Ever since launched in India, Kawasaki Ninja 650 has been received well owing to its easy to ride ability, and sporty nuance. Today, Kawasaki India announced the launch of MY2019 variant.
2019 Kawasaki Ninja 650 is launched at a starting price of Rs 5.49 lakh, ex-showroom. KRT edition is priced from Rs 5.69 lakh. All prices are ex-showroom. 2019 variants are available in black colour, while MY2018 is still available in blue colour.
New Ninja 650 is powered by a liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Parallel Twin DOHC (8 valve) 649 cc engine which delivers 67.2 Bhp @ 8000 rpm and 65.7 Nm @ 6500 rpm.
Kawasaki Ninja 650 features a digital ignition and electric start. The parallel twin engine is quick to respond, optimized for fuel efficiency, and offers strong low-mid range performance. It gets a dual 300 mm petal disc brakes in the front and 220 mm single disc at the rear. ABS is on offer. The front dual piston calipers, master cylinder and brake pads are new, and optimise brake touch and control.
Front suspension: 41 mm telescopic fork. Rear suspension: Horizontal Back-link with adjustable preload. The Horizontal Back-link rear suspension is progressive character. Over a link-less type suspension, it makes for sporty performance and ride comfort.
The LCD screen features a negative display adding to the modern instrument cluster. Alongwith digital speedometer and gear position indicator, display functions include: odometer, dual trip meters, remaining range, current and average fuel consumption, coolant temperature, clock and Economical Riding Indicator.
2019 Ninja 650 joins the the newly launched Kawasaki Ninja 650 KRT edition in the company line-up. KRT edition is priced from Rs 5.69 lakh, ex-showroom. It borrows from Kawasaki Racing Team (KRT). KRT- Inspired colour and graphics package are available for select Kawasaki street models. Kawasaki Ninja 650 KRT edition has an upright riding position, low seat height, and manageable power delivery, and is available in Lime Green colour.