Kawasaki ZX-R 400

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Kawasaki ZX-R 400
Manufacturer
Production 1989 - 90
Class Sportbike
Engine
Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 4 Valve per cylinder.
Compression ratio 12.0:1
Top Speed 215.1 km/h / 133.5 mph
Ignition Transistorized
Transmission 6 Speed
Frame Aluminum diamond tubular, double cradle
Suspension Front: 41mm Upside down Showa forks. adjustable preload with rebound damping.
Rear: Uni-Trek adjustable preload with rebound damping.
Brakes Front: 2x 300mm discs 4 piston calipers
Rear: Single 240mm disc 2 piston caliper
Front Tire 120/60-17
Rear Tire 160/60-17
Wheelbase 1395 mm / 54.9 in
Seat Height 765 mm / 30.1 in
Weight 160 kg / 352.7 lbs (dry), 177 kg / 390 lbs (wet)
Recommended Oil K-tech 10W-40
Fuel Capacity 16 Liters / 4.2 US gal
Manuals Service Manual


It could reach a top speed of 215.1 km/h / 133.5 mph.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a Liquid cooled cooled Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 4 Valve per cylinder.. The engine featured a 12.0:1 compression ratio.

Drive[edit]

Power was moderated via the Wet multi disc.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 120/60-17 front tire and a 160/60-17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via 2x 300mm discs 4 piston calipers in the front and a Single 240mm disc 2 piston caliper in the rear. The front suspension was a 41mm Upside down Showa forks. adjustable preload with rebound damping. while the rear was equipped with a Uni-Trek adjustable preload with rebound damping.. The ZX-R 400 was fitted with a 16 Liters / 4.2 US gal fuel tank. The bike weighed just 160 kg / 352.7 lbs. The wheelbase was 1395 mm / 54.9 in long.

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Overview[edit]

Kawasaki ZX-R 400












Make Model Kawasaki ZX-R 400
Year 1989 - 90
Engine Type Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 4 Valve per cylinder.
Displacement 399 cc / 24.3 cu-in
Bore X Stroke 57 х 39 mm
Cooling System Liquid cooled
Compression 12.0:1
Induction 4x Keihin CVKD30 carburetors
Ignition Transistorized
Starting Electric
Max Power 59 hp / 44 kW @ 12000 rpm
Max Torque 40 Nm / 29.5 lb-ft @ 10000 rpm
Clutch Wet multi disc
Transmission 6 Speed
Final Drive Chain
Frame Aluminum diamond tubular, double cradle
Front Suspension 41mm Upside down Showa forks. adjustable preload with rebound damping.
Rear Suspension Uni-Trek adjustable preload with rebound damping.
Front Brakes 2x 300mm discs 4 piston calipers
Rear Brakes Single 240mm disc 2 piston caliper
Front Tire 120/60-17
Rear Tire 160/60-17
Wheelbase 1395 mm / 54.9 in
Seat Height 765 mm / 30.1 in
Dry Weight 160 kg / 352.7 lbs
Wet Weight 177 kg / 390 lbs
Fuel Capacity 16 Liters / 4.2 US gal
Consumption Average 18.7 km/lit
Braking 60 - 0 / 100 - 0 12.5 m / 36.9 m
Standing ¼ Mile 12.2 sec / 170.3 km/h
Top Speed 215.1 km/h / 133.5 mph
Road Test Motosprint 1990 Motosprint 1991