Specifications ZZ-R/ZX C- and D-models

Here you'll find the specifications of the C- and D-model. Through the years the specs have been changed a little, so if you want to know exactly you'd better contact your local Kawasaki dealer.

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91zzr
C-model (1990-1993)
95zzr
D-model (1993-2001)
Performance
Maximum Horsepower 108 kW (147 PS) @ 10,500 rpm 108 kW (147 PS) @ 10,500 rpm
(UK) 91.9 kW @ 9,500 rpm (UK) 92 kW (125 PS) @ 9,500 rpm
(Sweden) 66.9 kW (91 PS) @ 9,000 rpm (Sweden) 68 kW (92 PS) @ 8,500 rpm
(Austria) 73.6 kW (100 PS) @ 9,000 rpm  
(France) 75.1 kW @ 8,700 rpm  
(Switzerland) 55 kW (75 PS) @ 6,000 rpm frown 
(Germany) 73.6 kW (100 PS) @ 9,000 rpm  
Maximum Torque 110 Nm @ 8,500 rpm 110 Nm (11.2 kg-m, 81.0 ft-lb) @ 8,500 rpm
(Sweden) 85 Nm (8.7 kg-m, 63 ft-lb) @ 4,800 rpm (Sweden) 86 Nm (8.8 kg-m, 63.7 ft-lb) @ 4,500 rpm
(Austria) 88 Nm @ 4,800 rpm  
(Switzerland) 90 Nm @ 5,500 rpm  
(Germany) 88 Nm @ 4,800 rpm  
Dimensions
Overall Length 2,165 mm 2,165 mm (85.24 in.)
(Greece, Norway, Sweden) 2,175 mm (Greece, Norway, Sweden) 2,180 mm (85.83 in.)
Overall Width 720 mm 730 mm (28.7 in.)
Overall Height 1,210 mm 1,205 mm (47.44 in.)
Seat Height 780 mm 780 mm (30.7 in.)
Wheelbase 1,480 mm 1,495 mm (58.86 in.)
Road Clearance 110 mm 110 mm (4.33 in.)
Dry Weight 228 kg 233 kg (514 lb)
Minimum Turning Radius 3.0 m 3.0 m (118 in.)
Engine
Type DOHC, 16-valve, 4-cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled DOHC, 16-valve, 4-cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled
Number of Valves 4 per cylinder 4 per cylinder
Displacement 1,052 mL 1,052 mL (64.2 cu in.)
Bore x Stroke 76.0 x 58.0 mm 76.0 x 58.0 mm (2.99 x 2.28 in.)
Compression Ratio 11.0 : 1 11.0 : 1
Starting System Electric starter Electric starter
Cylinder Numbering Method Left to right, 1-2-3-4 Left to right, 1-2-3-4
Firing Order 1-2-4-3 1-2-4-3
Carburetors Keihin CVKD40 x 4 Keihin CVKD40 x 4
Ignition System Battery and coil (transistorized) Battery and coil (transistorized)
Ignition Timing (electronically advanced)10 degr. BTDC @ 1,000 rpm ~ 40 degr. BTDC @ 6,000 rpm 10 degr. BTDC @ 1,000 rpm ~ 40 degr. BTDC @ 6,000 rpm
(California) 7.5 degr. BTDC @ 1,200 rmp ~ 40 degr. BTDC @ 6,000 rpm 
(France) 5 degr. BTDC @ 1,000 rmp ~ 37.5 degr. BTDC @ 6,000 rpm 
(US) 7.5 degr. BTDC @ 1,000 rmp ~ 40 degr. BTDC @ 6,000 rpm 
(Austria, Switzerland) 5 degr. BTDC @ 1,300 rmp ~ 37.5 degr. BTDC @ 6,000 rpm 
Spark Plugs NGK CR9E or ND U27ESR-N NGK CR9E or ND U27ESR-N
Lubrication System Forced lubrication (wet sump with cooler) Forced lubrication (wet sump with cooler)
Engine Oil SE or SF class SAE 10W40, 10W50, 20W40 or 20W50 SE or SF class SAE 10W40, 10W50, 20W40 or 20W50
Engine Oil Capacity 3.5 L 3.5 L (3.7 US qt)
Coolant Capacity 2.5 L (2.6 US qt) 2.5 L (2.6 US qt)
Transmission
Transmission Type 6-speed, constant mesh, return shift 6-speed, constant mesh, return shift
Clutch Type Wet, multi disc Wet, multi disc
Driving System Chain drive Chain drive
Primary Reduction Ratio 1.637 (95/58) 1.637 (95/58)
Final Reduction Ratio 2.647 (45/17) 2.647 (45/17)
Overall Drive Ratio 4.490 (Top gear) 4.490 (Top gear)
Gear Ratio: 1st2.800 (42/15) 2.800 (42/15)
2nd 2.000 (38/19), C4-US: 2.055 (37/18) 2.055 (37/18)
3rd 1.590 (35/22) 1.590 (35/22)
4th 1.333 (32/24) 1.333 (32/24)
5th 1.153 (30/26) 1.153 (30/26)
6th 1.035 (29/28) 1.035 (29/28)
Frame/Chassis
Frame TypeTubular, double cradle Pressed aluminium perimeter
Castor 26 degr. 26.5 degr.
Trail 103 mm 107 mm (4.21 in.)
Tire Size: Front 120/70 VR 17-V290 Tubeless 120/70 ZR 17 Tubeless
Rear 170/60 VR 17-V290 Tubeless 180/55 ZR 17 Tubeless
Fuel Tank Capacity 21 L24 L (6.3 US gal)
Front Suspension Telescopic fork, 125 mm (4.9 in.) wheel travel 43mm Kayaba, 120 mm (4.7 in.) travel
 adjustments for spring preload, rebound damping
Rear Suspension Swing arm (Uni-Trak), 120 mm (4.7 in.) wheel travel Kawasaki Uni-Trak, 1 Kayaba damper, 112 mm (4.4 in.) wheel travel
 adjustments for spring reload, rebound damping
Front Brake 2, double-action calipers, 310 mm discs 2, double-action calipers, 320mm discs
Rear Brake Single-action caliper, 250 mm disc Single-action caliper, 250mm disc
Front Wheel 3.50 x 17 in.; cast aluminium 3.50 x 17 in.; cast aluminium
Rear Wheel 5.50 x 17 in.; cast aluminium 5.50 x 17 in.; cast aluminium
Electrical Equipment
Battery Type FB14L-A2 YTX14-BS
Battery Capacity 12 V 14 Ah 12 V 12 Ah
Headlight 12 V 60/55 W (quartz-halogen) 12 V 60/55 W
Tail/Brake Light 12 V 5/21 W x 212 V 5/21 W x 2
(Canada, S-Africa, US) 12 V 8/27 W x 2  


Engine and Frame numbers 1990-1994

UK ZZ-R1100Frame NoEngine No
1990 ZX1100C1ZXT10C-000001-013000ZXT10CE000001 on
1991 ZX1100C2ZXT10C-013001 onZXT10CE000001 on
1992 ZX1100C3ZXT10C-024001 onZXT10CE000001 on
1993 ZX1100D1ZXT10D-000001-020000 ZXT10CE000001 on
1994 ZX1100D2ZXT10D-020001 on ZXT10CE000001 on
US Ninja ZX-11Frame NoEngine No
1990 ZX1100C1 Made in JapanJKAZXBC1-LA000001 onZXT10CE000001 on
1990 ZX1100C1 Made in USJKAZXBC1-LB000001 onZXT10CE000001 on
1991 ZX1100C2 Made in JapanJKAZXBC1-MA013001-024000ZXT10CE000001 on
1991 ZX1100C2 Made in USJKAZXBC1-MB501701-504600ZXT10CE000001 on
1992 ZX1100C3 Made in JapanJKAZXBC1-NA024001 onZXT10CE000001 on
1992 ZX1100C3 Made in USJKAZXBC1-NB504601 onZXT10CE000001 on
1993 ZX1100C4 Made in USJKAZXBC1-PB508201 onZXT10CE000001 on
1993 ZX1100D1 Made in JapanJKAZXBD1-PA000001 onZXT10CE000001 on
1993 ZX1100D1 Made in USJKAZXBD1-PB500001 onZXT10CE000001 on
1994 ZX1100D2 Made in JapanJKAZXBD1-RA020001 onZXT10CE000001 on
1994 ZX1100D2 Made in USJKAZXBD1-RB502701 onZXT10CE000001 on


Performance Index

Make/Year/Model Displacement in cc Wet weight in pounds Avg. 200-yd topgear acceleration from 50mph, terminal speed (mph) Corrected best 1/4 mile acceleration (sec/mph) Top speed (mph/kmh)
Kawasaki '94 ZX-11D 1052 601 6th gear, 84.9 10.25/135.7 175/280
Kawasaki '94 ZX-9R 899 533 6th gear, 78.7 10.42/133.0 166/265
Ducati '95 916 916 470 6th gear, 76.3 10.98/126.8 156/250
Honda '94 CBR1000F 998 596 6th gear, 78.8 11.41/119.0 154/246
Honda '95 CBR900RR 893 458 6th gear, 83.1 10.55/130.3 161/258
Suzuki '95 GSX-R1100 1074 554 5th gear, 82.0 10.52/130.9 164/262
Triumph '95 Daytona 1200 1180 594 6th gear, 84.2 11.06/125.6 155/248
Yamaha '95 FZR1000 1002 530 5th gear, 83.5 10.67/126.7 166/266

Source: Motorcyclist, January 1996



Big Kawa's tested in: Performance Bikes
ModelEngine CCModel YearMax Speed ProneMax Speed UprightSS 1/4 mile Sec@mphPower bhp@rpmAverage mpgIssue tested
GPz1000RX9971986155.0148.011.20@124.9105.6@9,50033April 86
GPz110010521995158.5148.611.26@125.5108.5@9,25039.2July 95
Zephyr 110010621992141.7134.711.70@112.092.3@8,95832.4May 92
Zephyr 110010621993141.7134.711.70@112.088.5@8,00032.4July 93
Zephyr 110010621994132.7122.912.15@112.189.8@7,75031.0Jan 95
ZX109971988156.2145.911.50@130.3111.3@10,00030June 88
ZX10 B29971990162.8152.611.50@n/a110.0@9,50046.5April 90
ZZR1000 (d)10521992172.0n/a10.80@137.0126.8@9,000n/aNov 92
ZZR1100 C210521991n/a144.0n/a119.0@8,90243.6May 91
ZZR1100 C110521990173.0166.510.84@127123.0@10,00044.5July 90
ZZR1100 C210521991173.0165.510.81@n/a122.0@11,00046.2Dec 91
ZZR1100 C310521992163.0151.010.74@127.0122.2@10,81139.4June 92
ZZR1100 D110521993174.0165.011.10@n/a125.4@9,25040April 93
ZZR1100 D110521993171.3163.810.88@129.6119.3@9,00044.2Aug 93
ZZR1100 D1 (d)10521993178.0169.010.85@n/a137.6@9,750n/aApril 93
ZZR1100 D310521995169.7164.510.79@130.2122.0@10,10043.3Aug 95
ZZR1100 D410521996162.3153.611.12@128.9119.0@10,00n/aJune 96
(d) derestricted

Info compiled by: Andrew Revitt


Price of the ZZ-R 1100 / ZX-11

Below you will find the price of a new ZZ-R / ZX in several countries. Is your country not listed, and do you know the official price of a new Kawasaki ZZ-R 1100 / ZX-11, please email me the price in your currency and/or US dollars.
Of course, due to the fluctuations on the currency market the US-dollar price won't be accurate, it's just an indication.
The entries are sorted by price in US dollars from high to low.


CountryCurrencyPriceUS DollarsYear
Denmark (imported from Germany)Danish Krone 210,000 34,500 1998
Norway Norwegian Krone 189,900 25,5251997
Finland Finnish Markka 117,000 23,400 1997
Egypt Egyptian Pound 70,000 20,4651996
Sweden Swedish Krona 119.000 18,500 1997
Ireland Irish Pound 11,500 18,200 1996
Netherlands Dutch Guilder 28,500 17,600 1998
Greece Greek Drachma 4,240,000 16,258 1997
England British Pound 9,700 16,2131997
South Africa South African Rand 65,000 16,000 1997
Portugal Portugese Escudo 2,749,050 15,000 1996
Portugal Portugese Escudo 2,135,250 12,287 1998
Germany German Mark 21,400 14,000 1996
Australia Australian Dollar 17,200 13,500 1996
France French Franc 76,450 12,765 1997
Poland Polish Zloty 43,900 11,250 1999
U.S.A. US Dollar 10,500 10,500 1997
Canada Canadian Dollar 13,600 9,4441997
Japan (imported from USA/Canada) Japanese Yen 1,150,000 7,9311998
Japan (imported from Europe) Japanese Yen 1,070,000 7,3791998


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