Kawasaki India has expanded its range of motorcycles in the country with the launch of two new adventure bikes.The Japanese two-wheeler giant unveils the Kawasaki KX65, priced from $312,000 (ex-showroom). Kawasaki KX65 is the brand’s most affordable and smallest engine-powered bike in India. In addition to this, the motorcycle brand also introduced the Kawasaki KX112 $Rs 4.87 lakh (ex-showroom), this is a slightly larger adventure bike that joins the likes of Kawasaki KX100, Kawasaki KX250, Kawasaki KX450, Kawasaki KLX 110, Kawasaki KLX 140G and Kawasaki KLX 450R.
Kawasaki KX65 is the smallest and most affordable bike offered by the brand in India. Weighing 60kg, this adventure motorcycle is powered by a 64 cc liquid-cooled two-stroke single-cylinder carbureted engine. This engine is mated to a six-speed transmission. This adventure bike features 14-inch multi-spoke front wheels and 12-inch rear wheels. For suspension duties, it comes with 33mm telescopic forks up front and a single-shock rear suspension. Braking duties are performed by front and rear disc brakes.
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The Kawasaki KX112, on the other hand, is designed for the intermediate off-road market, the manufacturer claims. Painted in a lime green theme, the bike is powered by a 112cc two-stroke liquid-cooled engine with an exhaust power valve. The engine is mated to a six-speed gearbox. The bike has a 19-inch front wheel and a 16-inch rear wheel. For suspension duties, the bike is equipped with an adjustable 36mm USD fork.
Interestingly, Kawasaki motorcycles are not legal to drive in India. Also, since they’re meant for motocross, they don’t come with headlights, taillights, turn signals, and mirrors like traditional road-legal motorcycles.
First published date: Jul 16, 2023 at 15:55 PM UT