Kawasaki GPZ750 / GPZ750F (ZX750A): review, history, specs


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Class: sport-touring

Production: 1983-1985

Predecessor: Kawasaki KZ750

Successor: Kawasaki GPZ750R (ZX750G)

Also called: Kawasaki GPZ750F

Model
Kawasaki GPZ750 (ZX750A)

(North America, Europe, Australia, South Africa, Japan)

1983-1985

Kawasaki GPZ750 (GPZ750F)

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1983 North America, Europe, Australia, South Africa, Japan Name: Kawasaki GPZ750

Code: ZX750-A1

1984 North America, Europe, Australia, South Africa, Japan Name: Kawasaki GPZ750F

Code: ZX750-A2

1985 North America, Europe, Australia, South Africa, Japan Name: Kawasaki GPZ750F

Code: ZX750-A3

Specifications

Kawasaki GPZ750 (ZX750A): specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2220 mm / 87,4 in

2190 mm / 86,2 in – GPZ750 (North America, South Africa, Japan)

Overall width 760 mm / 29,9 in
Overall height 1260 mm / 49,6 in
Wheelbase 1490 mm / 58,6 in
Ground clearance 150 mm / 5,9 in
Seat height 800 mm / 31,5 in
Dry weight 220 kg / 485 lbs

219 kg / 483 lbs – GPZ750 (North America)

221 kg / 487 lbs – GPZ750 (South Africa)

Curb (wet) weight 238 kg / 525 lbs

237 kg / 522 lbs – GPZ750 (North America)

239 kg / 527 lbs – GPZ750 (South Africa)

FRAME Type Tubular, double cradle (steel)
Front suspension, travel Air-adjustable telescopic fork 37 mm with anti-dive system, 150 mm / 5,9 in
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm Uni-trak with air-adjustable mono-shock, 130 mm / 5,1 in
Front tire size 110/90-18 (61H)
Rear tire size 130/80-18 (66H)
Front brake Double disc, 1-piston calipers
Rear brake Single disc, 1-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 19,0 l / 5,0 US gal
Trail 103 mm (4,0 in)
Fuel economy 6,53 l / 100 km (36 mpg)
ENGINE Type Air-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 4 cylinders in-line
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 86,0 hp (63,3 kW) / 9500 rpm

87,0 hp (64,0 kW) / 9500 rpm – GPZ750 (West Germany, Sweden)

72,0 hp (52,9 kW) / 9500 rpm – GPZ750 (Japan)

Max. torque 67,7 Nm (6,9 kg*m) / 7500 rpm

68,6 Nm (7,0 kg*m) / 7500 rpm – GPZ750 (West Germany, Sweden)

63,0 Nm (6,4 kg*m) / 7500 rpm – GPZ750 (Japan)

0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph) 4,5 sec
Top speed 216 km/h (134 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 4x Mikuni BS34
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate, cable operated
Transmission 5-speed
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 2.550
Final reduction 2.533
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V


2.333

1.631

1.272

1.040

0.875

ELECTRICAL Ignition Transistorized
Alternator Three-phase AC, 238W at 8000 rpm
Battery capacity 12V-14 Ah

Images

Kawasaki GPZ750 (ZX750A): images, gallery.

Kawasaki GPZ750 (GPZ750F)
Kawasaki GPZ750 (GPZ750F)
Custom from Kawasaki GPZ750 (GPZ750F)

Videos

Kawasaki GPZ750 (ZX750A): video.

Kawasaki GPz750 (ZX750A1)

Manuals

Kawasaki GPZ750 (ZX750A): manuals, parts, microfiches.