2017 Kawasaki Z250, Z1000 & Z1000R Launched In India


Kawasaki had recently launched four new motorcycles for the year 2017 in the Indian market, namely, the Z900, the Z650, the Ninja 650 and the Ninja 300. Today the company has launched another three new bikes for the Indian market – the 2017 Z250, the 2017 Z1000 and the all-new Z1000R at Rs. 3.09 lakhs, Rs 14.39 lakhs and Rs. 15.49 lakhs, respectively, ex-showroom, Delhi.

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The baby Z, the Z250 has now gets a BS-IV compliant engine. The engine remains to be the same, a 249cc, parallel twin engine which produces 32 BHPand 21 Nm of torque.

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Similarly, the Z1000 is also now a BS-IV compliant motorcycle. It is still powered with the old 1043cc, four-cylinder engine which churns out 142 BHP and  111 Nm of torque. The 2017 Kawasaki Z1000 now get the gear position and gear shift indicators. The company also claims that the ECU of this motorcycle has been revamped for smoother power delivery of the engine.

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The Z1000R, new to the Kawasaki India’s line-up is the sportier edition of the standard Z1000. It uses the same engine as that of the Z1000 and produces same power figures too. But, it gets some extra upgrades like the front Brembo dual discs, Ohlins rear monoshock and new body graphics.

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Prices for all three bikes are as follows:

1. 2017 Kawasaki Z250 – Rs. 3.09 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi)

2. 2017 Kawasaki Z1000 – Rs. 14.39 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi)

3. 2017 Kawasaki Z1000R –  Rs. 15.49 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi)