Kawasaki GT 550 Review from Germany

1986 Kawasaki GT 550

Model year1986
Year of manufacture1986
First year of ownership1989
Most recent year of ownership2010
Acceleration marks 3 / 10
Roll-on Performance marks 5 / 10
Handling marks 5 / 10
Braking marks 5 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 8 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 8 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
6.3 / 10
Distance when acquired21000 kilometres
Most recent distance97500 kilometres
Previous motorcycleMoto Guzzi Mille GT

Summary:

The most reliable and most inexpensive "workhorse" I've ever seen

Faults:

Seat cushion rupture in March 2010.. :-)

General Comments:

Slow, ugly, too heavy, but... push starter button and go. Always.

No failures.

No repairs except regular maintenance.

No expensive spare parts.

No problems...

Would you buy another motorcycle from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 31st March, 2010

Average review marks: 6.3 / 10, based on 1 review