Bonhams : 1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442

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Lot 596
1983 Kawasaki Z1300
Registration no. MTL 861Y Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442

Sold for £ 8,395 (US$ 10,823) inc. premium
1983 Kawasaki Z1300
Registration no. MTL 861Y
Frame no. KZ130A-015933
Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
Having seen its Z1000 deposed as top superbike by Honda's outrageous six-cylinder CBX, it was inevitable Kawasaki would strike back. Enter the Z1300. Launched in 1978 to a fanfare of superlatives - biggest, heaviest, most powerful, fastest - Kawasaki's new flagship was more super-tourer than outright sports bike, its 140mph top speed notwithstanding. Weighing close to 700lb and producing an astonishing - at that time - 120bhp, the Z1300 promised to be a real handful but in fact handled 'predictably and reassuringly over virtually any kind of surface' according to Bike. Only the upright riding position and limited range (despite a six-gallon fuel tank) took the gloss off the stupendous performance afforded by that admirably smooth and torquey six-cylinder engine.

This pristine example was extensively restored with no expense spared by a previous owner circa 2013/2014 (perusal of the large file of invoices and restoration photographs is highly recommended). Accompanying documentation consists of some MoTs, (most recent expired 2017), sundry invoices, and a part V5C in the previous keeper's name and a current V5C. The machine will require re-commissioning to a greater or lesser extent and thus is sold strictly as viewed.

Footnotes

  • As with all Lots in the Sale, this Lot is sold 'as is/where is' and Bidders must satisfy themselves as to the provenance, condition, age, completeness and originality prior to bidding.

Saleroom notices

  • The engine number is KZT30AE016442.
Contacts
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
1983 Kawasaki Z1300 Frame no. KZ130A-015933 Engine no. KZT30AE-16442
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