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GSX1000SZ & GSX1100SZ / SD - Specifications

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GSX1000SZ Katana

Top Speed 140 mph
Standing 1/4 mile 11.4 sec @ ?? mph
BHP 108 bhp @ 8500 rpm
Torque 67.3 lb/ft @ 6500 rpm
Fuel Consumption approx 40 mpg

Dimensions & Weight - GSX1000SZ Katana

Overall Length 2260mm (89.0 in.)
Overall Width 715mm (28.1 in.)
Overall Height 1195mm (47.0 in.)
Seat Height 775mm (30.5 in.)
Wheelbase 1520mm (59.8 in.)
Ground Clearance 175mm (6.9 in.)
Dry Mass 232kg (511 lbs)

Engine - GSX1000SZ Katana

Type 4-stroke 4 cylinder 16-valve, air cooled, DOHC, TSCC
Bore 69.4 mm
Stroke 66.0 mm
Displacement 998 cm3
Compression ratio 9.5:1
Red-line 9500 rpm
Carburetor Four Mikuni VM32SS
Air cleaner Dual element (Paper and polyurethane)
Starter System Electric
Lubrication system Wet Sump

Transmission - GSX1000SZ Katana

Clutch Wet multi-plate type
Transmission 5-speed constant mesh, 1-down 4-up
Primary reduction 1.775:1 (87/49)
Final reduction 2.800:1 (42/15)
Gear ratios, Low 2.500:1 (35/15)
.............2nd 1.777:1 (32/18)
.............3th 1.380:1 (29/21)
.............4th 1.125:1 (27/24)
.............Top 0.961:1 (25/26)
Final drive chain Daido D.I.D 630YL, 96 links

Chassis - GSX1000SZ Katana

Front suspension Telescopic, oil damped, spring 4-way adjustable with anti-dive
Rear suspension Oil dampeded, damper 4-way/spring 5-way adjustable
Steering angle 30
Caster 6150"
Trail 118 mm (4.65 in)
Turning radius 3.5 m (11.5 ft)
Front brake Dual hydraulic discs
Rear brake Single hydraulic disc
Front tyre size 3.50-19 4PR (life approx. ?????m)
Rear tyre size 4.50-17 4PR (life approx. ?????m)
Front fork stroke 150 mm (5.91 in)
Rear wheel travel 109 mm (4.29 in)

Electrical - GSX1000SZ Katana

Ignition type Transistorized
Ignition timing 15 BTDC below 1500 rpm / 32 BTDC above 2350 rpm
Spark plug NGK D8EA (in E-01,24,25,30,34), NGK DR8ES-L (the others) - gap 0.6-0.7 mm (0.024-0.028 in)
Battery 12V 50.4 kC (14 Ah)/10HR - type YB14L-A2
Generator Three-phase A.C. generator
Fuse 10/10/10/10/15A

Capacities - GSX1000SZ Katana

Fuel tank (total) 22.0 litres (5.8/4.8 US/Imp gal)
..........reserve 5.0 litres (5.3/4.4 US/Imp qt)
Engine Oil 3.2 litres (3.4/2.8 US/Imp qt)
Front fork oil 227 ml (7.67/7.99 US/Imp fl.oz) each fork leg

 
 
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GSX1100SZ / SD Katana

Top Speed 143 mph
Standing 1/4 mile 11.4 sec @ 117 mph
BHP 110 bhp @ 8500 rpm
Torque 70.9 lb/ft @ 6500 rpm
Fuel Consumption approx 42 mpg

Dimensions & Weight - GSX1100SZ / SD Katana

Overall Length 2260mm (89.0 in.)
Overall Width 715mm (28.1 in.)
Overall Height 1195mm (47.0 in.)
Seat Height 775mm (30.5 in.)
Wheelbase 1520mm (59.8 in.)
Ground Clearance 175mm (6.9 in.)
Dry Mass 232kg (511 lbs)

Engine - GSX1100SZ / SD Katana

Type 4-stroke 4 cylinder 16-valve, air cooled, DOHC, TSCC
Bore 72.0 mm
Stroke 66.0 mm
Displacement 1074 cm3
Compression ratio 9.5:1
Red-line 9500 rpm
Carburetor Four Mikuni BS34SS
Air cleaner Dual element (Paper and polyurethane)
Starter System Electric
Lubrication system Wet Sump

Transmission - GSX1100SZ / SD Katana

Clutch Wet multi-plate type
Transmission 5-speed constant mesh, 1-down 4-up
Primary reduction 1.775:1 (87/49)
Final reduction 2.800:1 (42/15)
Gear ratios, Low 2.500:1 (35/15)
.............2nd 1.777:1 (32/18)
.............3th 1.380:1 (29/21)
.............4th 1.125:1 (27/24)
.............Top 0.961:1 (25/26)
Final drive chain Daido D.I.D 630YL, 96 links

Chassis - GSX1100SZ / SD Katana

Front suspension Telescopic, oil damped, spring 4-way adjustable with anti-dive
Rear suspension Oil dampeded, damper 4-way/spring 5-way adjustable
Steering angle 30
Caster 6150"
Trail 118 mm (4.65 in)
Turning radius 3.5 m (11.5 ft)
Front brake Dual hydraulic discs
Rear brake Single hydraulic disc
Front tyre size 3.50-19 4PR (life approx. ?????m)
Rear tyre size 4.50-17 4PR (life approx. ?????m)
Front fork stroke 150 mm (5.91 in)
Rear wheel travel 109 mm (4.29 in)

Electrical - GSX1100SZ / SD Katana

Ignition type Transistorized
Ignition timing 15 BTDC below 1500 rpm / 32 BTDC above 2350 rpm
Spark plug NGK D8EA (in E-01,24,25,30,34), NGK DR8ES-L (the others) - gap 0.6-0.7 mm (0.024-0.028 in)
Battery 12V 50.4 kC (14 Ah)/10HR - type YB14L-A2
Generator Three-phase A.C. generator
Fuse 10/10/10/10/15A

Capacities - GSX1100SZ / SD Katana

Fuel tank (total) 22.0 litres (5.8/4.8 US/Imp gal)
..........reserve 5.0 litres (5.3/4.4 US/Imp qt)
Engine Oil 3.2 litres (3.4/2.8 US/Imp qt)
Front fork oil 227 ml (7.67/7.99 US/Imp fl.oz) each fork leg
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