Kawasaki GPZ400R: review, history, specs


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Class: sport

Production: 1985-1989

Successor: Kawasaki GPX400R

Also called: ZX400D

Models
Kawasaki GPZ400R

1985-1988

(Japan)

Kawasaki GPZ400R

1989

(Japan)

Kawasaki GPZ400R (1985-1988)
Kawasaki GPZ400R (1989)

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1985 Japan Name: Kawasaki GPZ400R

Frame: ZX400D-000001~

Code: ZX400-D1

1986 Japan Name: Kawasaki GPZ400R

Frame: ZX400D-019224~

Code: ZX400-D2

1987 Japan Name: Kawasaki GPZ400R

Frame: ZX400D-033018~

Code: ZX400-D3, ZX400-D3A

1989 Japan Name: Kawasaki GPZ400R

Frame: ZX400D-044201~

Code: ZX400-D4, ZX400-D4A

Specifications

Kawasaki GPZ400R: specs

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2095 mm / 82,5 in
Overall width 675 mm / 26,6 in
Overall height 1180 mm / 46,4 in
Seat height 770 mm / 30,3 in
Wheelbase 1430 mm / 56,3 in
Ground clearance 135 mm / 5,31 in
Dry weight 176 kg / 388 lbs – ZX400D1-D3(A)

181 kg / 399 lbs – ZX400D4(A)

Curb (wet) weight
FRAME Type Tubular, double cradle (aluminum) – Al-X Cross Frame
Front suspension, travel Air assisted forks, AVDS adjustable anti-dive – ZX400D1-D3(A)

Air assisted forks, ESCS adjustable anti-dive – ZX400D4(A)

Rear suspension, travel Swingarm Uni-Trak with mono-shock
Front tire size 100/90-16 54H
Rear tire size 130/90-16 67H
Front brake Double disc, 242 mm, 1-piston calipers – ZX400D1-D3(A)

Double disc, 2-piston calipers – ZX400D4(A)

Rear brake Single disc, 216 mm, 1-piston caliper – ZX400D1-D3(A)

Single disc, 2-piston caliper – ZX400D4(A)

Fuel capacity 18,0 l / 4,8 US gal
Trail 86 mm / 3,38 in
Fuel economy
ENGINE Type Water-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 4-cylinders, inline
Bore & Stroke 56,0 x 40,4 mm
Displacement 398 cm³ (24,28 cu in)
Compression ratio 11.0:1 – ZX400D1-D3(A)

11.4:1 – ZX400D4(A)

Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 59,0 hp (43,4 kW) / 12000 rpm
Max. torque 35,0 Nm (3,6 kgf*m) / 10500 rpm
0 to 100 km/h 4,5 sec
Top speed 205 km/h (127 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetors, 4x Keihin CVK30
ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 6-speed
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction
Final reduction
Gear ratio

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ELECTRICAL Ignition CDI – ZX400D1-D3(A)

Digital – ZX400D4(A)

Alternator
Battery capacity 12V-12Ah

Images

Kawasaki GPZ400R: images, gallery.

Kawasaki GPZ400R (1985-1988)
Kawasaki GPZ400R (1985-1988)
Kawasaki GPZ400R (1985-1988)

Videos

Kawasaki GPZ400R: video.

1985 Kawasaki GPZ400R (D2) Ninja