When it comes to the domain of retro-themed bikes in India, Royal Enfield has been king of the field for a long time with the Classic 350 and the Bullet 350.
The Kawasaki W175 is a retro-themed bike. Its design brings it very close to competing with the Royal Enfield bikes and this includes the round headlamp, peashooter exhaust, all-analogue circular instrument cluster.
Apart from the upgrade, the Vulcan S gets no other changes. It continues with its iconic cruiser design with flat handlebar, low seat and forward set foot pegs
The quarter-litre four-cylinder bike has been the talk of the town ever since the rumours started flying. The most talked about and debated topic were its performance numbers and those have been unveiled too
The Kawasaki Ninja ZX-25R was supposed to launch in Indonesia back in April, but coronavirus and resultant global lockdowns led to those plans getting postponed
The COVID-19 pandemic brought the economy to a virtual halt for nearly two months. Despite the lockdowns around the world, some auto manufacturers not only managed to keep the production going, but also launch new vehicles. Here is a list of motorcycles that were launched during the period.
Seeing as it is an upgrade to the newer emission norms, the Ninja 650 also gets some tweaks to the design and aesthetics. The bike is now more aggressive with a front end that more closely resembles the Ninja 400 and ZX-6R.
According to auto magazine Overdrive, Kawasaki is looking to launch the Z H2 in India within the next few months. This is subject to the coronavirus pandemic, but dealerships are accepting unofficial bookings for the Z H2 for a token amount of Rs 5 lakh
For starters, the race edition drops lighting elements, mirrors and the number plate from the bike.
Kawasaki will offer the motorcycle in two variants in Indonesia.
The company has updated the Z900 with a brand-new, 4.3-inch colour-TFT display.
The updated motorcycle gets four riding modes, including sport, road, rain and manual.
Kawasaki showcased the world’s first supercharged naked motorcycle, the ZH2
In terms of aesthetics, the bike looks extremely similar to the Ninja 400 right from the split horizontal headlamp to the trellis frame underneath. However, it does manage some pretty big updates especially for a bike in this segment
Keeping so much power in check can only be handled by extremely talented riders or electronics and Kawasaki has definitely supplied us with electronics
Though it hasn’t been confirmed, it is speculated that the motorcycle was being transported to the Tokyo Motor Show.
The new Ninja 650 gets an updated fascia, making it more aligned with the current generation of motorcycle such as the Ninja 400 and the Ninja ZX6R.
Kawasaki dealerships too are offering their own discounts. Anzen Kawasaki, Mumbai is offering benefits of up to Rs 1.71 lakh on the Kawasaki Ninja 1000.
It seems like Kawasaki is going the way of its Ninja H2 sportbike and H2R track-only bike with the new roadster.
The motorcycle is expected to be launched as early as 2020, with its global debut at the Kawasaki Bike Week in March or April 2020.
The motorcycle is equipped with a 998CC four-cylinder engine which makes 203PS of maximum power.
The Z900RS is now available in two paint options, including plain black and dark green with yellow stripes.
The patent images are simple sketches which do not reveal anything about the bike’s appearance.
The ZX-25R, as it is dubbed, is reported to be an inline-four powered 250cc motorcycle.
The bike comes to India via the CKD (Completely knocked down) route and will be locally assembled. In terms of cosmetics, the bike remains unchanged except for a few stickers.