Kawasaki GPZ305 (Belt drive): review, history, specs


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Class: sport-touring

Production: 1983-1994

Model
Kawasaki GPZ305 (Belt drive)

(EX305B)

(Europe, North America)

1983-1994

Kawasaki GPZ305 Belt drive

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1983 North America Name: Kawasaki GPZ305 Belt drive

Code: EX305-B1

1984 Europe Name: Kawasaki GPZ305 Belt drive

Code: EX305-B2

1985 Europe Name: Kawasaki GPZ305 Belt drive

Code: EX305-B3

1986 Europe Name: Kawasaki GPZ305 Belt drive

Code: EX305-B4

1987 Europe Name: Kawasaki GPZ305 Belt drive

Code: EX305-B5

1988 Europe Name: Kawasaki GPZ305 Belt drive

Code: EX305-B6

1991 Europe Name: Kawasaki GPZ305 Belt drive

Code: EX305-B8

1993 Europe Name: Kawasaki GPZ305 Belt drive

Code: EX305-B9

1994 Europe Name: Kawasaki GPZ305 Belt drive

Code: EX305-B10

Specifications

Kawasaki GPZ305 Belt drive: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2040 mm / 80,3 in

2130 mm / 83,8 in – GPZ305 (UK)

Overall width 745 mm / 29,3 in
Overall height 1185 mm / 46,6 in
Wheelbase 1355 mm / 53,3 in
Ground clearance 160 mm / 6,3 in
Seat height 770 mm / 30,3 in
Dry weight 147 kg / 324 lbs
Curb (wet) weight
FRAME Type Tubular, double cradle (steel)
Front suspension, travel Air-adjustable telescopic fork, 160 mm / 5,9 in
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm Uni-trak with mono-shock (adjustable spring pre-load), 130 mm / 5,1 in
Front tire size 90/90-18 (51S)
Rear tire size 110/80-18 (58S)
Front brake Single disc, 260 mm, 1-piston caliper

Double disc, 260 mm, 1-piston calipers - from 1984

Rear brake Drum, 160 mm
Fuel capacity 17,0 l / 4,49 US gal
Trail 95 mm / 3,74 in
Fuel economy 3,0 l / 100 km (79 mpg)
ENGINE Type Air-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 2 cylinders in-line
Bore & Stroke 61,0 x 52,4 mm
Displacement 306 cm³ (18,6 cu in)
Compression ratio 9.7:1
Valve train Chain driven SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder
Max. power 36,0 hp (26,5 kW) / 10000 rpm
Max. torque 25,0 Nm (2,6 kg*m) / 8500 rpm
0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph) 6,1 sec
Top speed 162 km/h (100 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 2x Keihin CV32
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate, cable operated
Transmission 6-speed
Final drive Belt
Primary reduction 3.736
Final reduction
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V

VI


2.600

1.789

1.409

1.160

1.000

0.892

ELECTRICAL Ignition CDI
Alternator Three-phase AC, 154W
Battery capacity 12V-9 Ah

Images

Kawasaki GPZ305 Belt drive: images, gallery.

Kawasaki GPZ305 Belt drive
Kawasaki GPZ305 Belt drive
Kawasaki GPZ305 Belt drive

Videos

Kawasaki GPZ305 Belt drive: video.

1983 Kawasaki GPZ 305