Ending down all anticipations and rumours, here launches India's most awaited motorcycle of the year, Kawasaki Ninja 300R. The green beast was launched at an event charted today. This is indeed a great moment for the Indian industry, while hard and challenging time for its rivals. With the launch of the Ninja 300R, Kawasaki is scribing a new benchmark in the entry level superbike segment. The 2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300R is priced at Rs. 3.5 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
So far the bi-wheeler industry has witnessed only 250cc machines in the entry level superbike category. Well, as the 300cc machines is ramped up stuffs are getting shuffled. Moto-journalists predict that the Ninja 300R would be the pioneer of next generation baby superbikes. They also analyse that future entry super-machines might be equipped with 300cc engines. Presently, baby superbikes get rolled out in 250cc engines. Kawasaki Ninja 250R, Honda CBR 250R, and Hyosung GT250R are good examples for that. So time is no longer when the opponent brands think about 300cc machines on road.
The all new Ninja 300R comes with a 296cc, Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, parallel twin engine. It is capable to fire out maximum power of 39 PS @ 11000 rpm and maximum torque of 27.0 Nm @ 10000 rpm. Its engine is mated with a six-speed gear transmission. Mated with fuel injection, DFI with dual 32mm throttle bodies the engine ensure better fuel efficiency.
To maximize stability and rigidity while driving, the bike is crafted out in Semi-double cradle, high-tensile steel frame. Superbikes never compromise on comfort as they are mentioned for long rides. The Ninja 300R is no different as it is coupled with a 37mm hydraulic telescopic fork front suspension, and a Uni-Trak with 5-way adjustable preload rear suspension.
Would you drive a superbike at the least velocity? Of course never. So braking system must be fabulous. Wedded with a single 290mm petal-type disc brake with two-piston hydraulic caliper at front and a single 220mm petal-type disc brake with two-piston hydraulic caliper at rear, the Ninja 300R never increases even a single heart beat of the rider at high speeds.
The 2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300 was launched in September, 2012, in the global market. Since then rumours had been spreading around on its arrival in India. Well, the machine will be renamed to 'Ninja 300R' rather than 'Ninja 300' in India.
While getting launched itself, the bike grabbed millions of fans across the world. Notwithstanding, company is still to disclose how many Ninja 300s have been sold out so far.
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The biggest monster in the entry level superbike class.
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