2021 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R launched at Rs. 14.99 lakh

The ZX-10R gets a revised chassis among a host of other updates for the 2021 model year,

Kawasaki has launched the 2021 Ninja ZX-10R in India. The superbike is priced at Rs. 14.99 lakh (ex-showroom).

The ZX-10R gets a revised chassis for the 2021 model year. The swingarm pivot point has been lowered by 1 mm and the swingarm itself is 8 mm longer. These modifications are said to improve handling and cornering performance of the bike.

The bike gets redesigned bodywork, which is claimed to increase downforce and reduce drag. It also has a taller windscreen and twin LED headlights.

The ZX-10R is powered by a 998cc, liquid-cooled, 4-cylinder engine that produces 200 BHP @ 13,200 rpm and 115 Nm @ 11,400 rpm. The engine features redesigned intake ports and valvetrain, titanium intake and exhaust valves and Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC) coating on finger-followers.

The ZX-10R is fitted with a Showa Balance Free fork at the front and a monoshock at the rear. It also gets an electronic Ohlins steering damper and a quick-shifter. Other features include traction control with 5 settings, cornering ABS, launch control, 3 power modes, engine braking control, Bosch six-axis IMU, Kawasaki Cornering Management Function (KCMF), Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System (KIBS), 4.3-inch digital instrument cluster with Bluetooth connectivity and Rideology App support.

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