2019 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R bookings open

Kawasaki has simply opened bookings for the 2019 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R. Whereas the Japanese producer hasn’t but disclosed the specs and value of the bike, it has revealed that the reserving quantity is ready at Rs 1.5 lakh. Just like the 2018 mannequin, the ZX-10R can be accessible in restricted numbers, and the bookings can be closed after it reaches the focused numbers.

The Japanese bike model has additionally stated that bookings might be made between April 26 and Could 30, 2019, and that clients can anticipate the supply of the bike by mid-June 2019. The largest change on the Ninja ZX-10R for 2019 is undoubtedly the revised motor. It makes use of tech that was first seen on the BMW S1000RR again in 2010. It makes use of finger-follower valve actuation (as an alternative of tappet-style), which reduces the mass by 20 %. This, in flip, helps the engine rev quicker and maintain larger revs comfortably. The revised engine additionally makes an additional 3hp (on the 10R and SE), taking the entire to 203hp.

Different adjustments to the bottom ZX-10R are a bi-directional quick-shifter that now comes as commonplace and a brand new Lime Inexperienced/Ebony/Metallic Graphite Gray paint scheme.

Just like the 2018 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R, the 2019 mannequin can be assembled in India. And this is the reason we anticipate it to be priced competitively, however not as a lot because the 2018 mannequin. We consider the updates, together with Kawasaki’s current value hike throughout its vary, owing to uncooked supplies getting dearer and fluctuations in overseas change charges, will enhance the price of the litre-class supersport. Whereas the 2018 ZX-10R was priced at Rs 12.80 lakh, the brand new mannequin is predicted to cross the Rs 13 lakh mark.

Nonetheless, even with a value that’s over Rs 13 lakh, the Ninja ZX-10R will proceed to be essentially the most inexpensive litre-class supersport in India. Rivals just like the CBR1000RR (Rs 16.41 lakh) and BMW S1000RR (begins at Rs 18.05 lakh) price much more.

All costs, ex-showroom Delhi.

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