Kawasaki Ninja

Kawasaki Ninja

  • Year:
    2017
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Engine:
    inline-2
  • Displacement:
    296 cc
  • Top Speed:
    106 mph (Est.)
  • Price:
    INR 350000
  • Price:
  • Overall:
    8.7/10

2017 Kawasaki Ninja 300

The Japanese entry-level king. And this time it is more than just green

During the final leg of 2016, Kawasaki made it official about bringing a fresh new outlook for its entry-level sports segment, the Ninja 300. A much loved motorcycle in India which gained a lot of respect and its own share of criticism.

The 300 had replaced the unanimous quarter-litre king back in 2013 with collaboration with Bajaj Auto. The new bike was sportier, more aggressive and more fun to ride than the lesser cubed 250 cc Ninja. The bike was also packed with enough alphabet-soup tech acronyms that were scarce in other motorcycles in the segment at that time, and this made it very entertaining and accessible to new riders.

For 2017, the Japanese Green team have given this machine brand new livery and a limited edition one too. Along with the original Ninja 300, 300 ABS and the KRT edition, there is now a Ninja 300 ABS Winter Test Edition that takes on the looks of the Kawasaki FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) team during their off-season test sessions.

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STYLING

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The styling curves and lines have remained the same since the 2013 model because why will you change something that is already good?

Having remodelled to keep pace with modern superbikes, it very much looks like it carries a four pot in its belly. From its aggressive dual headlights to its new screen and wheels, the bodywork seems to be on steroids with focussed styling and sharp and minimalistic graphics to cash on its appeal as a track-honed superbike. A trait of every other machine in the Ninja family.

Similar to its pure Ninja elder cousin, the Ninja ZX-10R, the 300 gets a floating-style windscreen that is bolted on together with the mirror to give out a picture of clean and elegance. Going even further in the bloodline, the 300 gets its ventilation holes in the fairing from the Ninja ZX14R. Apart from a visual extravagance, it is also a functional unit that delivers excellent heat management properties; surely designed in some science lab this one.

Wide and muscular fuel tank adds to the bulkiness of the motorcycle which is also due to the running fairings that envelop the engine compartment. The footrest in the Ninja has an Aluminium finish to it, the massive engine and the wheels have been painted black to add some boldness to the overall design of the motorcycle. Split seats look comfortable, though the pillion might get a bit fussy. The quality of the plastic looks impressive and a pass switch has also been added to the new Ninja 300 which was missing previously. There is also some amount of storage space under the seats which really comes in handy.

The Winter edition features a new double bubble windshield, passenger colour-matched seat cowl with Winter Test emblem. The seat cowl itself is constructed from high-quality ABS plastic and hides the pillion saddle, meaning you can ride solo and/or with a pillion with just a small swap. It also looks matured than the other two because of the wide rear tire and wide front wheel. The outlining graphics takes up the WorldSBK team’s off-season motorbike design with a matte black scheme that features incorporated white snowflaky Japanese symbol for winter.

The instrument cluster is neatly tucked inside the fairings and looks futuristic with its combination of analogue and digital panels. The tachometer is a full-sweep dial with the speedo taking the digital route. A nice touch included is the "Eco riding indicator" encouraging riders to drive on lower RPMs and higher gears.

Overall Dimension

Length 2014mm
Width 715mm
Height 1110mm
Wheelbase 1405mm
Seat height 785mm
Wet weight 175kg

POWERTRAIN

The 2017 model will feature the same four-stroke, parallel-twin, liquid-cooled, 296cc engine that has been running since 2013. It is the perfect learner- requirements to give the new generation of bikers a nice push into the motorcycling world. Being pinned within the frame, it keeps the mass centralised and thereby making the bike feel agile and nimble.

The digital fuel injected unit is capable of churning out a healthy 38.5bhp at 11000rpm, with peak torque 28 Nm delivered at 10000rpm. This is a high revving engine which can max at an astonishing 13000 rpm tuned to deliver strong low- and mid-range torque. It is a highly responsive and a reactive power mill that rewards the rider into being very engaging to extract every ounce of power from it.

Taking innovation from the elder siblings, the 300’s engine makes use of Fine-Atomising Injectors and dual throttle valves to have precise control of air intake which results in achieving linear throttle response across the rpm range. The engine is water-cooled, making it quieter and a device called Kawasaki Air-Management System (KAMS) throws the hot metal air down rather than towards the rider. The oil sump gets cooling fins to keep the heat down and dissipates waste heat efficiently. Aluminium cylinders make use of friction-reducing T-treatment instead of the outdated heavy iron sleeve and help in keeping the engine cooler than before.

All this power is funnelled through a six-speed gearbox with positive neutral finder and a race-derived F.C.C. clutch with assist and slipper functions. This allows the total clutch spring load to be reduced, resulting a lighter clutch lever pull when operating the clutch. Also, it reduces the effect of back-torque and minimises wheel hopping during those aggressive down shift times.

Engine Specification

Capacity cc 296
Bore/ Stroke mm 62/49
Output 39 bhp @ 11,000 rpm
Torque 27 Nm @ 10,000 rpm
Type Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, Parallel-Twin cylinder, DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4
Clutch type Wet- Multiplate with slipper assist
Transmission 6-speed

RIDE AND HANDLING

Yes, it is a sports bike. But because it is aimed at entry-level riders, the Japanese honcho has given a low seat height to accommodate a majority of the riders. But if you are tall to flat-foot this motorcycle, you might feel a little cramped. The seating position is quite upright with the clip on laidback and raised handlebars and neutral footrest position. You might wish to invest in better wind protection as the windscreen is just for your eyes only.

There is a reason why the Ninja 300 is regarded as one of the best lightweight in the category. They have used lighter and rigid, diamond type steel frame that makes use of the engine’s centralisation to balance out masses evenly. Steering head angle of 27 degrees allows easy flicking of the motorbike around corners.

This bike carries decent performance equipment with regards to suspension units. Fixed-rate 37mm front forks have a fairly soft setup and at the rear, Kawasaki’s Uni-Trak mono shock system is tethered to the swingarm and comes with 5-way adjustable preload settings.

Braking job has been given to a single 290 mm petal discs at the front and clutching on it is a 2-piston hydraulic calliper, and the rear gets a 220mm disc with a 2-piston calliper. ABS is an optional feature but comes standard with the KRT and the Winter edition. The Ninja 300 uses IRC rubber for both its wheels which provides ample grip on any kind of tarmac. The Winter edition gets wider rear tire and wide front wheel that comes standard with Bridgestone Battlax tyres.

Electronic rider aids give a miss for 2017 as well. There is, however, an ECO mode for an efficient riding experience.

Chassis Specifications

Suspension / Front 37 mm telescopic fork
Suspension / Rear Uni-Trak 5-way adjustable preload
Brakes / Front Single 290 mm disc. Calliper: dual piston
Brakes / Rear Single 220 mm disc. Calliper: dual piston
Tyres / Front 110/70 R17
Tyres / Rear 140/70 R17

PRICE

The Kawasaki Ninja 300 has been priced at ₹ 3.5 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). However, the KRT and the Winter edition, when launched in India towards the mid of 2017, will probably start the cost at around ₹3.8 lakh and above (ex-showroom).

The standard Ninja 300 will be available in two colours: Candy Plasma Blue or Pearl Blizzard White. The Ninja 300 ABS KRT Edition is available in a striking combination of Lime Green and Ebony. Finally, the new 2017 Ninja 300 Winter Test Edition will be available in a stealth-like Flat Ebony scheme and minimal white graphics.

A full range of Kawasaki Genuine Accessories is available at authorised Kawasaki dealers. These can include different seats, seat cowl, frame sliders, tank bag and tail bag.

COMPETITION

Buckle up because 2017 will run hot in the 300cc category. 2017 will see the launch of the brand new KTM Duke 390 that is said to wipe out the competition. The Yamaha YZF R3 was released in 2016 and it made the rest of the 300cc line-up shake by winning the coveted Bike of the year for 2016 and it threatened the rule of the RC 390 as well because of its all-round package.

Yamaha YZF-R3

Having won the coveted Bike of the Year 2016, this entry level premium from Japan had got the entire biking community reeling with joy. Designed with speed and agility in mind, the sharp beautiful and tough motorbike rewards even the rider with its top notch performance and handling. It runs on a 321 cc, 2-cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valves engine with fuel injection and returns 41.4 bhp at 10750 rpm with 29.6 Nm at 9000 rpm. Yamaha spent a considerable amount of time making the R3 comfortable and accessible yet still sporty. Yamaha has raised the bar in the entry sports class with the exciting new R3 priced at ₹3.6 – 4 lakhs.

VERDICT

The Ninja 300 did a commendable job replacing the 250cc motorcycle in 2013. It had a condescending effect on the Indian 2 wheeler market and got in the fresh breed of entry-level fully faired performance motorcycle to blaze the much needed thrilling experience to enthusiasts and purists. Not to forget the learning generation of riders.

For 2017, the aura of the motorcycle remains the same and with the Winter edition, the bike boasts of flair and poise. The matte black is quite menacing and can stick it up most of the entry-level sportbike in the segment.

2017 will also see a new wave of entry-level motorcycles including the new KTM Duke 390, Honda CB300F, Kawasaki Z300, Benelli TNT 302, TVS Akula and BMW G310R. The year is turning hot and people are getting a lot to choose from.

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PRESS RELEASE

2017 KAWASAKI NINJA®
300 ABS

LIGHTWEIGHT NINJA SPORTBIKE WITH
PERFORMANCE, STYLE AND COMFORT

The highly respected and capable Kawasaki Ninja® 300 ABS sport motorcycle returns for 2017 as the ideal lightweight sportbike for various riders.
The natural riding position of the Ninja 300 ABS motorcycle includes comfortable ergonomics, lightweight handling and nimble responses that combine to deliver a pleasurable ride on city streets, highways, backroads and racetracks.
2017 Ninja 300 ABS Winter Test Edition
New this year is the addition of a 2017 Ninja
300 ABS Winter Test Edition. The 2017 Ninja
300 ABS Winter Test Edition features frame
sliders standard, a new double bubble windshield, passenger color-matched seat cowl with Winter Test
emblem (the seat cowl is constructed from high quality ABS plastic and covers the stock rear seat,
which is also included), wide rear tire and wide front wheel. It also comes standard with Bridgestone
Battlax tires.
The Winter Test Edition paint and graphics scheme is used by the Kawasaki FIM Superbike World
Championship (WorldSBK) team during their off-season test sessions, where engine parts and fairing
shapes are perfected to provide next year’s competitive advantage. The imposing stealth-like matte
black scheme features minimal white graphics incorporating a snowflake with the Japanese symbol for
winter. The Winter Test Edition allows you to get closer to the paint scheme of the Kawasaki Racing
Team (KRT) factory racers and test riders.

ENGINE
The heart of the Ninja 300 ABS motorcycle is its liquid-cooled 296cc parallel-twin engine, which is
tuned to deliver strong low- and mid-range torque for a crisp throttle response, as well as excellent
power on the open road. Much of its prowess can be attributed to its advanced digital fuel injection,
which helps manage cold starting while providing excellent throttle response.
The six-speed sequential transmission features the Kawasaki positive neutral finder, making it a cinch
to select neutral when stopped. A premium FCC clutch features assist and slipper functions, which
reduce lever effort to help lower fatigue, and reduce rear-wheel “hop” that can be associated with
downshifting. These features provide the rider with greater control in various environments.

CHASSIS AND SUSPENSION
Not only is the Ninja 300 ABS motorcycle regarded as one of the best lightweight sportbikes in the
category, it is more than capable of surprising competitors in tight, technical corners.
The suspension was tuned to complement the rigid frame, so the spring rates provide a comfortable
ride on city streets without compromising the sportbike handling that confirms it is a true Ninja
motorcycle.

INSTRUMENTATION
A combination of digital and analog instruments feature a large, easy-to-read tachometer coupled with
a multi-function LCD display including a speedometer, odometer, dual trip meters, fuel gauge and
digital clock. The digital screen also incorporates an Economical Riding Indicator (ECO) to alert the
rider when they are operating the Ninja 300 ABS motorcycle in a style that maximizes fuel economy.

COLORS
There are three models in the 2017 Kawasaki Ninja 300 motorcycle family. These include the standard
(non-ABS) model or the Kawasaki Ninja 300 ABS, both of which are available in two colors: Candy
Plasma Blue or Pearl Blizzard White. The Ninja 300 ABS KRT Edition is available in a striking
combination of Lime Green and Ebony. The KRT inspired color and graphics package is offered on
select Kawasaki production street models to empower everyday riders with Kawasaki’s long legacy of
motorcycle road racing at the world championship level. The KRT Edition offers an exclusive look
inspired by the WorldSBK racing team and features Lime Green/Ebony bodywork. Finally, the new
2017 Ninja 300 Winter Test Edition will be available in stealth-like Flat Ebony scheme and minimal
white graphics.
Ninja 300 – Pearl Blizzard White
Ninja 300 – Candy Plasma Blue
3 / 3
Ninja 300 ABS – Pearl Blizzard White
Ninja 300 ABS – Candy Plasma Blue
Ninja 300 ABS KRT - Lime Green / Ebony
Ninja 300 ABS Winter Test Edition – Flat Ebony
MSRP
Ninja 300 $4,999
Ninja 300 ABS $5,299
Ninja 300 ABS KRT Edition $5,499
Ninja 300 ABS Winter Test Edition: $5,599

ACCESSORIES
A full range of Kawasaki Genuine Accessories are available at authorized Kawasaki dealers. For the
different models, these can include different seats, seat cowl, frame sliders, tank bag and tail bag.
Please visit your local Kawasaki dealership for more information.

ABOUT KAWASAKI
Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (KHI) started full-scale production of motorcycles over a half century
ago. The first Kawasaki motorcycle engine was designed based on technical know-how garnered from
the development and production of aircraft engines, and Kawasaki’s entry into the motorcycle industry
was driven by the company’s constant effort to develop new technologies. Numerous new Kawasaki
models introduced over the years have helped shape the market, and in the process have created
enduring legends based on their unique engineering, power, design and riding pleasure. In the future,
Kawasaki’s commitment to maintaining and furthering these strengths will surely give birth to new
legends.
Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (KMC) markets and distributes Kawasaki motorcycles, ATVs, side x
sides, and Jet Ski® watercraft through a network of almost 1,100 independent retailers, with close to an
additional 7,400 retailers specializing in general purpose engines. KMC and its affiliates employ nearly
3,100 people in the United States, with approximately 260 of them located at KMC’s Foothill Ranch,
California headquarters.
Kawasaki’s tagline, “Let the good times roll.®”, is recognized worldwide. The Kawasaki brand is
synonymous with powerful, stylish and category-leading vehicles. Information about Kawasaki’s
complete line of powersports products and Kawasaki affiliates can be found on the Internet at
www.kawasaki.com.

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For the safety of the rider the Ninja H2 also gets Bosch six-axis inertial measurement unit (IMU), which is cornering ABS.

However what has remained unchanged though is the engine but the engine has been updated to meet the Euro 4 emission standard. The engines exhaust collector layout has been altered while the silencers also have been revised inwards. Plus the bigger catalytic converter which now gets even more precious minerals inside it. Lastly the motorcycle also gets a quick downshifter as well for quick downshifting.

If we talk about the powertrain the Ninja H2 Carbon Edition is powered by an inline four, liquid cooled, 16-valve, 998cc motor, which with the assistance of ram air induction, churns out a whopping 208PS of peak power. The engine is paired to a 6 speed gearbox.

This motorcycle will be available in limited numbers though and also expect it to be priced slightly higher than the standard H2.

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2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650

2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650

The new and improved Ninja with better ergonomics
2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650
2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650
2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650
2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650
2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650
2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650
2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650
2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650

Kawasaki unveiled the new Ninja 650 at the ongoing 2016 Intermot motorcycle show. Although the motorcycle has not received any major updates both in terms of cosmetics and mechanical but the new changes has made this motorcycle more usable and purposeful.

There is no doubt that the Ninja 650 is one of the most important motorcycles in the Kawasaki lineup because this middleweight quarter litre sportsbike definitely provides an option for those who are looking for a lightweight yet powerful motorcycle. The Ninja 650 provides the perfect combination of balance and power while its ergonomics also makes it a suitable motorcycle which one can ride for long distance as well.

The new Ninja 650 is powered by the same engine but the powertrain has been compliant to Euro 4 emission norms now. If you want to read more about the new Ninja then go through our overview review of the motorcycle.

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2015 Kawasaki Ninja 650 Available At A Mouth Watering Price Now

2015 Kawasaki Ninja 650 Available At A Mouth Watering Price Now

This offer is available with the 2015 Model only
2015 Kawasaki Ninja 650 Available At A Mouth Watering Price Now

It came as a surprise to us when we heard that Kawasaki has actually decided to slash the price of their middleweight sportsbike offering the Ninja 650. The Kawasaki Ninja 650 definitely is counted as amongst one of the most practical performance oriented motorcycles of India. The Japanese two wheeler has decided to drop the price of the 2015 Ninja 650 by almost INR. 40, 000 and thus the performance motorcycle is priced at INR. 4.97 lakh (ex showroom Delhi).

The Japanese two wheeler manufacturer is celebrating their 120th anniversary and hence they have actually decided to reduce the prices. With this reduced price the Ninja 650 has quite honestly became a great value for money motorcycle in the middleweight segment. Apart from the Ninja 650 Kawasaki also offers two other motorcycle in this segment which includes the ER-6N which is the naked streetfighter variant and is powered by the same engine which powers the Ninja as well, while the other motorcycle on offer is the Verys 650 which is actually an adventure tourer. What is even more surprising is also the fact that Kawasaki also sells the 2016 Ninja 650 in India as well which although does not get any mechanical change besides few cosmetic updates which comes in the form of new paint scheme.

The Ninja 650 is powered by twin cylinder, liquid cooled, DOHC unit which churns out about 72 ps of peak power at 8500 rpm and 64 Nm of torque at 7000 rpm. The engine is paired to a 6 speed gearbox.

The Kawasaki Ninja 650 competes with the Hyosung GT 650R which priced at around INR. 4.71 Lakhs, Benelli GT 650 which is priced at around INR. 6.37 Lakhs and the Honda CBR 650F which is priced at around INR. 7,30,147 ex showroom.

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Comparison of Japanese liter class supersports – Yamaha YZF R1 vs Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R vs Honda CBR 1000 RR vs Suzuki GSX-R 1000

Comparison of Japanese liter class supersports – Yamaha YZF R1 vs Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R vs Honda CBR 1000 RR vs Suzuki GSX-R 1000

The ultimate battle of liter class sportsbikes
Comparison of Japanese liter class supersports – Yamaha YZF R1 vs Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R vs Honda CBR 1000 RR vs Suzuki GSX-R 1000
Comparison of Japanese liter class supersports – Yamaha YZF R1 vs Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R vs Honda CBR 1000 RR vs Suzuki GSX-R 1000
Comparison of Japanese liter class supersports – Yamaha YZF R1 vs Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R vs Honda CBR 1000 RR vs Suzuki GSX-R 1000
Comparison of Japanese liter class supersports – Yamaha YZF R1 vs Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R vs Honda CBR 1000 RR vs Suzuki GSX-R 1000
Comparison of Japanese liter class supersports – Yamaha YZF R1 vs Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R vs Honda CBR 1000 RR vs Suzuki GSX-R 1000
Comparison of Japanese liter class supersports – Yamaha YZF R1 vs Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R vs Honda CBR 1000 RR vs Suzuki GSX-R 1000
Comparison of Japanese liter class supersports – Yamaha YZF R1 vs Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R vs Honda CBR 1000 RR vs Suzuki GSX-R 1000
Comparison of Japanese liter class supersports – Yamaha YZF R1 vs Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R vs Honda CBR 1000 RR vs Suzuki GSX-R 1000

There is no surprise that how much contribution the country of Japan has given to the world of motorcycles. Since the inception of motorcycles on this planet, this land of the rising sun has set new benchmarks with every new motorcycle born on its soil. Each of the reminiscent manufacturers have given us some incredibly brilliant motorcycles in the past, which not only have set new benchmarks in the world of two wheeler motoring, but also have made way for new technologies and have risen the expectations of a motorcyclist from his machine.

But there’s a catch – most of these legendary motorcycles from Japan are primarily supersports or faired tourers. While the concept of cruisers was, and still is, more popular in American markets, the segment of naked roadsters have been primarily successful in European countries in the past, with the manufacturers from these continents dominating these respective segments. Though in recent times, the European manufacturers like Ducati, Aprilia and BMW have upped the game by launching their state-of-the-art supersports like Panigale, RSV4 and S 1000 RR, there is no denying the fact that it will be the Japanese scalpels which will be mentioned first when it comes to discussing supersports.

In the Indian market too, the segment of liter class motorcycles have been on a boom in recent years, thanks to more and more manufacturers jumping into this bandwagon and offering most of their world class motorcycles in the Indian market as well. It all started with Yamaha offering its the-then flagship supersport, the YZF-R1, back in 2008, which then paved the way for the rest of the Japanese players as well. Later on, Honda launched its most powerful motorcycle, the CBR 1000 RR, which was followed by the GSX-R 1000 from Suzuki. Last but not the least, the Kawasaki too joined this brigade by bringing in the mighty Ninja ZX-10R. In recent times, all of these motorcycles have received cosmetic as well as mechanical facelifts, which are substantial enough to up the ante, with each of the motorcycle offering something special.

This will be a tough fight to witness, as all of these motorcycles have their respective trademark characteristics which are second to none. But we have the job to nitpick the best out of these four top-of-the-line liter class Japanese supersports, and so, here is our comprehensive comparison:-

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Kenon Sofugulo 0-400 km/h Run On A Bridge On A Kawasaki Ninja H2R: Video

Kenon Sofugulo 0-400 km/h Run On A Bridge On A Kawasaki Ninja H2R: Video

0-400 km/h in just 26 seconds
Kenon Sofugulo 0-400 km/h Run On A Bridge On A Kawasaki Ninja H2R: Video

The Kawasaki Ninja H2R was introduced last year and there is absolutely no denying in the fact that it is one phenomenal invention from the Japanese two wheeler giant KawasakiYou ca. The H2R currently also holds the title of being the fastest production motorcycle of this planet. Until now the fastest speed that was recorded on this machine was about 348.2 km/h but records are meant to be broken right? Recently Turkish professional motorcycle racer Kenan Sofuoglu who also happens to be four time World Supersport champion actually broke the record and believe it or not it just took him 26 seconds to do so.

Kenan reached an unbelievable speed of 400 kmph from standstill on a bridge (Yes! You read that correctly) in just 26 seconds which is absolutely unbelievable. What is even more interesting is also the fact that the entire speed attempt record was actually recorded and you can watch it all in this amazing one of a kind video. The entire record attempt was taken place on the Osman Gazi Bridge across the Gulf of Izmit, which is about 50km away from Istanbul. The bridge itself stretches over a distance of about 2.68 kilometres.

You can watch Kenan actually inspects the whole bridge before the original run and hops on the back of the motorcycle and it just takes 26 seconds for the Ninja H2R to touch that remarkable 400 km/h mark.

Coming to the motorcycle the Kawasaki Ninja H2R is powered by Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke in-line four mill which uses Kawasaki Superchargers as well. The result is that this 998 cc powertrain produces an estimated 300 Hp of peak power which is absolutely insane for a motorcycle. The engine is paired to a 6 speed gearbox. Kawasaki said that the top speed of the motorcycle is about 380 km/h mark and now after the record we all are quite surprised and eager to know what this motorcycle is really capable off if pushed to its limits.

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The lethal combo of a pretty girl doing motorcycle stunts: Video

The lethal combo of a pretty girl doing motorcycle stunts: Video

The lethal combo of a pretty girl doing motorcycle stunts: Video

Pretty girls driving hot cars, makes the combination deadly. What if the combination changes to pretty girls and hot motorcycles? Well, the combination becomes killer. And in this video we found a pretty girl doing absolutely crazy amazing stunts on her Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R. She has been riding on the rear wheel consistently for more than a kilometer probably. That is something not for appreciating, but for loud cheering. In the video there are several other riders as well, who is seen doing stunts on their motorcycles, but this girl has been doing it most consistently and probably the toughest. Although she has been riding without any protective gear except only the helmet. Well, despite not supporting the act of not wearing any protective gear her stunts are mind blowing. This pretty girl simply scorched the streets with her stunts.

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Check this girl doing crazy stunts on Las Vegas streets: Video

Check this girl doing crazy stunts on Las Vegas streets: Video

Check this girl doing crazy stunts on Las Vegas streets: Video

Motorcycle stunt might be a male dominated sport, but girls have performed well and earned respect. In this video a pretty girl is seen doing really crazy stunts on her Blue sports bike. As it seems, the girl was riding on a 636 cc Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R, which is a very popular motorcycle around the globe from the famous Japanese motorcycle maker. The video shows there are several more motorcycle riders around the girl and all of them were riding in a pack. Many of them have been performing various stunts with their motorcycles, but this pretty girl grabs the attention from the very beginning of the video. This girl has been riding on Las Vegas road. Check her crazy stunts.

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2016 Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL

2016 Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL

2016 Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL
2016 Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL
2016 Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL
2016 Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL
2016 Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL
2016 Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL
2016 Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL
2016 Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL

Kawasaki started the rage of entry level faired mini-supersports with its Ninja 250, which instantly became a hit, thanks to the brand image of Kawasaki Ninja and being the first ever twin cylinder 250cc fully faired motorcycle to go sale in the country. The motorcycle was a success due to its big bike looks, refined and powerful engine and a perfect balance ride and handling. But the fact that it was a pricey bike kept many potential buyers away from the bike.

Then came the Ninja 300, which succeeded the Ninja 250 and bettered it in almost every other aspect – performance, dynamics, design and equipment. At the same time, it commanded a premium over the already expensive Ninja 250, thus making it even lesser value for money. Since then, the enthusiasts have been waiting for an affordable fully faired Kawasaki which can fulfill their dreams of owing a machine from the reputed Japanese manufacturer.

Now, Kawasaki may fulfill all their dreams as it has been contemplating on launching the Ninja 250 SL in the Indian market – a fully faired single cylinder motorcycle from Kawasaki which is expected to be priced at almost half of the price of the parallel twin Ninja 300. Here’s our take on the all new Ninja 250 SL which may soon make its way in India.

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2016 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R

2016 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R

2016 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R
2016 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R
2016 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R
2016 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R
2016 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R
2016 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R
2016 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R
2016 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R

The last few months of the year 2015 were rather silent one for Kawasaki, as it didn’t had a single significant motorcycle launch in the Indian market. Though, it intends to start the year 2016 with a bang by launching the much awaited facelift of its liter class superstar, the Ninja ZX-10R.

Going by the looks, the new Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R happens to be a refreshing new motorcycle, which promises better looks and better performance under the revamped skin. Kawasaki knows very well that it has been left behind by the completely revamped versions of its liter class rivals, like that of the Yamaha YZF R1 and BMW S 1000 RR, and the facelift of the Ninja ZX-10R has arrived at a very right time, which brings back Kawasaki in the game.

The new Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R promises to be a more track oriented machine than its erstwhile versions, which was a much needed decision, given the fact that how high the new YZF R1 has raised the standards in the segment. Here’s a quick look on what all changes do the new Ninja ZX-10R is adorned with.

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2015 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R

2015 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R

2015 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R
2015 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R
2015 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R
2015 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R
2015 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R
2015 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R
2015 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R
2015 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R

Kawasaki has an impressive lineup of fully faired motorcycles in the Indian market on offer. Starting from the Ninja 300 and going all the way up to Ninja ZX-14R, the lineup of Kawasaki has fully faired motorcycles of each and every kind of demeanor.

But one motorcycle which is surely missing from Kawasaki’s product portfolio in the Indian market is a middle weight supersport motorcycle, which could bridge the wide gap between the Ninja 300 and Ninja ZX-10R. Though there is the Ninja 650, but it is more of a sports tourer, and not a sharp and focused supersport.

It is this gap which the Ninja ZX-6R can fill easily. Globally, the ZX-6R fills the gap between the Ninja 300 and the Ninja ZX-10R. The motorcycle is available since many years now and has built quite a good repute for itself. Given the stiff arising competition among motorcycle manufacturers in the middle weight segment, the Ninja ZX-6R may be launched in the Indian market anytime soon. Let’s have a detailed look on the new Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R.

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MS Dhoni Adds A Kawsaki Ninja H2 To His Collection After The X132 Hellcat

MS Dhoni Adds A Kawsaki Ninja H2 To His Collection After The X132 Hellcat

MS Dhoni Adds A Kawsaki Ninja H2 To His Collection After The X132 Hellcat
MS Dhoni Adds A Kawsaki Ninja H2 To His Collection After The X132 Hellcat
MS Dhoni Adds A Kawsaki Ninja H2 To His Collection After The X132 Hellcat
MS Dhoni Adds A Kawsaki Ninja H2 To His Collection After The X132 Hellcat
MS Dhoni Adds A Kawsaki Ninja H2 To His Collection After The X132 Hellcat
MS Dhoni Adds A Kawsaki Ninja H2 To His Collection After The X132 Hellcat

Captain Cool and his love for motorcycle are not unknown to any of us. I mean he can leave some of the most avid bikers and Motorcycle collectors of the World behind with his collection of bikes. We have seen the Indian Cricket team captain riding some of his prized possession on the roads of Ranchi many times in the past and even on Buddh International Circuit.

Recently the Indian skipper has taken his love of machines to a whole new level by adding what is called the most extreme Motorcycle launched by the Japanese recently to his collection. That’s right after getting his hands on the Confederate X132 Hellcat; Mahindra Singh Dhoni got bhis hands on the Kawasaki Ninja H2. He posted the image of the motorcycle on his Instagram account and also said that “Finally the wait is over but another couple of months before I can take her on her first ride. guess the bike”. We say Mr. Dhoni that bike does not really need much of an introduction though, powered by a an inline four, liquid cooled, 16-valve, 998cc motor this motorcycle generates about 197 Bhp of peak power and 133 Nm of torque.

The Ninja H2 is an extremely powerful machine and 0-100km/h comes in just 2.5 seconds which also makes it the fastest motorcycle available in the Country today. Although this is not a cheap motorcycle to get your hands on the road legal version of the Kawasaki H2R is priced at INR. 29 Lakhs (Yes! You can get the BMW 1 Series, Mercedes A -Class or the CLA with that amount of money) but money is nothing if you are an avid motorcycle lover.

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Video: Kawasaki Ninja H2 Production Version Teased

Video: Kawasaki Ninja H2 Production Version Teased

Video: Kawasaki Ninja H2 Production Version Teased
Video: Kawasaki Ninja H2 Production Version Teased
Video: Kawasaki Ninja H2 Production Version Teased
Video: Kawasaki Ninja H2 Production Version Teased
Video: Kawasaki Ninja H2 Production Version Teased
Video: Kawasaki Ninja H2 Production Version Teased
Video: Kawasaki Ninja H2 Production Version Teased
Video: Kawasaki Ninja H2 Production Version Teased

This motorcycle will be unveiled finally at the 2014 EICMA which will be held in Milan and exactly what we are talking about here?

We are talking about the soon to be launched Kawasaki Ninja H2R which will also be the most powerful production bike ever made and it will use a supercharger to crank up those horses. But this motorcycle will be powered by a 1.0-litre, supercharged, 4-cylinder 998 c engine which will produce about 300 hp of peak power.

The Kawasaki H2R Concept first made is public appearance at the INTERMOT 2014 and Kawasaki has already teased a production version of the motorcycle in their website and has released some videos of the motorcycle being tested on track. Now there is no doubt that this motorcycle will set a new benchmark in the history of sportbike segment. The Kawasaki H2R uses a turbocharger in its engine which has been designed by Kawasaki taking some inputs from the KH1 group namely the Gas Turbine & Machinery Company, Aerospace Company, and the Corporate Technology Division. The main aim of fitting a supercharger with the engine was to extract the maximum power from the engine and brutal acceleration.

The chassis of this motorcycle too has been designed especially to make sure that the motorcycle stays stable at high speeds and also during cornering afterall this is a high performance unit. So to achieve all these feats the frame of the Kawasaki H2R needed not only to be stiff but also be able to withstand everything during high speed riding. So Kawasaki has used a developed version of the Trellis frame which could handle anything and still remain balanced and return the right amount of feedback during high speeds.

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2015 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R 30th Anniversary Edition launched

2015 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R 30th Anniversary Edition launched

2015 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R 30th Anniversary Edition launched
2015 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R 30th Anniversary Edition launched
2015 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R 30th Anniversary Edition launched
2015 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R 30th Anniversary Edition launched
2015 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R 30th Anniversary Edition launched
2015 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R 30th Anniversary Edition launched
2015 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R 30th Anniversary Edition launched
2015 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R 30th Anniversary Edition launched

The iconic range of Kawasaki Ninja motorcycles that came into being with the 1984 Ninja 900R is celebrating its 30th anniversary this month. To mark the glorious occasion, Japanese motorcycle manufacturer has introduced a special 30th Anniversary Edition of the 2015 Ninja ZX-14R that was presented at the World Superbike Championship at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

The special edition model dons the exact same two-tone paint scheme - Firecraker Red and Metallic Grayston - that featured on the original King of the Streets. It also gets the same sleek gold pin striping and gold brake callipers. Other notable exterior features on the special edition ZX-14R are the ‘30th Anniversary’ decals on the fairing and a numbered badge on the fuel tank.

The mechanical bits remain unchanged. This means that the special edition model will continue to be served by the same 1,441cc liquid-cooled in-line four engine that is capable of producing 215PS of max power. The super bike comes equipped with a long list of features such as Kawasaki Intelligent Anti-lock Braking System (KIBS), three-mode KTRC traction control system, two power modes and fully adjustable front and rear shock absorbers to a name a few.

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2012 Kawasaki Ninja 650R

2012 Kawasaki Ninja 650R

2012 Kawasaki Ninja 650R
2012 Kawasaki Ninja 650R
2012 Kawasaki Ninja 650R
2012 Kawasaki Ninja 650R
2012 Kawasaki Ninja 650R
2012 Kawasaki Ninja 650R
2012 Kawasaki Ninja 650R
2012 Kawasaki Ninja 650R

In the recent years we have seen the demand for the premium motorcycles have increased a lot in our market and to respond to these demands we also have seen lots of reputed Japanese 2 wheeler manufacturers like Yamaha, Suzuki, Honda and Kawasaki has brought lots of world class products in our Indian market. While other manufacturers have tried to attract the Indian customers by bringing introducing their big bikes but Kawasaki has been an exception. They have introduced smaller premium bikes which surely attracted more attention than the others.

Kawasaki started their venture of launching smaller displacement premium class bikes by introducing the Kawasaki Ninja 250R which was also called the ’baby Ninja’. This motorcycle instantly became a hit because it was well priced which made it even more accessible to a larger section of crowd moreover it was useable motorcycle keeping our Indian road condition in mind.

Much later in the year 2012, Kawasaki launched the bigger displacement Ninja 650 which is also known as the Kawasaki Er 6F. It came in with a complete new look and updated styling which the people of India have not witnessed before. The New Ninja 650 R is powered by a 649cc, Parallel Twin, liquid cooled, four stroke engine which generated an impressive amount of power and torque. The engine is mated to a buttery smooth 6 speed gearbox. Beside all these the new Ninja 650 is loaded with many goodies which will definitely leave everyone impressed. So without wasting any more time let us get straight into details of this attractive looking midsized Ninja which definitely packs more punch than the Ninja 250R.

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Kawasaki uneveiled the Ninja 400

Kawasaki uneveiled the Ninja 400

Kawasaki uneveiled the Ninja 400
Kawasaki uneveiled the Ninja 400
Kawasaki uneveiled the Ninja 400
Kawasaki uneveiled the Ninja 400
Kawasaki uneveiled the Ninja 400
Kawasaki uneveiled the Ninja 400
Kawasaki uneveiled the Ninja 400
Kawasaki uneveiled the Ninja 400

Kawasaki motors recently has been in the news for many reasons. First of all they opened a new showroom in Pune and launched their two exclusive motorcycles the Ninja ZX-10R and the bigger Ninja ZX-14R in India just only few days after their global debut, they also announced the launch of the wicked looking Z1000 in the month of December 2013 in India. Recently they also have added one more motorcycle to the Ninja fleet the Ninja 400 and which has a fair chance of coming to our Indian market.

The Ninja 400 is powered by a 399 cc, 2 cylinder / DOHC4 valve water-cooled four-stroke parallel engine which generates about 44PS of maximum power at 9,500 rpm and 37 Nm of torque at 7500 rpm, the engine has been mated to a 6 speed gearbox. The motorcycle is built around a high-tensile steel diamond tubular frame.

The styling of the Ninja 400 has been inspired from the bigger Ninja 650 which already exists in our Indian market. The Ninja 400 has a full fairing and a sharp looking front with duel headlamps, the front cowl also has bigger windscreen which will deflect heavy winds. The huge muscular looking fuel tank is placed in the middle and is followed by the sporty split seats. The Ninja 400 boasts very sporty characteristics which will also be preferred by many.

It will also come equipped with an ABS and will be available in three different color options which will include Green Grey and Red. Kawasaki has not revealed when it will be launched in our Indian market or the prices yet but it can be expected that it will be priced at around Rs. 4 lakhs when it will be launched here.

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2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300

2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300

2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300
2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300
2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300
2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300
2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300
2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300
2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300
2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300

Kawasaki the iconic Japanese 2 wheeler manufacturer brand recently launched the 2013 Ninja 300 in the Indian market in collaboration with another legendary two wheeler manufacturer brand of India Bajaj Auto. The new Ninja 300 will replace the existing 250 cc Ninja in the Indian market. Kawasaki promised that the new Ninja is more sportier, more aggressive and more fun to ride than the 250 cc Ninja. The new motorcycle is more aerodynamic in shape, lightweight and looks more aggressive.

Coming to the The new Kawasaki Ninja 300 is powered by a four-stroke, parallel-twin and liquid-cooled, 296cc engine, this fuel-injected engine generates maximum power of 38.5bhp at 11000rpm, with peak torque 2.8kgm and delivered at 10000rpm. The engine also has many advanced technological features which makes this new motorcycle both track and road friendly. Let’s find out some more details about this motorcycle.

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