Two years in the past, Kawasaki launched a localised model of the Ninja 300 with a a lot cheaper price and the bike went on to be successful for the corporate. Sources now inform us that Kawasaki is planning to convey the Ninja 300 again to India in BS6 type by across the end of the primary quarter subsequent 12 months.
Launch anticipated round March/April 2021
To function extra localisation
Likely to be priced decrease than earlier than
BS6 Kawasaki Ninja 300
In 2018, Kawasaki localised a variety of elements on the Ninja 300, together with the physique panels, headlight, brakes, cables and tyres. For 2021, we’re given to perceive that the corporate is now engaged on much more localisation, this time primarily involving elements inside the engine.
Kawasaki Ninja 300 specs
The Ninja 300 makes use of a 296cc parallel-twin engine that produces 39hp and 27Nm of torque. This clean and excessive revving motor is paired to a 6-speed transmission that will get a slipper-clutch as normal.
The bike makes use of a tubular metal body and has a kerb weight of 179kg. Fuel tank capability is 17 litres and the tyres are from MRF. The bike makes use of a traditional telescopic fork and a pre-load adjustable monoshock. Handling braking duties is a 290mm single disc up entrance and a 220mm disc on the rear, whereas dual-channel ABS is normal.
Kawasaki Ninja 300 BS6 value
The 2021 mannequin is probably going to carry ahead with out many styling or mechanical adjustments, aside from the improve to BS6. However, given the truth that Kawasaki is growing localised content material on the bike, the worth is predicted to come down even additional.
The BS4 2018 mannequin was launched at Rs 2.98 lakh, which simply undercut the BMW G 310 R on the time. For 2021, we anticipate that Kawasaki will make one other vital discount within the value and that it could possibly be priced under Rs 2.5 lakh. For reference, BMW has additionally not too long ago revised the worth of its 310s, and the G 310 R now prices Rs 2.45 lakh.
More inexpensive Kawasaki’s for India
The BS6 Ninja 300 isn’t the one comparatively inexpensive bike that Kawasaki is engaged on for India. In October, we broke the story that the Japanese firm is making ready for a W175 launch in India. The W175 is a retro bike offered in Asian markets and thru heavy localisation, will probably be probably the most inexpensive Kawasaki offered in India. Another benefit of the localisation seen on these bikes is a lot decrease spare elements prices than what prospects have to pay for Kawasaki’s larger bikes.