Kawasaki has taken the wraps off the 2023 Ninja 400 and Z400 for European markets. The massive information, nevertheless, is that the engines in each bikes at the moment are Euro-5 compliant. This successfully means the Ninja 400, which was discontinued in India when the BS6 emissions norms kicked in, could be relaunched.
The 2023 Kawasaki Ninja 400 and Z400 are powered by a 399cc, liquid-cooled, parallel-twin engine that makes 45hp and 37Nm. While the ability figures are the identical as earlier than, peak torque has dropped by 1Nm. The impact of this minor dip in peak torque on general efficiency needs to be negligible, contemplating that the kerb weight of each bikes is similar as earlier than.
Another vital replace to the Ninja 400 is a 20% lighter slip and help clutch, which Kawasaki says reduces effort whereas altering gears.
Kawasaki has not made any modifications to the bodywork; trellis chassis and suspension and the bikes get a telescopic fork and a pre-load adjustable monoshock. Braking is taken care of by a 310mm petal disc on the entrance and a 220mm disc on the rear.
The solely visible variations are the brand new colors on each bikes, with the Ninja 400’s Kawasaki Racing Team livery trying somewhat fetching.
The unveiling of the Euro-5 compliant Ninja 400 offers hope that Kawasaki India may deliver it right here and hopefully doesn’t value it as absurdly because the ₹4.69 lakh (ex-showroom, India), it requested for the earlier bike.