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 Kawasaki 900 Super Four
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Journalists and riders called it the king of motorcycles, and it gained a reputation as a super sport model all over the world.
The Super Four boasted high performance and quality. This best-selling motorcycle won many prizes around the world within only six months of its release.
It featured a 900 cc, 4-stroke, 4-cylinder, water-cooled parallel engine with DOHC.
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Storage location:KAWASAKI HEAVY INDUSTRIES CONSUMER PRODUCTS SALES DIVISION (1-1, Kawasaki-cho, Akashi-shi, Hyogo-ken 673-8666)
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Year manufactured:1972
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Manufacturer:Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.
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Classification:Mass-production vehicle
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Current status:On display (static): not open to the public
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Vehicle name / Manufacture
Vehicle name:Kawasaki
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Model:Z1 (900 Super Four)
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Company name:Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.
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Vehicle type/usage:Motorcycle
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Location of actual vehicle/replica:Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.
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Year manufactured:1972
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Model / Weight
Style:Motorcycle
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Passenger capacity:2
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Weight:230 kgf (dry)
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Body / Size
Overall length:2200 mm
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Overall width:865 mm
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Overall height:1170 mm
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Headlamp type:Sealed beam
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Tire size (front):3.25/19
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Tire size (rear):4.00-18
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Body / Axle / Driving / Others
Frame:Steel pipe double cradle
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Suspension type (front):Telescopic
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Suspension type (rear):Swing arm
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Wheelbase:1490 mm
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Vehicle height adjustment:None
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Steering:Bar handle
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Brakes (front):Disc
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Brakes (rear):Mechanical leading trailing
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Damper (front):Provided
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Damper (rear):Provided
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Driving stability devices:None
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Engine/ Size / Power
Type:Air-cooled 4-stroke gasoline
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Cylinder arrangement:Inline 4-cylinder lateral
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Valve train:DOHC
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Carburetor:Provided
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Bore x stroke:66.0×66.0
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Displacement:0.903 L
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Ignition system:Battery ignition
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Max. power/r.p.m.:82 ps/8500 rpm
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Exhaust emissions treatment:Noise reduction muffler
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Supercharger:None
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Lubrication method:Wet sump
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Start method:Cell, and kick
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Fuel tank capacity:18 L
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Drive-train
Transmission:5-speed return
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Power transmission method:Chain
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Clutch type:Wet multiple disc coil spring
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Performance
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