Kawasaki India has increased the prices of its motorcycles by up to 7 percent. In the existing lineup, the pricing of models except the Ninja 300 and the Ninja ZX-6R will be affected with this price hike. However, the mentioned models will continue to be offered at the price tag of INR 2.98 lakhs and INR 10.49 lakhs each.
With the revised pricing, the Z650 and the Ninja 650 bike has become costlier by INR 40,000. While the Kawasaki Versys which debuted a few months ago at INR 10.69 lakhs receives a hike of INR 20,000. The Ninja 400, on the other hand, gets dearer by INR 30,000, which scaled up the motorcycle pricing till INR 4.99 lakhs. If compared to the KTM RC 390 bike in the segment, the Ninja 400 now asks for a premium of around INR 2.5 lakhs over its pricing.
In the lineup, the models which also witnessed a considerable hike in pricing includes the Vulcan, Z900, Z900RS, Ninja 1000, Ninja H2, and H2 SX. As per the Kawasaki, an increase in production cost and fluctuation in foreign exchange rates are among the reasons behind the implied hike in Kawasaki bikes’ pricing.