Kawasaki Z800

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Kawasaki Z800
Kawasaki Z800 Mérignac.jpg
Manufacturer Kawasaki motorcycles
Parent company Kawasaki Heavy Industries
Production 2013–2016
Predecessor Kawasaki Z750
Successor Kawasaki Z900
Class Standard
Engine 806 cc (49.2 cu in) liquid-cooled 4-stroke 16-valve DOHC inline-4
Bore / stroke 71.0 mm × 50.9 mm (2.80 in × 2.00 in)
Compression ratio 11.9:1
Transmission 6-speed, chain drive
Frame type Tubular steel backbone, stressed engine
Suspension Front: 41 mm (1.6 in) inverted fork with rebound damping and spring preload adjustability
Rear: Bottom-link Uni-Trak® horizontal monoshock with piggyback reservoir, stepless rebound damping, adjustable spring preload
Brakes Front: Dual 310 mm (12 in) petal-type rotors with four-piston calipers
Rear: Single 250 mm (9.8 in) petal-type rotor with single-piston caliper
Tires Front: 120/70-ZR17
Rear: 180/55-ZR17
Rake, trail 24°, 99 mm (3.9 in)
Wheelbase 1,445 mm (56.9 in)
Dimensions L: 2,100 mm (83 in)
W: 800 mm (31 in)
H: 1,050 mm (41 in)
Seat height 834 mm (32.8 in)
Related Kawasaki Z1000

The Kawasaki Z800 was a four-cylinder standard motorcycle made by Kawasaki from 2013 through 2016, replaced by the Z900 for 2017.[1]

History

Using the nomenclature of the Kawasaki's Z series begun in 1972, the Z800 is the follow-up of the Z750 which had been introduced in 2004 as successor of the ZR-7.

References

  1. ^ Gustafson, Joseph (2016-11-08). "Kawasaki's 2017 Z900 Is The Replacement For Its Outgoing Z800". Cycleworld.com. Cycle World. Retrieved 2016-11-13. 

External links

  • Official website
  • Z800 review at topspeed.com – with UK specs
  • Z800 road test at 1000ps.at (German language) – with picture gallery and videos


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