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Kawasaki launches Z800

India Kawasaki Motors today launched Z800 in India at an ex-showroom price of Rs. 7.9lakh (Pune) and Rs. 8.05lakh ex-showroom Delhi.


Kawasaki Z800 is 5th motorcycle India Kawasaki Motor has launched in India. Z800 is powered by a 806cc inline four engine producing 113 PS at 10,200 rpm and 83.0 Nm of torque at 8,000 rpm. Last month Kawasaki had launched its elder sibling, Z1000 in India.

Kawasaki Z800 will also be imported as completely built unit and will be sold in India through Kawasaki’s Pune and newly opened, Delhi showroom, which was inaugurated today. Kawasaki is planning to expand its sales network and plans to open 3 more dealerships before the end of 2015.

Kawasaki Z800 Specifications

Fuel system Fuel injection: φ34 mm x 4 (Mikuni), with dual throttle valves
Ignition Digital
Starting Electric
Lubrication Forced lubrication, wet sump
Engine type Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four
Displacement 806 cm3
Bore x stroke 71.0 x 50.9 mm
Compression ratio 11.9:1
Valve/Induction system DOHC, 16 valves
Clutch Wet multi-disc, manual
Transmission 6-speed, return
Final Drive Sealed chain
Frame type Tubular backbone (with engine sub-frame), high-tensile steel
Tyre, front 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Tyre, rear 180/55ZR17M/C (73W)
Suspension, front 41 mm inverted fork with rebound damping and spring preload adjustability
Suspension, rear Bottom-Link Uni-Trak, gas-charged shock with piggyback reservoir and stepless rebound damping and preload adjustability
Brakes, front Dual semi-floating 310 mm petal discs Dual opposed 4-piston
Brakes, rear Single 250 mm petal disc Single-piston
Dimensions (L x W x H) 2,100 mm x 800 mm x 1,050 mm
Ground Clearance 150 mm
Wheelbase 1,445 mm
Seat height 834 mm
Fuel capacity 17 litres
Curb Mass 229 kg / 231 kg (ABS)
Maximum power 83.0 kW {113 PS} / 10,200 rpm
Maximum torque 83.0 N*m {8.5 kgf*m} / 8,000 rpm

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