Kawasaki the famend Japanese two-wheeler firm, has provide you with a alternative for the Ninja 300 supersports bike. Sure, the Ninja 300 will exit of manufacturing owing to its incapability to satisfy the stricter emission norms. The performance-oriented bike shall be now succeeded by the all-new Kawasaki Ninja 400. The brand new Ninja 400 made its debut on the Tokyo Motor Present. The brand new bike will launch within the Japanese Home Market and choose European markets within the first quarter of 2018. There are good probabilities that the brand new 2018 Kawasaki Ninja 400 Malaysia launch will is within the offing. That stated, the corporate is but to make any form of official bulletins concerning its plans for Malaysia.
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The brand new 2018 Kawasaki Ninja 400 appears way more aggressive and sportier than the Ninja 300. It is because the brand new bike takes many design cues from the Ninja H2 flagship. The brand new bike additionally will get Kawasaki Racing Crew colors together with 44 branding on the perimeters. Powering this new full-fairing bike is a brand new 399cc parallel-twin engine that outputs a most energy of 44.eight BHP together with a peak torque of 38 Nm. The height energy is considerably extra in the event you evaluate it with the 39 BHP that the 300cc bike provided. What’s extra, the brand new engine is sort of 1 KG lighter than the quarter-litre powerplant of the Ninja 250. Lastly, the brand new 400cc mannequin has a kerb weight of 168 KGs, which makes it full eight KGs lighter than the Ninja 300.
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The brand new bike comes loaded to the brim with options that improve the efficiency. The options record features a slipper clutch, 41mm Kayaba entrance forks and Nissin ABS. The bike additionally presents a digital instrument cluster that comes from the 650cc sibling. There are additionally some optionally available equipment within the type of a helmet lock, pillion seat cowl, tank pad, and a 12V energy outlet. The brand new bike shall be out there in three colours- Metallic spark black, Ebony KRT version and Lime Inexperienced. After all, costs are more likely to be greater.
|Value (anticipated)||Rs four Laskh|
The Ninja 400 is just not solely extra highly effective but additionally presents extra options than its predecessor. Therefore, we count on the brand new mannequin to have a barely greater price ticket. Likelihood is that the brand new 400cc supersports bike will price roughly Rs 50,000 extra. This can take the ex-showroom value to roughly Rs four lakh.
|Launch Date (anticipated)||Late-2018|
The Ninja 400 will launch in Japanese Home Market and sure European markets early subsequent yr. The brand new bike may even launch in Malaysia however we don’t see it occurring earlier than the tip of subsequent yr. Kawasaki Malaysia is but to set free an official phrase concerning the launch date. Nevertheless, we shall be actually completely satisfied if the corporate decides to convey its newest providing to the Auto Expo 2018. Fingers crossed!
|Energy||45bhp @10,000 rpm|
|Torque||39Nm @eight,000 rpm|
|Gearbox||6-speed Guide Transmission|
Powering the brand new Kawasaki Ninja 400 is a 399cc parallel-twin, liquid-cooled engine that outputs a most energy of 45 BHP at 10,000 RPM and a peak torque of 39 Nm at eight,000 RPM. The brand new bike is as a lot as 6 BHP extra highly effective than the Ninja 300. The engine comes mated to a six-speed guide transmission. THe new mannequin presents a slipper clutch.
The brand new motor is claimed to supply a stronger efficiency all through the rev vary. Apart from this, the engine additionally presents extra grunt within the decrease rev vary. The brand new 400cc Ninja comes with a bigger airbox for greater consumption effectivity. Braking is courtesy of 310 mm single-disc brake up entrance and a single-disc on the rear. The bike additionally presents a Nissin-sourced ABS.
A look is sufficient to be aware that the brand new 2018 Kawasaki Ninja 400 appears far sportier and extra enticing than the Ninja 300. It takes a number of design cues from the H2, which makes the bike look extra premium. The bike will get a twin headlight setup with LED illumination. This makes the bike look sportier and extra upmarket. Additional making the bike look sportier is a chin spoiler positioned just under the dual LED headlamps. Complimenting the glossy headlamps is the ZX10R-inspired LED taillamp.
Apart from this, each physique panel on the Ninja 400 is new and appears higher sculpted than those on the Ninja 300. Akin to its predecessor, the fairing of the brand new mannequin will get built-in entrance site visitors indicators. The instrumentation is new and comes from the Ninja 650. The brand new bike is constructed round a brand new metal trellis body that makes the newest providing from Kawasaki as a lot as 6 KGs lighter than the 300cc variant. Tipping the scales at 168 KGs, this full-fairing bike enjoys a big weight benefit over its predecessor. The 400 will get a 14-litres gasoline tank, which is smaller than the 17-litres that the 300 provided.
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The 41 mm Kayaba entrance forks have been carried over from the sooner mannequin. There’s a monoshock unit on the rear. The brand new Ninja 400 is extra aerodynamic and presents sporty ergonomics. It has a seat top of 785mm.
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So, what’s your tackle the brand new Ninja mannequin? Are you ready for the brand new 2018 Kawasaki Ninja 400 Malaysia launch to happen? Do you suppose this bike could be a big improve over the 300cc model? Share your views with us by penning them down within the feedback part under. Additionally, watch this area for information updates on the launch date and value of the brand new Kawasaki Bike for Malaysia.