Kawasaki Ninja 400 launched in India at Rs 4.69 lakh

Kawasaki India has launched the brand new Ninja 400 in India. The brand new motorbike has been priced at Rs 4.69 lakh (ex-showroom).

The bike will likely be solely obtainable in its KRT-edition new color in India. The bike maker has additionally introduced that they may have a particular supply for purchasers in April. Nevertheless, after we requested for extra particulars, we have been instructed that they have not determined the quantity, as but; so it seems that potential clients should go to the showrooms themselves to find what deal Kawasaki has to supply.

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The Japanese two-wheeler additionally confirmed that not like many worldwide markets the place the Ninja 400 has changed the Ninja 300, each the bikes will likely be bought concurrently in India.

The styling of the Kawasaki Ninja 400 is far brighter than its predecessor; it appears to be like sportier, as nicely. The motorbike options split-LED headlights that are its standout design aspect.

It will get a part-analogue-part-digital instrument cluster with a big analog tachometer taking center stage. Powering the motorbike is a brand new liquid-cooled 399cc parallel-twin engine that belts out 45hp and 38Nm of torque.

The motor is mated to a 6-speed transmission. Kawasaki engineers have additionally employed a brand new trellis body which has elevated rigidity. The Japanese bike maker claims that dealing with dynamics of the bike have improved, too.

Talking in regards to the Ninja 400, Yutaka Yamashita, Managing Director of India Kawasaki Motors mentioned “Ninja 300 is specially made for newcomers and Ninja 650 is widespread amongst skilled riders. Nevertheless, Ninja 400 matches the inventory for individuals who are keen to purchase a sports activities bike between 300 and 650cc. As of now, Ninja 400 will likely be obtainable in restricted numbers; as a result of Ninja 300 remains to be our flagship model in India and will probably be continued together with different Ninja models.”

At 168kg curb weight, the brand new Ninja 400 is lighter by 6kg, when in comparison with its predecessor. The load loss has been achieved by the brand new trellis body and the smaller 13.6-litre gasoline tank capability (Ninja 300 has 17 liters).

The Ninja 400 will get standard telescopic forks, although. At 41mm, they’re fatter than the one discovered on the Ninja, whereas a monoshock does responsibility on the rear. The Ninja 400 additionally will get a bigger 310mm dia disc brake on the entrance, whereas dual-channel ABS is commonplace.

With 45hp and 38Nm, the Kawasaki Ninja 400 continues to compete in opposition to the Yamaha YZF-R3, Benelli 302R and the KTM RC 390 in India. Nevertheless, it comes at fairly a premium over all these bikes and prices Rs 1.10 lakh over the Ninja 300 – which retails for Rs 3.60 lakh (ex-showroom).

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