Kawasaki ZX-7: history, specs, pictures

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Kawasaki ZX-7
Also called ZX-7RR Ninja, ZX-7R Ninja, ZX-7R
Production 1996 - 2003
Class Sportbike
in-line four, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 73.0mm x 44.7mm
Top Speed 164 mph (264 km/h)
Horsepower 118.41 HP (88.3 KW) @ 11800RPM
Torque 57.98 ft/lbs (78.6 Nm) @ 9300RPM
Fuel System carburetor
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed
Final Drive: chain
Brakes Front: dual disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 120/70-zr17
Rear Tire 190/50-zr17
Wheelbase 56.5 inches (1435 mm)
Seat Height 31.1 inches (790 mm)
Weight 447.54 pounds (203.0 Kg) (dry), 234.0 kg (wet)
Recommended Oil K-tech 10W-40
Fuel Capacity 4.76 Gallon (18.00 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 0.69 liters/100 km (144.9 km/l or 340.90 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual

The Kawasaki ZX-7R was a in-line four, four-stroke standard produced by Kawasaki between 1996 and 2003. It could reach a top speed of 164 mph (264 km/h). Max torque was 57.98 ft/lbs (78.6 Nm) @ 9300 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 118.41 HP (88.3 KW) @ 11800 RPM.


The engine was a liquid cooled in-line four, four-stroke. A 73.0mm bore x 44.7mm stroke result in a displacement of just 748.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).


The bike has a 6-speed transmission.


It came with a 120/70-zr17 front tire and a 190/50-zr17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The ZX-7R was fitted with a 4.76 Gallon (18.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 447.54 pounds (203.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 56.5 inches (1435 mm) long.

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