Kawasaki Launches Versys-X 300 In India

Updated: Jan 27, 2018, 17:30 IST | Bikedekho.com | Mumbai

The entry-level adventure tourer motorcycle has been priced at Rs 4.6 lakh (ex-showroom Mumbai and Delhi)

Kawasaki Motors India has launched the new Kawasaki Versys-X 300 in the country. The motorcycle will be the latest addition to the increasingly popular entry-level adventure tourer motorcycle segment in India. The Kawasaki Versys-X 300 will be assembled at Kawasaki’s plant in Chakan and will be the most affordable Versys to go on sale in India.

Kawasaki Launches Versys-X 300 In India

The motorcycle packs the same engine that is seen on the Kawasaki Z300 and Kawasaki Ninja 300. This parallel-twin, liquid-cooled, 296cc engine produces 40PS of power and 25.7Nm of peak torque at 10,000 rpm.

Kawasaki Launches Versys-X 300 In India

In terms of suspension, the Versys-X 300 gets 41mm telescopic forks at the front and a gas-charged adjustable preload monoshock unit at the rear. To combat unpaved roads, the Versys-X gets a 19-inch and 17-inch spoke wheels at the front and the rear respectively. Braking duties here are handled by a single 290mm petal disc at the front and a single 220mm petal disc at the rear. ABS will be offered as an optional extra for India. The bike also gets a 17-litre fuel tank for longer stints on the saddle.

Kawasaki Launches Versys-X 300 In India

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Yutaka Yamashita, Managing Director of India Kawasaki Motors said, “The Versys-X 300 will offer a high level of riding excitement and rider confidence in a wide variety of roads. What makes Versys-X 300 versatile is comfortable highway cruising and easy riding in the city.”

Kawasaki Launches Versys-X 300 In India

The Versys-X 300 doesn't have any real competition and the closest rival it has is the Royal Enfield Himalayan. To see how it performs against other industry heavyweights, stay tuned!

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