Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR launched in India, Priced at Rs 21.9 Lakh
The Kawasaki ZX-10RR has recently been launched in the domestic market at a price tag of Rs 21.9 lakh (ex-showroom, Pune). The Homologation special Ninja ZX-10 RR was unveiled at the Intermot show last year. Just 1000 units of the limited edition model having the RR badge was produced for sale across the globe. The single-seater sport bike looks influenced by Kawaski’s factory WSBK (World Superbike) team and is available in two shades white livery and black. The bike gets single-seat cover as a standard fitment, lightweight exhaust mount and the Kawasaki Racing Team (KRT) Winter Test snowflake logo on the windscreen as well as cover. The ‘RR’ logo on the side cover as well as on the ignition key distinguishes the ZX-10RR from the standard model. The Kawaski Ninja ZX 10 RR will be seen competing with the Yamaha YZF-R1, Aprillia RSV4 RR and MV Augusta in the litre-class space.
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Power will be derived from 998 cc engine and is being claimed as one of the best performance oriented sport bike from Kawasaki’s stable. The tried and tested fuel-injected, four cylinder from Ninja ZX 10-R will kick out 200 PS power at 13000 rpm and an additional 210 PS with ram-air, while the peak torque remains the same 113.5 Nm at 11500 rpm. The power gets transmitted to the wheels through a 6-speed gearbox, also there will be five additional traction control system that ensures safety during unfavourable conditions. The bi-directional KQS (Kawasaki Quick Shifter) offers uniform up and down shifts. The sport bike gets six-axis inertial measurement unit (IMU) apart from several other safety features like Kawasaki’s KCMF cornering management function, intelligent anti-lock brakes, launch control, electronic engine brake control and sports traction control.
The ZX-10RR features a DLC (Diamond like Carbon) coated tappets to lower down the mechanical power loss in race tuned engines. The bike sits on a lightweight 7-spoke multi-directional forged aluminium Marchesini wheels and sticky Perilli Supercosa SP tyres that is said to offer efficient braking, acceleration and direction changes. The upgraded Kawasaki Quick Shifter (KQS) now enables the clutchless downshifts. Customers can also opt for a race kit that includes high lift racing camshafts, reinforced crankcase and updated cooling system that boosts engine performance. These updates enabled the Ninja ZX-10RR to accelerate 2 seconds faster at the Autopolis test track in Japan when compared to the standard model.