Saturday, 16 January 2010

Kawasaki w650 engine and specification

Kawasaki w650 is retro model from kawasaki motorcycles, great motorcycle with 399cc!!. Since 1999, kawasaki launch kawasaki w650, this is not only retro classical motorcycle but only like "1960's" look appear, You know, in America (USA) and Canada, Kawasaki w650 was imported from 1999-2000. And i got some information about Kawasaki w650 that Kawasaki concentrated sales in in Europe and Japan.This is some features form Kawasaki w650 : eight valves - included LCD odometer and clock hiding in the speedo face - included electronic speed & RPM meter - bungee hooks - centerstand - seat lock - integral steering lock - neutral finder - electric starter - front disc brake - carburetor heating device.

"Kawasaki gave the W650 a long-stroke engine of 72 mm bore x 80 mm stroke in order to mimic the character of historic British parallel twins. However, in 2006 Kawasaki added a short-stroke W400 model, in Japan. Kawasaki simply combined the same 72 mm bore with a short-throw crankshaft to give a 49 mm stroke and 399 cc displacement."(wikipedia)

* MSRP $6,500 USD
* Air-cooled, SOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, parallel twin (vertical twin, straight-two)
* Displacement 675.8 cc
* 8.6:1 compression
* Electric and kick starters
* Max Power 37kW/7000rpm
* Max Torque 5.7kg.m/5500rpm
* L.W.H 2180 mm . 905 mm . 1140 mm
* Seat Height 800 mm
* Wheelbase 1455 mm
* Digital CDI ignition
* Twin Keihin CVK34 carburettors with K-TRIC system.
* Final drive: Five speed constant mesh, return shift.
* Chain drive (KX-inspired chain adjusters)
* Positive neutral finder
* Tires: front 100/90x19 rear 130/80x18
* Front brakes: Hydraulic four-pot single disc, 300mm
* Rear brakes: Mechanical drum, 160mm
* Handlebars: 1" diameter, 2" rise 3" pull back
* Fuel Capacity 14 litres.
* Oil capacity: 3 litres.
* Dry weight: 430 lb (195 kg), about 460 lb wet.
* Canadian colours: Galaxy Silver/Luminous Polaris Blue or Luminous Vintage Red and Pearl Ivory.
* Other colours available in Europe and Japan: (Ebony/Pearl Luster Beige, Candy Cardinal Red/Metallic Champagne-Gold).


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