Kawasaki Ninja 300 to Get Very Huge Price Cut in India

As per a recent automotive report, Kawasaki India is planning to localize the production of their most popular model Ninja 300. The brand recently launched the much-awaited Ninja 400 in India but most of the prospective buyers got disappointed due to the huge price tag of INR 4.69 lakh.

As present, Ninja 300 is available for INR 3.60 lakh for the standard non-ABS model. After the relaunch of Yamaha R3 at INR 3.48 lakh, the sales of Ninja 300 saw a major drop as Yamaha is offering 2-channel ABS and Metzeler tyres as a standard fitment on the 2018 model. All prices mentioned here are ex-showroom Delhi.

Kawasaki Ninja 300
Kawasaki Ninja 300 to Get Very Huge Price Cut in India

But the scenario is going to change soon as Kawasaki is now planning to increase the localization content and will start procuring the parts of Ninja 300 from local vendors in India. This will help the brand to price the Ninja 300 around INR 2.50 lakh and this is not a good news for products like KTM RC 390 (INR 2.39 Lakh), TVS Apache RR 310 (INR 2.23 Lakh), and the upcoming BMW G310R (INR  2.60 Lakh, Expected).

Kawasaki has a clear cut advantage of being a 2-cylinder sport bike and it way ahead of these 3 motorcycles in terms of refinement and build quality. The localized model of Ninja 300 is expected to go on-sale after April 2019, and it will be equipped with 2-channel ABS as standard.

Ninja 300 Quick Tech Specs

Engine Description Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, Parallel Twin
Fuel System Fuel injection: ø32 mm x 2 with dual throttle valves
Cooling Liquid Cooling
Displacement 296 cc
No. of Cylinders 2
Maximum Power 38.5 Bhp @ 11000 rpm
Maximum Torque 27 Nm @ 10000 rpm
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No. of Gears 6
Clutch Wet multi-disc, Manual

Overall Length 2015 mm
Overall Width 715 mm
Overall Height 1170 mm
Ground Clearance 140 mm
Seat Height 785 mm
Wheelbase 1405 mm
Kerb/Wet Weight 172 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 17 litres
Front Brake Single 290 mm petal disc, Single balanced actuation dual-piston caliper
Rear Brake Single 220 mm petal disc, Dual-piston caliper
Front Tyre 110/70-R17 M/C 54H
Rear Tyre 150/60-R17 M/C 66H
Kawasaki Ninja 300 to Get Very Huge Price Cut in India
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