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Kawasaki ZX900A

The Kawasaki is a motorcycle produced by Kawasaki 1984 to 1986.



The Ninja proved to be in many respects. Rather raw power, Kawasaki had sought design, with a remarkably engine, with its camshafts direct from the end of the crankshaft. It was remarkably low-built: the frame was to a strong backbone with a tubular aluminum rear and the engine suspended underneath.

The machine’s aerodynamics benefited its narrow profile.

Fast and Priced

The Ninja was not the most of the new machines of its day. Its discomfort on the was only rivaled by its ability on the Very fast, yet reasonably the Ninja was a surefire success, so so that Kawasaki was forced to a second production run!

its frame design was an evolutionary end, the Ninja’s new generation appeared in several subsequent models.

Kawasaki GPZ 900 R
Kawasaki GPZ 900 R

The GPZ900R was a revolutionary design, in its 908cc liquid cooled 16 engine was a first for Kawasaki, and 115 brake horsepower (depending on Although its steel frame, 16 front and 18 inch rear air suspension, and anti-dive forks fairly standard at that it took Japanese Superbike to a new level. Water cooling and 16 allowed additional power, and the used the engine as a stressed for improved handling.

It had a top speed of about 155 mph (holding the for the fastest production bike at the and a standing quarter mile of just 10.55s was recorded by rider Jay Pee Wee Gleason. It won the 1984 of Man Production TT at an average speed of 105 mph by Geoff Johnson.

The 1984 GPZ900R was the first bike to be officially marketed (in America) under the Ninja name.

Although superseded in the US within 3 years, the 900R popular in Europe and Asia for years. In 1990 the A7 model saw the of the anti-dive units, front diameter increased, and front diameter increased to 17 inches. no longer competitive with the sportsbikes of the day it was marketed as a competent Emissions controls meant it ceased to be sold in Europe in the 1990s.

Kawasaki ended production for markets in 2003 with the models being significantly in power due to emissions and noise

Kawasaki GPZ 900 R

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