Kawasaki GT 550 Review from Australia

1988 Kawasaki GT 550

Model year1988
Year of manufacture1988
First year of ownership2008
Most recent year of ownership2009
Acceleration marks 5 / 10
Roll-on Performance marks 6 / 10
Handling marks 8 / 10
Braking marks 6 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Dealer Service marks 7 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 8 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.5 / 10
Distance when acquired41000 kilometres
Most recent distance54000 kilometres
Previous motorcycleHonda CB125S

Summary:

Perfect, well built motorcycle

Faults:

Carby seals split - $20 fix.

Some electrical issues.

Wear and tear on the seat.

General Comments:

Not majorly fast, but still has a fair bit of go.

Comfy as.. something.. bloody comfortable.

'OK' on fuel.

Mega reliable.

Would you buy another motorcycle from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 9th February, 2009

Average review marks: 7.5 / 10, based on 1 review