India Kawasaki launched the new Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R supersport motorcycle with a price tag of Rs 10.49 lakh (ex-showroom, India).
The pre-orders for the new Kawasaki ZX-6R had begun in October 2018, and the deliveries will commence from February 2019 onwards. It’s the only supersport motorcycle available in this segment right now in India and is the younger version of the ZX-10R.
The bike comes with an updated design, along with revised gearing, and a quickshifter as standard. Like the ZX-10R, the Ninja ZX-6R will be assembled in India as a single seater motorcycle.
“We are happy to introduce Ninja ZX-6R, which has done remarkably well in WorldSSP racing competitions. It not only had good number of pole positions but also won the championship twice in last four years. While the Ninja ZX-6R is performing well in various international racing competitions, we are sure our customers in India will enjoy riding this supersport bike. After pre-booking announcement, we have received overwhelming response with excellent number of bookings. We are confident and positive about the performance of our Ninja ZX-6R in the Indian market.”, Yutaka Yamashita, Managing Director, India Kawasaki Motors said, announcing the launch.
The Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R has a 636 cc, in-line four-cylinder heart, which is tuned to churn out 128 bhp of power at 13,500 rpm and develops 70.5 Nm of peak torque at 11,500 rpm. This is mated to a 6-speed gearbox with revised gearing, and as per claims, it offers better low and mid-range power.
The Ninja ZX-6R is equipped with technology perks like KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System), KTRC (Kawasaki Traction Control), and KQS (Kawasaki Quick Shifter).
The bike sports features like the twin LED headlamps, LED taillight, a smart instrument cluster with a large analogue tachometer flanked by warning lamps on one side, a gear position indicator and multi-function LCD screen on the other. The instrument cluster also comes with a fuel gauge and remaining range function.