Kawasaki India has added a couple of new paint shades to the Ninja 300 ABS in the country. The two new colors introduced by the company are ‘Lime Green’ and ‘Ebony/Metallic Moon Dust Grey’. The pricing and the mechanics of the motorcycle remain unchanged. Kawasaki Ninja 300 ABS is based on the Ninja ZX-10R which was the winner of WSBK championship. Being the company's entry-level sports bike, it is being locally developed at Kawasaki's Pune production facility in Maharashtra which has resulted in aggressive pricing of Rs 2.98 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, Delhi).
The Ninja 300 ABS comes with a high-tensile steel frame while boasting of Assist & slipper clutch technology. For those asking, the aforementioned tech is based on racing and acts as a back-torque limiter and self-servo mechanism which enables lighter clutch lever pull. The motorcycle has the smallest Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with dual channel unit. It also features Heat Management Technology and Race inspired windshield as standard. The Ninja 300 ABS also holds the record of fastest 1000 units retailed in Indian market in its segment as after the local production commenced and the price dropped down, it witnessed a massive surge in sales. Moreover, the spare parts also became more affordable to the existing owners.
Kawasaki said that Rideology is its rider-centric development philosophy focused on how the riding experience offered by a Kawasaki is crafted, ensuring that our machines are fun to ride and rewarding to control. This approach has been the force behind many of our legendary machines, and in our pursuit of all possibilities it will continue to guide the future creation of Kawasaki motorcycles. Mechanically, it is powered by a 296cc twin cylinder liquid-cooled petrol engine which churns out 39bhp at 11,000rpm and 27Nm at 10,000rpm. The engine is linked to a 6-speed gearbox. Kawasaki Ninja 300 ABS lock horns with the likes of Yamaha YZF R3, TVS Apache RR 310, Honda CBR 250R and KTM RC 390 in India.