The Japanese motorcycle maker, Kawasaki has introduced the base variant of the new Z900 in the Indian market priced at Rs 7.68 lakh, ex-showroom pan India. The base variant has become almost Rs 1.5 cheaper than its higher priced fully kitted variant. The best part is the base variant gets the same engine, power, and electronics as its higher version.
The main difference between the more affordable variant of the Z900 is in the bits like frame sliders, fork sliders, a tank pad, pillion seat cowl, radiator guard, 12V power socket, carbon fiber finish on the instrument cluster and a visor, which comes standard in its higher version. Both shares the same name as well and the base can’t be categorized with a different tag or name, it’s just the same bike without the kit.
The Z900, when launched a few months back, was already one of the best value bikes for its price and by making it almost Rs 1.5 lakh cheaper, Kawasaki as made its message clear that it wants to continue being one of the most sold premium bike brands in India. The Z900 competes with the new Ducati Monster 796 and the Triumph Street Triple S. Kawasaki has also launched the new 2017 Ninja 1000 which is priced at Rs 9.98 lakh (ex-showroom).
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