It was boom time at the Kawasaki India Wakdewadi dealership in Pune, as they registered a new personal record. On 19th February, Thursday, Kawasaki Pune dealer delivered a total of 20 Kawasaki Z800 superbikes to customers. This was the largest ever number of bikes, delivered by a Kawasaki dealer in India in a single day.
If readers remember, Kawasaki India had slashed the price of Z800 by a good Rs 55,000 for a limited period. It is expected that this entire batch of delivery was under the new price tag. The price of Kawasaki Z800 as of now stands at Rs 7.35 lakhs (after 55k discount), ex-showroom, while its on-road price is around Rs 8.13 lakhs. This means, on 19th, the Pune outlet sold Z800’s worth Rs 1.63 crores! If you too are interested, then hurry, as the price discount of Rs 55k is valid till 31st March 2015.
Kawasaki Z800 replaced Z750 and borrows a host of styling from the Z1000. Sporting full digital instrumentation, an aggressive front cowl and sharp under cowl, Kawasaki Z800 is offered in three colour options overseas while in India is offered only in Candy Flat Blazed Green and Metallic Spark Black. This super seller is powered by an 806cc liquid cooled in-line four engine offering 113 PS peak power at 10,200 rpm and 83 Nm peak torque at 8,000 rpm mated to a 6 speed gearbox. Top speed stands at 233kmph.