Kawasaki ZX750E / GPz 750 Turbo: history, specs, pictures

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Kawasaki ZX750E
Manufacturer
Also called GPz 750 Turbo
Production 1983 - 1985
Class Sportbike
Engine
Four stroke, turbocharged, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder
Compression ratio 7.8:1
Top Speed 218.8 km/h / 136 mph
Ignition Digital
Spark Plug NGK BR9EV '84-85
Battery YUASA SYB14L-A2 '84-85
Transmission Final Drive: Chain
Final Drive Chain: 630x98
Front Sprocket 15T
Rear Sprocket 46T
Suspension Front: 37mm air-adjustable forks, adjustable anti dive.
Rear: Kawasaki Uni-Trak air-adjustable single shock, adjustable for rebound damping.
Brakes Front: 2x 280mm discs
Rear: Single 270mm disc
Front Tire 100/90-18 '84-85
Rear Tire 130/80-18 '84-85
Seat Height 780 mm / 31 in
Weight 223 kg / 492 lbs (dry), 241 kg / 531 lbs (wet)
Oil Filter K&N KN-401[1]
Recommended Oil K-tech 10W-40
Fuel Capacity 18 Liters / 4.8 US gal
Manuals Service Manual

The Kawasaki ZX750E (GPz 750 Turbo) is a motorcycle produced by Kawasaki from 1984 to 1985. It was the only turbocharged motorcycle made by Kawasaki. It could reach a top speed of 218.8 km/h / 136 mph.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a Air-cooled cooled Four stroke, turbocharged, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder. The engine featured a 7.8:1 compression ratio.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 110/90 V18 front tire and a 130/80 V18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via 2x 280mm discs in the front and a Single 270mm disc in the rear. The front suspension was a 37mm air-adjustable forks, adjustable anti dive. while the rear was equipped with a Kawasaki Uni-Trak air-adjustable single shock, adjustable for rebound damping.. The GPz750 Turbo was fitted with a 18 Liters / 4.8 US gal fuel tank. The bike weighed just 223 kg / 492 lbs.

Photos[edit]

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Overview[edit]

Make Model Kawasaki GPz 750 Turbo / ZX750-E1
Year 1983 - 85
Engine Type Four stroke, turbocharged, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder
Displacement 738 cc / 45.09 cu-in
Bore X Stroke 66 x 54 mm
Compression 7.8:1
Cooling System Air-cooled
Induction Mikuni fuel injection
Ignition Digital
Staring Electric
Max Power 112 hp / 82.4 kW @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque 99.1Nm / 73.1ft-lb @ 6500 rpm
Transmission / Drive 5 Speed
Final Drive Chain
Front Suspension 37mm air-adjustable forks, adjustable anti dive.
Front Wheel Travel 130 mm / 5.1 in
Rear Suspension Kawasaki Uni-Trak air-adjustable single shock, adjustable for rebound damping.
Rear Wheel Travel 104 mm / 4.0 in
Front Brakes 2x 280mm discs
Rear Brakes Single 270mm disc
Front Tire 110/90 V18
Rear Tire 130/80 V18
Dimensions Length 2,220 mm / 87 in Width 740 mm / 29 in
Wheel Base 1490 mm / 59 in
Seat Height 780 mm / 31 in
Dry Weight 223 kg / 492 lbs
Wet Weight 241 kg / 531 lbs
Fuel Capacity 18 Liters / 4.8 US gal
Standing ¼ Mile 11.5 sec
Top Speed 218.8 km/h / 136 mph

Videos[edit]



1984[edit]

Basically same as ZX750-A except digital fuel injection system, turbocharger, and full fairing.

  • 738 mL
  • Four-stroke, 4-Cylinder, Dual Over Head Camshaft
  • 5-Speed, Return Shift
  • Color
    • Fuel Tank: Ebony/Firecracker Red
    • Front Fender: Firecracker Red
  • Engine No: ZXT50EE000007 -
    • (West Germany)(Sweden) ZX750EG000001 -
  • Frame No: ZXJ50E-000001 -
    • (Canada)(US) JKAZXDEI EA000001- ((Japan) Mfr.),
  • JKAZXQE1()EB500001 - ((US) Mfr.)
  • Parts Catalog No: 99961-0190 (Microfiche),
  • Service Manual No: 99924-1021-46 plus 99924-7049-51
  • Owner's Manual No: 99922-1281-02
    • (Canada)(US) 99920-1231 -03 (West Germany) 99923-1100-01

1985[edit]



  • Color
    • Fuel Tank: Ebony/Firecracker Red
    • Front Fender: Firecracker Red/Black
  • Engine No: ZX750EE006501 -
    • (West Germany)(Sweden) ZX750EG003301 -
  • Frame No: ZX750E-005501 -
    • (Canada)(US) JKAZXDE1()FA005501 - ((Japan) Mfr.),
  • JKAZXDE1()FB502101 - ((US) Mfr.)
  • Parts Catalog No: Same as ZX750-E1
  • Service Manual No: Same as ZX750-E1
  • Owner's Manual No: 99922-1314-01
    • (Canada)(US) 99920-1266-02 (West Germany) 99923-1121-07
  • Changes: Two throttle cables.

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References[edit]

  1. 2019 K&L Supply Co Catalog. K&L Supply Co. 2019.