900cc – Maxabout News https://news.maxabout.com Latest Car & Bike News in India Sat, 09 Nov 2019 04:58:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.9 https://news.maxabout.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/cropped-Maxabout-News-Favi-Icon-2017-32x32.png 900cc – Maxabout News https://news.maxabout.com 32 32 2020 Kawasaki Z900 Streetfighter Officially Revealed https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/kawasaki/2020-kawasaki-z900/ https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/kawasaki/2020-kawasaki-z900/#respond Sat, 09 Nov 2019 04:58:30 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=531743 The EICMA 2019 has also been graced with the launch of 2020 Kawasaki Z900. The sports machine has been updated with a Euro5-compliant engine in addition to getting a revised electronics package, instrument console as well as a new set of Roadsport tyres. The customers will be able to get their hands on 5 new […]

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The EICMA 2019 has also been graced with the launch of 2020 Kawasaki Z900. The sports machine has been updated with a Euro5-compliant engine in addition to getting a revised electronics package, instrument console as well as a new set of Roadsport tyres. The customers will be able to get their hands on 5 new colour variants of the updated motorcycle.

Coming to the design language, the motorcycle retains the current-gen genetics for its MY2020 update. The brand has equipped the motorcycle with the same 41mm USD forks at the front with preload adjustability and a horizontal back-link monoshock unit at the rear. The handling of the motorcycle has been further refined with the use of Dunlop Sportmax Roadsport 2 tyres. In terms of braking, the 2020 Kawasaki Z900 is equipped with 300mm petal disc brakes at the front with 4-piston callipers and a 250mm single disc brake at the rear with single-piston calliper.

In addition to this, the 2020 Kawasaki Z900 has been graced with a new USB power socket just under the seat in addition to a new 10.9cm TFT colour display with Bluetooth connectivity that allows the rider to connect their smartphone with it and manage the riding statistics and other motorcycle information including distance covered, fuel left and more. The rider can further operate the display as a notification panel for calls and emails. The seat height and ground clearance have been increased and now stand at 820mm and 145mm respectively.

Powering the 2020 Kawasaki Z900 is a Euro5-compliant 948cc, 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that is capable to generate a maximum power of 125HP and a peak torque of 98.6 Nm. The brand has offered the updated motorcycle with a three-level traction control system, 2 power modes, and 4 riding modes namely Sport, Road, Rain, and Manual. One can expect the brand to launch the motorcycle in the Indian market by the mid-2020.

2020 Kawasaki Z650 Officially Revealed
2020 Kawasaki Z650 Officially Revealed

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KTM 890 Duke in the Making; To Rival Kawasaki Z900 https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/ktm/ktm-890-duke-streetfighter/ https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/ktm/ktm-890-duke-streetfighter/#respond Sat, 24 Aug 2019 02:54:35 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=518764 According to the recent buzz, KTM is working on introducing an all-new 890 Duke in its naked motorcycle portfolio. Since the 790 Duke is equipped with a Euro 5 engine, the lesser power generation is affecting the popularity of the motorcycle brand ever since the introduction of the more powerful Kawasaki Z900, Ducati Monster 821, […]

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According to the recent buzz, KTM is working on introducing an all-new 890 Duke in its naked motorcycle portfolio. Since the 790 Duke is equipped with a Euro 5 engine, the lesser power generation is affecting the popularity of the motorcycle brand ever since the introduction of the more powerful Kawasaki Z900, Ducati Monster 821, and Triumph Street Triple RS. To stay ahead in the game, KTM plans on revealing the 890 Duke with more power and a better power-to-weight ratio.

KTM 790 Duke
KTM 790 Duke Image Used for Representational Purpose Only

With the increase in the engine displacement, the KTM 890 Duke will further offer 15HP-20HP more power when compared to the 105HP generated by the Duke 790. One can expect the 890cc machine to compete with the likes of Kawasaki Z900, Triumph Street Triple RS and the Ducati Monster 821 which currently offers a maximum power of 125HP, 123HP, and 109HP respectively.

In addition to this, the rumoured motorcycle will be equipped with higher-spec Brembo brake callipers at either end. Apart from these, the motorcycle is expected to retain the mechanical traits of its 790 sibling which includes the addition of cornering ABS, traction control, quick shifter as well as three riding modes.

Kawasaki Z900
Kawasaki Z900

The Austrian motorcycle manufacturer is expected to unveil the prototype of the 890 Duke at the upcoming EICMA 2019 while one can expect the production-spec variant of the motorcycle to launch by mid-2020. The brand is also expected to add a 500cc parallel-twin engine to its portfolio in the coming months though, no official confirmation has been made on the same. As far as the launch of 790 Duke is concerned, the streetfighter was recently spotted in India and it is expected to launch on September 5, 2019.

KTM 790 Duke Spotted in India
KTM 790 Duke Spotted in India Ahead of Launch Next Month

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Delhi-to-Leh Road Trip on a Kawasaki Z900 by Sunil Singh https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/kawasaki/delhi-leh-road-trip-kawasaki-z900/ https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/kawasaki/delhi-leh-road-trip-kawasaki-z900/#respond Thu, 04 Jul 2019 13:50:32 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=512915 An avid biker named Sunil Singh recently completed the Delhi-to-Leh road trip on a Kawasaki Z900. The journey started from Delhi on June 4 before coming to an end at the same point on June 16. The other three riders from the group were using Royal Enfield Classic and Himalayan for the journey. The first […]

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An avid biker named Sunil Singh recently completed the Delhi-to-Leh road trip on a Kawasaki Z900. The journey started from Delhi on June 4 before coming to an end at the same point on June 16. The other three riders from the group were using Royal Enfield Classic and Himalayan for the journey. The first day of riding was summed up in Patnitop, leaving them with Patnitop to Sonmarg for the next day. The fifth and sixth day were spent in Leh, exploring the city and taking some break before reaching Nubra and Pangong.

The journey earlier had a full day of rain while reaching Nyoma took things to the next level with snowfall near Changla Pass. The return was planned from Manali side. Before coming back, the night stay in Sarchu was the coldest part with Minus 5-degree temperature freezing open drinking water. The Sarchu to Keylong stretch took them through 20 feet ice walls and not just that, almost 5 km of distance was covered entirely on the snow. The next challenge came in the form of muddy roads and water crossings between Keylong and Mandi.

The last day of riding started from Mandi and concluded in Delhi. The journey may sound familiar to many but when imagined from the seat of a Kawasaki Z900, things become interesting with the 125 HP of power from the inline-4, 948cc engine. The remaining three bikes are known to take on these road conditions in the most comfortable manner.

The rider got himself an insurance policy to save from rock and snow damage from Zana International while Aurum Kawasaki was responsible for the servicing of the motorcycle before the ride started from Delhi. The total distance covered is said to be more than 3000km and doing the same on a Z900 was a really bold act.

Delhi-to-Leh Road Trip (Riders List)

  • Sunil Singh – Kawasaki Z900
  • Yashveer Singh – Royal Enfield Classic 500
  • Venkatesh Singh – RE Classic 500 Desert Storm
  • Shivam Singh – Royal Enfield Himalayan

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2019 Yamaha MT-09 Launched in India @ INR 10.55 Lakh https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/yamaha/2019-yamaha-mt-09-launched-india/ https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/yamaha/2019-yamaha-mt-09-launched-india/#respond Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:23:22 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=409440 2019 Yamaha MT-09 has been launched in India for INR 10.55 lakh (ex-showroom). The motorcycle was first launched for INR 10.88 lakh but, got a steep reduction in price after a drop in CBU taxes. The ex-showroom price went down to INR 9.50 lakh for once and now, it is available with a couple of […]

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2019 Yamaha MT-09 has been launched in India for INR 10.55 lakh (ex-showroom). The motorcycle was first launched for INR 10.88 lakh but, got a steep reduction in price after a drop in CBU taxes. The ex-showroom price went down to INR 9.50 lakh for once and now, it is available with a couple of shades for INR 10.55 lakh. The shade named Night Fluo has been discontinued in favor of a new shade named Ice Fluo.

2019 Yamaha MT-09
2019 Yamaha MT-09 Launched in India @ INR 10.55 Lakh

Here, the combination of white/red will be available in place of the grey/yellow shade of Night Fluo. Yamaha is yet to introduce MT-10 in India, leaving 2019 MT-09 as the flagship street machine from their side. The 115 HP engine on the motorcycle is impressive enough to put rivals down in everyday riding feel. The 847cc, three-cylinder engine is good for 87.5 Nm of torque. It rivals Triumph Street Triple, Suzuki GSX-S750 and Kawasaki Z900 in India.

2019 Yamaha MT-09
Rear 3-Quarter View of 2019 Yamaha MT-09

2019 Yamaha MT-09 Specs

  • Engine: 847cc, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valves
  • Fuel System: Fuel Injection
  • Cooling: Liquid Cooling
  • Maximum Power: 115 HP @ 10000 rpm
  • Maximum Torque: 87.5 Nm @ 8500 rpm
  • Number of Cylinders: 3
  • Number of Gears: 6
  • Gearbox Type: Constant Mesh
  • Clutch: Wet, Multiple Disc
  • Overall Length: 2075 mm
  • Overall Width: 815 mm
  • Overall Height: 1120 mm
  • Ground Clearance: 135 mm
  • Seat Height: 820 mm
  • Wheelbase: 1440 mm
  • Kerb/Wet Weight: 193 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 14 litres
  • Oil tank capacity: 3.4 litres
  • Front Brake: Hydraulic dual discs, 298 mm
  • Rear Brake: Hydraulic single disc, 245 mm
  • Front Suspension: Telescopic forks
  • Rear Suspension: Swingarm, Link-type suspension (Monoshock)
  • Front Wheel Travel: 137 mm
  • Rear Wheel Travel: 130 mm
  • Front Tyre: 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
  • Rear Tyre: 180/55ZR17M/C (73W)
  • Price: INR 10.55 Lakh (Ex-Showroom)

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2019 Triumph Street Twin & Street Scrambler Launched in India https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/triumph/2019-triumph-street-twin-scrambler/ https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/triumph/2019-triumph-street-twin-scrambler/#respond Thu, 14 Feb 2019 09:54:20 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=393769 2019 Triumph Street Twin has been launched in India for INR 7.45 lakh. Not just that, buyers can also consider the 2019 Street Scrambler in India for INR 8.55 lakh. Both the prices mentioned are ex-showroom Delhi while engine upgrades are also common among the models. The 900cc, parallel-twin engine on the motorcycle is now […]

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2019 Triumph Street Twin has been launched in India for INR 7.45 lakh. Not just that, buyers can also consider the 2019 Street Scrambler in India for INR 8.55 lakh. Both the prices mentioned are ex-showroom Delhi while engine upgrades are also common among the models. The 900cc, parallel-twin engine on the motorcycle is now good for 80 Nm of torque at 3800 rpm. The overall output is also similar, offering 65 HP of maximum power at 7500 rpm for both the Street Twin and Scrambler. The torque curve is flat in comparison to the 2018 variants while the overall increase in power is 18% (from 55HP on the older model).

2019 Triumph Street Twin
2019 Triumph Street Twin

The Street Twin is available with Road and Rain riding modes while shades available for the same are Jet Black, Korosi Red, and Matt Ironstone. However, the pricing for the model has gone down considerably, offering the new variant for INR 25,000 worth lower ex-showroom price than the 2018 model. Street Scrambler, on the other hand, is now down by INR 5000 from its last price. The engine components now feature lighter crank as well as balancing shaft, light clutch, and magnesium cam cover. The 5-speed gearbox is as smooth as the older version while cosmetic updates are also limited to certain decals only.

2019 Triumph Street Scrambler
2019 Triumph Street Scrambler

The 2-piston front Nissin callipers now make way for the 4-piston callipers from Brembo, improving the overall braking power for both the motorcycles. 2019 Street Scrambler can be had in Fusion White, Matte Khaki with Aluminium Silver, and Cranberry Red. The difference of INR 1.10 lakh brings a different set of tires, raised Scrambler exhaust, underbody protection and much more to the package. However, the use of spoke wheels on the Scrambler variant is more beneficial for those who actually ride on the rough patches than the decently-designed alloy wheels on the Street Twin.

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Price Hike Alert: Yamaha MT-09 Gets Another Price Hike in India https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/yamaha/yamaha-mt-09-price-increased-2019/ https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/yamaha/yamaha-mt-09-price-increased-2019/#respond Mon, 04 Feb 2019 14:04:19 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=271440 Yamaha has introduced another price hike for MT-09 in India, and the brand is now offering the powerful street machine for INR 10,55,354. The ex-showroom price is approximately INR 16,000 higher than the value that was charged earlier for this model. They have not mentioned any specific reason for this price hike, like the earlier […]

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Yamaha has introduced another price hike for MT-09 in India, and the brand is now offering the powerful street machine for INR 10,55,354. The ex-showroom price is approximately INR 16,000 higher than the value that was charged earlier for this model. They have not mentioned any specific reason for this price hike, like the earlier one, when the MT-09 got a price hike of INR 84,000 in September 2018.

The motorcycle rivals Kawasaki Z900, Triumph Street Triple and Suzuki GSX-S750 in its segment. Out of all the rivals, only Triumph Street Triple RS is priced higher than the Yamaha MT-09, that too because of the premium suspension parts and a more powerful engine tune.

Yamaha MT-09 Price Increased
Yamaha MT-09 Price Increased by INR 16,000 in India

Yamaha MT-09 is also the least selling motorcycle of this segment, headed by one out of Street Triple or Z900 every month. The latter is not electronically loaded, offering raw output to the buyer while all others, including MT-09, are available with rider-friendly features like traction control and riding modes. India spec MT-09 is available with Yamaha Blu, Night Fluo and Tech Black shade. The 3-cylinder, 847cc engine is good for 115 PS at 10,000 rpm and 87.5 Nm at 8,500 rpm. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox.

MT-09 weighs just 193 kg and carries a 14-litre fuel tank. The dual front hydraulic disc setup (298mm), along with rear single disc (245mm), is available with standard 2-channel ABS. The front tire is 120/70ZR17 while rear measures 180/55ZR17, both being the best one can get around this segment. Yamaha MT-09 takes design inspiration from the bigger MT-10, using a different design but sharing the same sort of headlight placement.

Key Specs of Yamaha MT-09

  • Displacement – 847 cc
  • Maximum Power – 115 PS @ 10,000 rpm
  • Maximum Torque – 87.5 Nm @ 8500 rpm
  • Number of Cylinders – 3
  • Number of Gears – 6
  • Seat Height – 815 mm
  • Ground Clearance – 135 mm
  • Kerb/Wet Weight – 193 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity – 14 litres
  • Top Speed – 225 kmph

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Suzuki GSX-S750 vs Kawasaki Z900 [Detailed Comparison] https://news.maxabout.com/bike-comparisons/new-suzuki-gsx-s750-vs-kawasaki-z900/ https://news.maxabout.com/bike-comparisons/new-suzuki-gsx-s750-vs-kawasaki-z900/#respond Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:40:43 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=209277 Suzuki GSX-S750 vs Kawasaki Z900: Suzuki launched the much-awaited GSX-S750 in India earlier this year for INR 7.45 lakh. This helped them undercut their strict rival, Kawasaki Z900, by impressive INR 23,000. For buyers of premium middleweight segment bikes, nothing could get better than this deal as Triumph took the pricing on the higher side at […]

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Suzuki GSX-S750 vs Kawasaki Z900: Suzuki launched the much-awaited GSX-S750 in India earlier this year for INR 7.45 lakh. This helped them undercut their strict rival, Kawasaki Z900, by impressive INR 23,000. For buyers of premium middleweight segment bikes, nothing could get better than this deal as Triumph took the pricing on the higher side at INR 9.19 lakh for their Street Triple. Confused between Suzuki GSX-S750 and Kawasaki Z900? These points can help you select the best street fighter under INR 8 lakh.

Suzuki GSX-S750 vs Kawasaki Z900
Suzuki GSX-S750
Suzuki GSX-S750 vs Kawasaki Z900
Kawasaki Z900

# Engine Size

Suzuki GSX-S750 comes with a powerful 749cc, 4-cylinder engine. This offers 114 HP at 10500 rpm and 81 Nm at 9000 rpm. Add displacement equal to Pulsar NS200 to this package and you get the 948cc, 4-cylinder Z900. The motorcycle is good for 125 HP at 9500 rpm and 98.6 Nm at 7500 rpm. The engine definitely favours Z900 here but it’s purely on the buyers if so much power is required in the real world, that too without considering features, our next important point.

# Electronic Features

Z900 is pure power and controlling that feels like an art for amateur riders. It lacks the use of traction control, a basic safety feature for riders that helps on different sort of surfaces. It only comes with dual channel ABS. On the other hand, buyers of Suzuki GSX-S750 get switchable traction control system along with ABS. This three setting system can be switched off if the rider wants to enjoy all the power in a most aggressive way.

Suzuki GSX-S750 vs Kawasaki Z900

Quick Specs & Price Comparison

Suzuki GSX-S750 Kawasaki Z900
Displacement 749 cc 948cc
Transmission 6-Speed 6-Speed
No. of Cylinders 4-Cylinder 4-Cylinder
Max. Power 114 HP @ 10500 rpm 125 HP @ 9500 rpm
Max. Torque 81 NM @ 9000 rpm 98.6 NM @ 7700 rpm
Fuel Supply Fuel Injection Fuel Injection
Engine Cooling Liquid-Cooled Liquid-Cooled
Engine Type Inline-4 Inline-4
Top Speed 225 kmph (Approx.) 240 kmph (Approx.)
Mileage 15-20 kmpl (Approx.) 14-18 kmpl (Approx.)
Price (Ex-Delhi) INR 7.45 Lakh INR 7.68 Lakh

# Riding Nature

GSX-S750 produces power at much higher rpms than Z900, making it better for riders who love revving their bike is smaller gear for that adrenaline rush. Kawasaki Z900 has loads of power and most of that is available in commuter friendly range for ease of street riding. Also, the smaller GSX-S750 weighs more than Z900. Less power and more weight means it won’t clearly win in a straight road challenge but added electronic features definitely help it during difficult times on twisted roads.

# Price Comparison

Suzuki GSX-750 is priced at INR 7.45 lakh and Kawasaki Z900 is available for INR 7.68 lakh. Both these prices are ex-showroom. As GSX-S750 is new and priced at a lower point, buyers will surely give it a try before choosing one. On-road price will differ by almost INR 25,000 but more than that, mouth-watering offers from both brands can even decide who gets the bigger number.

Dimensions & Weight

Suzuki GSX-S750 vs Kawasaki Z900
Suzuki GSX-S750 Kawasaki Z900
Length 2125 mm 2065 mm
Width 785 mm 825 mm
Height 1055 mm 1065 mm
Wheelbase 1455 mm 1450 mm
Ground Clearance 135 mm 130 mm
Seat Height 820 mm 795 mm
Kerb Weight 215 kg 210 kg
Fuel Tank 16 litres 17 litres
Suzuki GSX-S750 vs Kawasaki Z900
Suzuki GSX-S750 Instrument Console
Honda CBR650F vs Kawasaki Z900
Kawasaki Z900 Instrument Console

Brakes & Suspension

Suzuki GSX-S750 Kawasaki Z900
Brakes (F) 310 mm Dual Discs 300 mm Dual Discs
Brakes (R) 240 mm Single Disc 250 mm Single Disc
Suspension (F) USD Front Forks USD Front Forks
Suspension (R) Adjustable Monoshock Adjustable Monoshock
ABS 2-Channel ABS 2-Channel ABS

Frame & Tyres

Suzuki GSX-S750 vs Kawasaki Z900
Suzuki GSX-S750 Kawasaki Z900
Frame Twin Spar Frame Twin Tube Frame
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR-17 120/70 ZR-17
Rear Tyre 180/55 ZR-17 180/55 ZR17
Front Wheel 17-inch 17-inch
Rear Wheel 17-inch 17-inch

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2019 Kawasaki Z900 & Versys 650 Launched in India https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/kawasaki/2019-kawasaki-z900-versys-650/ https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/kawasaki/2019-kawasaki-z900-versys-650/#respond Mon, 15 Oct 2018 09:46:18 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=288134 2019 Kawasaki Z900 and Versys 650 are now officially available in India for INR 7.68 lakh and INR 6.69 lakh respectively. The price point remains exactly the same for both these bikes as the older versions, bringing just a little change in the form of new shades. The Z900 now comes in Metallic Moondust Gray […]

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2019 Kawasaki Z900 and Versys 650 are now officially available in India for INR 7.68 lakh and INR 6.69 lakh respectively. The price point remains exactly the same for both these bikes as the older versions, bringing just a little change in the form of new shades. The Z900 now comes in Metallic Moondust Gray / Ebony, Pearl Flat Stardust White / Metallic Spark Black and Metallic Flat Spark Black / Metallic Spark Black shade option while the adventure specific Versys 650 comes in Metallic Moondust Gray / Metallic Flat Spark Black shade. All these shades are dual tone by nature.

2019 Kawasaki Versys 650
2019 Kawasaki Versys 650 Launched in India

The red shade out of them comes with matching alloy wheel finish and red frame for the most eye-catchy street bike experience. The four-cylinder engine on the Z900 is the most powerful motor in its class, further looking beautiful with quad chrome exhaust pipes and black exhaust with chrome heat protector. The rear seat may feel thin in comparison to the Z1000 but, the price tag associated with Z900 had made it one among the bestselling Kawasaki bikes of all time. Both other color variants are offered with green finished frame and black alloy wheels.

2019 Kawasaki Z900
2019 Kawasaki Z900 Launched in India

Kawasaki Versys 650, on the other hand, is available with a black frame and features a white upper section of the fuel tank. The use of USD forks on both products helps riders claim unmatched control on their ride. The 649cc, 2-cylinder engine on the Versys 650 is good for 69 PS at 8500 rpm and 64 Nm at 7000 rpm. The bigger 948cc, 4-cylinder engine produces 125 PS of untamed power and 98.6 Nm of torque at just 7700 rpm. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The premium component list and high output engine of Z900 make it more powerful than Street Triple and GSX-S750.

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Yamaha NIKEN Launched in the UK at £13,499 (INR 12.34 Lakh) https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/yamaha/yamaha-niken-launched-uk/ https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/yamaha/yamaha-niken-launched-uk/#respond Wed, 23 May 2018 08:05:39 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=160025 Yamaha NIKEN has been launched in the UK for £13,499 (Rs 12.34 lakhs approx). Based on the popular MWT-9 concept shown two years back, this amazing trike is certainly the best thing one would have seen at Tokyo Motor Show 2017. Now a reality among other options, NIKEN is certainly exclusive in its own sense. […]

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Yamaha NIKEN has been launched in the UK for £13,499 (Rs 12.34 lakhs approx). Based on the popular MWT-9 concept shown two years back, this amazing trike is certainly the best thing one would have seen at Tokyo Motor Show 2017. Now a reality among other options, NIKEN is certainly exclusive in its own sense.

A unique combination of motorcycling and a third wheel, NIKEN is made to take on tough corners through its leaning multi wheeler approach. For those who still can’t move their eyes off this impressive machine, this one is based on a Yamaha MT-09 and shares its engine with the popular naked machine. Even Indian fans are quite familiar with the moniker that sells for INR 9.55 lakh in the country.

Yamaha NIKEN Front View

One can imagine alien style headlight of MT-09 for slight references when considering design inspirations for the front fascia. It has been pushed into NIKEN but due to the demand of its design, the same looks excessively wide from the front view.

Handling a 15-inch tyre with dual USD fork setup on each side actually needs this much of distance for safety and design purpose. Whenever the rider bends into a corner, one side of this trike bends equally to create a perfect balance for safe riding.

Yamaha NIKEN Launched in UK
Yamaha NIKEN Launched in UK at £13,499 (INR 12.34 Lakh)

Availability of three tyres enhances high-speed balance and better braking in tough scenarios. The production version comes with dual projectors on each side of the face while concept came with LED lights for this purpose. Yamaha offers the NIKEN with LCD instrument console, fully adjustable suspension, traction control, slipper clutch and cruise control for the best ever user experience.

ABS is standard as rings are visible on all three wheels. It comes with a side stand that hints at lack of any kind of electronic parking brake system. Riding modes on the Yamaha NIKEN further raises excitement as it seems to be the most powerful three-wheeled machine ever.

Official Video of Yamaha NIKEN

Yamaha NIKEN Front View

Yamaha NIKEN Rear View

Yamaha NIKEN Rear View

Yamaha NIKEN Console

Yamaha NIKEN Headlight

Yamaha NIKEN Suspension

Yamaha NIKEN Rear View

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Price of 2018 Yamaha MT-09 Dropped by INR 1.33 Lakh https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/yamaha/2018-yamaha-mt-09-price-dropped/ https://news.maxabout.com/bikes/yamaha/2018-yamaha-mt-09-price-dropped/#respond Wed, 21 Mar 2018 05:23:55 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=198031 2018 Yamaha MT-09 Price Dropped in India: Yamaha MT-09 witnessed a price drop of INR 1.33 lakh. It can now be bought for INR 9,55,575 (ex-showroom Delhi). As CBU products witnessed a drop in excise duty, most brands have passed on these benefits to the customers with full effect. Triumph, on the other hand, got […]

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2018 Yamaha MT-09 Price Dropped in India: Yamaha MT-09 witnessed a price drop of INR 1.33 lakh. It can now be bought for INR 9,55,575 (ex-showroom Delhi). As CBU products witnessed a drop in excise duty, most brands have passed on these benefits to the customers with full effect.

Triumph, on the other hand, got INR 48,000 of price hike for Street Triple that now commands INR 9.19 lakh worth price tag. The difference is minimal and buyers can now think about MT-09 before choosing the three cylinder Triumph machine. Yamaha MT-09 can be bought in Yamaha Blu, Night Fluo and Tech Black shade in India.

Price of 2018 Yamaha MT-09 Dropped
2018 Yamaha MT-09 Price Dropped in India

MT-09 is powered by a 3-cylinder, 847cc engine producing 115 PS at 10,000 rpm and 87.5 Nm at 8,500 rpm. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox. It weighs just 193 kg and offers 14 liters of fuel carrying capacity. Minimum ground clearance on offer is 135 mm.

Value for money proportion of MT-09 has improved a lot as buyers planning a sub 10 lakh motorcycle will definitely give MT-09 a try. Rivals in the segment includes Triumph Street Triple and Kawasaki Z900. The motorcycle rides on fully adjustable forks and thus, ride quality is simply amazing.

ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS
Engine Description 3-cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valves
Fuel System Fuel Injection
Cooling Liquid Cooling
Displacement 847 cc
No. of Cylinders 3
Maximum Power 113.4 Bhp @ 10000 rpm
Maximum Torque 87.5 Nm @ 8500 rpm
TRANSMISSION
No. of Gears 6
Clutch Wet, Multiple Disc
Final transmission Chain
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
Overall Length 2075 mm
Overall Width 815 mm
Overall Height 1120 mm
Ground Clearance 135 mm
Seat Height 815 mm
Wheelbase 1440 mm
Kerb/Wet Weight 193 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 14 litres
Oil tank capacity 3.4 litres
BRAKES
Front Brake Hydraulic dual disc, Ø 298 mm
Rear Brake Hydraulic single disc, Ø 245 mm
WHEELS & TYRES
Front Tyre 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre 180/55ZR17M/C (73W)
SUSPENSION
Front Suspension Telescopic forks
Rear Suspension Swingarm, Link type suspension

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