Kawasaki Ninja 650 KRT Edition Launched in India @ INR 5.49 Lakh
Ninja 650 KRT Edition Launched: Kawasaki recently launched Ninja 650 KRT Edition in India for INR 5.49 lakh (ex-showroom). Apart from the new graphics and INR 16,000 of rise in ex-showroom price, Ninja 650 KRT comes with negative LCD display for better visibility in direct sunlight.
KRT stands for Kawasaki Racing Team and this edition is offered on almost all Ninja bikes in the lineup. While the stock shade comes with Black fuel tank, KRT Edition comes with Green fuel tank and almost reversed colors on the side fairing.
Ninja 650 KRT Edition Tech Specs
|No. of Cylinders||2|
|No. of Gears||6|
|Maximum Power||67.2 Bhp @ 8000 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||65.7 Nm @ 6500 rpm|
|Seat Height||790 mm|
|Ground Clearance||130 mm|
|Kerb/Wet Weight||193 kg|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||15 litres|
The new design of Ninja 650 is inspired from Ninja ZX-10R. Kawasaki Ninja 650 is powered by a 649cc, twin cylinder engine producing 68 PS @ 8000 rpm and 65.7 Nm @ 6500 rpm. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox with slipper clutch.
Braking duties are handled by Bosch 9.1 ABS unit in addition to dual 300 mm front and single 220 mm rear disc brake. Kawasaki India is presently using the CKD route for Ninja 650’s import while one can expect a locally produced version to launch soon in India.
A brand new design for Kawasaki Ninja 250 and Ninja 400 was shown internationally, hinting at an all new Ninja 300 for India in the coming months. If local production if opted earlier, they can even bring both 250 and 400 in India by discontinuing Ninja 300 from Indian market. Ninja 650 weighs just 193 kg, making it much lighter and responsive than its predecessor. It carries a 15 liter fuel tank and rivals Honda CBR650F in India.