Japan-based motorcycle manufacturer, Kawasaki has launched its 2018 Ninja 1000 sports bike in India. The bike comes with the price tag of Rs 9.9 lakh. It comes with some minor design upgrades but technical specs are same as in outgoing model
This bike is being imported to India as a Semi-Knocked-Down Unit (SKD) and is assembled at its plant in Pune.
2018 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 is powered by a liquid-cooled, four-cylinder, in-line 1043cc displacement engine that generates maximum power of 141.9 PS at 10000 rpm, and peak torque of 111 Nm at 7300 rpm. It is a 6-speed slipper clutch-enabled gearbox.
It has 300mm petal disc at the front and single 240mm petal disc on rear wheel. It has massive 19-litre fuel tank and has a kerb weight of 239kg.
It comes standard with ABS and a three-stage traction control. Other notable features are dual LED headlamps, chin spoiler and slipper clutch.
Bookings for the new Ninja 1000 have already begum across all Kawasaki dealerships in India. It comes in two color options: black and green.
It will be competing with Suzuki GSX-S1000F, Ducati SuperSport and the BMW R 1200 RS in country. It is worth to note that all competitors are priced high, so this bike will surely get consumer attention.