Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R launched in India at Rs 10.49 lakh

A couple of months ago, the Ninja ZX-6R was spotted at a dealership in India. Kawasaki India has now launched the ZX-6R in India at a starting price of Rs 10.49 lakh, ex-showroom As is the case with most Kawasaki products, the Ninja ZX-6R pricing is introductory and is set to rise in a few days. Customers who pre-booked the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R, will get delivery from February 2019. The motorcycle is assembled in India and comes in as a single seater.

Tell me more about the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R

The Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R is a middleweight motorcycle and will sit above the Ninja 650. It boasts a 636cc inline-four cylinder engine that produces 130PS and 70.8Nm. The engine is coupled with a six-speed gearbox that has a slipper clutch assist as well as quick assist function. it is said that the ZX-6R’s engine has been tuned more for mid-range riding. In terms of rider aids, there is the Kawasaki Traction Control, that comes with three levels of aids and can be switched off too. Kawasaki also provides two separate modes for the power delivery. The motorcycle weighs in at 196kg kerb weight.

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What’s more, the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R looks exactly like the smaller Ninja 400. This means, it has a full complement of LED headlights, aggressive bodywork, a digital odometer as well as a analog rev counter. Kawasaki uses Bridgestone Battlax Hypersport S22 tyres for the Ninja ZX-6R and there are disc brakes at both ends. ABS too is part of the package.

Competition for the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R comes in the form of the upcoming Triumph Daytona 675. However since the latter is discontinued, the ZX-6R currently has no competition. Kawasaki intends that owners of the ZX-6R take it to the racetrack. However, motorcycle should be at home even in the confines of the city.

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