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Kawasaki GPX 750 R

Kawasaki GPZ750 Turbo

The GPz750 Turbo was a sportbike from late 1983 to with two model years——the E1 and the 1985 E2. Differences were a twin push/pull throttle for the E2 and different brake caliper The bike was manufactured in Japan, parts also shipped to the US and in Kawasaki’s Nebraska plant for the market to bypass the import tax on bikes over 700cc at the by the US government, a protectionist move to save Harley-Davidson which was financial problems at the time.

Although carrying GPz badges on the covers, it was only referred to by as the 750 Turbo——the GPz tag wasn’t mentioned. It is referred to as the ZX750E. [ 1 ] Development in January 1981 as a turbocharged then as a 750 from November

When finally released, the bike made a claimed (84kW), had sports bike (for the day) and looked – especially next to the other turbo bikes which already on the market such as the XN85. Honda CX500 and turbos, and the Yamaha Seca Performance was on a par with the GPz1100. at 11.2seconds at 125mph (201km/h) for the mile and 148mph

(238km/h) flat out.

One magazine even branded it the bike they had ever and Kawasaki ran some ads claiming it to be The Production Motorcycle in the World. Jay Gleason also recorded a quarter mile for Kawasaki to that the turbo had genuine and was ahead of the other factory It is widely considered to be the best turbo produced by the Japanese

To build the turbo, Kawasaki did not add fuel injection and a turbocharger to a GPz750 motorcycle engine. parts are exclusive to the turbo, as low-compression (1:7.8) pistons, gearbox internals, a modified oil pan an extra oil scavenge pump, a indicator, the characteristic aluminium and a different Unitrac linkage gave it a firmer ride).

The exhaust system and turbo silencers) were strengthened different tube material, and dimensions and frame geometry (28° rake instead of The rest came from aspirated 750 and the 1100 (front brakes and some injection and the entire cylinder head from the KZ 650. The GPz Turbo a Hitachi HT-10B turbocharger, close to the headers, and electronic injection.

Kawasaki GPX 750 R
Kawasaki GPX 750 R
Kawasaki GPX 750 R

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