Kawasaki W800 [2018-2019]

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Key specs
  • Displacement773 cc
  • Max Power(bhp)50.2 bhp
  • Kerb Weight224 kg

Last known Avg. Ex-showroom price

₹ 6,99,273

Kawasaki W800 [2018-2019] is now discontinued in India.

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Kawasaki W800 [2018-2019] Summary

W800 [2018-2019] key highlights
Displacement 773 cc
Kerb Weight 224 kg
Colours
  • Metallic Spark Black/Metallic Matte Graphite Grey
Max Power 50.2 bhp

About W800 [2018-2019]

The W800 Street is Kawasaki’s idea of a modern-classic motorcycle. It is a successor to the Kawasaki W1 that was sold during the ‘60s and is an exact replica of that motorcycle in terms of styling. Since chrome is the untold norm of retro-inspired motorcycles, Kawasaki has given the W800 Street’s headlamp cowl, turn signals, handlebar, exhaust pipes, wheels and rear suspension the chrome treatment. Moreover, the fuel-tank, single-piece seat with a ribbed pattern, round mirrors and fork gaiters complete the W800’s retro appeal.

While the W800 Street is mostly retro in its appeal, it does get some modern touches to put it on par with current times. The bike’s round headlamp cowl houses full-LED lighting. The turn signals and tail lamp also have LED lighting. Furthermore, the W800 Street sports a twin-pod instrument cluster that features a small LCD display that shows information like trip meter, fuel-gauge, odometer and clock, but only on demand. Lastly, Kawasaki has added a safety net to the W800 Street in the form of a dual-channel ABS.

The W800 comes powered by a 773cc, parallel-twin engine that produces 47bhp of power and 62.9Nm of torque. It comes mated to a five-speed gearbox and slipper clutch. Braking on the motorcycle is handled by 320mm disc up front and a 270mm disc at the rear with a dual-channel ABS. Meanwhile, to keep things as retro as possible, Kawasaki has equipped the W800 Street with telescopic forks up front and a twin shock setup at the rear.

Currently, Kawasaki is offering the W800 Street in one colour option in India as well as global markets. It is available in a black with grey dual-tone paint only. In terms of competition, the W800 Street goes up against the Triumph Street Twin and the Ducati Scrambler Icon.
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Kawasaki W800 [2018-2019] Expert Opinion

  • Good Things

    • Offers a comfortable riding position 
    • Has a refined engine
  • Could be Better

    • Could do with wider service network 
    • Lacks modern features 

BikeWale's Take

The W800 is Kawasaki’s homage to the legendary Kawasaki W1 from the ‘80s. It sports retro styling and comes adorned with chrome. The motorcycle also offers a comfortable riding position and a refined engine. However, it could do with a wider service network and slightly more modern features. 

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W800 [2018-2019] Specifications & Features

Specifications

  • Power & PerformancePower & Performance

    Fuel Type Petrol

    Max Power 50.2 bhp @ 6,500 rpm

    Max Torque 62.9 Nm @ 4,800 rpm

    Emission Standard BS-IV

    Displacement 773 cc

    Cylinders 2

    Bore 77 mm

    Stroke 83 mm

    Valves Per Cylinder 4

    Compression Ratio 8.4:1

    Ignition Digital

    Spark Plugs --

    Cooling System Air Cooled

    Transmission 5 Speed Manual

    Transmission Type Chain Drive

    Clutch --

    Fuel Delivery System Fuel Injection

    Fuel Tank Capacity 15 litres

    Reserve Fuel Capacity --

    Riding Range Maximum distance a petrol bike can travel on a full fuel tank and an electric bike can travel on a full charge --

    Mileage - ARAI --

    Mileage - Owner Reported BikeWale collects mileage information from bike owners to provide you with the actual mileage that you might get. --

    Top Speed --

  • Brakes, Wheels & SuspensionBrakes, Wheels & Suspension

    Front Brake Type Disc

    Front Brake Size 320 mm

    Rear Brake Type Disc

    Rear Brake Size 270 mm

    Calliper Type 2 Piston Calipers

    Front Wheel Size 18 inch

    Rear Wheel Size 18 inch

    Front Tyre Size 100/90-18M/C 56H

    Rear Tyre Size 130/80-18M/C 66H

    Tyre Type Tubeless

    Radial Tyres Yes

    Wheel Type Spoke

    Front Suspension 41mm Telescopic Fork

    Rear Suspension Twin Shocks with Spring Preload Adjustability

  • Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight 224 kg

    Overall Length 2,135 mm

    Overall Width 925 mm

    Overall Height 1,120 mm

    Wheelbase 1,465 mm

    Ground Clearance 130 mm

    Seat Height 770 mm

    Chassis Type Double-Cradle High Tensile Steel

Features

Odometer Digital

DRLs (Daytime running lights) --

Mobile App Connectivity --

GPS & Navigation --

Low Battery Indicator--

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailYes

Pillion SeatYes

Braking System CBS, IBS, SBT, UBS, HBS - Combined braking of both front and rear wheel | ABS - Anti-lock braking system which can be just for front wheel (single channel) or both wheels (dual channel) or can be switched off (switchable) | E-ABS - Electronic assisted braking system | Standard - Cable operated Dual Channel ABS

USB charging port --

Front storage box --

Under seat storage --

AHO (Automatic Headlight On) --

Speedometer Analogue

Fuel Guage Yes

Tachometer Analogue

Stand Alarm --

Stepped Seat No

No. of Tripmeters 2

Tripmeter Type Digital

Low Fuel Indicator Yes

Low Oil Indicator --

Pillion FootrestYes

Digital Fuel GuageYes

Start TypeElectric Start

Shift Light--

Killswitch--

ClockYes

Electric System--

Battery--

Headlight TypeLED Head Lamp

Headlight Bulb Type--

Brake/Tail Light--

Turn SignalYes

Pass LightYes

Additional features--

Kawasaki W800 [2018-2019] Price

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W800 [2018-2019] Street 6,99,273 Avg. Ex-showroom price Disc Brakes, Spoke Wheels

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Kawasaki W800 [2018-2019] User Reviews

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  • 5

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  •  5It is nice for everything. 10 months ago by Piyush, Mumbai

    It is very comfortable bike for touring. I love it. It is very nice. I am now feeling very nice after buying this, i have been 1.5 years with this but didn't feel any uncomfortable with this. When you will sit on this you will feel that it is amazing. You will very very

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    • Used it for

      Tours

    • Owned for

      > 1 yr

    • Ridden for

      > 15000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      150 kmpl

  •  5Grossly Under rated Super bike. 9 months ago by Manoj Wadhawan, Hyderabad

    Amazing bike for Indian conditions. superb handling, cant feel the weight at all. Biggest advantage is that it doesn't overheat like the other super bikes even at lower speeds in city riding. Pure classic retro styling brings back college days nostalgia. Safe braking to

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    • Used it for

      Leisure Rides

    • Owned for

      3-6 months

    • Ridden for

      < 5000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      17 kmpl

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