Kawasaki GTR1000

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Kawasaki GTR1000
Also called 1000 GTR, GTR 1000
Production 1987 - 2001
Class Sport touring
in-line four, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 74.0mm x 58.0mm
Compression ratio 10.2:1
Top Speed 121 mph (195 km/h)
Horsepower 95.88 HP (71.5 KW) @ 9000RPM
Torque 63.43 ft/lbs (86.0 Nm) @ 6500RPM
Fuel System carburetor
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed

Final Drive: shaft drive (cardan)

Clutch: wet multi-disc, manual
Suspension Front: telescopic fork
Rear: Uni-Trak monoshock, air-assisted
Brakes Front: dual disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 120/70-vr18
Rear Tire 150/80-vr16
Wheelbase 61.22 inches (1555 mm)
Seat Height 32.09 inches (815 mm)
Weight 568.79 pounds (258.0 Kg) (dry), 258.0 kg (wet)
Oil Filter K&N KN-401
Recommended Oil K-tech 10W-40
Fuel Capacity 7.53 Gallon (28.50 Liters)
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Manuals Service Manual

The Kawasaki GTR1000 was a in-line four, four-stroke Sport touring motorcycle produced by Kawasaki between 1987 and 2001. It could reach a top speed of 121 mph (195 km/h). Max torque was 63.43 ft/lbs (86.0 Nm) @ 6500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 95.88 HP (71.5 KW) @ 9000 RPM.


The engine was a liquid cooled in-line four, four-stroke. A 74.0mm bore x 58.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 998.0 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-disc, manual.


It came with a 120/70-vr18 front tire and a 150/80-vr16 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 Uni-Trak monoshock, air-assisted. The GTR1000 was fitted with a 7.53 Gallon (28.50 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 568.79 pounds (258.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 61.22 inches (1555 mm) long.

1987 Kawasaki GTR 1000[edit]

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The 1986 Kawasaki GTR 1000 is a sporty machine that can also fit the needs of those riders who want to spend more time in the saddle. It comes standard with a large windscreen, a full fairing, hard, lockable saddlebags, a dual seat, passenger grab rails, a center stand, lightweight, cast-aluminum wheels, and an air-assisted suspension package for improved maneuverability and a higher level of comfort.

In the tech/engine department, it sports a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 997cc, transverse four cylinder powerhouse paired to a six-speed manual transmission, and can reach a maximum power output of 110 horsepower and 98 Nm of torque.

1995 Kawasaki GTR 1000[edit]

1995 Kawasaki GTR 1000

The 1994 Kawasaki GTR 1000 has, at its heart, a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, transverse four cylinder powerplant mated to a six-speed manual transmission, and can reach a maximum power output of 110 horsepower and 98 Nm of torque.

It addresses riders who are looking for performance out of their machine, but who also want to spend as much time as possible behind the bars. It comes with features such as a dual seat, a small windscreen, lockable, side panniers, a full-fairing, a digital instrumentation panel, and an air-assisted suspension package.

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