Kawasaki GPZ1100

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Kawasaki GPZ1100
Also called GPZ1100F 1, GPZ 1100 F 1, GPZ1100 (reduced effect), GPZ 1100 (reduced effect), GPZ1100 ABS, GPZ 1100 ABS, GPZ 1100
Production 1981 - 1998
Class Sport touring
in-line four, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 72.4mm x 72.4mm
Compression ratio 8.9:1
Top Speed 155 mph (250 km/h)
Horsepower 127.26 HP (94.9 KW) @ 9500RPM
Torque 73.76 ft/lbs (100.0 Nm) @ 7000RPM
Fuel System Carburetors
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: Wet multi-discs
Suspension Front: Telescopic fork
Rear: Swingarm
Brakes Front: dual disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 120/70-17
Rear Tire 160/70-17
Wheelbase 59.41 inches (1509 mm)
Seat Height 31.1 inches (790 mm)
Weight 533.52 pounds (242.0 Kg) (dry), 270.0 kg (wet)
Recommended Oil K-tech 10W-40
Fuel Capacity 5.28 Gallon (20.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The Kawasaki GPZ1100 was a in-line four, four-stroke Sport touring motorcycle produced by Kawasaki between 1981 and 1998. It could reach a top speed of 155 mph (250 km/h). Max torque was 73.76 ft/lbs (100.0 Nm) @ 7000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 127.26 HP (94.9 KW) @ 9500 RPM.


The engine was a liquid cooled in-line four, four-stroke. A 72.4mm bore x 72.4mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1052.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).


The bike has a 6-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet multi-discs.


It came with a 120/70-17 front tire and a 160/70-17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a Swingarm. The GPZ1100 was fitted with a 5.28 Gallon (20.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 533.52 pounds (242.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 59.41 inches (1509 mm) long.

1981 - 1983 Kawasaki GPZ 1100

1981 - 1983 Kawasaki GPZ 1100 1981 - 1983 Kawasaki GPZ 1100 1981 - 1983 Kawasaki GPZ 1100 1981 - 1983 Kawasaki GPZ 1100

The Kawasaki GPZ 1100 is heavy plus that weight’s carried quite high. The GPZ 1100 can feel a bit of a handful at walking pace but get moving and it carries itself with amazing poise. The Kawasaki GPZ 1100 engine’s strong and easily capable of six figure mileages. An ABS equipped version of the Kawasaki GPZ 1100 was available but at just over a grand more than the standard bike few were sold and the plug was quickly pulled.

1996 - 1999 Kawasaki GPZ 1100

1996 - 1999 Kawasaki GPZ 1100

This modern sports-touring bike was first released in 1995. The engine is detuned version of the ZZ-R1100 with almost as much performance. Twin front disc brakes offer strong, predictable braking, and GPZ 1100 is the only Kawasaki with an optional factory-fit anti-lock barking system. The GPZ 1100 has a fuel injection system wich is a three way improvement on last year's version. Its various sensors, for throttle opening, temperatures, pressure and so on are now monitored; if one fails a on the tail mounted computer box saves time by revealing which is to blame.

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