Kawasaki All Set to Launch W800 in India

Kawasaki, the renowned two wheeler manufacturing firm is pulling up its socks to unveil its new and first modern-retro bike in the country. The bike is expected to hit the Indian roads by next year. The company has recently imported a single unit of this bike from Japan, which could be the homologation model as the street goon is powered by a 773 cc V-Twin engine and this is the policy of India that all of the bikes under 800 cc should have to go through a Homologation process.

Kawasaki W-800

Indian riders are showing a keen interest in classic and modern-retro bikes from the last couple of years. Apart from it, the successful launch of Triumph Street Twin and Bonneville also made Kawasaki to introduce its W-800 motorbike in India. The Japanese manufacturer has still not made any statement, whether it will land as completely-built-up (CBU) models or a completely-knocked-down model. Yet the upcoming bike is expected to get assembled in India, as all of the bikes under 800 cc of the company assembles here in India.

Kawasaki W-800

Talking about the specification, the Kawasaki W-800 is powered by a 773 cc V-Twin engine, which is capable of delivering a maximum power of 47 bhp at 6500 rpm with a peak torque of 60 Nm with the help of a 6-speed transmission unit. Apart from it, the bike comes with 39mm telescopic fork at front and twin shocks at the rear as suspension units. It also features a single 300mm disc brake with twin-piston caliper at front along with a 160mm drum brake at rear side.

The bike is expected to be available at a price rate near to Harley-Davidson Street 750 or lower.

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