The 2018 Kawasaki Ninja 300 has been launched at INR 2.98 Lakhs (ex-showroom). The Japanese manufacturer had been working on localizing this bike, for sometime now. The new price of under 3 lakhs is a welcome move and is sure to attract many buyers. Recently BMW has launched its 300cc bike which is the G310 R at 2.99 lakhs. The twin cylinder 300cc Ninja now undercuts the German and comes across as great value. Now the bike also get ABS, along with new colours and graphics.
What all does the 2018 Kawasaki Ninja 300 pack in? Would you like to buy this one? Read further to know more.
2018 Kawasaki Ninja 300 Price in India
|2018 Kawasaki Ninja 300||₹ 2.98 lakhs|
This is the key to the 2018 Ninja 300. The price is extremely aggressive and it now gets very competitive. A sub-3 lakhs pricing make the Ninja 300 a very attractive buy. Also the addition of ABS is a good move.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Yutaka Yamashita, Managing Director of India Kawasaki Motors, said “As per Kawasaki’s product portfolio Ninja 300 is entry level sports bike. We have observed that customers start with Ninja 300 and then upgrade to the next class. Therefore, Ninja 300 happens to be our bestselling product in India because of affordable price.”
Further states Mr. Yutaka Yamashita, “We just started localizing for Ninja 300 ABS as a part of our expansion plan. Initiatives like “Make In India” have also been encouraging factors in increasing localization. The localization gives us a benefit to set a very competitive price, because of which we can offer many new customers an opportunity to enjoy our product and also start experiencing fun of supersports riding.”
2018 Kawasaki Ninja 300 Design
The Ninja 300 gets dual headlamps, resembling Ninja ZX-10R and alloy wheels inspired form the Ninja ZX-14R. The bike takes a lot from its bigger siblings. The motorcycle comes with razor sharp styling and the colour schemes makes it eye-catching as well. A fully-faired styling, typical of a Ninja gives it a great road presence. There is a two-piece seat on this one.
2018 Kawasaki Ninja 300 Specifications
The all new Ninja 300 is equipped with a liquid-cooled strong parallel twin, DOHC and 8 valves engine , similar to other Ninja motorcycles. The new high-tensile steel frame adds to the chassis stability. The slipper clutch, based on racing technology, acts as both a back-torque limiter and self-servo mechanism that enables a lighter clutch lever pull. It also aides in retardation without jerks.
|Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Parallel Twin 296 cc|
62.0 mm x 49.0 mm
DOHC, 8 valves
Wheel travel front Wheel travel rear Tyre rear
Tyre: front Steering angle L/R L xW xH Wheelbase Ground clearance Fuel capacity Curb mass
|Tube diamond, steel 27O /93 mm|
110/70 – 17M/C 54H 140/70 – 17M/C 66H 350/350
135 mm 17 litres 179 kg
|Front: Type |
|Ø41 mm telescopic fork|
Offset laydown single-shock, linkage- equipped, with adjustable preload
|Front: Type Caliper |
Rear: Type Caliper
|Single Ø290 mm petal disc Dual-piston|
Single Ø220 mm disc Dual-piston
|Maximum power |
|39 bhp @ 11,000 rpm |
27Nm @ 10,000 rpm