Kawasaki India finally released the BS6 compatible version of the Ninja 300 at Rs. 3.18 lakh (ex-showroom). The Kawasaki Ninja 300 is already the brand’s most affordable model in India and the launch of BS4 was suspended in December 2019 before the April 2020 deadline to comply with BS6 regulations. The bike was due to arrive in the mid-2020s but was delayed due to the pandemic. However, the Ninja 300 BS6 is available here at a price tag of over Rs. 20,000 over the BS4 version, but without many designs and powertrain changes.
Kawasaki Ninja 300: Engine
The Ninja 300 is powered by a 296cc liquid-cooled parallel engine with a maximum output of 39hp at 11,000rpm and 26.1Nm at 10,000rpm. This engine is mated to a 6-speed transmission and has a slipper clutch as standard.
Body elements and hardware also remain identical, with a tubular steel frame suspended on a conventional telescopic fork and a single, pre-adjustable shock absorber. The Ninja 300 has a 110/70 R17 tyre at the front and a 140/70 R17 section at the rear. Braking tasks are performed with a single 290mm disc at the front and a 220mm disc at the rear.
Kawasaki Ninja 300: Design
Kawasaki made no changes to the overall design of the motorcycle, the only update being the new color schemes. These color schemes include lime green, ebony color schemes, and caramel lime green.
Kawasaki Ninja 300: Price
At Rs 3.18 lakh, the Ninja 300 costs around Rs 20,000 more than it was sold two years ago. The BS6 Ninja 300 is not the only relatively affordable motorcycle that Kawasaki intends to launch in India. In October, we also published a story that the Japanese company was preparing to launch W175 in India.