2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300 launched in India at Rs 3.5 lakh

Team OD  /
10 Apr 2013 18:01:19 IST

Kawasaki has launched the Ninja 300 in India at Rs 3.50 lakh ex-showroom, New Delhi. The bookings are already open at all Probiking showrooms across India. The Ninja 300 launched in India will not be equipped with ABS, at least not immediately. The Ninja 300 packs cutting edge technology with an upgraded engine consisting of a new cylinder head, longer stroke, lighter piston and a slipper clutch to name a few. Following are the technical specifications:

Engine

Type: Liquid cooled, 4 stroke parallel twin

Displacement: 297cc

Bore and stroke: 62.0x49.0mm

Compression ratio: 10.6:1

Valve system: DOHC, 8 valves

Fuel system: Fuel injection with dual throttle valves

Ignition: Digital

Starting: Electric

Lubrication: Forced lubrication, wet sump

Transmission: 6 speed, return

Max power: 39Ps@11000rpm

Max torque: 27NM@10000rpm

Frame

Type: Tube diamond; steel

Wheel travel: Front: 120mm, Rear: 132mm

Tyres

Front: 110/70x17

Rear: 140/70x17

Brakes

Front: Single 290mm petal disc. Caliper: Dual-piston

Rear: Single 220mm petal disc. Caliper: Dual-piston

Dimensions

Overall length: 2015mm

Overall width: 715mm

Overall height: 1110mm

Wheelbase: 1405mm

Ground clearance: 140mm

Seat height: 785mm

Curb mass: 172kg

Fuel tank capacity: 17 litres

Here is the press release:

Bajaj Auto, today announced the launch of the highly anticipated, Kawasaki Ninja 300. This world renowned bike deftly combines ample power, serious torque, perfect ergonomics, nimble handling and supersport styling. In India it will be sold and serviced exclusively through Bajaj Auto's Probiking stores, country's largest retail chain for premium motorcycles. With a price tag of Rs. 3.50 lacs (ex-showroom Delhi); it is indeed exciting news for riding enthusiasts seeking a premium super sport motorcycle.

Apart from its inimitable Ninja road presence the new 300cc Ninja comes with 39 PS of power a host of featureswhich come from Kawasaki's bigger supersport bikes like the ZX-10R, ZX-6R and one of the world's fastest production motorcycle the Ninja ZX-14R. Some of these features like Assist & Slipper Clutch, aerodynamic body design are results of Kawasaki Racing Technology and shall not be found in any motorcycle in the class of the Ninja 300. The Ninja 300 replaces and improves upon the Kawasaki Ninja 250R which was widely regarded as the best quarter liter motorcycle by experts and enthusiasts.

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Rajiv Bajaj, MD, Bajaj Auto said "We conceived Bajaj Probiking 8years back with the objective of making it the automatic destination for bike enthusiasts looking for sportsbikes. In addition to the KTM range theKawasaki Ninja 300is a step further in realizing that objective"

Mr. Yuji Horiuchi, of India Kawasaki Motors added "The Kawasaki Ninja 250R has been a great success in India with more than 3000 bikes sold till date. With a product like Ninja 300 and Bajaj Probiking's wide and exclusive network the Kawasaki brand will continue to grow in India"

The Ninja 300 will be available in trademark Kawasaki Lime Green and Pearl Stardust White colors across a network of more than 70 showrooms and backed with Bajaj Probiking's exclusive service facilities and spares availability.

Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 2,98,000
Displacement
296cc
Transmission
6-Speed
Max Power(ps)
39.00
Max Torque(Nm)
27.00
Mileage
28.06 Kmpl

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