Kawasaki GPZ600: history, specs, pictures

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Kawasaki GPZ600
Also called GPZ600R (reduced effect #2), GPZ 600 R (reduced effect #2), GPZ600R (reduced effect), GPZ 600 R (reduced effect), GPZ600R, GPZ 600 R, GPZ 600
Production 1984 - 1990
Class Road
in-line four, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 60.0mm x 52.4mm
Top Speed 133 mph (214 km/h)
Horsepower 80.33 HP (59.9 KW) @ 10500RPM
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed
Final Drive: chain
Brakes Front: dual disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 110/90-16
Rear Tire 130/90-16
Weight 214.0 kg (wet)
Recommended Oil K-tech 10W-40
Fuel Capacity 4.76 Gallon (18.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The Kawasaki GPZ600R was a in-line four, four-stroke Road motorcycle produced by Kawasaki between 1984 and 1990. It could reach a top speed of 133 mph (214 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 80.33 HP (59.9 KW) @ 10500 RPM.


The engine was a liquid cooled in-line four, four-stroke. A 60.0mm bore x 52.4mm stroke result in a displacement of just 592.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).


The bike has a 6-speed transmission.


It came with a 110/90-16 front tire and a 130/90-16 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The GPZ600R was fitted with a 4.76 Gallon (18.00 Liters) fuel tank.

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