New Kawasaki Z750R - 2010-2011

New Kawasaki Z750R is 2010-2011. Kawasaki Z750R as sportier look than its predecessor. Other "R" on the back line with changes in brakes and exhaust. The machine itself is not affected. Another part is a key to increase the comfort, is part of the chassis, front forks are fully adjustable shocks and a new rear swingarm, aluminum, radial front brakes with braided stainless steel hose (braided). In addition, ABS is also optional.

To give the impression of a fresh appearance, also carried a touch of design on the front bumper, indicators, and the back foot. Controlled position also established for the pilot gets more comfortable when activated. Unfortunately, Kawasaki did not mean the price. Just add that there are specific colors with a limited number. "Z750R is an impressive package. Customized braking control and stability. Moreover, also introduced its exclusive status.

Beefy brakes: 2011 Kawasaki Z750R is equipped with four-piston radial-mount brakes and 300mm rotors. ABS is optional.

The engine remains the same reliable and tractable, liquid-cooled, dohc, 16-valve, 748cc Four fed by 32mm Keihin throttle bodies. Power claims are 106 hp at 10,500 rpm with 57.8 ft.-lb. peak torque at 8300 rpm.

That engine is harnessed by the Z750 chassis, unchanged in geometry or structure, but with better brakes, suspension and rolling gear. The inverted 41mm fork, inherited from the 2009 Z1000, is adjustable for spring preload and rebound damping. The swingarm is new, fabricated from cast and stamped aluminum elements and actuating a piggyback-style shock, which is also adjustable for preload and rebound.

The entire braking system has been upgraded. Up front, 300mm rotors are teamed with four-piston radial-mount calipers. The rear rotor is sized down to 250mm and the caliper is a floating single-piston unit. All rotors are thicker, up from 4.5mm to 6.0, and have a daisy-style design. Brake lines are steel-braided, and ABS is available.

Styling is sharper, with a new bikini fairing and updated instrumentation. The front fender and the massive, Z1000-like muffler are also new. Options include an Akrapovic exhaust, a suede-trimmed sport seat, a spoiler and imitation carbon-fiber add-ons. Two-tone or matte-black paint schemes contribute to the edgy new look, making the Z750R a very desirable naked bike.

Kawasaki Z750 2011 UK Specifications

Engine type Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line 4
Displacement 748 cm3
Bore x stroke 68.4 x 50.9 mm
Compression ratio 11.3:1
Valve/Induction system DOHC, 16 valves
Maximum power 77.7 kW {106 PS} / 10,500 rpm
Maximum torque 78 N·m {8.0 kgf·m} / 8,300 rpm
Fuel system Fuel injection: ΓΈ 32 mm x 4 (Keihin) with oval sub-throttles
Ignition Digital
Starting Electric
Lubrication Forced lubrication, wet sump
Transmission 6-speed, return
Final Drive Sealed chain
Primary reduction ratio 1.714 (84/49)
Gear ratios: 1st 2.571 (36/14)
Gear ratios: 2nd 1.941 (33/17)
Gear ratios: 3rd 1.556 (28/18)
Gear ratios: 4th 1.333 (28/21)
Gear ratios: 5th 1.200 (24/20)
Gear ratios: 6th 1.095 (23/21)
Final reduction ratio 2.867 (43/15)
Clutch Wet multi-disc, manual
Frame type Tubular backbone (with engine sub-frame), high-tensile steel
Rake/Trail 24.5° / 103 mm
Suspension, front 41 mm inverted fork with rebound damping
and spring preload adjustability
Suspension, rear Bottom-Link Uni-Trak with gas-charged shock
Stepless 7-way
Wheel travel, front 120 mm
Wheel travel, rear 125 mm
Tyre, front 120/70 ZR17M/C (58W)
Tyre, rear 180/55 ZR17M/C (73W)
Brakes, front Dual semi-floating 300 mm petal discs
Dual twin-piston
Brakes, rear Single 250 mm petal disc
Steering angle, left / right 31° / 31°
Wheelbase 1,440 mm
Ground Clearance 155 mm
Seat height 815 mm
Fuel capacity 18.5 litres
Curb Mass 226 kg / 230 kg (ABS)
Automatic Headlights On (AHO) n/a
Complies to EU emission limit EURO 3
** - Now measured as a wet weight including intallation of battery.