1978 Kawasaki Z1R-TC: Turbo Power

Before the 1980s turbo wars came the 1978 Kawasaki Z1R-TC, the first production turbocharged motorcycle of them all.

Kawasaki TC Boost
The biggest problem, Mark says, is that you need a really good stretch of straight road to get it up on the pipe — and then you have to watch the rev counter carefully.
Photo By Corey Levenson