Kawasaki Z1000 And Ninja 1000 Official Price In India Declared; Make Way For High End Motorcycles

India Kawasaki Motors (IKM) has brought two of its leading and renowned high-end motorcycles in India with Kawasaki Z1000 and Kawasaki Ninja 1000. In a move to expand its presence in North India, Kawasaki is also inaugurating its exclusive dealership in Delhi. Earlier this year in the month of September, Kawasaki had also unveiled its flagship motorcycles - Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R Price & Specs Detailed With Ninja ZX-14R At Launch In India for the Indian market. Both of the new bikes are going to be imported as completely built units (CBU) from Japan and will be retailed through the existing standalone showroom of Kawasaki in Pune and in Delhi. With an official price in India tag of Rs. 12,50,000 (ex-Showroom, Pune & Delhi), be ready to have one of these bikes zoom past you in the first quarter of 2014.

On account of the launch, we take a look at the features and specifications of the two bikes. Starting with Kawasaki Ninja 1000, we have a four-stroke, liquid-cooled 1,043cc engine and the fuel system is a DFI with four 38mm Keihin throttle bodies and oval sub-throttles. On the tech specs chart, you will see six-speed transmission, a X-ring Chain Final Drive, Aluminum frame type and 56.9 inch wheelbase. The front brakes are Dual 300mm petal-type rotors with radial-mount four-piston calipers (optional ABS), whereas the rear brakes are Single 250mm petal-type rotor with single-piston caliper (optional ABS).


Coming to the Kawasaki Z1000 specs, we again have a four-stroke, liquid-cooled 1,043cc engine inside a twin tube aluminium frame. The fuel injection system is a Keihin with oval sub-throttles, 125 mm ground clearance and the bike offers a maximum power of 104.5 kW {142 PS} per 10,000 rpm and a Maximum torque of 111 Nm per 7,300 rpm.


Speaking on the launch, Mr. Yuji Horiuchi, Managing Director, India Kawasaki Motors said, “The Indian high-end motorcycle market offers tremendous growth opportunities. We had recently launched two of our flagship models and received impressive response for these products. To further strengthen our presence in the country, we are now launching two more global products targeted at specific audiences. We are also launching our first exclusive showroom in North India, to strategically expand our national footprint. With incessant support from our long-standing partners, Bajaj Auto, we look forward to taking the Kawasaki brand in India from strength to strength.”

Kawas is looking at carefully selecting and training staff that can work on the complete portfolio of motorcycles. The Ninja 1000 and Z1000 along with Ninja ZX-14R and ZX-10R (and Ninja 650R and 300) will be sold and serviced through the exclusive showroom of Kawasaki in Pune and soon to be launched showroom in Delhi. Those early birds who would like to buy the new bikes in India can check out the showroom in Pune at - 12/B, Bajaj Brand View Building, Wakdewadi, Pune - 020- 67276727 and in Delhi at - 36 Community Centre, Vasant Lok Vasant Vihar, Delhi- 9910399174. "With the launch of these two new bikes, we will have four models in the premium superbike segment. We are looking at a total of about 250 units annually from these four models," India Kawasaki Motors Deputy Managing Director Niskikawa Shigeto told PTI from Pune, where the bikes were launched.

Here are the official videos from Kawasaki describing the features of both the bikes -

Once you're done watching those, let us know what do you think about the features, specs and prices of Kawasaki Z1000 and Kawasaki Ninja 1000 in comments below.


  • Sarathkumar Chandrasekaran
    Sarathkumar Chandrasekaran
    Does anyone know about?
    Ankita Katdare
    four 38mm Keihin throttle bodies and oval sub-throttles.
    Can we expect new Suzuki's competing bikes in 2014?
  • prahu mac
    prahu mac
    these bikes are very much eye catching!!!!!

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