Kawasaki Zephyr 750 (1994-96)

The Kawasaki Zephyr 750, produced between 1994 and 1996, had a four-stroke, transverse four-cylinder DOHC engine with 2 valves per cylinder, a capacity of 738cc, and a compression ratio of 9.5:1. The engine was lubricated with wet sump semi-synthetic oil and had a 4x 32mm Keihin carburetor induction system with analogue CDI ignition. The bike had a maximum power of 71 hp at 9500 rpm and a maximum torque of 56.8 Nm at 7300 rpm. The clutch was a wet, multiple discs design that was cable operated, with a five-speed transmission and chain final drive. The bike weighed 201kg when dry and 220kg when wet, with a fuel capacity of 17 litres. Its average consumption was 16.5 km/lit, and it could reach a top speed of 202.1 km/h or 125.6 mph. The front suspension had 41mm telescopic forks with no adjustment and a travel of 140mm, while the rear suspension was dual-gas shocks that were adjustable for preload, rebound, and compression, with a travel of 115mm. The front and rear brakes featured 2x 300mm discs with 2-piston calipers and a single 230mm disc with 1-piston caliper, respectively. The bike’s wheelbase was 1455mm, and the seat height was 770mm. In terms of braking, the bike could stop from 60-0 km/h in 13.4 meters and from 100-0 km/h in 38.0 meters. Its standing 1/4 mile was 12.2s at 170.0km/h.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki Zephyr 750

Year: 1994 – 96

Engine: Four stroke, transverse four cylinder , DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder
Capacity: 738 cc / 45.6 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 66 x 54 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled,
Compression Ratio: 9.5:1
Lubrication: Wet sump
Engine Oil: Semi-Synthetic
Induction: 4x 32mm Keihin carburetors
Ignition: Analogue CDI (Capacitive Discharge
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 71 hp / 52.6 kW @ 9500 rpm
Max Power Rear Tyre: 64.2 hp @ 9400 rpm
Max Torque: 56.8 Nm / 42.0 lb-ft @ 7300 rpm
Clutch: Wet, multiple discs, cable operated
Transmission: 5 Speed

Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: 41mm Telescopic forks no adjustmen
Front Wheel Travel: 140 mm / 5.5 in
Rear Suspension: Dual gas shocks adjustable for preload, rebound, and compression.
Rear Wheel Travel: 115 mm / 4.5 in
Front Brakes: 2x 300mm discs 2 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 230mm disc 1 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 120/70 VR17
Rear Tyre: 150/70 VR17
Wheelbase: 1455 mm / 57.2 in
Seat Height: 770 mm / 30.3 in
Dry Weight: 201 kg / 443 lbs
Wet Weight: 220 kg / 485 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 17 Litres / 4.4 US gal
Consumption average: 16.5 km/lit
Braking 60 – 0 / 100 – 0: 13.4 m / 38.0 m
Standing 1/4 Mile: 12.2 sec / 170.0 km/h
Top Speed: 202.1 km/h / 125.6 mph

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