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Kawasaki launches Ninja 400 in India priced at INR 4.69 lakh

Written by Parichay Malvankar

Kawasaki has finally launched the game changer. The latest kid in the not so quarter-litre segment, the new Ninja 400 has been launched in India for INR 4.69 lakh. The bike will be delivered to customers starting from June 2018. The new Ninja 400 rivals the likes of Yamaha YZF-R3, KTM RC 390, Benelli 302R. This also makes the new Ninja 400 the most powerful motorcycle in its class.

Powering the Ninja 400 is a new 399cc, 4-stroke, parallel-twin, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 8-valves motor producing 49 PS of power @ 10,000 RPM and 38.0 Nm of torque @ 8,000 RPM matched to a 6-speed gearbox coupled to a slipper clutch. These figures are very superior compared to the old Ninja 300.

Biggest update, finally, you now get ABS. The new Ninja 400 comes with dual-channel ABS.

Compared to the old Ninja 300, the new Ninja 400 looks like a proper middle-weight motorcycle. Some might actually find it better in proportions than the existing Ninja 650. The new Ninja 400 comes with LED headlamps, LED tail lamps, new instrument console, new telescopic front fork, front & rear petal disc brakes, large exhaust, split seats, and is built around a trellis chassis.

The Ninja 400 measures 2020mm in length, 710mm in width, 1120mm in height, 1370mm in wheelbase, has a ground clearance of 140mm and kerb weight of 173 kg. The Ninja 400 comes with a 14L fuel tank and seat height of 785mm.

Ninja® 400 ABS

Ninja® 400 ABS

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