Locally-Assembled Kawasaki ZX-10R Sold Out In 15 Days Of Launch

By Rahul

Locally assembled in India, the Kawasaki ZX-10R has been sold out within 15 days of its launch. Kawasaki has further instructed all its dealerships to stop accepting bookings for the litre-class motorcycle.

India-Assembled kawasaki ZX-10R Sold Out Within 15 Days Of Launch; Bookings Closed Temporarily

Kawasaki recently launched the locally-assembled ZX-10R, with an introductory price of Rs 12.8 lakh, ex-showroom (Delhi). The litre-class superbike is imported into the country as an SKD (Semi-Knocked Down) unit.

India-Assembled kawasaki ZX-10R Sold Out Within 15 Days Of Launch; Bookings Closed Temporarily

The Kawasaki ZX-10R is the second most affordable litre-class superbike, after the Ninja 1000. The Japanese motorcycle manufacturer has received close to 100 bookings since its launch. Deliveries of the ZX-10R are yet to begin and will start in the next couple of months.

The Kawasaki ZX-10R is powered by a 998cc, in-line four-cylinder engine. It produces 197bhp and 113.4Nm of torque. The engine is further mated to a six-speed gearbox.

India-Assembled kawasaki ZX-10R Sold Out Within 15 Days Of Launch; Bookings Closed Temporarily

The Kawasaki ZX-10R will, however, will be imported to India as a single-seater. The motorcycle will be shipped with a rear cowl as standard. While the Superbike will also miss out on the rear-pillion footpegs.

This helps Kawasaki avoid the homologation requirements for the motorcycle. While also remove the need to manufacture a saree guard for the motorcycle.

However, those who opt for the pillion-seats can get the appropriate parts separately for an amount close to Rs 38,000.

India-Assembled kawasaki ZX-10R Sold Out Within 15 Days Of Launch; Bookings Closed Temporarily

The Kawasaki ZX-10R comes with a host of features and rider assists. These include traction control, multi-level power modes, launch control, ABS control, engine braking function and cornering management system.

Thoughts On The Locally- Assembled Kawasaki ZX-10R Sales

India-Assembled kawasaki ZX-10R Sold Out Within 15 Days Of Launch; Bookings Closed Temporarily

The Kawasaki ZX-10R is among the fastest litre-class superbikes, currently in the market. The ZX-10R has won a number of world Superbike championships over the years. With bookings for the superbike temporarily put on hold, we expect the motorcycle to go back on sale only after a gap of at least three months.

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Article Published On: Monday, July 16, 2018, 16:19 [IST]
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