Kawasaki KLV1000

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Kawasaki KLV1000
Also called KLV 1000
Production 2004 - 2008
Class Touring
twin, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 97.8mm x 97.8mm
Compression ratio 11.3:1
Horsepower 95.88 HP (71.5 KW) @ 7600RPM
Torque 74.5 ft/lbs (101.0 Nm) @ 6400RPM
Fuel System Electronic injection
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed
Final Drive: chain
Suspension Front: 43 mm cartridge fork, fully adjustable spring preload
Rear: bottom-link, stepless rebound damping, fully adjustable spring reload
Brakes Front: double disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 110/80-r19
Rear Tire 150/70-r17
Wheelbase 60.59 inches (1539 mm)
Length 90.35 inches (2295 mm)
Width 35.83 inches (910 mm)
Height 54.92 inches (1395 mm)
Seat Height 33.07 inches (840 mm)
Weight 458.56 pounds (208.0 Kg) (dry), 207.0 kg (wet)
Recommended Oil K-tech 10W-40
Fuel Capacity 5.81 Gallon (22.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The Kawasaki KLV1000 was a twin, four-stroke Touring motorcycle produced by Kawasaki between 2004 and 2008. Max torque was 74.5 ft/lbs (101.0 Nm) @ 6400 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 95.88 HP (71.5 KW) @ 7600 RPM.


The engine was a liquid cooled twin, four-stroke. A 97.8mm bore x 97.8mm stroke result in a displacement of just 996.0 cubic centimeters.


The bike has a 6-speed transmission.


It came with a 110/80-r19 front tire and a 150/70-r17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a 43 mm cartridge fork, fully adjustable spring preload while the rear was equipped with a bottom-link, stepless rebound damping, fully adjustable spring reload. The KLV1000 was fitted with a 5.81 Gallon (22.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 458.56 pounds (208.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 60.59 inches (1539 mm) long.

2004 Kawasaki KLV 1000[edit]

2004 Kawasaki KLV 1000

The KLV1000 is a multi-purpose machine, driven by a huge 996cc, V-twin engine with 98 HP. The bike has electronic fuel injection, plated aluminum cylinder, forged pistons and a fuel capacity of 22 liters.