Kz1000
Kawasaki Z1000 1977.jpg
1977 Kawasaki Z1000 exhibited at classic car show in 2014
ManufacturerKawasaki
Parent companyKawasaki Heavy Industries
Production1977–2005
PredecessorKZ900
SuccessorKZ1100
Engine1,015 cc (61.9 cu in) 1977-1981
998 cc (60.9 cu in) 1981-2005 4 stroke DOHC air cooled Inline 4, Bore x stroke 70.0 mm x 66.0 mm, Compression ratio 8.7:1
Top speed132 mph (212 km/h)[1]
Power83 hp (62 kW) @ 8,000 rpm (1977), 90 hp (67 kW)(1978)[2]
Wheelbase1,505 mm (59.3 in)
DimensionsL: 2,210 mm (87 in)
W: 880 mm (35 in)
H: 1,200 mm (47 in)
Weight245.5 kg (541 lb)[1] (dry)
563 lb (255 kg)(½ tank)[1] (wet)
Fuel capacity16.7 l (4.4 US gal)
Fuel consumption45 mpg-US (5.2 L/100 km)[1]
Turning radius2.4 m (7.9 ft)