- Rs 30,000 more expensive than its predecessor
- Features ABS, traction control, two power modes and four riding modes
- Bookings open at authorised Kawasaki dealerships
Kawasaki has updated its portfolio with the launch of BS6-compliant Z900 in the Indian market. The latest iteration of the Japanese naked-roadster has been priced at Rs 7.99 lakh (ex-showroom). In comparison, its predecessor was available at Rs 7.69 lakh. The bookings for the motorcycle are open at authorised Kawasaki dealerships in the country.
The Z900 BS6 features an aggressive front fascia that is complemented by an LED headlamp and LED DRLs. The motorcycle also gets an LED taillight and LED turn indicators as standard. The updated feature list comprises of a new, Bluetooth-enabled 4.3-inch TFT display that works with the company’s RIDEOLOGY THE APP.
The BS6-model retains the 948cc, liquid-cooled, inline four-cylinder engine, although Kawasaki has not revealed the power and torque output numbers yet. The BS4 model, for reference, was tuned to deliver 123bhp and 98.6Nm.
The hardware on the motorcycle comprises of upside-down front forks and a rear mono-shock to handle the suspension tasks. Kawasaki claims that the latest model gets improved suspension settings. The anchoring setup includes twin discs at the front and a single rotor at the back, while the safety net is provided by ABS, traction control system, two power modes and four riding modes. The motorcycle rides on Dunlop Sportsmax Roadsport 2 tyres.