Kawasaki Kawasaki ZXR400 (ZX400H, ZX400L, ZX400J, ZX400M): review, history, specs


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Class: sport

Production: 1989-1999

Models
Kawasaki ZXR400 (ZX400H)

1989-1990

(Japan)

Kawasaki ZXR400 (ZX400L)

1991-1999

(Japan, Europe)

Kawasaki ZXR400R (ZX400J)

1989-1990

(Japan, Europe)

Kawasaki ZXR400R (ZX400M)

1991-1999

(Japan)

Kawasaki ZXR400 (ZX400H) 1989-1990
Kawasaki ZXR400 (ZX400L) 1991-1999
Kawasaki ZXR400R (ZX400J) 1989-1990
Kawasaki ZXR400R (ZX400M) 1991-1999

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1989 Japan Name: Kawasaki ZXR400; Kawasaki ZXR400R

Code: ZX400-H1; ZX400-J1

1990 Japan, Europe Name: Kawasaki ZXR400; Kawasaki ZXR400R

Code: ZX400-H2; ZX400-J2

1991 Japan, Europe Name: Kawasaki ZXR400; Kawasaki ZXR400R

Code: ZX400-L1; ZX400-M1

1992 Japan, Europe Name: Kawasaki ZXR400; Kawasaki ZXR400R

Code: ZX400-L2; ZX400-M2

1993 Japan, Europe Name: Kawasaki ZXR400; Kawasaki ZXR400R

Code: ZX400-L3; ZX400-M3

1994 Japan, Europe Name: Kawasaki ZXR400; Kawasaki ZXR400R

Code: ZX400-L4, ZX400-L4A; ZX400-M4

1995 Japan, Europe Name: Kawasaki ZXR400

Code: ZX400-L5

1997 Europe Name: Kawasaki ZXR400

Code: ZX400-L7

1998 Europe Name: Kawasaki ZXR400

Code: ZX400-L8

1999 Japan, Europe Name: Kawasaki ZXR400; Kawasaki ZXR400R

Code: ZX400-L9; ZX400-M6

Specifications

Kawasaki ZXR 400: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2035 mm / 80,1 in – ZX400H

2025 mm / 79,7 in – ZX400J

1995 mm / 78,5 in – ZX400L, ZX400M

Overall width 705 mm / 27,7 in – ZX400H, ZX400J

710 mm / 27,9 in – ZX400L, ZX400M

Overall height 1125 mm / 44,3 in – ZX400H, ZX400J

1080 mm / 42,5 in – ZX400L, ZX400M

Seat height 765 mm / 30,1 in – ZX400H, ZX400J

760 mm / 29,9 in – ZX400L, ZX400M

Wheelbase 1395 mm / 54,9 in – ZX400H, ZX400J

1385 mm / 54,5 in – ZX400L, ZX400M

Ground clearance 120 mm / 4,7 in – ZX400H, ZX400J

115 mm / 4,5 in – ZX400L, ZX400M

Dry weight 162 kg / 357 lbs – ZX400H

160 kg / 352 lbs – ZX400J, ZX400L

159 kg / 350 lbs – ZX400M

Curb (wet) weight
FRAME Type Tubular, diamond (aluminum)
Front suspension, travel Inverted fork (adjustable), 120 mm / 4,7 in - ZXR400

Inverted fork (full adjustable), 120 mm / 4,7 in - ZXR400R

Rear suspension, travel Swingarm Uni-Trak with mono-shock (adjustable), 140 mm / 5,5 in – ZX400H, ZX400J

Swingarm Uni-Trak with mono-shock (adjustable), 120 mm / 4,7 in – ZX400L, ZX400M

Front tire size 120/60 R17 55H
Rear tire size 160/60 R17 69H
Front brake Double disc, 300 mm, 4-piston calipers – ZX400H, ZX400J

Double disc, 310 mm, 4-piston calipers – ZX400L, ZX400M

Rear brake Single disc, 220 mm, 2-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 16,0 l / 4,2 US gal
Trail 85 mm / 3,34 in – ZX400H, ZX400J

82 mm / 3,23 in – ZX400L, ZX400M

Fuel economy 6,1 l / 100 km (38,5 mpg)
ENGINE Type Liquid-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 4-cylinders, inline
Bore & Stroke 57,0 x 39,0 mm
Displacement 398 cm³ (24,28 cu in)
Compression ratio 12.1:1
Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 62,0 hp (45,6 kW) / 12500 rpm – ZX400H, ZX400J with ram-air

59,0 hp (43,0 kW) / 12000 rpm – without ram-air

65,0 hp (47,8 kW) / 13000 rpm – ZX400L, ZX400M with ram-air

53,0 hp (39,0 kW) / 12000 rpm – ZX400L3-L9 (Japan)

Max. torque 39,2 Nm (4,0 kgf*m) / 10000 rpm – ZX400H, ZX400J

36,3 Nm (3,7 kgf*m) / 12000 rpm – ZX400L, ZX400M

0 to 100 km/h 4,3 sec
Top speed 180 km/h (112 mph) – Kawasaki ZXR400 (Japan)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 4x Keihin CVKD32 – ZX400H, ZX400L

Carburetor, 4x Keihin CVKD30 – ZX400L3-L9 (Japan)

Carburetor, 4x Keihin FVKD32 (flatslide) – ZX400J, ZX400M

ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 6-speed
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 2.195
Final reduction 3.000
Gear ratio

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IV

V

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2.846 – ZX400H-L; 2.294 – ZX400J (2.437 – M)

2.055 – ZX400H (2.000 - L); 1.894 – ZX400J (1.941 – M)

1.631 – ZX400H (1.578 - L); 1.647 – ZX400J-M

1.380 – ZX400H (1.318 - L); 1.450 – ZX400J-M

1.240 – ZX400H (1.200 - L); 1.333 – ZX400J-M

1.111 – ZX400H-L; 1.240 – ZX400J-M

ELECTRICAL Ignition Transistorized
Alternator Three-phase AC, 23A at 10000 rpm, 14V
Battery capacity 12V-10Ah

Images

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Videos

Kawasaki ZXR 400: video.

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Manuals

Kawasaki ZXR 400: manuals, parts, microfiches.