Kawasaki To Take Part In 2018 Auto Expo Independently for the First Time

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Kawasaki missed the previous Auto Expo due its alliance with Bajaj Auto that ended this year in April; interesting concepts expected to be showcased

Kawasaki will be participating in the 2018 edition of the Auto Expo – the Asia’s largest motoring exhibition. The Japanese manufacturer parted ways with Bajaj Auto a few months back and is currently operating in India independently. Kawasaki has earlier been absent from the Auto Expo due to its alliance with Bajaj. Now, the brand will see its former partner as a competition at the biennial event.

Currently, Kawasaki sells its motorcycles in India and takes care of the after sales service through India Kawasaki Motors that happens to be a 100 percent subsidiary of Kawasaki Heavy Industries, the foundation of which was laid back in the year July 2010. Post that, the company operated in India by joining hands with Pune-based Bajaj Auto. In April 2017, the two decided to split mutually.


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For those not in the know, the 2018 Auto Expo will be held from 9th to 14th February at India Expo Mart In Greater Noida. The components show that happens separately at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi will be held from 8th to 11th February, 2018. The motor show will be inaugurated jointly on 8th February 2018.

Coming back to Kawasaki, the company soon after parting ways with Bajaj launched multiple motorcycles at competitive prices. Out of them, the 2017 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 received the most positive response from the customers in India and the first lot of 20 units got sold out within weeks of its launch. The bookings for this motorcycle have already crossed a figure of 55 units till date.

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The reason behind the overwhelming demand of the 2017 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 is the attractive pricing that the company has been able to made possible with the Semi Knocked Down (SKD) route. The bike is currently priced in India at Rs. 9.98 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). With this, Kawasaki is now planning to bring its other big bikes too, through the SKD route.