Kawasaki has launched the Ninja ZX-6R in India, with prices starting at INR 10.49 lakh (ex-showroom, pan India.) The motorcycle will command a price of INR 12.80 lakh (on-road, Mumbai). India Kawasaki Motors (IKM) had opened pre-bookings for one month beginning October 2018. Deliveries for customers who have pre-booked the model will begin next month.
Feature-wise, the all-new Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R comes equipped with KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System), KTRC (Kawasaki Traction Control), Twin LED headlamps, LED tail light, KQS (Kawasaki Quick Shifter), an instrument cluster with an analogue tachometer, flanked by warning lamps on one side, a gear position indicator and a multi-function LCD screen on the other side. Also on offer are Bridgestone Battlax hyper sport S22 tyres.
Powering the Kawasaki ZX-6R is a 636cc, inline-four cylinder engine that is capable of producing 130 hp at 13,500 rpm and 70.8 Nm of torque at 11,000 rpm. This engine is mated to a 6-speed transmission with a slipper clutch. The ZX-6R will be assembled in India as a single seater motorcycle and will be available only in the KRT edition paintjob.
Speaking on the occasion, Yutaka Yamashita, Managing Director, India Kawasaki Motors, said, “We are happy to introduce Ninja ZX-6R, which has done remarkably well in World SSP racing competitions. It not only had the 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 an overwhelming response with the excellent number of bookings. We are confident and positive about the performance of our Ninja ZX-6R in the Indian market.“