Kawasaki ZXR 400 (1993-94)

The Kawasaki ZXR 400 was produced between 1993 and 1994 and was powered by a four-stroke, four-cylinder, DOHC engine with a capacity of 399cc. It had a compression ratio of 12.0:1 and was cooled by liquid. The bike was equipped with four Keihin CVKD30 carburetors and had transistorized ignition. The bike could produce a maximum power of 59hp at 12,000rpm and a maximum torque of 40Nm at 10,000rpm. The clutch was wet multi-disc and had a six-speed transmission with a final chain drive. The frame was an aluminum diamond tubular, double cradle with 41mm upside-down Showa forks at the front and a Uni-Trek adjustable preload with rebound damping at the rear. The front had 2x 300mm discs and four-piston calipers, and the rear had a single 240mm disc and a two-piston caliper. The bike had a wheelbase of 1395mm, a seat height of 765mm, and a dry weight of 160kg. The bike had a fuel capacity of 16 liters and an average fuel consumption of 18.7 km/l. It could reach a top speed of 215.1 km/h and go from 60-0 / 100 – 0 in 12.5m / 36.9m. The bike completed a standing 1/4 mile in 12.2 seconds, and the Tuttomoto 1994 road test found it to be a powerful and agile bike.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki ZX-R 400

Year: 1993 – 94

Engine: Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 4 Valve per cylinder.
Capacity: 399 cc / 24.3 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 57 39 mm
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Compression Ratio: 12.0:1
Induction: 4x Keihin CVKD30 carburetors
Ignition: Transistorized
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 59 hp / 44 kW @ 12000 rpm
Max Torque: 40 Nm / 29.5 lb-ft @ 10000 rpm
Clutch: Wet multi disc
Transmission: 6 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Aluminum diamond tubular, double cradle
Front Suspension: 41mm Upside down Showa forks. adjustable preload with rebound damping.

Rear Suspension: Uni-Trek adjustable preload with rebound damping.
Front Brakes: 2x 300mm discs 4 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 240mm disc 2 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 120/60-17
Rear Tyre: 160/60-17
Wheelbase: 1395 mm / 54.9 in
Seat Height: 765 mm / 30.1 in
Dry Weight: 160 kg / 352.7 lbs
Wet Weight: 177 kg / 390 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 16 Litres / 4.2 US gal
Consumption Average: 18.7 km/lit
Braking 60 – 0 / 100 – 0: 12.5 m / 36.9 m
Standing 1/4 Mile: 12.2 sec / 170.3 km/h
Top Speed: 215.1 km/h / 133.5 mph
Road Test: Tuttomoto 1994

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