India Kawasaki Motors has launched the 2017 Kawasaki Ninja KRT Edition in India at a price of Rs.5.69 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The KRT Edition is a special paint job option and doesn’t have any mechanical changes from the standard Kawasaki Ninja 650. KRT stands for Kawasaki Racing Team, and the KRT Edition takes its encouragement from the Japanese bike maker’s racing division for the lime green, grey and black paint job. The price of the Kawasaki Ninja 650 KRT Edition also leftovers untouched from the stock version.
Bookings have already opened for the Ninja 650 KRT Edition at Kawasaki dealership crossways the India the updated 2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650 was launched earlier this year. It features a brand new a shriller design, trellis chassis, and an efficient 650-cc parallel identical engine. In addition, the bikes also catches ABS as standard.
The 650cc motor develops 68PS and 65.7Nm. It’s mated to a six-speed transmission and has an assist and slipper clutch. The bike is about 22-kg lighter than the former Ninja 650 which should give a far healthier power to weight ratio and quicker performance. The design is a big improvement over the previous Ninja 650. The Ninja 650 has been a successful model for India Kawasaki with a good mixture of power, sportiness, comfort, good price and practicality in a fully faired format. The new 2017 Kawasaki Ninja was recently introduced with a lot of changes over its predecessor. For the 2017 version Kawasaki Ninja 650 features an restructured 649-cc parallel twin, liquid-cooled engine tuned to deliver 68-PS of power @ 8000rpm and 65.7Nm of torque @ 6500 rotations and comes mated to a six-speed transmission.
Strong power and nimble handling have been the main forte of Ninja 650 always. Besides to give a versatility for daily riding, Ninja 650 has an upright riding position, low seat height and manageable power delivery. The Ninja 650 KRT edition in India will be available in Lime Green color. Inspired by the Zx-10R’s design, the bike looks a lot sportier too. The seats are of the split type instead of the single piece seat on the earlier Ninja 650. The rider seat height is at 790mm which is lower than the outgoing model. The instrument panel consists of an analogue a dial and a digital speedometer and the usual tell-tale lights. The instrument cluster is not shared with the Z650.