Kawasaki Zephyr 750: review, history, specs


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Class: classic

Production: 1991-2006

Successor: Kawasaki ZR-7

Models
Kawasaki Zephyr 750

1991-2006

(Japan, North America, Europe)

Kawasaki Zephyr 750 RS

1996-2002

(Japan, Europe)

Kawasaki Zephyr 750
Kawasaki Zephyr 750 RS

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1991 Japan, Europe, North America Name: Kawasaki Zephyr 750

Code: ZR750-C1

1992 Japan, Europe, North America Name: Kawasaki Zephyr 750

Code: ZR750-C2

1993 Japan, Europe, North America Name: Kawasaki Zephyr 750

Code: ZR750-C3

1994 Japan, Europe Name: Kawasaki Zephyr 750

Code: ZR750-C4

1995 Japan, Europe Name: Kawasaki Zephyr 750

Code: ZR750-C5

1996 Japan, Europe Name: Kawasaki Zephyr 750 RS

Code: ZR750-D1

1997 Europe Name: Kawasaki Zephyr 750 RS

Code: ZR750-D2

1998 Europe, Japan Name: Kawasaki Zephyr 750 RS

Code: ZR750-D3

1999 Japan Name: Kawasaki Zephyr 750, Kawasaki Zephyr 750 RS

Code: ZR750-C6, ZR750-D4

2001 Japan Name: Kawasaki Zephyr 750, Kawasaki Zephyr 750 RS

Code: ZR750-C7, ZR750-D5

2002 Japan Name: Kawasaki Zephyr 750, Kawasaki Zephyr 750 RS

Code: ZR750-C8, ZR750-D6

2003 Japan Name: Kawasaki Zephyr 750

Code: ZR750-C9

2004 Japan Name: Kawasaki Zephyr 750

Code: ZR750-C10

2005 Japan Name: Kawasaki Zephyr 750

Code: ZR750-C11

2006 Japan Name: Kawasaki Zephyr 750

Code: ZR750C6F, ZR750C6FA, ZR750C6S, ZR750C6SA

Specifications

Kawasaki Zephyr 750: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2105 mm / 82,8 in
Overall width 770 mm / 30,3 in
Overall height 1095 mm / 43,1 in
Seat height 780 mm / 30,7 in
Wheelbase 1455 mm / 57,3 in
Ground clearance 150 mm / 5,9 in
Dry weight 201 kg / 443 lbs – Zephyr 750

212 kg / 467 lbs - Zephyr 750 RS

Curb (wet) weight
FRAME Type Double cradle (steel)
Front suspension, travel 41 mm telescopic fork, 140 mm / 5,51 in
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm with twin-shock, 115 mm / 4,53 in
Front tire size 120/70-17 (58H)
Rear tire size 150/70-17 (69H)
Front brake Double disc, 300 mm, 2-piston calipers
Rear brake Single disc, 240 mm, 2-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 17,0 l / 4,49 US gal (reserve – 3,0 l)
Trail 107 mm / 4,21 in
Fuel economy 6,14 l / 100 km (38,3 mpg)
ENGINE Type Air-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 4-cylinders, inline
Bore & Stroke 66,0 x 54,0 mm
Displacement 738 cm³ (45,0 cu in)
Compression ratio 9.5:1
Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder
Max. power 68,0 hp (50,0 kW) / 9500 rpm – Zephyr 750 (Japan)

72,0 hp (53,0 kW) / 9500 rpm - Zephyr 750 (Europe, 1991-1995)

76,0 hp (56,0 kW) / 9500 rpm - Zephyr 750 (Europe, 1996+)

Max. torque 54,0 Nm (5,5 kgf*m) / 7500 rpm – Zephyr 750 (Japan)

59,0 Nm (6,0 kgf*m) / 7500 rpm – Zephyr 750 (Europe, 1991-1995)

0 to 100 km/h 5,0 sec
Top speed 201 km/h (125 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 4x Keihin CVK32
ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 5-speed
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 2.550
Final reduction 2.600
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V


2.333

1.631

1.272

1.040

0.875

ELECTRICAL Ignition Transistorized
Alternator Three-phase AC, 20A at 8000 rpm
Battery capacity 12V-10Ah

Images

Kawasaki Zephyr 750: images, gallery.

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Videos

Kawasaki Zephyr 750: video.

Kawasaki Zephyr 750 1992

Manuals

Kawasaki Zephyr 750: manuals, parts, microfiches.