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Kawasaki Ninja 400, Z400 revealed | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

With a Euro-5/BS6 compliant engine, Kawasaki is prone to launch the Ninja 400 in India.

Kawasaki has unveiled the 2023 Ninja 400 and Z400 in European markets. The massive information, nonetheless, is that the engines in each bikes at the moment are Euro-5 compliant. This successfully means the Ninja 400, which was discontinued in India when the BS6 emissions norms kicked in, could also be relaunched.

The 2023 Kawasaki Ninja 400 and Z400 are powered by a 399cc, liquid-cooled, parallel-twin engine that makes 45hp and 37Nm. Whereas the ability figures are the identical as earlier than, peak torque has dropped by 1Nm. The impact of this minor dip in peak torque on total efficiency ought to be negligible, contemplating that the kerb weight of each bikes is identical as earlier than.

One other necessary replace to the Ninja 400 is a 20 p.c lighter slip and help clutch, which Kawasaki says reduces effort whereas altering gears.

Kawasaki hasn’t made any adjustments to the bodywork, trellis chassis and suspension and the bikes get a telescopic fork and a preload adjustable monoshock. Braking is taken care of by a 310mm petal disc on the entrance and a 220mm disc on the rear.

 The one visible variations are the brand new colors on each bikes, with the Ninja 400’s Kawasaki Racing Crew livery trying fairly fetching.

All mentioned, Kawasaki may’ve used this chance to exchange the analogue-digital instrument cluster of the Ninja 400 with a contemporary, color TFT unit. 

As talked about earlier, the disclosing of the Euro-5 compliant Ninja 400 provides hope that Kawasaki India would possibly carry it right here. Our solely want is that the corporate would not worth it as absurdly because the Rs 4.69 lakh (ex-showroom, India), it requested for the earlier bike.

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