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 Kawasaki Zephyr
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During the heyday of racer replicas, people assumed that motorcycles should be fast. The Kawasaki Zephyr was developed at that time to be a machine that would be easy to use and enjoyable for everyone. The model became a trend-setter for the "naked bike" boom of the 1990s. It was also one of a few influential models that instantly brought the replica boom to an end.
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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:1989
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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:ZR400C (Zephyr)
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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:1989
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Model / Weight
Style:Motorcycle
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Passenger capacity:2
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Weight:198 kgf (dry 177 kg)
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Front axle weight:98 kg
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Rear axle weight:100 kg
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Body / Size
Overall length:2100 mm
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Overall width:755 mm
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Overall height:1095 mm
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Headlamp type:Sealed beam
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Tire size (front):110/80-17 57H
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Tire size (rear):140/70-18 66H
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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:1440 mm
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Vehicle height adjustment:None
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Steering:Bar handle
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Brakes (front):Dual disk
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Brakes (rear):Single disk
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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:55.0×42.0
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Displacement:0.399 L
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Ignition system:TCBI
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Max. power/r.p.m.:46 ps/11000 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:Self
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Fuel tank capacity:15 L
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Drive-train
Transmission:6-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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