Kawasaki ZZR1100 Engine

Flogged It Friday! Kawasaki ZZR1100 Engine.

Flogged It Friday! Kawasaki ZZR1100 Engine.

“Was that a boat anchor?”Kawasaki ZZR1100 Engine

Despite being unused and sporting a low mileage of 22,000 miles, this ZZR1100 engine hasn’t aged well. The bike it came from had spent years sat in a garage by the sea in Rhyl, Wales. The seaside air had managed to take what was once a tidy bike and reduce it to a festering mess.

Kawasaki ZZR1100 Engine“What generation ZZR was it?”

This was from a 1990 gen 1 version. The ZZR1100 was the king of speed back in its day. Strangely though, they have not got much of a classic status to their name, this is also confirmed by the fact they are still a cheap bike. There’s no inflated classic bike price tags here, well not yet.

“Who would want it?”Kawasaki ZZR1100 Engine

The guy that bought it told us his plans to rebuild it. I personally would have broken it for parts if I had more time on my hands.

The cheap thrills image of the ZZR1100 was reflected in this motor barely fetching a £100.

Article by Scott Redmond.