For Sale: 1997 Kawasaki Police 1000

1997 Kawaski Police 1000

Mileage: 29,107

Asking: $3500

Studio Session-010

Kawasaki produced the most iconic and recognizable Police pursuit motorcycle in the world starting in 1975 with the Z1-P. The model was first sold as a KZ1 with a separate faring and light kit to be installed by a shop. Later, Kawasaki began building the full bike at the factory. These models underwent few changes throughout the decades. The Police Specials for the North American market in a plant in Lincoln, Nebraska, with the last one built in September, 2005. They remained in service with major law enforcement agencies for years afterward and became the motorcycle of choice for firms providing funeral and VIP motor-escort services.

 

This example is in great condition with minimal wear and aging. All red and blue lights have been removed as required by law, but the factory switches for lights and pursuit mode remain functional. 

  • Engine type: 4-stroke, DOHC in-line four, 2 valves per cylinder
  • Displacement: 998 cc (60.9 cu in)
  • Starting: Electric
  • Bore x Stroke: 69.4 mm × 66.0 mm (2.73 in × 2.60 in)
  • Cooling: Air/Oil
  • Power: 88 hp (66 kW) @ 9,000 rpm
  • Torque: 60 lbf⋅ft (81 N⋅m) @ 6,500 rpm
  • Carburetion: Mikuni Bs34 x 4
  • Ignition: Transistor Controlled Breaker less Ignition ( TCBI )
  • Transmission: 5-speed
  • Frame : Double cradle, heavy-duty steel
  • Rake / trail: 27.0 degrees / 4.5 inches (110 mm)
  • Suspension: front 38 mm telescopic hydraulic fork
  • Suspension: rear Swing arm with twin adjustable shocks
  • Tire: front bead retention type MN 90-18 4PR
  • Tire: rear bead retention type MR 90-18 4PR
  • Brakes front, rear: Dual hydraulic discs / Single disc
  • Overall length: 90.2 inches (2,290 mm)
  • Overall width: 35.2 inches (890 mm)
  • Overall height: 61.4 inches (1,560 mm)
  • Ground clearance: 6.3 inches (160 mm)
  • Seat height: 30.7 inches (780 mm)
  • Curb weight, as from factory with fuel: 596 lb (270 kg)

 

Come check it out in our showroom the weekend!