Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX Launch Date, Specification, Features And Price

Kawasaki About:

Kawasaki is a Japanese public multinational corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of motorcycles, heavy equipment, aerospace, and defence equipment, rolling stock and ships. It is also active in the production of industrial robots, gas turbines, boilers and other industrial products. The company is named after its founder Shōzō Kawasaki and has dual headquarters in Chūō-Ku, Kobe and Minato, Tokyo.

KHI is known as one of the three major heavy industrial manufacturers of Japan, alongside  Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and IHI. Prior to World War II, KHI was part of the Kobe Kawasaki zaibatsu, which included Kawasaki Steel and Kawasaki Kisen. After the war, KHI became part of the DKB Group.

EXPECTED PRICE & LAUNCH DATE

Expected Price INR 22 lakh (Approx.)
Launch Date Mid 2018 or Late 2018

KAWASAKI NINJA H2 SX IS A TOURER-FRIENDLY SUPERCHARGED MOTORCYCLE

Kawasaki revealed the new Ninja H2 SX at the EICMA 2017. The Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX is slightly based on the renowned H2 and will be a more affordable version of its supercharged twin. The new bits include the chassis, two display modes, electronic cruise control, TFT colour dash, Kawasaki Cornering Management Function, two-way quick-shifter, engine braking control, launch control, cornering lights and traction control. Unlike modern tourers from Ducati, the Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX doesn’t get an electronic suspension but the shocks on both the ends are adjustable.

QUICK FACTS & OVERVIEW
Variant Name Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX
Type Sports
Current Status Upcoming
Official Tagline Supercharge Your Journey

Kawasaki has reworked the supercharger in the 998cc motor to be a bit more linear which we assume will translate to being rider-friendly for all those newbies. The engine makes 210PS/136Nm and Kawasaki says that it’s as efficient as its other 1,000cc touring machine – the Versys 1000. To substantiate the claim, there is also the smaller 19-litre fuel tank. There are two trims of the Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX – base and SE.

Like all things which come with the moniker SE, even the Ninja H2 SX gets the Ninja green colours, all the aforementioned goodies and even weighs 4kg more than the base version. In place of the fancy TFT display, the base H2 SX gets a low-spec LCD screen, plastics in place of where the cornering lamps should be and a windscreen that sits lower. The black colour too is exclusive to the Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX. Kawasaki, unfortunately, didn’t confirm any India plans, however, we expect the motorcycle to show up at the upcoming Auto Expo 2018.

Technical Specification Of Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX

WHEELS & TYRES
Front Tyre 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre 200/55ZR17M/C (75W)
Front Wheel 17-inch
Rear Wheel 17-inch
Tubeless Tyres
 Yes
Alloy Wheels
 Yes
DIMENSIONS, WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
Overall Length 2135 mm
Overall Width 775 mm
Overall Height 1205 mm
Ground Clearance 130 mm
Seat Height 835 mm
Wheelbase 1480 mm
Kerb/Wet Weight 256 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 19 litres
INSTRUMENT CONSOLE
Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Digital
Trip Meter Digital
Odometer Digital
Clock Digital
ABS Light
 Yes
RPM/Gear Display
 Yes
Fuel Gauge Digital
Gear Indicator
 Yes
Service Reminder
 Yes
Low Oil Indicator
 Yes
Low Battery Indicator
 Yes
Engine Check Indicator
 Yes
Rev-limiter Indicator
 Yes
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
Pillion Grabrail
 Yes
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
 Yes
USB Charging
 Yes
Pass Light
 Yes
Self Cancelling Indicators
 Yes
Pillion Footrest
 Yes
Electric Start
 Yes
Engine Kill Switch
 Yes
Riding Modes
 Yes
Stand Alarm
 Yes
BATTERY
Battery Type MF
OTHER SPECIFICATIONS
Frame/Chassis Trellis, high-tensile steel with Swingarm Mounting Plate
Trail 103 mm
ENGINE & GEARBOX
Displacement 998 cc
No. of Cylinders 4
No. of Gears 6
Maximum Power 200 PS @ 11,000 rpm
Maximum Torque 137.3 Nm @ 9500 rpm
Engine Description Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four with Supercharger
Cooling Liquid Cooling
Fuel System Fuel injection: Ø 40 mm x 4 with dual injection
Lubrication Forced lubrication, wet sump with oil cooler
Compression Ratio 11.2:1
Bore 76 mm
Stroke 55 mm
Fuel Type Petrol
Gearbox Type 6-speed, return, dog-ring
Clutch Wet multi-disc, manual
BRAKES & SUSPENSION
Front Brake Dual semi-floating 320 mm discs. Caliper: Dual radial-mount, monobloc, opposed 4-piston
Rear Brake Single 250 mm disc. Caliper: 2-piston
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
 Yes
Front Suspension 43 mm inverted fork with rebound and compression damping, spring preload adjustability and top-out springs
Rear Suspension New Uni-Trak, gas-charged shock with piggyback reservoir, compression damping, rebound damping, remote spring preload adjustability and top-out spring
Front Wheel Travel 120 mm
Rear Wheel Travel 139 mm
 Source: autos.maxabout, And wikipedia.org.

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