Kawasaki-Bajaj has announced the launch of the Kawasaki Ninja 650R or ER-6F (in some countries) for the Indian market and the price is very competitive indeed – Rs. 4.57 lakhs, ex-showroom, Delhi.
For your money, you get a proper 649cc liquid-cooled twin cylinder motorcycle that aims to balance sportiness with every-day ridability and long distance comfort. The highlights of the latest Kawasaki are as follows –
*Liquid-cooled, DOHC, eight-valve fuel-injected twin cylinder engine with focus on ridability and is also equipped with a 180-degree crankshaft-driven balancer shaft.
*Motor tuned for 91 octane fuel
*Sold only in Lime Green colour through ProBiking centres in 30 cities
*Serviced through Bajaj Probiking outlets
*Power - 71 hp @ 8,500 RPM. 6.73 kgm torque @ 7000 RPM
*Six-speed multi-plate clutch
*178 kgs dry weight. 15.5 litres fuel capacity
*High-tensile strength steel trellis frame
*41mm front forks and an offset exposed preload-adjustable laydown shock look cool and do the job well
*Friendly ergonomics with an upright seating posture
*Dual 300mm front petal-shaped disc brakes with twin 27mm piston front brake calipers and a single 220mm rear petal-shaped disc
*Multi-function instrumentation includes a fuel gauge, digital speedometer, clock, odometer, dual trip meters and a bar-style digital tachometer
LOOK FORWARD TO A RIDING IMPRESSION ON BSM!