Kawasaki Z1 / Z900 For Sale

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Kawasaki Z1 / Z900
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Current Prices: £24,450–£12,500
Insurance Costs: 7 of 10

What Is It?

The original Z1 is a classic naked bike and is powered by an air cooled 903 cc inline four cylinder four stroke engine, producing 82 bhp at 8,500 rpm and maximum torque at 7,000 rpm.

Features include:

  • Steel tubular frame
  • 296 mm disc up front with single piston caliper
  • 200 mm drum brake at the rear
  • 36 mm standard fork
  • Dual rear shocks with 5-level pre-load adjustment
  • Four 28 mm Mikuni VM28 carbs
  • 4->4 Chromed exhaust system
  • Electric and kick starter
  • 5 speed gearbox

The cylinder block was painted black and dual front discs were an optional extra. The 19" front wheel takes a 3.25 tyre and the rear 18" a 4.00.

  • 1972-1973: Orange/brown, yellow/green
  • 1974: Brown/orange, brown/yellow
  • 1975: Blue/yellow, red/yellow
  • 1976: Green/gold, brown/gold
Did You Know?

The bike has appeared in numerous films like Mad Max and The Spy Who Loved Me.

Updates

1974 Z1A: Silver engine, previously partly black.

1975 Z1B: Low handlebar option introduced.

1976 Z900: Name change to Z900 (KZ900 in the USA), 26 mm carbs, down 1 bhp to 81 bhp, new frame and dual front discs standard (previously a factory option).

Specs

Capacity: 903 cc (average)

Power: 82 bhp / 61 kW (average)

Red Line: 9,000 rpm (average)

Top Speed: 130 mph / 209 km/h (high)

Economy: 35 mpg / 8.1 L/100km (poor)

Range: 140 miles / 225 km (average)

Fuel Capacity: 18.0 litres / 4.0 gallons (high)

Seat Height: 813 mm / 32.0 inches (average)

Wet Weight: 248 kg / 547 pounds (heavy)

Dry Weight: 230 kg / 507 pounds

Power to Weight: 0.331 bhp/kg / 0.247 kW/kg

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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
1972
£24,450
£19,550
£17,100
12,200
1973
£22,250
£17,800
£15,550
12,900
1974
£20,000
£16,000
£14,000
13,700
1975
£17,800
£14,250
£12,500
14,400
1976
£15,600
£12,500
£10,950
15,200

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