Kawasaki ZL1000 Eliminator: review, history, specs


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Class: power cruiser

Production: 1987-1988

Predecessor: Kawasaki ZL900 Eliminator

Related: Kawasaki GTR1000 / ZG1000 Concours

Model
Kawasaki ZL1000 Eliminator

1987-1988

(Europe, North America)

Kawasaki ZL1000 Eliminator

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1987 Europe, North America Name: Kawasaki ZL1000 Eliminator

Code: ZL1000-A1

1988 Europe, North America Name: Kawasaki ZL1000 Eliminator

Code: ZL1000-A2

Specifications

Kawasaki ZL1000 Eliminator: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2305 mm / 90,7 in
Overall width 790 mm / 31,1 in
Overall height 1150 mm / 45,3 in
Seat height 750 mm / 29,5 in
Wheelbase 1615 mm / 63,6 in
Ground clearance 155 mm / 6,1 in
Dry weight 243 kg / 536 lbs
Curb (wet) weight 270 kg / 595 lbs
FRAME Type Tubular double cradle, steel
Front suspension, travel 38 mm telescopic fork (pneumatic), 150 mm / 5,9 in
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm with twin-shock (pneumatic, adjustable 4-way rebound damping), 110 mm / 4,3 in
Front tire size 100/90-18 (56H)
Rear tire size 160/80-15 (74H)
Front brake Double disc, 277 mm, 1-piston calipers
Rear brake Single disc, 267 mm, 1-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 18,5 l / 4,88 US gal (reserve - 2,0 l)
Trail 102 mm / 4,0 in
Fuel economy 7,84 l / 100 km (30 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 110,0 hp (80,9 kW) / 9000 rpm
Max. torque 91,2 Nm (9,3 kgm) / 7000 rpm
0 to 100 km/h
Top speed 211 km/h (131,4 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 4x Keihin CVK34
ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate, hydraulic operated
Transmission 6-speed
Final drive Shaft
Primary reduction 1.732
Final reduction 2.994
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 ZL1000 Eliminator: images, gallery.

Kawasaki ZL1000 Eliminator
Kawasaki ZL1000 Eliminator
Kawasaki ZL1000 Eliminator

Videos

Kawasaki ZL1000 Eliminator: video.

KAWASAKI ZL1000 ELIMINATOR

Manuals

Kawasaki ZL1000 Eliminator: manuals, parts, microfiches.