Kawasaki GPZ1000RX (Ninja 1000R): review, history, specs


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Class: sport-touring

Production: 1986-1988

Related: Kawasaki GPZ900

Also called: Kawasaki Ninja 1000R (USA)

Successor: Kawasaki ZX-10 (Tomcat)

Models
Kawasaki GPZ1000RX

(Europe, Japan, Australia)

1986-1988

Kawasaki Ninja 1000R

(North America)

1986-1987

Kawasaki GPZ1000RX
Kawasaki Ninja 1000R

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1986 North America, Europe, Japan, Australia Name: Kawasaki GPZ1000RX (Ninja 1000R - USA)

Code: ZX1000-A1

1987 North America, Europe, Japan, Australia Name: Kawasaki GPZ1000RX (Ninja 1000R - USA)

Code: ZX1000-A2

1988 Europe, Australia Name: Kawasaki GPZ1000RX

Code: ZX1000-A3

Specifications

Kawasaki GPZ1000RX (Ninja 1000R): specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2230 mm / 87,8 in

2180 mm / 85,8 in – GPZ1000RX (Europe)

Overall width 725 mm / 28,5 in
Overall height 1215 mm / 47,8 in
Seat height 805 mm / 31,7 in
Wheelbase 1505 mm / 59,2 in
Ground clearance 140 mm / 5,5 in
Dry weight 238 kg / 525 lbs
Curb (wet) weight 264 kg / 582 lbs
FRAME Type Tubular double cradle, steel
Front suspension, travel Air-adjustable telescopic fork 40 mm with anti-dive system (AVDS), 135 mm / 5,3 in
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm Uni-trak with air-adjustable mono-shock, 130 mm / 5,1 in
Front tire size 120/80 V16
Rear tire size 150/80-V16
Front brake Double disc, 280 mm, 1-piston calipers
Rear brake Single disc, 260 mm, 1-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 21,0 l / 5,54 US gal (reserve – 4,0 l)
Trail 108 mm (4,2 in)
Fuel economy 5,95 l / 100 km (39,5 mpg)
ENGINE Type Liquid-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 4-cylinders inline
Bore & Stroke 74,0 x 58,0 mm
Displacement 997 cm³ (60,8 cu in)
Compression ratio 10.2:1
Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 125,0 hp (91,9 kW) / 9500 rpm – full-power European version

120,0 hp (88,2 kW) / 9000 rpm – GPZ1000RX / Ninja 1000R (Australia, North America)

100,0 hp (73,6 kW) / 9200 rpm – GPZ1000RX (Germany)

Max. torque 101,0 Nm (10,3 kg*m) / 8500 rpm – full-power European version

100,0 Nm (10,2 kg*m) / 8500 rpm – GPZ1000RX / Ninja 1000R (Australia, North America)

83,0 Nm (8,5 kg*m) / 6200 rpm – GPZ1000RX (Germany)

0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph) 3,6 sec
Top speed 260 km/h (162 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 4x Keihin CVK36
ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate, hydraulic operated
Transmission 6-speed
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 1.732
Final reduction 2.666
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V

VI


2.800

2.000

1.590

1.333

1.153

1.035

ELECTRICAL Ignition Transistorized
Alternator Three-phase AC, 350W at 6000 rpm
Battery capacity 12V-14Ah

Images

Kawasaki GPZ1000RX (Ninja 1000R): images, gallery.

Kawasaki GPZ1000RX (Ninja 1000R)
Kawasaki GPZ1000RX (Ninja 1000R)
Kawasaki GPZ1000RX (Ninja 1000R)

Videos

Kawasaki GPZ1000RX (Ninja 1000R): video.

Kawasaki GPZ1000RX - 1986

Manuals

Kawasaki GPZ1000RX (Ninja 1000R): manuals, parts, microfiches.