Kawasaki launching four new motorcycles in India in January; they are 2017 Ninja 650, Z900, ER-6n and W800
Japanese bike-maker Kawasaki is preparing to start 2017 on a big deal. The company will launch four new motorcycles in India in the first month of next year. These models sit in different segments like supersport, naked streetfighter and retro-classic. The company is ready to launch the 2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650, Z900, ER-6n and the W800.
The Kawasaki Ninja 650 is the bike, which helped the brand to be established in the performance motorcycle segment in India. Kawasaki unveiled the 2017 version of the fully-faired sharp looking sportsbike at INTERMOT 2016, which is ready to enter the domestic market next month. The bike arrives with improved handling and riding dynamics. Power output of the model remains same, but mid-range performance has been improved. The engine also comes with Euro-IV emission norm compliance.
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The Kawasaki Z900 is a very aggressive and sharp looking bike. It takes design inspiration from the Z1000 and its power source is a 948 cc in-line four cylinder engine. The bike churns out 125 PS of peak power in comparison with the 112 PS of peak power produced by the Z800. It will be brought here through the CBU route from Thailand.
The third model is Kawasaki Z650, which is known as the ER-6n in India and in some other markets as well. This bike sports an aggressive and muscular look and it takes inspiration from the Z1000’s Sugomi design. It is based on a steel trellis chassis and features a sculpted headlamp, muscular fuel tank. Power source for this model is a 649 cc twin-cylinder liquid-cooled engine, which churns out 70 PS of peak power.
The fourth Kawasaki motorcycle, which is ready to launch in India is the W800. This retro-styled model has been already spotted at a dealership in the country fuelling the speculation of its launch. It comes powered by a 773 cc air-cooled engine, which kicks out 48 PS of peak power and 60 Nm of peak torque. This bike locks horn with the Triumph Bonneville Street twin and Ducati Scrambler.