Kawasaki ZR (1996-98)

The Kawasaki ZR-X 400 is a motorcycle produced from 1996 to 1998. It has a four-stroke parallel twin-cylinder engine with a capacity of 399 cc and a liquid cooling system. The compression ratio is 11.2:1, and it has 4 Keihin CVK30 carburetors for induction. The ignition is battery-powered and coil-started with a maximum power of 62 hp at 11500 rpm and maximum torque of 37 Nm at 9000 rpm. The clutch is a wet multi-disc with a six-speed transmission, and the final drive is chain-driven. The motorcycle features a front suspension of 39mm RWU telescopic forks and dual shocks with preload adjustment for the rear suspension. It also has a front brake of two 298mm discs with six-piston calipers and a rear brake of a single 240mm disc with two-piston calipers. The wheelbase measures 1450mm, while the seat height is 780mm, and the ground clearance is 120mm. The dry weight is 186kg, and the fuel capacity is 16 litres or 4.2 US gallons.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki ZR-X 400

Year: 1996 – 98

Engine: Four stroke parallel twin cylinder. DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder
Capacity: 399 cc / 24.4 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 57.5 38.5 mm
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Compression Ratio: 11.2:1
Induction: 4x Keihin CVK30 carburetors
Ignition: Battery & coil
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 62 hp / 46.2 kW @ 11500 rpm
Max Torque: 37 Nm / 27.3 lb-ft @ 9000 rpm
Clutch: Wet multi disc
Transmission: 6 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: 39mm RWU telescopic forks
Rear Suspension: Dual shocks preload adjustment

Front Brakes: 2x 298mm discs 6 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 240mm disc 2 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 110/80-17
Rear Tyre: 150/70-18
Wheelbase: 1450 mm / 57.1 in
Seat Height: 780 mm / 30.7 in
Ground Clearance: 120 mm / 4.7 in
Dry Weight: 186 kg / 410.1 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 16 Litres / 4.2 US gal

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