What was the fastest motorcycle in 1972?

What was the fastest motorcycle in 1972?

Kawasaki Z1
Fastest production motorcycles

Make & model Model years Top speed
Kawasaki Z1 1972–1975 132 mph (212 km/h)
BSA Rocket 3/Triumph Trident 1968–1975 125 mph (201 km/h)
Harley-Davidson XLCH Sportster 1958–1971 122 mph (196 km/h)
BSA Gold Star Clubman 1956–1963 110 mph (180 km/h)

How fast was the Kawasaki 750 Triple?

120 mph
The H2 750 was introduced in 1971, the culmination of Kawasaki’s two-stroke project….H2 Mach IV 750.

Production 1972–1975
Engine 748 cc (45.6 cu in) air-cooled piston port two-stroke triple 3 Mikuni carburetors
Bore / stroke 71 mm × 63 mm (2.8 in × 2.5 in)
Compression ratio 7.0:1
Top speed 190 km/h (120 mph)

What was the Kawasaki Widowmaker?

This groundbreaking machine was the Kawasaki Mach III H1, and for a time, it was the most powerful production motorcycle in the world. It soon came to be known as The Widowmaker, and not just because of its output: It was cheap, too, listing at just $999—about $6,500 in 2015 dollars.

How much horsepower does a Kawasaki H2 750 have?

74 horsepower
The original Triumph Trident triple was the closest comparison and that made 58 horsepower, the new H2 750 pumped out 74 horsepower. Kawasaki had built a virtually bullet-proof engine, with over-engineered crank components to look after the bottom end and beefy crankcases holding everything together nice and solid.

Why was the Kawasaki H2 called the Widowmaker?

The original H2, Kawasaki’s flagship early-70s two-smoker, is regarded as one of the most exciting motorcycles ever made. Known colloquially as the Widowmaker, the H2 was notoriously difficult to ride thanks to an engine so powerful it was barely contained by the crude frame and suspension technology of the day.

What is the fastest bike from 0 to 100?

Kawasaki Ninja H2R is the World Fastest Bike in the World. The Ninja H2R has the Top Speed of 400 Km/h. It can reach 0 to 100 Kmph in just 2.5 Seconds.