Expected Launch Date: Sep 2019 – Dec 2019
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Kawasaki ZX-6R Overview
Kawasaki has seen tremendous success with the Ninja series in India. The high-performance, premium bikes has seen pretty good success in a market, where the commuter models rule. Inspired by the success of the Ninja series, Kawasaki is aiming to launch more new models here. The Ninja ZX-6R is one of them that we can expect to be launched here in near future.
Despite Kawasaki reluctance to launch a model in the 600 cc segment in India with a four-cylinder engine, the brand could consider to change the strategy as the Indian customers are showing growing interest for the high-performance premium bikes. Also, Kawasaki wants to increase its market share in the country market with more new products.
Speaking about the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R, this bike comes with a sporty and muscular look thanks to its sculpted design. A fully faired model with inspiration from the bigger bikes in the portfolio, it gets twin sharp looking LED headlamps, a tall visor, a fully digital instrument cluster, a chunky and muscular fuel tank with large capacity. The rider seat is positioned lower in order to offer the rider a comfortable stance and great control over the machine. The side panels have been designed to give the bike aerodynamic efficiency.
Pillion seat comes with a stepped up and split appearance. A split grab rail is there at the narrow and sleek tail section alongside the sharp LED taillight. A black chunky looking exhaust is there, while the bike runs on black alloy wheels with body coloured rim decals adding sportiness. This bike could come priced between Rs. 12 lakh and Rs. 13 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi).
Kawasaki ZX-6R Engine & Transmission
The bike gets power from a 636 cc four-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine coupled with a 6-speed transmission. The bike is capable of generating 135 bhp of peak power at 13,500 rpm and 72 Nm of peak torque at 11,500 rpm.
Kawasaki ZX-6R Braking & Safety
For braking duty, the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R gets disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels. Also, there will be dual-channel ABS enhancing safety. The Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R will get USD front forks and multistep adjustable rear suspension.
Kawasaki ZX-6R Competitors
Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R will compete with rival like Triumph Daytona 675.
Kawasaki ZX-6R Mileage
The Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R could offer around 25 kmpl of fuel efficiency.
Kawasaki ZX-6R Performance and Handling
The Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R will come ensuring a high-level of performance for sure. The engine comes ensuring linear power delivery and the bike has been designed to deliver very good handling as well.
Kawasaki ZX-6R What we think
We believe, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R will come adding zing to the brand’s product portfolio in India. This bike will come sporting an aggressive price tag for sure. Kawasaki is expected to bring it as a CBU, but if the bike comes as a CKD and assembled here locally, it will be able to wear a competitive price tag for sure.