Adishwar Auto Ride India (AARI) announces price cuts on Keeway K300N and K300R motorcycles up to ¥55,000. The Keeway K300 N Street Fighter is on sale for ¥255,000, price reduction ¥30,000.Meanwhile, the Keeway K300 R is officially on sale and is now priced at ¥265,000, received a price drop ¥55,000. All prices are ex-showroom prices in India.
The KTM K300 N and K300 R are now more competitively priced to compete with the BMW G 310 R, KTM 250 Duke, TVS Apache RR 310, BMW G 310 RR, Honda CB300R and many more. AARI said the price reduction was possible because the company “was able to obtain better import costs for both models.” The manufacturer is now passing the benefit on to customers. The new prices are effective immediately.
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The K300 N and K300 R go on sale in India in 2022, and the motorcycles will remain unchanged for 2023, except for the price. Power comes from a 292 cc four-stroke single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine delivering 27.1 bhp at 8,750 rpm and peak torque of 25 Nm at 7,000 rpm. The electric motor is mated to a 6-speed gearbox with a slipper clutch. These bikes use 37mm USD forks and a preload-adjustable monoshock in the rear. There are single disc brakes at both ends with dual-channel ABS.
The K300 N weighs 151kg and has a more upright riding position, while the K 300 R is sportier with a curb weight of 165kg. Featured highlights of both motorcycles include LED lighting, digital instrument console, two riding modes – Eco and Sport, alloy wheels and more.
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The 250-300 cc entry-level sportbike market is highly competitive, and the price cut is certainly a welcome step for Keeway in India. It will draw more attention to these motorcycles in this segment. The bikes are assembled locally by AARI, which also helps the company gain a cost advantage. Keeway also retails premium scooters, cruisers and modern classic motorcycles in India.
First published date: April 12, 2023 at 11:47 am IST