1973 Kawasaki Z1 900 original retail buyers order original paint original engine

1973 Kawasaki Z1 900

Price: US $7,600.00
Item location: Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Make: Kawasaki
Model: Z1 900
SubModel: Z1 900
Type: Standard
Year: 1973
VIN: Z1F07973
Color: Brown
Engine size: 900
Vehicle Title: Clear
Description

1973 Kawasaki Z1 900 Description

The Z1 Kawasaki was a motorcycle introduced in 1972 by Kawasaki Heavy Industries. It has sometimes been described as the world’s first superbike. The Z1, long with Honda’s CB750 from 1969, ntroduced the four-cylinder, cross the frame, isc-braked layout to a wider public. The Z1 was groundbreaking in that it combined many different elements which previous motorcycles had used into one performance package. The Z1 Kawasaki was developed in strict secrecy under the project name “New York Steak”. Some years previously, awasaki, lready an established manufacturer of two-stroke motorcycles, ecided to make a 750cc 4-cylinder 4-stroke sports motorcycle; they were beaten to the market place by the Honda CB750. Apparently, he bosses at Kawasaki disapproved and ordered their designers to come up with something better.

The bike you see here is a ’73 Z1 900 that is in beautiful condition. We have the original retail buyers order and agreement that shows the bike was originally purchased June 18th, 974 from Strathroy Small Engine. The bike retains its original engine (Z1E08169) as shown on the original bill of sale.

The original paint on the bike is in near perfect condition with no imperfections to note. The emblems are all original and correct for the bike as well. Both stainless steel fenders look great with no damage or pitting showing to either. The seat looks great with no rips, ears or wear.

The original 4 cylinder, 00 cc engine runs great and starts up with a push of the button. Brakes work as they should and the bike shifts with no problems. The motor is very clean with no scrapes to either side. The exhaust has some minor pitting as you can see in the photos. Here is you chance to own a Z1. VIN number is Z1F07973.

Specifications Asking Price: $21,900 Miles: VIN: Z1F07973 Year: 1973 Make: Kawasaki Model: Z1 900 Title: Clear Warranty: No Condition: Used Options: Engine: 900 cc Transmission: Manual Body: Doors: Stock Number: 120413 Lot Number: Exterior: BROWN/ORANGE Interior: BLACK

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