1984 Kawasaki GPz750 Turbo With 269 Miles

SOLD FOR: $18,725

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Description

Additional photos of this Kawasaki GPz750 Turbo are available here for your perusal.

Considered by many to be the best of the Japanese turbo’d bikes from the 80s, the GPz750 was sold for just two years. As a reminder of why turbochargers are so impressive: this motor produced 112 horsepower, which was good enough for a 10.7 second quarter mile. It would take Kawasaki another 6 years to beat that with the naturally-aspirated ZX-11, which knocked off the quarter in 10.26!

From a Sport Rider Retrospective:
“All right, what’s Kawasaki’s Turbo like to ride? Exciting, that’s what. No, you won’t flick through the chicanes like your buddies on their CBR900RRs and VFR750s (or old Norton Commandos, either); canyon carving isn’t the Turbo’s métier. Instead, it makes deliberate progress, as befits machines with nearly 60-inch wheelbases. Sweepers and straights are a different story. In this environment the ZX750 will hold its own, thank you. It is, after all, making 73 foot-pounds of torque at 6500 rpm. These are serious numbers. Turbo-heads don’t give a lick that preboost performance (under 3500) is, well, civilized (Okay, a little doggy). Two blinks of an eye later and those two little wheels are doing their stuff. By four grand you’re hearing their high-pitched whine, like a demented dentist’s drill, only probably faster. By 5000, even guys with skidpads on their knees had better be paying attention.”

This example is VIN: JKAZXDE1X3B500216.

The odometer shows 269 miles.

It is sold as a non-running display bike – our White Glove Service would be able to make it a runner for the next owner if desired.

Per the seller, “the bike was originally owned by Kawasaki Motor Corp and held in storage only until the new president sold a few of these bikes in 2018, this was one of them. Since Kawasaki sold the bike there has never been fuel put in the bike. This would have to be one of the best Kawasaki GPz750 Turbos in the US, if not in the world.”

Modifications:
This motorcycle appears to be completely stock.

Cosmetic Blemishes:








It is riding on Michelin M48 tires that have aged out and do not hold air.

Currently located at our facility in Santa Monica, California please make an appointment for an inspection), this Kawasaki is offered on a clean New Hampshire registration. Per the NH DMV site, “Vehicles that have a model year of 1999 or older are not titled.” Have any GPz750 Turbo stories or questions about this listing? Let us know in the “Comments” tab!

Additional Information

Location

Santa Monica, California

Year

1984

Make

Kawasaki

Model

GPz750 Turbo

Mileage

269

VIN

JKAZXDE1X3B500216

Title

Registration Only

Title State/Country

New Hampshire

Private Party/Dealership

Private Party

Additional Charges

No

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Please note:

  • spares/extras will have to be shipped separately via FedEx or similar.
  • the fee includes $15,000 of insurance with a $500 deductible. Additional insurance can be purchased at a cost of $50 per additional $5,000 of value.
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