin CVK30 carburetors
Ignition: Full transistor
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 49 hp / 36.8 kW @ 11000 rpm
Max Torque: 3.1 kgf m / 22.4 lb-ft @ 10500 rpm
Clutch: Wet multi disc
Transmission: 6 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: Telescopic forks
Rear Suspension: Dual shocks

Front Brakes: 2x discs
Rear Brakes: Single disc
Front Tyre: 110/80-17
Rear Tyre: 140/70-18
Rake: 27 degrees
Trail: 102 mm / 4.0 in
Wheelbase: 1435 mm / 56.5 in
Seat Height: 770 mm / 30.1 in
Ground Clearance: 120 mm / 4.1 in
Dry Weight: 179 kg / 395 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 14 Litres / 3.6 US gal

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