1979 Kawasaki Z 1300

1979 Kawasaki Z 1300 Specifications

  • Updated: 2023-03-20

General information

ModelKawasaki Z 1300

Engine and transmission

Displacement1285.0 ccm (78.41 cubic inches)
Engine typeIn-line six, four-stroke
Power99.0 HP (72.3 kW) @ 8000 RPM
Top speed217.0 km/h (134.8 mph)
Bore x stroke62.0 x 71.0 mm (2.4 x 2.8 inches)
Valves per cylinder2
Fuel controlDouble Overhead Cams/Twin Cam (DOHC)
Cooling systemLiquid
Transmission typeShaft drive (cardan) (final drive)

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Front tire4.10-18
Rear tire5.10-17
Front brakesDual disc
Rear brakesSingle disc
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc322.0 kg (709.9 pounds)
Fuel capacity27.00 litres (7.13 US gallons)
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