Kawasaki Z650 ABS
The Kawasaki Z650 ABS was introduced in 2017 as the successor to the Kawasaki ER-6n. In fact, this is the same ER-6 in a slightly modified style. Of the main innovations, the following should be noted:
- Engine. It has been modified to meet the new emission standards, the maximum power is reduced from 72 to 68 hp.
- Injector. The model receives a new injection system with reduced throttle valves (38 → 36 mm).
- Clutch. The model gets a slipper clutch and an Assist & Slipper clutch.
- Fuel tank. Reduces its capacity: 16.0 → 15.0 l.
- ABS. Only versions with ABS are produced.
- Curb weight. Reduced to 187 kg.
The Kawasaki Z650 was based on an in-line 2-cylinder liquid-cooled engine with a volume of 649 cc, producing 68 hp. power and almost 66 Nm of torque. Maximum engine performance at 6500-8000 rpm.
Other features of the model include a steel frame, simple suspensions in the form of a conventional telescopic fork in front and a rear monoshock (adjustable by preload), a 6-speed gearbox, simple 2-piston brakes, a 15-liter fuel tank and 187 kg of curb weight.
In general, the Kawasaki Z650 is positioning itself in the market as a low-cost mid-cubic urban model of the Z-series, suitable for users of various skill levels - from beginner to experienced.
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Specifications Kawasaki Z650:
|Engine type||2-cylinder, 4-stroke, in-line|
|Working volume||649 cm³|
|Bore / Stroke||83.0 x 60.0 mm|
|Compression ratio||10.8: 1|
|Number of valves per cylinder||DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder|
|Fuel supply system||Injector, 2x 36mm (with double throttles)|
|Ignition type||digital transistor|
|Maximum power||68.0 h.p. (50.2 kW) at 8000 rpm|
|Maximum torque||65.7 Nm (6.7 kg * m) at 6500 rpm|
|Front tire size||120 / 70ZR-17 (58W)|
|Rear tire size||160 / 60ZR17M / C (69W)|
|Front brakes||2 discs, 300mm, 2-piston calipers (ABS)|
|Rear brakes||1 disc, 220 mm, 1-piston caliper (ABS)|
|Front suspension||41 forks telescopic fork (fixed), stroke - 125 mm|
|Rear suspension||linkage with monoshock (adjustable preload), stroke - 130 mm|
|Motorcycle length||2055 mm|
|Motorcycle width||775 mm|
|Motorcycle height||1080 mm|
|Saddle height||790 mm|
|Minimum ground clearance||130 mm|
|Acceleration to 100 km / h||3.9 sec|
|Maximum speed||185 km / h|
|Fuel tank capacity||15.0 l|
|Motorcycle weight (curb)||187 kg|