New Kawasaki Triple Spotted in Testing!

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by John Burns

Oh, my bad. It’s not a new Kawasaki triple at all. It’s a very cool 5-minute video of an old 750 Mach IV rolling through and off the assembly line in 1971. That’s nearly 50 years ago, for you kids.

See all the latest manufacturing techniques and modern motorcycle electronics up close and personal, enjoy a time when Euro 5 was probably a boy band. Actually it was concerns about emissions regulations, even then, that caused Kawasaki to throw over its 2-stroke triples for the Z1 just two years later.

How a Kawasaki 750 Mach IV is Made. Classic 1970's 2-Stroke Motorcycle Movie

If you are a fan of Kawasaki's 750 two stroke triple you'll love this! – A detailed look at the legendary 750 Mach IV on the production line, in testing and on a ride.Introduced In September 1971 the H2 was a 3-cylinder two-stroke with an engine displacement of 748 cc which produced 74 horsepower at 6,800 rpm, a power-to-weight ratio of 1 hp to every 5.7 lb of weight. This made it the fastest accelerating motorcycle then in production with a reputation for less than perfect handling and an ability to pull instant wheelies in almost any gear!

Posted by Classic 2 Strokes on Saturday, November 9, 2019

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