In the lieu of increasing demand for lately updated 2018 Kawasaki Ninja 300, the giant green manufacturer has deducted price by a margin of INR 41,000. Now, the sports tourer is available on sale at the price sticker of INR Rs 3.3 lakh. Cosmetically revived new Kawasaki Ninja 300 gets uniquely designed front fascia with twin headlights, a V-shaped visor and black finished rear view mirrors. In addition to this, the fitments like the new front fender, set of sporty alloy wheels, and integrated fairing with engine cowl offers a premium appeal. Other major highlights include Ninja 300 emblem on fuel tank’s either side, in contrast, air inlets, LED tail lamps, rear cowl and side indicators and obviously, the big rear tyres and chrome finished silencer as well.
Onboard features include a semi-digital instrument cluster containing analogue tachometer, digital speedometer, odometer, fuel gauge, digital clock and a 2-trip meter as well. Behind the fairing, the 2018 Kawasaki Ninja 300 gets a 296cc, liquid cooled, 4 strokes, 8 valve engine that is capable of churning out the peak power of 38.5 bhp at 11,000rpm and 27 Nm peak torque at 10,000 rpm. The engine comes mated to a six-speed gearbox. New Ninja 300 with this engine setup can easily complete the sprint of 0 -100kmph in less than 7 seconds and the top speed of 170kmph.
As the manufacturer worked on the powertrain, the issues regarding noise, vibrations and harshness have been resolved. The availability of a slipper clutch offers seamless transmission. Besides, the riding position is also altered by featuring a new handlebar and rear placed foot pegs. The bike gets a comfortable seating and sculpted fuel tank for better knee recess on the long run.
Dimensionally, the 2018 Kawasaki Ninja 300 is 2,015mm in length, 715mm in width, 1,110mm in height along with a wheelbase of 1,405mm. The bike has a better ground clearance of 140mm and the seat height of 785mm. The new Ninja 300 runs on 17-inch alloy wheels and is offering in two colour options including White and Ninja Green. In the segment, the Kawasaki Ninja 300 lock his horns with the competitor likes the Yamaha YZF-R3, KTM RC390 in India.