Kawasaki KZ1000D

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Kawasaki KZ1000D
Manufacturer
Also called Z1-R
Class Superbike
Predecessor Kawasaki KZ1000A
Engine
1000 cc 4 Stroke, 4 Cylinder, Dual Over Head Camshaft
1/4 mile 11.95 seconds at 110.25 mph
Horsepower 90 HP @ 8,000 rpm
Spark Plug NGK B8ES '78
NGK B8ES-11 '79-80
Battery YUASA YB18L-A
Transmission 5-Speed Return Shift
Final Drive Chain: 630x92
Front Sprocket 15T
Rear Sprocket 35T
Front Tire 3.50H-18 4PR
Rear Tire 4.00H-18 4PR
Weight
Oil Filter K&N KN-401
Related Kawasaki KZ1000A
Manuals Service Manual

KZ1000 D:Z1-R SERIES[edit]

After the success of the original Z1, the next generation of Kawasaki superbike was the Z1R. The stylish cafe racer look and four-into-one exhaust was a first for Kawasaki. The Z1R featured an increase in power for its 1000cc engine and once again, Kawasaki set the world's fastest production motorcycle record with quarter mile times of 11.95 seconds at 110.25 mph.

1978 KZ1000-D1[edit]

1978 Kawasaki KZ1000-D1 (Z1-R)


  • Color
  • Fuel Tank: Metallic Star Dust Silver
  • Front Fender: Metallic Star Dust Silver
  • Engine No.: KZT00DE000001-
  • Frame No.: KZT00D-000001-
  • Parts Catalogue No.: 99910-1005-01, (G) 99910-1021-01, (E) 99910-1014-01
  • Owner's Manual No.: 99920-1022-00, (E) 99922-1013-00
  • Shop Manual No.: 99931-540-00
  • Remarks: Improved KZ1000A. Horsepower upgraded. Features fairing, solid wheels, front dual-rear single disc brakes, 4-into-1 exhaust, black-finished engine, and automatic turn signal cancel system.

1979 KZ1000-D2[edit]

1979 Kawasaki KZ1000-D2 (Z1R-II)


  • 1,000 cc
  • Four-stroke, 4 Cylinder
  • Dual Over Head Camshaft
  • 5-Speed, Return Shift
  • Max. Horsepower:
  • 94 HP @ 8,000 rpm
  • Spark Plug: NGK B8ES-11,
  • ND W24ES-U1-1
  • Tire Size
  • Front: 3.25V-19 4PR
  • Rear: 4.00V-18 4PR
  • Color
  • Fuel Tank: Ebony, Luminous Dark Red
  • front 'Fender: Same as Fuel Tank
  • Engine No.: KZT00DE01750l-
  • Frame No.: KZT00D-017501-
  • Parts Catalogue No.: (G) 99910-1071-01, (E) 99910-1014-01 plus -50R, -51R
  • Service Manual No.: 99931-540-03
  • Owner's Manual No.: 99922-1036-01
  • Remarks: Improved KZ1000A. Horsepower upgraded. Fairing, cast wheels, front dual and rear single disc brakes, black finished engine.


1980 KZ1000-D3[edit]

1980 Kawasaki KZ1000-D3 (Z1R-II)


  • 1,000 cc
  • Four-stroke, 4 Cylinder
  • Dual Over Head Camshaft
  • 5-Speed, Return Shift
  • Max. Horsepower:
  • 94 HP @ 8,000 rpm
  • Spark Plug: NGK B8ES-11,
  • or ND W24ES-U1-1
  • Tire Size
  • Front: 3.25V-19 4PR
  • Rear: 4.00V-18 4PR
  • Color
  • Fuel Tank: Ebony
  • Front Fender: Ebony
  • Engine No.: KZT00DE017616 -
  • Frame No.: KZT00D-017801 -
  • Parts Catalogue No.: (U) 99910-1094-01 (G) 99910-1071-01 plus -50R, -51R
  • Service Manual No.: 99924-1006-05
  • Owner's Manual No.: (U) 99920-1065-02, (E)(G) 99922-1036-02
  • Major Changes: Color, (U) Clean air system.