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2005 Kawasaki Concours™

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2005 Kawasaki Concours™

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2005 Kawasaki Concours™ Specifications

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Model Type  Sport-Touring
BASE MSRP(US)  $8,499.00
Dealers Kawasaki Dealers
Warranty  36
Engine Type  Horizontal In-line
Cylinders  4
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  16
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Bore (mm/in)  74 / 2.92
Stroke (mm/in)  58 / 2.29
Displacement (cc/ci)  997 / 60.8
Compression Ratio  10.2:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Type  Gas
Carburetion Brand  Keihin
Fuel Injector  No
Carburetor  Yes
Number Of Carburetors  4
Carburetor Size (mm)  32
Carburetion Type  Carburetor
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Overdrive  Yes
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Shaft
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5/6)  3.17 / 2.06 / 1.59 / 1.33 / 1.15 / 0.97
Reverse  No
Final Drive Ratio  2.71
Wheels & Tires:  
Tube / Tubeless  Tubeless
Front Tire Width  120
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Front Tire Speed Rating  V
Front Wheel Diameter  18
Rear Tire Width  150
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  80
Rear Tire Speed Rating  V
Rear Wheel Diameter  16
Front Tire (Full Spec)  120/70 VR18
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  150/80 VR16
Front Brake Type  Dual Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.8 / 300
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.6 / 41
Front Travel (in/mm)  5.5 / 139.7
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  Yes
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Air Assisted
Rear Travel (in/mm)  5.5 / 139.7
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  No
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Rear Suspension Brand Name  UNI-TRAK®
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  7.52
Width (in/mm)  36.6 / 929.6
Height (in/mm)  55.7 / 1414.8
Wheelbase (in/mm)  61.2 / 1554.5
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  5.1 / 129.5
Length (ft/ft)  7
Length (ft/in)  6.2
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  595 / 269.9
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  676.8 / 307
Payload Capacity (lbs/kgs)  440.9 / 200
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  7.5 / 28.4
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  1.68
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Seat Height (in/mm)  31.1 / 789.9
Number Of Seats  2
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Frame  Steel
Body Material  Plastic
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver and Passenger
Adjustable  No
Fork Guards  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Light Guard  No
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Lower Fairing  Standard
Spoiler  Standard
Handlebars  Standard
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Gauge
Warranty (Months)  36
Generic Type (Primary)  Sport-Touring
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Parent Company  Kawasaki
Display Name  Concours™
Side Case Mount  Standard
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  Yes
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Windshield  Standard
Side Case Material  Vinyl
Number Of Side Cases  2
Location  Left and Right Side
Underseat Storage  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Headlight (s)  Standard
Type  Halogen

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By Rufus Howard(Owner), Sep. 15, 2008
OK,I admit so much has been written about the Connie over the years and it's been around so long the first thing that comes to mind is a yawn.

But you have to own one to understand why it's remained so popular for so long. I bought mine in 2005 thinking it was the last chance to own a classic and ... Read Full Review


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By Martin Alexander(Enthusiast), Sep. 16, 2008
I bought my first connie used in 2000. It was a 97'model. My 2nd was bought new in 2005. While the bike isn't the best in it's class it performs well enough & does everything it's supposed to do with ease & then some.


- Huge gas tank over 7 gallons

- large aftermarket availability

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By David Guinn(Owner), Sep. 6, 2008
I really like my 2005 Concours. Low maintenance, shaft drive, good looks, and smooth ride with plenty of power! Read Full Review


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