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Kawasaki opens a new showroom in Kolkata

Team OD  /
29 Jan 2015 17:05:25 IST

Kawasaki has opened a new showroom in India at Kolkata. Chowringhee Kawasaki is located at the iconic Chowringhee road in Kolkata.

Kawasaki also officially opened sales of the new Versys 1000. Way back in November, we had reported that bookings for the Kawasaki Versys 1000 had startedand waspriced at Rs 12.9 lakh, ex-Pune. It gets a 1043cc engine which makes 120PS of power and 102Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a six-speed transmission. Kawasaki has also added a slipper clutch, traction control and the Versys gets three user-switchable riding modes. You can read more about the Kawasaki Versys 1000 here. There is also a host of accessories being offered with the Versys 1000.

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Yoshitaka Tamura, managing director, India Kawasaki Motors said, We would first thank our partner Bajaj Auto for the continuous support in setting up this showroom. And also we thank customers who have supported our brand from various aspects."

The showroom personnel can be contacted on 91 33 64512021 / 22 / 23 / 24 / 64512222.Or you can email them onchowringee_mgr@ktmindia.com. Currently Kawasaki has five dealerships in the country and sells six superbikes through them. Test rides will start from mid-February 2015.

Kawasaki opens new showroom in Kolkata


India Kawasaki Motors introduces Versys1000 ?In-Line four Exhilaration x Fun Package On Winding Roads ? With Assist - Slipper Clutch and KTRC (Kawasaki Traction Control) ?Also available at newly opened Kolkata Showroom ?Optional accessories for protection are available ?A total 6 superbike models available through 5 dealers across India Pune, January 29, 2015: Kawasaki proudly presents the Versys1000, that is highly popular in the European market. The new Versys1000 offers maximum riding enjoyment across a wide variety of street riding situations. Whether riding solo or two-up, around the corner or around the globe, this fun-to-ride road sports bike's unique combination of a highly responsive In-Line Four engine tuned for flexibility, and a nimble chassis fitted with dynamic suspension will have riders grinning in their helmets. Add in the upright riding position and you have a package that really comes into its own on twisty mountain roads. For 2015, its new styling package better reflects this fun, sporty nature, while a number of updates to the chassis and a host of new accessory items make it easier for Versys owners to ride longer and farther Both the Versys1000's engine and chassis were designed to maximize rider enjoyment on the street. Its 1,043 cm3 In-line Four delivers a rewarding surge of acceleration with every twist of the throttle. The chassis balance and long-travel suspension settings enable superb control and feedback, offering a high level of rider confidence in numerous street riding situations and accommodating a variety of riding styles. The almost zen-like serenity is complemented by a relaxed, upright riding position that offers a high level of machine control as well as a good vantage ahead. The nimble aluminium chassis and sporty 17" wheels enable aggressive sport riding when the mood suits. In India, the bike will be imported as completely built units (CBU) from Japan and will be retailed through the standalone showrooms of Kawasaki in Pune, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai and also in Kolkata. The bike will be priced at Rs.1,290,000(ex-Showroom in Pune) . Mr. Yoshitaka Tamura, Managing Director, India Kawasaki Motors said, "We would first, thank our partner Bajaj Auto for the continuous support in setting up this showroom. And also we thank customers who have supported our brand from various aspects. Your suggestion, insight and request have set us forward to further step and commitment to the market. And also, may I congratulate opening of Kawasaki Showroom in Kotlata. The new strategic base of further expanding our business to North Eastern India." Mr. Shigeto Nishikawa, Dy Managing Director, India Kawasaki Motors said, "We have launched superbikes ranging from Ninja ZX-14R, ZX-10R, Ninja1000, Z1000, Z800 and now Versys1000. We have also eagerly absorbed feedback and valuable insight from customers and put every effort to raise ourselves to be a higher and superb level of service provider to customers. We have recently offered a special price for the Z800 till the end of March due to the effort taken by our Indian colleagues. With those factors considered, we are targeting to grow by 50% over the last year in this year." Versys1000 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS ENGINE Type: Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four Displacement: 1,043 cm3 Bore and Stroke: 77.0 x 56.0 mm Compression ratio: 10.3:1 Valve system: DOHC, 16 valves Fuel system: Fuel injection: 38 mm x 4 with oval sub-throttles Fuel Type: Unleaded petrol / RON95 Ignition: Digital Starting: Electric Lubrication: Forced lubrication, wet sump Transmission: 6 speed, return Maximum power: 88.2 kW {120 PS} / 9,000 rpm Maximum torque: 102.0 N.m {10.4 kgf.m} / 7,500 rpm VEHICLE Frame Type:, Twin-tube, aluminium Rake / Trail: 34 / 106mm Tyre: Front: 120/70ZR17M/C (58W) Rear: 180/55ZR17M/C (73W) Wheelbase: 1,520 mm Ground clearance: 150 mm Seat height: 840 mm Kerb mass: 250kg Fuel capacity: 21 Litres Fuel Type / Minimum Octane rating: Unleaded Petrol / RON95 Overall Dimensions LxWxH : 2,240mm x 895mm x 1,400 / 1,465mm SUSPENSION Front / Wheel Travel : 43 mm inverted fork with rebound damping (right-side) and spring preload adjustability / 150mm Rear / Wheel Travel : Horizontal Back-link, gas-charged, with rebound damping and remote spring preload adjustability / 150mm BRAKE Brake Front: Dual semi-floating 310 mm petal discs Caliper: Dual opposed 4-piston Brake Rear: Single 250 mm petal disc Caliper: Single-piston
  

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