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Kawasaki Ninja 1000

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The most serious sports tourer on the face of this planet, or any planet for that matter.

Kawasaki seems to have mastered the dark arts of slaying the competition in everything they put their hands in. Especially the way all their Ninjas’ are up on the throats of every other faired motorcycle in their classes. Having diversified their skill sets in recent years, the fearsome Ninja brand got an upgrade on each of its models, with the latest one being this 2017 Ninja 1000. Basically, the sports bike which can hold a couple of bags on it and is a tad bit comfortable for longer stints.

The 2017 edition promises to be sportier and more eager to roar than the outgoing one to give you a competitive edge on those interstate highways and the streets. Like having the best of both worlds, this new bike takes on the pedigrees of the ZX-10R and the Concours brothers and puts them in a sought after package that leaves you with nothing to complain about. Here is our take on this new Green Machine:

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OVERVIEW Kawasaki Ninja 1000

Kawasaki Ninja 1000

The most serious sports tourer on the face of this planet, or any planet for that matter.

Kawasaki seems to have mastered the dark arts of slaying the competition in everything they put their hands in. Especially the way all their Ninjas’ are up on the throats of every other faired motorcycle in their classes. Having diversified their skill sets in recent years, the fearsome Ninja brand got an upgrade on each of its models, with the latest one being this 2017 Ninja 1000. Basically, the sports bike which can hold a couple of bags on it and is a tad bit comfortable for longer stints.

The 2017 edition promises to be sportier and more eager to roar than the outgoing one to give you a competitive edge on those interstate highways and the streets. Like having the best of both worlds, this new bike takes on the pedigrees of the ZX-10R and the Concours brothers and puts them in a sought after package that leaves you with nothing to complain about. Here is our take on this new Green Machine:

July 13, 2017 23:00
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2017 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR

2017 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR

Feel the WSBK on the streets

Towards the end of 2015, Kawasaki surprised everyone with the much-awaited upgrade to its litre class supersport, the Ninja ZX-10R. The motorcycle, which has always remained as one of the one of the most user-friendly and equally precise-to-use supersport in the world, received a thorough upgrade in each aspect, be its design, performance, mechanicals and set of electronics.

Within a year of its official launch, Kawasaki has mildly updated the motorcycle by giving in a few more equipment and mild changes to its powertrain. But instead of launching it as the ‘all new Ninja ZX-10R’, Kawasaki is terming this new version of the motorcycle as an additional variant of the same. Say hello to the new Ninja ZX-10RR then, which promises to be sportier and more eager to roar than the standard ZX-10R. Here’s a quick look at what all changes do the new Ninja ZX-10RR is adorned with, over the standard ZX-10R:-

February 6, 2017 10:20
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OVERVIEW 2017 Kawasaki Ninja 300

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.

January 2, 2017 15:12
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2017 KTM Duke 390 vs Yamaha YZF-R3 vs Kawasaki Ninja 300

2017 KTM Duke 390 vs Yamaha YZF-R3 vs Kawasaki Ninja 300

2017 will run hot on the 300cc category

Buckle up because it is going to be a wild ride. 2017 will see the launch of the brand new KTM Duke 390 that is said to wipe out the competition. The Australian company decided to give the already successful KTM Duke 390 a revamp and what we’ve noticed is that the naked version is up for a spotlight rather than the full faired RC edition. It made its global debut at the EICMA Milan Motorcycle Show in Italy and post its debut, will make way into the Indian market in 2017.

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. Then there was the Kawasaki Ninja 300 which although it was trumped by the other two in many categories it has earned the reputation of being a reliable, well built, and refined offering in this class.

All the three motorcycles have had a condescending effect on the Indian 2 wheeler market and they got in the fresh breed of entry level fully flaired performance motorcycles to blaze the much needed thrilling experience to enthusiasts and purists. Now with speculations running high of the Duke 390 Facelift, it will definitely try to bring havoc in the sales of its competition and make motorcyclist get into a realm of more content and less bitter.

November 29, 2016 12:29
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10 motorcycles for 2017 that vie the top spots under INR. 5 lakhs

10 motorcycles for 2017 that vie the top spots under INR. 5 lakhs

In a country that is price conscious, it was a gamble played by motorcycle manufacturers when they decided to bring in their higher segment motorbikes. If statistics are to be believed, India is in the highest rankings in terms of growing economy. And the gamble payed off. People started investing in premium motorcycles that were lauded in the performance and engineering arena. More and more players started entering the Indian subcontinent to showcase their entry level performance machines. To help you have a clear decision making ability, we have compiled 10 bikes that fall under ₹ 5 lakhs that can suffice all your needs and dreams of owning a bike that can be both practical and fun to ride.

November 24, 2016 12:39
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OVERVIEW 2017 Kawasaki Ninja H2 Carbon

2017 Kawasaki Ninja H2 Carbon

The Ultimate superbike that you all can crave for

There are no doubts regarding the fact that the Kawasaki Ninja H2 is one of the most revolutionary motorcycles of the 21st century. The motorcycle will always be recorded in the history books for its incredible match of design and performance, and to be more specific, the fact that it is the world’s first ever motorcycle to sport a supercharged engine under its skin.

There was absolutely no need or requirement sought from Kawasaki to make the Ninja H2 even better, for the fact that many of us are still drooling over the photos of the motorcycle and die to seek a sight of this mighty machine from Kawasaki on the roads, even after two long years since its first launch happened. Though, for 2017, a periodic update has been given, and in addition, Kawasaki has launched a limited edition version of the motorcycle, the Ninja H2 Carbon. As the name suggests, the Ninja H2 Carbon will sport some carbon fiber parts over the standard version, though there is more to the story. Here’s our quick overview of the all new Ninja H2 Carbon:-

November 12, 2016 02:00
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OVERVIEW 2017 Kawasaki Ninja H2R

2017 Kawasaki Ninja H2R

The ultimate superbike

Kawasaki managed to break all the barriers of astonishment when it came up with the mighty Ninja H2, what can be termed as one of the most revolutionary machine on two wheels of all the times. For starters, this is the world’s first production motorcycle (and the only one till date even after two years of its official unveiling) with a supercharged engine. And this one fact is enough to boggle many minds, in a positive manner, of course. But then, as motorcycling enthusiasts, we all know from where it sources its genes from, an even more mind-boggling beast – the Ninja H2R

After two years of its first launch on the global platform, Kawasaki has found the Indian market worthy to make the Ninja H2R its new selling market. Now, as expected, the Ninja H2R is a track-only version of the Ninja H2, which features more weight saving measures, even more ballistic performance and a seriously hefty price tag, thus restricting it only to limited numbers. Here’s our comprehensive review of the all new version of the Ninja H2R.

November 9, 2016 08:00
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2017 will run hot on the 300cc category: KTM Duke 390 VS Kawasaki Ninja 300 Vs Yamaha YZF-R3

2017 will run hot on the 300cc category: KTM Duke 390 VS Kawasaki Ninja 300 Vs Yamaha YZF-R3

Find out everything you want to know about the new upcoming Streetfighter and its rivals

Buckle up because it is going to be a wild ride.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. Then there was the Kawasaki Ninja 300 which although it was trumped by the other two in many categories it has earned the reputation of being a reliable, well built, and refined offering in this class.

All the three motorcycles have had a condescending effect on the Indian 2 wheeler market and they got in the fresh breed of entry level fully flaired performance motorcycles to blaze the much needed thrilling experience to enthusiasts and purists. Now with speculations running high of the Duke 390 Facelift, it will definitely try to bring havoc in the sales of its competition and make motorcyclist get into a realm of more content and less bitter. Let’s find out how by getting upto date with the spied and speculated information gathered from our automotive media sorcerers around the globe.

November 9, 2016 00:49
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OVERVIEW 2017 Kawasaki Ninja H2

2017 Kawasaki Ninja H2

The only supercharged motorcycle on the planet

Kawasaki managed to break all the barriers of astonishment when it came up with the mighty Ninja H2, what can be termed as one of the most revolutionary machine on two wheels of all the times. For starters, this is the world’s first production motorcycle (and the only one till date even after two years of its official unveiling) with a supercharged engine. And this one fact is enough to boggle many minds, in a positive manner, of course.

Even today, after one year of its official launch, the Ninja H2 remains the fastest, most powerful and most technologically advanced motorcycle Kawasaki has ever produced in its entire history. However, as a ritual of periodic update, Kawasaki has recently upgraded the Ninja H2 with a few more equipment, which promises to make the motorcycle even more technically advanced than what it used to be before. Here’s a quick overlook on what all changes does the new Ninja H2 has got.

October 26, 2016 01:35
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2017 Kawasaki Ninja H2 Carbon

2017 Kawasaki Ninja H2 Carbon

Dark and handsome is just an understatement.

You are allowed to think that Kawasaki has mastered the dark arts and yet again cooked up this mad looking H2 Carbon from a parallel universe. There is so much more to the ‘Carbon’ than what meets the eye.

While we were still drooling over the radical H2 and H2R that can put any super sports to shame, Kawasaki thought the sci-fi needed a tweak and updated it with this possessed Carbon edition for 2016 Intermot.

Co-developed by Kawasaki’s motorcycle and aerospace division, this ‘world’s only’ supercharged hyper sport motorcycle got every purists into a realm of more content and less bitter ever since it was launched in 2015. And for 2017, there are more surprises in store.

October 19, 2016 13:07
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List of limited edition two wheelers launched for festive season of 2016

List of limited edition two wheelers launched for festive season of 2016

Most of the changes made are cosmetic but still its a good effort to attract attention

No matter how much slowdown the Indian two wheeler market will be facing, the one time period which brings a smile to all the automobile majors is the festive season of Navratri and Diwali. All the two wheeler manufacturers of the Indian market try their best to make their products as best as possible, by either introducing sweet and tempting deals and discounts, or to increase their profits and margins by launching limited edition models.

Out of these two moves by the two wheeler manufacturers for the festive season, the latter one seems to be more interesting, as it somewhat makes the already existing products a bit more desirable and value for money. These limited edition models do ask a slight premium (sometimes, they don’t ask that premium as well), which we feel is worthy given the fact that they do look a bit different and eye catchy on the road.

Following is a list of all the limited edition models by various two wheeler manufacturers of India for the festive season of 2016, which range from a puny 110cc scooter to a mighty middleweight naked roadster. Here you go:-

October 14, 2016 04:00
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Stop Breathing! & Say Hello To The Kawasaki Ninja H2 Carbon Limited Edition: Video

Stop Breathing! & Say Hello To The Kawasaki Ninja H2 Carbon Limited Edition: Video

The limited 2017 edition model gets additional mechanical updates and a new skin

This is a limited edition Kawasaki Ninja H2 Carbon Edition that we are talking here and this motorcycle has received quite a few significant change though for the model year 2017.

To begin with the 2017 model gets a carbon-fibre reinforced polymer (CFRP) upper fairing cowl which has received almost the same paint scheme as the track going Ninja H2R however the former has received Matte Black paint finish to it though. The motorcycle also gets a new Ohlins TTX rear shock absorber as well. This suspension system although is standard across all Kawasaki’s hyperbike range for the year 2017. If you are not happy with that Kawasaki has also provided a redesigned shock linkage as well which claims to improve the motorcycles track performance as well.

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.

October 6, 2016 10:30
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OVERVIEW 2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650

2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650

The new and improved Ninja with better ergonomics

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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October 5, 2016 05:10
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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

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.

August 8, 2016 01:12
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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

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:-

July 18, 2016 04:30
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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

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.

July 5, 2016 11:00
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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

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.

January 30, 2016 01:00
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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

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.

January 29, 2016 08:35
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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.

January 14, 2016 04:28
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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.

December 3, 2015 03:37
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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.

July 17, 2015 05:21
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2015 Kawasaki Ninja 1000

2015 Kawasaki Ninja 1000

Kawasaki has set the sales charts on fire in the premium higher end segments of motorcycles in India. The manufacturer, with its ‘Z’ range of naked streetfighters and ‘Ninja’ range of faired sportsbikes, has contributed a lot in the stupendous increase in the interest of Indian consumers towards performance biking in the nation.

Talking about the Ninja range, the company has a variety of offerings under this monicker, ranging from practical sports tourers to track focused supersport beasts. In the liter class segment of superbikes, Kawasaki has two Ninjas on offer – the Ninja ZX-10R and the Ninja 1000. Out of these two motorcycles, while the ZX-10R intends to bring out your abilities to handle the curves and straights of the track, the Ninja 1000 is one machine which sits in the neutral ground of being a mile munching tourer as well as a track tool.

This means that as per the varying riding conditions of the country, the Ninja 1000 emerges out to be a more tractable, but an equally desirable superbike. Here’s a quick review of the new Kawasaki Ninja 1000.

May 29, 2015 03:49
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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

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.

April 9, 2015 09:00
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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.

October 10, 2014 08:01
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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.

July 18, 2014 02:59
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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.

Hit the jump to find out more about the Kawasaki Ninja 650R

December 9, 2013 10:00
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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.

November 29, 2013 10:00
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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.

May 15, 2013 09:00
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