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Old 11th January 2008, 03:46   #16
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The Ninja 250 is an extremely popular bike in the US with newbie's, especially women. I know two indian girls in the US that have this bike. Sounds pretty good with an aftermarket exhaust too.
Its truely one of the most reliable bikes around.Though just 250cc,its got a lot of punch in its pick up. Effortless cruising at 70+mph.
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Old 11th January 2008, 05:07   #17
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The new one looks awesome for a 250. I wish Kawasaki had continued the ZXR 400 though.
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. I think Ninja 250 would be the real star of Auto Expo 2008 as far as bikes are concerned!
Does anyone have the pics of this bike from the expo ??
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Does anyone have the pics of this bike from the expo ??
Which expo are you talking about? this bike was definately not there at the one in Mumbai.
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2 or 3 lacs for this bike, no matter how good it is, is such a freakin' waste. If Bajaj can hope to make their own car one day, why the hell dont they just step up to making a decent high-performance motorcycle first? Saying there's low volumes is just not an excuse anymore in cash-rich India......
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2 or 3 lacs for this bike, no matter how good it is, is such a freakin' waste. If Bajaj can hope to make their own car one day, why the hell dont they just step up to making a decent high-performance motorcycle first? Saying there's low volumes is just not an excuse anymore in cash-rich India......
Speculation has been rife since ages about Bajaj testing a V-twin bike . Only Rajiv Bajaj and God know when this will reach production stage!

When are Bajaj showcasing their stuff in the Auto Expo?
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The Ninja is a parallel twin like the RD 350, not a V-twin.
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After TATA's one lakh car is realised all the bike makes should hang their heads in shame for charging so much money for 2 wheels.
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Which expo are you talking about? this bike was definately not there at the one in Mumbai.
9th Delhi Auto Expo at Pragiti Maidan.
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Here is the Ninja 250 pic -



And you can read more about it here -
The Bike Chronicles of India: 2008 Kawasaki Ninja 250R..!! Bring this one to India please.

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Official new here -
Bajaj to launch Kawasaki's big bikes- Two-wheelers-Auto-News By Industry-News-The Economic Times
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After TATA's one lakh car is realised all the bike makes should hang their heads in shame for charging so much money for 2 wheels.
Absolutely. Far as I can guess, these guys are making a killing on every premium motorcycle they sell.
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It could be a CKD bike now...in that case it would be between 1.5L to 2L...I am going to save money!!! Yamaha R15 or this one?????
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One thing's for sure. With the release of the Nano,anyone thinking of going in for a bike will consider the cheapest car available.That makes motorcycle makers take a serious look at the bikes they offer,and come up with bikes that cater to the growing needs of the average urban person. A variety has been missing,and by bringing in more powerful & stylish bikes,the bike scene will definitely get a boost (the same way the car senario is,with the entry of cars by Tata & Bajaj).
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I think it should be priced somewhere around the 1.5 L mark, as Suzuki plans to launch its 600 series at 4 L...
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