2018 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R CKD bookings open – Price to reduce by up to Rs 5 lakhs

Bookings of the 2018 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R opens at a down payment of INR 3 lakhs.

CKD units of 2018 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R, set for launch in India later this month is now open for bookings at all company dealerships across the country. The booking amount is INR 3 lakhs and the bike is expected to come in with a price tag of INR 14 lakhs.

Until now, the bike was being sold via the CBU route. This added to the price tag, as import duty on CBU (completely built units) is higher as compared to CKD (completely knocked down) units. Price tag of the CBU ZX10R starts from Rs 18.8 lakhs ex-showroom. But that of the CKD variant, will come with up to a reduction of Rs 5 lakhs.

Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R in global markets is offered in three variants with a different color scheme. The ZX-10R ABS receives a Satin Silver color, ZX-10R SE is seen in a black color scheme while ZX-10R KTR Edition is in green.

It gets electronic aids such as Sport Kawasaki Traction Control, Kawasaki Launch Control, Kawasaki Braking Control, Quick Shifter, Corner Management Function and Bosch Inertial Measurement Unit. Braking will be via 330mm Brembo semi floating discs in the front and 220 mm disc brake at the rear which will be further accentuated by Kawasaki Intelligent Anti lock Brake System.

Engine power to the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R will be via a 998cc, liquid cooled, inline, 4 cylinder engine offering 197 PS power at 13,000 rpm and 113.5 Nm torque at 11,500 rpm. This engine promises to be more responsive thanks to a crankshaft that lowers inertia and benefits acceleration and deceleration along with offering better cornering abilities.

It has a top speed of 299 kmph, and rivals the likes of Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade, Yamaha R1, Suzuki GSX1000R, BMW S1000RR.

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