2021 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R motorbike to be launched by March
Japanese automaker Kawasaki's 2021 Ninja ZX-10R motorbike, which debuted late last year, will reportedly make its way to India by March. As for the highlights, the premium two-wheeler has a refreshed design and packs a 4.3-inch TFT display with Bluetooth connectivity. Here, it will draw power from a BS6-compliant 998cc inline-four engine. Here's our roundup.
2021 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R: At a glance
The 2021 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R has an aggressive fully-faired look, featuring a sloping fuel tank, stepped-up split seats, an upswept exhaust, a split headlight cluster, and a raised windscreen. The bike packs a 4.3-inch TFT display with Bluetooth connectivity, an all-LED lighting setup, higher-set footpegs, and winglets inside the side fairings. It has a curb weight of 207kg and a 17-liter fuel tank.
Power and performance
In India, the 2021 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R will draw power from a BS6-compliant 998cc, inline-four engine mated to a 6-speed gearbox and a quickshifter. The mill generates a maximum power of 200hp at 13,200rpm and a peak torque of 114.9Nm at 11,400rpm.
Safety and suspension setup
The 2021 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R comes with disc brakes on both wheels along with cornering ABS, cruise control, engine-braking control, launch control, and electronic steering damper for improved handling on the roads. Meanwhile, suspension duties on the motorcycle are taken care of by Showa's Balance Free Front Fork (BFF) and a mono-shock unit on the rear end.
What about the pricing?
The pricing and availability details of the 2021 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R should be announced at the time of launch. However, it should carry a premium of Rs. 1.5-2 lakh over the outgoing model priced at Rs. 13.99 lakh (ex-showroom).