Kawasaki Z800

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Kawasaki Z800
Kawasaki Z800 Mérignac.jpg
Manufacturer Kawasaki Motorcycle & Engine Company
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-four
Bore / stroke 71.0 mm × 50.9 mm (2.8 in × 2.0 in)
Compression ratio 11.9:1
Top speed 220 km/h (137 mph)[1]
Transmission 6-speed constant-mesh, chain final drive
Frame type Steel tubular backbone, stressed engine
Suspension
  • Front: Inverted 41 mm (1.6 in) telescopic fork with rebound damping and spring preload adjustability
  • Rear: Bottom-link UniTrak horizontal monoshock with piggyback reservoir, stepless rebound damping and adjustable spring preload
Brakes
  • Front: 4-piston caliper with dual 310 mm (12.2 in) petal-type discs
  • Rear: Single-piston caliper with single 250 mm (9.8 in) petal-type disc
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 (82.7 in)
W: 800 mm (31.5 in)
H: 1,050 mm (41.3 in)
Seat height 834 mm (32.8 in)
Fuel capacity 17 L (3.7 imp gal; 4.5 US gal)
Related Kawasaki Z1000

The Kawasaki Z800 is a Z series four-cylinder standard motorcycle made by Kawasaki from 2013 through 2016, replaced by the Z900 for 2017.[2]

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. ^ https://www.rideapart.com/articles/247753/a-month-with-the-2016-kawasaki-z800-full-review/
  2. ^ 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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