Kawasaki ZZR400 (1990-91)

The Kawasaki ZZR400 was sold between 1990 and 1991. It had a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, transverse four-cylinder, DOHC engine with 4 valves per cylinder, a capacity of 398 cc/24.3 cu-in, and a compression ratio of 11.8:1. The lubrication system is a wet sump, and the induction is through 4x Keihin CVK30 carburetors with digital ignition. The motorcycle also had an electric starter, reached a maximum power of 58 hp/43.2 kW at 12000 rpm and maximum torque of 3.7 kgf-m/26.7 lb-ft at 10000 rpm. The six-speed transmission was chain driven. The front suspension included 41mm telescopic forks while the rear suspension had a rising rate monoshock. The braking system included 2x 300mm discs with 4 piston calipers at the front and a single 240mm disc with a 1 piston caliper at the rear. The ZZR400 had a wheelbase of 1430 mm/56.3 in, a seat height of 780 mm/30.7 in, and a dry weight of 197 kg/434.3 lbs. The fuel tank had a capacity of 16 litres/4.7 US gal.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki ZZ-R 400

Year: 1990 – 91

Engine: Liquid cooled, four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder.
Capacity: 398 cc / 24.3 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 57.5 x 38.5 mm
Compression Ratio: 11.8:1
Lubrication: Wet sump
Induction: 4x Keihin CVK30 carburetors
ignition: Digital
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 58 hp / 43.2 kW @ 12000 rpm
Max Torque: 3.7 kgf-m / 26.7 lb-ft @ 10000 rpm
Transmission: 6 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: 41mm Telescopic forks
Rear Suspension: Rising rate monoshock
Front Brakes: 2x 300mm discs 4 piston calipers

Rear Brakes: Single 240mm disc 1 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 120/60-17
Rear Tyre: 160/60-17
Wheelbase: 1430 mm / 56.3 in
Seat Height: 780 mm / 30.7 in
Dry Weight: 197 kg / 434.3 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 16 Litres / 4.7 US gal

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