Kawasaki has made a resounding statement in the world of sports bikes with the launch of the awe-inspiring Ninja ZX-4R, a two-wheeler that truly ‘challenges the storm.’
This high-performance marvel is set to captivate motorcycle enthusiasts with its remarkable features and competitive pricing.
Let’s dive into the details of this powerhouse on two wheels.
The Ninja ZX-4R Engine:
- Raw Power: The Ninja ZX-4R is powered by a 399cc liquid-cooled in-line four-cylinder engine capable of producing an astounding 79bhp at 14,500rpm, thanks to ram air assistance.
- In standard mode, it offers 77bhp. Torque enthusiasts will appreciate its 39Nm output at 13,000rpm.
- Gearbox: It features a 6-speed gearbox, ensuring a thrilling riding experience.
Variants and Availability:
- Exclusive Offering: The Indian market will have access to a single variant of the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-4R, priced at an attractive Rs 8.49 lakh (ex-showroom).
- Affordability: Notably, this model is a budget-friendly alternative, coming in Rs 71,000 cheaper than the more powerful Z900 from Kawasaki.
Ninja ZX-4R Hardware and Design:
- Inspired Frame: Crafted on a trellis frame inspired by Kawasaki’s World Superbikes champions, the Ninja ZX-10RR racer, Ninja ZX-10R, and Ninja ZX-6R.
- Suspension: Equipped with upside-down front forks and a rear monoshock for precise handling.
- Braking: The Ninja ZX-4R boasts dual-channel ABS, twin 290mm front disc brakes, and a single 220mm disc brake at the rear, ensuring superior stopping power.
- Wheels and Tires: Rolling on 17-inch alloy wheels, it features 120/70ZR17 tires at the front and 160/60ZR17 tires at the rear for optimal grip.
- Ergonomics: Offering a ground clearance of 135mm and a saddle height of 800mm, it caters to a wide range of riders.
- Display: A 4.3-inch digital TFT color console with two display modes – Normal and Circuit – provides crucial information at a glance.
- Connectivity: Bluetooth connectivity is integrated, enhancing the riding experience.
- Ride Modes: The Ninja ZX-4R offers four ride modes – Sport, Road, Rain, and Rider (Customized), ensuring adaptability to various road conditions.
- Safety: Equipped with traction control and all-LED lights, it prioritizes safety on every ride.
With its impressive power, striking design, and competitive pricing, the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-4R is set to conquer the Indian roads and the hearts of motorcycle aficionados.