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Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R

Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R

15.99 Lakh
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Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R Overview

Engine Capacity-icon

Engine Capacity

998.0 CC

Mileage-icon

Mileage

15 KM/L

Fuel Tank Capacity-icon

Fuel Tank Capacity

17.0 L

Gears-icon

Gears

6 Speed

Brakes-icon

Brakes

Dual Semi-Floating Brembo Disc/Single Disc

Starting Mechanism-icon

Starting Mechanism

Self Start

Wheel Type-icon

Wheel Type

Alloy Wheels

Body Type-icon

Body Type

Sports

What's New?

The Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R is a high-performance sportbike that has gained immense popularity among motorcycle enthusiasts worldwide. Renowned for its track-focused design and exceptional power, the Ninja ZX-10R delivers an exhilarating riding experience. The Ninja ZX-10R was first introduced in India and has since become one of the most sought-after superbikes in its class. It is equipped with a 998 cc, inline-four engine that generates impressive power and torque, providing blistering acceleration and thrilling top speeds. The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox with a slipper clutch for smooth gear shifts and enhanced control during aggressive downshifts. Whether you're carving through corners on the track or enjoying spirited rides on the open road, the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R delivers thrilling performance, precise handling, and unmatched adrenaline.

Key Highlights:

Ex Showroom Price

 ₹ 16,30,972 Onwards

Class

Sportbike

Mileage

13 KM/L

Fuel Capacity

17 L

No. of gears

6

Type of engine

Inline-4

Cubic Capacity

998cc

Headlight Type

LED

Instrument Cluster

Digital

Seat height

835 mm

Weight

207 Kgs

Colours

Pearl Robotic White, Lime Green

Similar Models

Yamaha YZF R1, Honda CBR 1000RR, Suzuki GSX R1000

Specifications & Features

Explore an in-depth overview of the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R specifications and features, offering comprehensive details on its engine, fuel efficiency, mileage, brakes, max power, and tyre. Additionally, gain insights into the bike's advanced safety features.

Engine CC

998.0 CC

Fuel

Petrol

Mileage

15 KM/L

Brakes

Dual Semi-Floating Brembo Disc/Single Disc

Max Torque

114.90 Nm

Max Power

200.00 bhp

Tyre

120/70ZR17M/C (58W)/ 190/55ZR17M/C (75W)

  • c&b iconBFRC lite
  • c&b iconÖhlins electronic steering damper
  • c&b iconHigh-performance Brembo Brake System
  • c&b iconAluminium twin-spar frame
  • c&b iconPower Modes
  • c&b iconKawasaki Engine Brake Control
  • c&b iconKCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function)
  • c&b iconS-KTRC (Sport-Kawasaki Traction Control)
  • c&b iconKQS (Kawasaki Quick Shifter-Dual Direction)

Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R Expert Review

8.4
c&b expert Rating
design
8.0
safety
8.0
comfort
9.0
performance
8.5
significance
9.0
value for money
7.8
fuel consumption
6.5

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Pros

  • Powerful engine
  • Sharp styling
  • Race-tuned suspension & handling
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Cons

  • Uncomfortable pillion seat
  • Not for novice riders
  • Expensive spares
Verdict

The Kawasaki ZX-10R is a potent litre-class superbike that is renowned the world over. With over 200 bhp on tap, the Ninja ZX-10R also has a chassis which gives it shapr and precise handling. If it's the pinnacle of performance and dynamics one is looking for, the ZX-10R is easily right up there with the very best production superbikes available on sale.


Introduction

Available at an ex-showroom price of 15.99 lakhs, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R comes in a single petrol variant, SDS BS VI with two attractive colour options: Lime Green and Pearl Robotic White. The bike features a 998.0 cc engine with single disc/dual semi-floating Brembo disc brakes. The Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R is packed with exciting tech features, adding to the convenience of the riders. 

How is the design? 

The Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R is an absolute stunner, with razor-sharp looks, and everything onboard looks like it has been crafted for best-in-class aerodynamics. Kawasaki has decided to replace the front cowl of its previous versions with a stunning aerodynamic shape, adding to the sporty looks of the bike. The windscreen on this bike is taller than before, and its handlebars are positioned straighter and forwarded. Additionally, the foot pegs of the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R are 5mm higher and the height of the backseat is more elevated. The more compacted shape, integrated winglets, aerodynamics riding position, LED Turn signals, cowling-mounted mirrors, compact LED headlights, new tail cowl designs, new Ram air intake makes it an ideal choice for Indian riders. 

How is the performance?

The 16-valve, 998 cc, four-cylinder engine owes to the cleaner emission and dynamic performance of the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R. To boost the vehicle performance, Kawasaki has integrated new electronic throttle valves, new air-cooled oil cooler, along with valve train design, new transmission gear and new exhaust system. Besides improving emission, the power delivery of the bike is maintained by its exhaust system. The quicker corner exit along with the strong low-mid acceleration is the outcome of transmission gear. This improves the off-line acceleration of the bike. The 6-speed transmission gear is integrated by Kawasaki in this model to deliver a maximum torque of 114.9Nm at 1400 rpm and a maximum power of 203 PS at 13,200 rpm, and for Ram intake, 213 PS at 13,200 rpm. 

How does the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R ride? 

With the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R, the rider can get the taste of the racing tracks, and Kawasaki has decided to integrate a series of riding manual modes such as Sport, Rain, Road and Ride, allowing the rider to set the traction control, while maintaining power delivery suitable for specific riding conditions. Another exciting feature of the bike includes the Electronic Cruise Control Feature that offers the desired speed to the rider with just one press of the button and this means the rider does not need to apply the throttle constantly. The swingarm pivot on the bike is now longer and positioned lower to improve its cornering performance. The high performance Brembo Brake System, aerodynamic riding position, Horizontal Back-Link Rear Suspension with Showa Balance Free Rear Cushion Lite and the Advanced Showa Balance Free Front Fork ensure comfort to the rider. 

How comfortable is the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R? 

Overall, the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R is a comfortable ride, thanks to the excellent suspension setup onboard. Compared to the 2022 Yamaha YZF-R1 and the 2022 Ducati Panigale V4, the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R is more refined and it is easier to ride through the freeways and cities. This litre-class motorcycle has the capacity to glide over potholes and bumps with adequate ease and comfort, if the suspension of the bike is dialled in effectively.  In the Indian market, the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R is available to customers as a single-seat, which adds fun to sport-riding. The taller windscreen on the bike protects the rider from wind blasts. The new features along with the changes in its design have been executed to ensure the utmost comfort on the racing track. 

How's the tech? 

Kawasaki has decided to update its Ninja ZX-10R with modern tech features such as a compact 4.3-inch, all-digital TFT Colour Unit, featuring selectable background as well as functions including digital bar-style tachometer, digital speedometer, throttle application, average fuel consumption, external race-style shift light, two display modes. The bike also comes with the ‘Kawasaki RIDEOLOGY THE APP”, which features Bluetooth Smartphone Connectivity. Some of the other electronic aids on the bike includes Kawasaki Quick Shifter, five-mode traction control, launch control, three power modes, engine brake control, optional ABS, and Ohlins electronic steering damper. 

How's the mileage of the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R? 

As claimed by Kawasaki, the mileage of Ninja ZX-10R is about 15kmpl, and the fuel tank capacity of the sports vehicle is 17 litres and the bike is able to deliver an overall riding range of 255km. However, the mileage offered by the bike depends entirely on the riding conditions and on the riding itself. 

Is the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R good value for money? 

It can be said that the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R is a good value for money, with new design concepts and a series of updated features, making its on-road appearance striking, with great pick-up and performance, along with comfort and riding experience. 

How is the after sales service? 

In the first year of purchase, the service cost of the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R is 16,213 and over the next four years, it is 32,426, which means the total service cost for the bike for five years is ,1,45, 917. 

Which motorbikes compete in this segment? 

The other motorbikes competing in the same segment as Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R include BMW S 1000 RR, Ducati Streetfighter V2, Harley Davidson Nightster, and so on. 

Verdict (Value for money)

With a price tag of 15.99 lakhs, the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R is a real value-for-money for bikers. Even though the bike comes with a hefty price tag, the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R is loaded with a range of tech features, making it an attractive racing bike for the riders. Not only is it comfortable on tracks, it is also an ideal choice for daily commuting as well. There is every reason to buy this excellent ride. In this segment, it is indeed one of the most expensive bikes, but considering the design and features, it can be a good buy for customers. However, there are cheaper options in this segment as well. 

Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R Price List (Variant Wise)

Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R price starting from 15.99 Lakh. Kawasaki offers Ninja ZX-10R in 1 variants.

Variants

Ex-Showroom Price

Ninja ZX-10R STD BS VI
Starts at
₹ 15.99 Lakh
Petrol, 15 KM/L, 998.0 CC

Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R EMI Calculator

Ex-Showroom Price
₹ 15.99 L

Loan Amount

15.99 L

159900

1599000

Duration (3 years)

3 years

EMI ₹ 52,728
For 3 Year @11.5%* Interest Rate

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Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R On-Road Price In India

Explore Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R pricing in India's major cities. Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R price starts from 15.99 Lakh.

CityOn-Road Price
New Delhi₹ 16,87,690
Mumbai₹ 17,35,660
Bangalore₹ 18,15,610
Hyderabad₹ 17,67,640
Chennai₹ 17,51,650
Kolkata₹ 16,31,980
Ahmedabad₹ 17,19,670

Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R Mileage

15.00
KM/L
4 %
Better mileage than other Sports
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Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R Colours

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Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R is available in 2 different colors namely Lime Green & Pearl Robotic White.

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Ex-Showroom Price
₹ 15.99 Lakh₹ 15.99 - 17.99 Lakh₹ 16.25 Lakh₹ 16.43 - 19.28 Lakh₹ 16.48 - 19.16 Lakh₹ 15.4 Lakh
C&B Expert Rating
8.4
6.6
7.7
8.2
8.7
7.8
Engine CC
998.0 CC1203.0 CC1254.0 CC999.0 CC1262.0 CC853.0 CC
Gears
6 Gears5 Gears6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Mileage
15 KM/L18.00 Km/L21.00 Km/L18.00 Km/L15.00 Km/L20.40 Km/L
Max Torque
114.90 bhp120.00 Nm105.00 Nm114.00 Nm126.00 Nm80.00 Nm
Max Power
200.00 NmN/A136.00 bhp189.00 bhp150.00 bhp79.00 bhp
Brakes
Dual Semi-Floating Brembo Disc/Single DiscDisc (Front) / Disc (Rear)Dual floating disc brakes (Front) / Disc (Rear)Hydraulic Discs With 4-piston Calipers (Nissin/Brembo) (Front) / Hydraulic Disc With -piston Caliper (Rear)Dual Disc (Front) / Disc (Rear)Double stainless steel floating Disc (Front) / Stainless steel Disc (Rear)
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.0 L13.0 L18.0 L16.0 L18.0 L23.0 L
Colour Count
445325
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  • The top speed of the Kawasaki Ninja ZX10R is around 186 miles per hour, which makes it one of the fastest production motorcycles available on the market.
  • The Kawasaki Ninja ZX10R can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in around 2.7 seconds, making it one of the quickest motorcycles available.
  • The 2021 Kawasaki Ninja ZX10R produces 200 horsepower and 84 lb-ft of torque, thanks to its 998 cc four-cylinder engine. The bike features a highly refined and sophisticated engine management system that optimizes power delivery and throttle response.
  • The Kawasaki Ninja ZX 10R is equipped with a liquid-cooled 998cc four-cylinder engine that delivers exceptional power and performance. The engine is designed to optimize power delivery and throttle response, with a focus on high-end power for maximum performance on the track.
  • The Kawasaki Ninja ZX10R features a six-speed transmission with a slipper clutch that helps to prevent rear-wheel lockup during aggressive downshifting. The transmission is designed to provide smooth and precise shifts for maximum performance on the road and on the track.
  • The Kawasaki Ninja ZX10R features a sophisticated electronics package that includes traction control, anti-lock brakes, and multiple ride modes that allow riders to customize the bike's performance to their specific needs and preferences. The bike also features a quick shifter for lightning-fast gear changes, as well as a launch control system for maximum acceleration off the line.
  • The Kawasaki Ninja ZX10R is equipped with a liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC (Double Overhead Camshaft) engine with a displacement of 998cc. This engine has been designed to provide exceptional performance and acceleration, making it one of the most powerful engines in the sports bike category. It is capable of delivering a maximum power output of 200 horsepower at 13,200 RPM, making it a formidable force on the track.
  • The maximum horsepower output of the Kawasaki Ninja ZX10R is an impressive 200 horsepower at 13,200 RPM. This is achieved through a combination of advanced engine technology and design, including high-performance camshafts, large valves, lightweight pistons, and a precise fuel injection system. The result is a bike that is capable of delivering blistering acceleration and a top speed of nearly 200 miles per hour.
  • The Kawasaki Ninja ZX10R has a weight of approximately 450 pounds, which is relatively light for a bike with such a powerful engine. This low weight is achieved through the use of lightweight materials such as aluminum and carbon fiber, which help to reduce the overall weight of the bike without sacrificing durability or strength.