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In its early years, personal watercraft manufactures tried many different ideas for watercraft: some worked and some didn't. The Kawasaki SC was first introduced in 1991, which wasn't technically the "early years" but it was apparently still early enough for manufactures to produce some unique concepts. The SC in the name referred to Sport Cruiser, not "sea couch".
As evident in the photo, the SC offered seating for two passengers side by side, allowing the passenger and driver to easily swap controls. In fact, the bars actually shifted from side to side into one of three positions. the throttle for the craft is built into the handle inside the right hand grip, while the engine kill button is on the left-hand side of the bars.
Powered by a two stroke, twin cylinder engine, which had a displacement of 635cc and a bore of 76 x 70mm. The craft ran on regular gas, with the crafts gas tank holding 6.6 gallons of fuel, with a 0.63 gallon oil-tank capacity.
For storage, the craft featured a small compartment toward the nose of the craft. In 1991 the Kawasaki SC had a retail price of $5599.
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