Kawasaki Z1000 R Edition vs Norton Commando 961 Sport MK II

Compare Specifications of Kawasaki Z1000 R Edition and Commando 961 Sport MK II

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Kawasaki Z1000 R Edition
Kawasaki Z1000 R Edition

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Norton Commando 961 Sport MK II
Norton Commando 961 Sport MK II

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Technical Specifications
Fuel Petrol Petrol
Engine Displacement 1043.00 cc 961.00 cc
Engine Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four In-house developed parallel twin with dry sump lubrication
Engine Starting Electric Push Start Electric Start
Engine Lubrication Forced lubrication, wet sump --
Clutch Wet multi-disc, manual Wet multi plate
Fuel System Fuel injection: Ø38 mm x 4 (Keihin) with oval sub-throttles --
Ignition Digital Crank fired electronic fuel injection.
Cooling System Liquid Cooled Air/Oil
Maximum Power 140.7 bhp @ 10000 rpm 80 Ps @ 6500 rpm
Maximum Torque 111 Nm @ 7300 rpm 90 Nm @ 5200 rpm
Transmission 6-Speed Manual Constant mesh 5-speed
Gear Shift Pattern 1-N-2-3-4-5-6 1-N-2-3-4-5
Frame Twin-tube, aluminium --
Tyres
Front 120/70ZR17M/C (58W) 120/70 x 17
Rear 190/50ZR17M/C (73W) 180/55 x 17
Wheel / RIM -- spoke wheels
Brakes
Front Dual semi-floating 310 mm Brembo discs. Caliper: Dual radial-mount, Brembo M50 monobloc, opposed 4-p Twin Brembo 320 mm fully-floating high carbon steel discs and Brembo 4-piston ‘Mono bloc’ radial
Rear Single 250 mm disc. Caliper: Single-piston Brembo 240 mm disc and 2-piston caliper with ABS
Suspension
Front 41 mm inverted fork with top-out springs, stepless compression and rebound damping and spring preload adjustability 43mm Ohlins upside down forks, adjustable for preload, compression and rebound damping.
Rear Horizontal Back-link, Öhlins S46DR1S gas-charged shock with rebound damping and remote spring preload adjustability. Ohlins twin shocks with remote reservoir – fully adjustable.
Colors Available
Colors Metallic Spark Black and Metallic Graphite Gray --


Physical Specs
Length -- --
Width 790 mm --
Height 1055 mm --
Wheelbase 1435 mm 1400 mm
Ground Clearance 125 mm --
Fuel Tank Capacity 17 litres --
Overview
About Kawasaki R Edition is technically the same Z1000, but with some added R Edition styling element Read More --
Features -Specially Designed Intake Howl
-Ohlins Rear Suspension
-Full Digital Instrumentation
-High spec Brembo brake components
-The cool air intake system
-'Z' Embossed seat material
-Separate Function Fork-Big Piston (SFF-BP)
-Die Cast mirrors
-Downdraft Throttle Bodies
-LED Headlamp
Lightweight Wheels
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