Kawasaki Z900RS Performance vs Norton Commando 961 Sport MK II

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Kawasaki Z900RS Performance
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Technical Specifications
Fuel Petrol Petrol
Engine Displacement 948.00 cc 961.00 cc
Engine Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four,DOHC, 16 valves In-house developed parallel twin with dry sump lubrication,Push rod, hydraulic roller lifter, 2 valves per cylinder
Engine Starting Electric --
Engine Lubrication Forced lubrication, wet sump dry sump lubrication
Clutch Wet multi-disc Wet multi plate,Brembo hydraulic clutch master cylinder, with integral reservoir and Brembo slave cylinder.
Fuel System Fuel injection: Ø 36 mm x 4 with sub-throttle --
Ignition -- Crank fired electronic fuel injection.
Cooling System Liquid-cooled Air/Oil
Maximum Power 111 PS @ 8500 RPM 80 PS @ 6500 RPM
Maximum Torque 98.5 NM @ 6500 RPM 90 NM @ 5200 RPM
Transmission 6-speed Constant mesh 5-speed
Gear Shift Pattern 1-N-2-3-4-5-6 1-N-2-3-4-5
Charger -- 300 watt hi-output charging system
Frame Trellis, high-tensile steel --
Tyres
Front 120/70ZR17 M/C (58W) 120/70 x 17"
Rear 180/55ZR17 M/C (73W) 180/55 x 17"
Wheel / RIM Alloy Front wheel : 36-spoke. 3.5" x 17" Polished Aluminium Rim
Rear Wheel : 40-spoke. 5.5" x 17" Polished Aluminium Rim
Brakes
Front Dual semi-floating 300 mm discs. Caliper: Dual radial-mount, monobloc, opposed 4-piston Full Brembo system, twin Brembo 320 mm fully-floating high carbon steel discs and Brembo 4-piston ‘Mono bloc’ radially mounted calipers with ABS. Brembo front brake master cylinder.
Rear Single 250 mm disc. Caliper: Single-piston Full Brembo system, Brembo 240 mm disc and 2-piston caliper with ABS. Brembo rear brake master cylinder.
Suspension
Front 41 mm inverted fork with compression and rebound damping and spring preload adjustability 43 mm Ohlins upside down forks, adjustable for preload, compression and rebound damping
Rear Horizontal Back-link, gas-charged shock with rebound damping and spring preload adjustability Ohlins twin shocks with remote reservoir – fully adjustable.
Colors Available
Colors New Metallic Green
Metallic Graphite Grey
Metallic Diablo Black
Red
Black
White


Physical Specs
Length 2100 mm --
Width 865 mm --
Height 1150 mm --
Kerb Weight 215 --
Seat Height 835 810
Wheelbase 1470 mm 1400 mm
Ground Clearance 130 mm --
Fuel Tank Capacity 17 litres --
Overview
Features -- - Norton electronic analogue speedo and tachometer
- USD Ohlins forks
- Brembo Mono'bloc brake calipers
- Conventional style handlebars
- Integral brake and clutch master cylinders
- Steel chain guard
Additional Details Fuel consumption : 5.3 l/100 km
CO2 emission : 136 g/km
Final drive : Sealed chain
Primary Reduction Ratio : 1.627 (83/51)
Gear Ratios 1st : 2.917 (35/12)
Gear Ratios 2nd : 2.059 (35/17)
Gear Ratios 3rd : 1.650 (33/20)
Gear Ratios 4th : 1.409 (31/22)
Gear Ratios 5th : 1.222 (33/27)
Gear Ratios 6th : 0.967 (29/30)
Exhaust: Full stainless steel Exhaust system with multiple 3 way catalytic converter. Euro 4 compliant.
Final drive : 525 O-ring chain
Rake : 24.5°
Trail : 99 mm
Front wheel travel : 115 mm
Rear wheel travel : 100 mm

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