Kawasaki Ninja ZX10R and ZX14R India launch report, photos and videos
India Kawasaki Motors launched two new superbikes, ZX10R and ZX14R in Pune today. Priced from Rs 15.7 lakh and Rs 16.9 lakh respectively, bookings of both these supersport bikes will begin from tomorrow, while deliveries will start from September end.
Aggressive looking Kawasaki ZX10R is expected to be more appealing to buyers in India. And why not, it is the most advanced Kawasaki motorcycle today. It features a 998 cc liquid cooled in-line 4 engine that delivers 200 PS power and 112 Nm torque. Max power output with Ram Air increases to 209.9 PS. Power deliver is linear while transmission is taken care by a 6 speed gearbox. Top speed is at 290 kmph whereas 0-100 is achieved in about 2.85 seconds.
Powered by 1441 cc liquid cooled inline 4 engine, ZX14R delivers 200 PS power and 162.5 Nm torque, with Ram Air, it delivers 210 PS. Kawasaki Ninja ZX10R is the flagship motorcycle of the Japanese company. It is also their fastest and most powerful till date. Accelerating from 0-100 kmph in less than 3 seconds, this monster has electronically limited top speed of 299 kmph.
Both these supersport category bikes from Kawasaki features state of the art technology, where performance and safety is concerned. This include traction control system, called KTRC (Kawasaki Traction Control), which lets you select from 3 modes, according to road condition and your driving mood. Same goes for power delivery. There are three modes, one which gives you full power, second gives you about 75% power and third gives you about 50% of power output. This is incredible, considering if you are new to riding such a powerful machine. This feature will let you understand your bike in stages.