The most awaited, bigger and better kawasaki ninja 650r is here in India. Yes Its true, New 2011 kawasaki ninja 650r launced in india with the price tag of Rs. 4.57lacs (ex-showroom delhi). Which seems to be very competitive keeping in mind that it is a 650cc engine blessed bike.
India Kawasaki Motors, today launched the Kawasaki Ninja 650R in India at the Bajaj Auto Auditorium in Pune. Ninja 650R is the largest capacity Kawasaki Motorcycle officially on sale in India and targets a particular niche of sports bike market in India, which at the moment is only populated by Hyosung GT650R.
Among the few premium sport bike manufacturers to bring in some heat into the Indian two-wheeler segment, Kawasaki set the pulse for performance biking in India, when it launched its 250 cc Kawasaki Ninja in 2009.
Priced significantly less than other 1000cc sports bikes currently on sale in India, Kawasaki Ninja 650R offers Indian buyers sports bike performance at significantly lower price point and yet, provides enough power on tap to whiz past majority of cars on the Indian Highways, making it an attractive weekend bike at a not so bank breaking price point.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Rajiv Bajaj, Managing Director, Bajaj Auto said “We conceived Bajaj Probiking 6 years ago with the objective of making it the default destination for motorbike enthusiasts looking for looking for premium and performance bikes. The Ninja 650R is the next step in realizing that objective.” He added, “The Kawasaki Ninja 250R has been a success with 1500 of these speed machines sold to date. It is now joined by its larger sibling to rule the roads.”
In terms of looks, Ninja 650R’s sharp lines flow throughout the bike, giving it an aggressive appearance. Fairing of the Ninja 650R features integrated turn signals and a sharp tail cowl to highlight the motorcycle’s compact dimensions. Ninja 650R also features MotoGP-inspired multi-function instrumentation and controls.
Available exclusively at all BAJAJ Probiking showrooms in 30 cities, the Kawasaki Ninja 650R will be backed with Probiking service capabilities and spare parts availability.