7. It continues to be powered by the 649-cc liquid-cooled, parallel-twin engine. This time it has longer header pipes, 36-mm throttle bodies and, redesigned intake and exhaust cams. This translates into smoother power delivery and mid-range torque.
8. One of the biggest additions is the inclusion of ABS as standard. This safety feature is a must-have for our unpredictable traffic conditions.
9. The 2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650 is priced at Rs 6.48 lakh (OTR, Pune), that’s quite a bit more than the outgoing Ninja 650 which was priced at Rs 5.64 (OTR, Pune). Currently, the Ninja 650 will be providing stiff competition to the Benelli TnT 600 GT and the Hyosung GT 650R.
Story: Joshua Varghese