Kawasaki GPZ900R Review from Australia

1984 Kawasaki GPZ900R

Model year1984
Year of manufacture1984
First year of ownership2008
Most recent year of ownership2010
Acceleration marks 9 / 10
Roll-on Performance marks 8 / 10
Handling marks 7 / 10
Braking marks 7 / 10
Reliability marks 8 / 10
Dealer Service marks 2 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
6.8 / 10
Distance when acquired67000 kilometres
Most recent distance69800 kilometres
Previous motorcycleYamaha XJ900S

Summary:

Terrific styling, power and rideability

Faults:

Cam chain tensioner needs replacing.

Fork service, seals, anti dive, springs.

Chain, sprockets.

General Comments:

1984 A-1 Ninja GPZ900R.

Classic style and looks, top marks.

26 years old, but still viable.

Great sports tourer.

Mid sized and comfortable to tour on.

Would you buy another motorcycle from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 2nd November, 2010

Average review marks: 6.8 / 10, based on 1 review