Kawasaki 1400 GTR
The model of the sports-touring motorcycle Kawasaki 1400 GTR ' began its production from the end of 2007 (before it was produced the model Kawasaki GTR 1000) - model year 2008. The hyperbike platform Kawasaki ZX-14 (ZZR1400) combine with the cutting edge technology found in today's flagship sports tourer. In the US market, this model was called the Kawasaki Concours 14 .
The Kawasaki 1400 GTR features a liquid-cooled, in-line 4-cylinder engine producing 160 hp. (with inertial supercharging) and 136 Nm of torque. The motor is tuned for traction in low and medium ranges of operation, has a variable timing system (from Mitsubishi Motors). The maximum engine performance is reached at 6000-9000 rpm.
Another important feature of the bike is the Tetra-Lever multi-link rear suspension, much like BMW (Paralever) and Moto Guzzi (CARC). When braking and driving over bumps, the rear of the motorcycle does not rise, but remains under load all the time, which has a positive effect on handling.
Among other things, the model is equipped with the KIPASS system (Intelligent Proximity Activation Start System), which means access to start the motorcycle without a key. The essence of the system lies in the fact that the ignition key is always inserted into the lock, but it can be turned only if the owner of the motorcycle is standing nearby.
Other features of the Kawasaki 1400 GTR include slip clutch, electrically adjustable windshield, integrated saddlebags, tire pressure monitoring system, combined braking system (with ABS), aluminum frame, fully adjustable sports suspensions, traction control (KTRC), heating handlebars and cardan drive.
Main configurations of the Kawasaki 1400 GTR :
- Kawasaki 1400 GTR is the regular version.
- Kawasaki 1400 GTR Grand Tourer - top version. It has more advanced side cases, a center case, holders for the navigator and other devices, as well as a special coating to protect against scratches.
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Specifications Kawasaki 1400 GTR:
|Model||Kawasaki 1400 GTR|
|Release year||2008-present time.|
|Engine type||4-cylinder, 4-stroke|
|Working volume||1352 cc cm.|
|Bore / stroke||84.0 x 61.0 mm|
|Number of valves per cylinder||DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, variable timing|
|Compression ratio||10.7: 1|
|Fuel supply system||Injector, ø40 mm x 4|
|Maximum power||117.6 kW (160 PS) / 8,800 rpm (supercharged)|
114 kW (155 hp) / 8,800 rpm (non-boost)
|Maximum torque||136 N • m (13.9 kgf / m) / 6200 rpm|
|Frame||Aluminum monocoque base frame|
|Front suspension||43mm inverted fork (adjustable preload and rebound damping), 113mm travel|
|Rear suspension||pendulum with monoshock (Uni-trak, Tetra-lever), reg. preload and rebound, travel - 136 mm|
|Front tire size||120 / 70ZR17M / C (58W)|
|Rear tire size||190 / 50ZR17M / C (73W)|
|Front brakes||2 discs, 310 mm, 4-piston radial calipers (ABS)|
|Rear brakes||1 disc, 270 mm, 2-piston caliper (ABS)|
|Dimensions (LxWxH)||2270х1000х1290 mm|
|Saddle height||815 mm|
|Fuel tank capacity||22 l|
|Motorcycle weight (curb)||304-313 kg (depending on the year of manufacture)|