The Japanese green motorcycle maker, Kawasaki has just dropped the bombshell Ninja 400 at the ongoing 2017 Tokyo Motor Show. The new Ninja 400 comes as a replacement for the on-going Ninja 300 which is expected to soon be discontinued after the launch of the new Ninja 400. The bike boasts a blend of looks from all the Ninja bikes such as the fascia gets Ninja 1000 inspired headlamps. Tank and tail sections remind of the new Ninja 650. Since the handlebars are not set too low, the new Ninja 400 will carry on the comfortable riding posture of the current iteration.
Talking of the engine and specification, the bike carries a 399cc parallel-twin, liquid cooled engine that delivers 44.8bhp of maximum power and 39Nm of peak torque. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed transmission. Even though the engine has been updated with additional displacement, it still comes out 1kg lighter than the current engine seen on Ninja 300. The bike will be offered with standard ABS, slipper clutch and overall 8kgs reduced kerb weight which will drastically improve ride, handling, and total performance compared to the ongoing model. The bike also gets all-LED headlamps, tail lamps, and position lamps.
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