The fastest production motorcycle by the Japanese manufacturer, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR is set to head to India on 3rd March, according to a report on Zigwheels. The updated ZX10R was launched in the country in February 2016, and is considered a complete litre class motorcycle by many. And now, Kawasaki is poised to bring in more power to the country. The new ZX-10RR was first launched at the 2016 INTERMOT motorcycle show and is a limited edition offering, only a total of 500 motorcycles will be manufactured. It will come in a special Winter Edition matte black paint.
It will be powered by a liquid cooled, 998cc in line four engine, which develops 197.2 hp and gets a 9.8 hp boost with ram air. The unit produces 113 Nm of torque at 11,500 rpm. It comes paired to a six-speed gearbox.
The ZX10RR comes with ABS and Bosch inertial measurement unit (IMU) that gauges data across 6 axes of movement. Its traction control has five modes and there’s a three-mode launch control too.
The bike will come with KQS quick-shifter that will allow both up and down shift without the clutch. It will have Marchesini seven-spoke forged aluminium wheels that have sticky Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP tyres. An optional race kit is also available for the ZX10RR, however it is not known yet whether it will a part of the version meant for India.
Kawasaki claims that the Ninja ZX-10RR was about 2 seconds faster than the standard motorcycle on their Autopolis test track in Kumamoto, Japan.