India Kawasaki Motor (IKM) continues its aggressive growth of the product line-up within the nation and has commenced accepting bookings for the Ninja ZX-6R supersport bike. Sellers throughout the nation are accepting bookings for the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R for a token quantity of Rs. 1.5 lakh, between October 31 and November 30, 2018; whereas the launch is anticipated round December this 12 months. Deliveries for the brand new Ninja ZX-6R although will solely begin by January 2019. The Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R will likely be coming to the nation as a Semi-Knocked Down (SKD) unit, and will likely be introduced in restricted numbers. The corporate, nonetheless, has not revealed the variety of items which were allotted for India.
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The 2019 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R made its world debut in September this 12 months and comes and will get the Ninja 400-esque twin LED headlamps, redesigned fairings and new decals. The tail part has been redesigned as effectively for a pointy and aggressive design language and will get LED taillights. The bike makes use of a semi-digital instrument console. It’s seemingly that the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R will likely be dropped at India as a 2020 mannequin.
Whereas specs on the India-spec mannequin have not been revealed but, the international-spec Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R is powered by a 636 cc in-line four-cylinder engine tuned for 126 bhp and 70.6 Nm of peak torque. The motor comes paired with a 6-speed transmission with slipper clutch, and comes with a number of goodies together with the KIBS (Kawasaki clever anti-lock braking system), Kawasaki Traction Management (KTRC), two energy modes, ABS and upshift solely Kawasaki Fast Shifter (KQS). The saddle top measures at 830 mm, whereas the kerb weight stands at 195 kg.
The bike competes within the middleweight supersport section globally towards the likes of the Yamaha YZF-R6, Suzuki GSX-R600, Triumph Daytona 675 and the likes. In India although, the ZX-6R doesn’t have a direct competitors, however will compete towards the Ducati 959 Panigale, and the Triumph Avenue Triple RS, which can be found in the identical value bracket.
The Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R will likely be assembled on the producer’s facility in Chakan, close to Pune, and costs are anticipated within the neighborhood of Rs. 11-12 lakh (ex-showroom, Introductory). If the ZX-6R manages to crack the middleweight supersport section, it simply may encourage different producers to discover this area.