Kawasaki GPZ1100 (ZX1100A): review, history, specs


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Class: sport-touring

Production: 1983-1985

Predecessor: Kawasaki GPZ1100 (GPZ1100B)

Successor: Kawasaki GPZ1100 (ZX1100E)

Model
Kawasaki GPZ1100 (ZX1100A)

(North America, Europe, Australia, South Africa)

1983-1985

Kawasaki GPZ1100 (ZX1100A)

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1983 North America, Europe, Australia, South Africa Name: Kawasaki GPZ1100

Code: ZX1100-A1

1984 North America, Europe, Australia, South Africa Name: Kawasaki GPZ1100

Code: ZX1100-A2

1985 North America, Europe, Australia, South Africa Name: Kawasaki GPZ1100

Code: ZX1100-A3

Specifications

Kawasaki GPZ1100 (ZX1100A): specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2320 mm / 91,3 in – GPZ1100 (Europe, Australia)

2270 mm / 89,4 in – GPZ1100 (North America, South Africa)

Overall width 740 mm / 29,1 in
Overall height 1275 mm / 50,2 in
Wheelbase 1565 mm / 61,6 in
Ground clearance 140 mm / 5,5 in
Seat height 800 mm / 31,5 in
Dry weight 244 kg / 538 lbs

246 kg / 542 lbs – GPZ1100 (South Africa)

Curb (wet) weight 264 kg / 582 lbs

266 kg / 586 lbs – GPZ1100 (South Africa)

FRAME Type Tubular, double cradle (steel)
Front suspension, travel Air-adjustable telescopic fork with anti-dive system, 150 mm / 5,9 in
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm Uni-trak with air-adjustable mono-shock, 105 mm / 4,1 in
Front tire size 110/90 V18
Rear tire size 130/90-V17
Front brake Double disc, 1-piston calipers
Rear brake Single disc, 1-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 20,4 l / 5,39 US gal
Trail 116 mm (4,56 in)
Fuel economy
ENGINE Type Air-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 4 cylinders in-line
Bore & Stroke 72,5 x 66,0 mm
Displacement 1089 cm³ (66,4 cu in)
Compression ratio 9.5:1
Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder
Max. power 120,0 hp (88,3 kW) / 8750 rpm – full-power version

100,0 hp (73,6 kW) / 8750 rpm – GPZ1100 (West Germany, Sweden)

104 hp (78 kW) / 8500 rpm - rear wheel (full-power version)

Max. torque 100,0 Nm (10,2 kg*m) / 8000 rpm – full-power version

85,3 Nm (8,7 kg*m) / 8000 rpm – GPZ1100 (West Germany, Sweden)

0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph) 3,6 sec
Top speed 240 km/h (149 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type DFI (Digital Fuel Injection)
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate, cable operated
Transmission 5-speed
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 1.732
Final reduction 2.733
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V


2.642

1.833

1.421

1.173

1.040

ELECTRICAL Ignition Transistorized
Alternator Three-phase AC 14V 20A (280W) at 5000 rpm
Battery capacity 12V-16 Ah

Images

Kawasaki GPZ1100 (ZX1100A): images, gallery.

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Videos

Kawasaki GPZ1100 (ZX1100A): video.

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Manuals

Kawasaki GPZ1100 (ZX1100A): manuals, parts, microfiches.