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2021 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 SX get a new colour, prices hiked by INR 10,000

Nizam Shaikh
Written by Nizam Shaikh

Kawasaki India has launched a new colour scheme on the Ninja 1000 SX in the Indian market. The MY 2021 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 SX now comes with a new Emerald Blazed Green colour option alongside the Metallic Graphite Gray/Metallic Diablo Black and Emerald Blazed Green/Metallic Carbon Gray/Metallic Graphite Gray tri-colour theme. 

The 2021 Ninja 1000 SX is now also pricier than before and now come with an ex-showroom price tag of INR 10.89 lakh as compared to the INR 10.79 lakh ex-showroom price, when it was launched around four months ago. While Kawasaki has not officially revealed the reason for the price hike, but it can be speculated that the price hike could be due to a number of factors or combinations of factors including the weakening of the Indian currency and the rise in the input costs. 

Apart from the new paint scheme which comes with a green front fender, green nose, green tail cowling, black fuel tank, black side fairings and new graphic design with a combination of green stripes on black, the 2021 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 SX remains the same. 

The 2021 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 SX has been recently updated in terms of design, equipment and the powertrain. The 2021 model features all-LED lighting, hand-adjustable windscreen with four adjustable points instead of three, an aerodynamic nose, ergonomically redesigned seats for long-distance touring, but the most significant change on the new Model Year is the exhaust system which is now a single-sided four-into-one unit instead of the quad-tipped exhaust on the predecessor. 

The MY2021 Ninja 1000 SX is powered by a BS6 emissions-compliant 1,043cc motor that comes with updated Electronic Throttle Valves that enable the addition of Electronic Cruise Control, new cam profiles, a secondary balancer on the engine to reduce vibrations and redesigned air intakes. The engine produces 142 PS of power and 111 Nm of torque and is paired to a 6-speed return type gearbox. 

The MY 2021 Ninja 1000 SX also features highlights such as 4.3-inch all-digital TFT colour instrumentation with smartphone connectivity via Rideology The App, Integrated Riding Modes – Sport, Road, Rain or a custom setting (Rider), KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function), KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System), KQS (Kawasaki Quick shifter) etc. 

Emerald Blazed Green (NEW)

Metallic Graphite Gray/Metallic Diablo Black

Emerald Blazed Green/Metallic Carbon Gray/Metallic Graphite Gray