Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Kawasaki KZ1000

Kawasaki KZ1000 is not Kawasaki Ninja's family, This is old bike and also called Kawasaki kz1000 police, Kawasaki KZ1000 comes with strong 1000cc of engine capacity, DOCH, air cooled and inline 4. The KZ1000 top speed around 132 mph / 212 km/h. The 1000cc engine produced 83 hp / 62 kw @ 8,0000 rpm of maximum power for (1977 Kawasaki KZ1000 edition), 8.1 kg·m (59 lb·ft) @ 6,500 rpm of maximum torque, and 90 hp / 67 kw for 1978 edition.
Kawasaki KZ1000
Let's look at this bike at the racetrack.
Kawasaki KZ1000 has been used by AMA Superbike racer in the 70s, he is Pridmore, one Kawasaki rider from the Vetter Kawasaki team. When Predmore aged 39 years, he has been the AMA Superbike Champion. In this championship, Kawasaki KZ1000 using a hand-made Bassani exhaust, Yoshimura cams and pistons, and a close-ratio gearbox, as you can see, this Kawasaki bike is not only about standard bike, this is strong bike from kawasaki, Kawasaki KZ1000 is good bike for classic bike lover.

Let see the Police edition, guys.. Kawasaki KZ1000 Police edition or KZ1000P came optional with a Windjammer brand fairing, saddle bags, a sissy bar and highway bars - all of which were removable without any interference with performance or function.

Kawasaki KZ1000 has good performance, this bikes has good acceleration, the sound of exhaust was quiet, and yes light weight is very important for handling, and riding on the road.
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