India Kawasaki now has the Kawasaki Ninja 650 in three different options - Kawasaki Racing Team, metallic black and a blue colour edition. The Kawasaki Ninja 650 KRT edition is priced at ₹ 5.69 lakh (ex-showroom). The 2019 Kawasaki Ninja 650 is available in black and KRT and gets no other cosmetic or technical changes, while the blue colour is available as a 2018 model year version. In 2017, the Kawasaki Ninja 650 got a significant upgrade, with styling changes and a lighter overall weight as well, and was available in two colours - KRT and blue.
"With this launch, we are continuing with a string of MY 2019 launches in India. In 650cc category we have four distinct motorcycles and Ninja 650 is one of them. We have observed a very stable demand for Ninja 650 in India at it comes with attractive price. I hope our Ninja 650 in metallic spark black achieves the same success as the other variants have," said Yutaka Yamashita, Managing Director, India Kawasaki Motors.
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The 2019 Kawasaki Ninja 650 gets the same engine as the earlier model, and is powered by a 649 cc, parallel-twin engine which puts out 67 bhp at 8,000 rpm and 65.7 Nm of peak torque at 6,500 rpm. The Ninja 650 gets a six-speed gearbox with a standard slipper clutch. An upright riding position, low seat height, standard ABS and easy power delivery make the Kawasaki Ninja 650 a perfect beginner's sport touring motorcycle. The Ninja 650 is one of the most affordable full-faired middleweight motorcycles, and currently competes with the Honda CBR650F.