Kawasaki Ninja 400 to Launch in India at 2018 Auto Expo

  • 13th, Jan 2018 11:00 AM
  • Mayank Sharma
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Kawasaki Ninja 400, is the elder sibling of the Ninja 300 that is on sale in the Indian market. The motorcycle is slated to hit the Indian shore in the coming February month and will be displayed at the 2018 Auto Expo. in terms of styling, the Ninja 400 draws inspiration from the Ninja H2 and is likely to pose a fierce competition with the likes of the KTM RC 390, Benelli 302R and the lately launched TVS Apache RR 310.

At the featuring front, the Kawasaki Ninja 400 comes equipped with the components such as LED headlamps, flush-fitting front blinkers, chin spoilers, 5-spoke black alloy wheels and compact exhaust pipe. All these attributes enhance the appeal of the motorcycle that shares aggressive stance from the Ninja H2. Moreover, the inclusion of the gear position indicator on the LCD instrument cluster will showcase the gear position.

Based on a lightweight trellis frame, the Kawasaki Ninja is near about 6 kgs lighter than the Ninja 300 and weighs 168kgs. It hosts a 399cc, twin-cylinder, DOHC engine that is capable of generating 45 HP of power at 10,000 RPM and 38 Nm of torque at 8000 RPM. The integrated 6-speed gearbox and a slipper clutch setup aids in transmitting the produced power to the rear wheel. Whilst, the bike's reduced weight support the rider in easy maneuvering along with supplying better fuel efficiency and the top end performance as well.

The Ninja 400 absorbs damps through the equipped 41mm telescopic forks up front and via a rear mono shock. While the stopping duties are handled by a 310 mm front disc and a 220mm rear disc armed with ABS. Here in India, the Ninja 400 is likely to be tagged with the price sticker of INR 4 lakhs (ex-showroom).