The 2018 Kawasaki Ninja 400 has made its global debut at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show today. Here are the live images of the bike from the show.
The design of the 2018 Kawasaki Ninja 400 is inspired by its bigger brother, the Kawasaki Ninja H2. The twin headlamp is full LED for better illumination. Kawasaki has borrowed the analogue-digital combo cluster from the Ninja 650.
The 2018 Kawasaki Ninja 400 draws power from an all-new 399cc inline twin engine with liquid cooling and fuel injection. The powerplant generates 45 PS of power at 10,000 rpm and 38 Nm of torque at 8,000 rpm. The engine mates with a 6-speed transmission with assist and slipper clutch. The motorcycle is A2 licence compatible.
A 41 mm telescopic front fork; and a bottom-Link Uni-Trak, gas-charged rear monoshock with adjustable preload hold the high-tensile steel trellis frame. A 310 mm petal disc at the front with dual piston calliper; and a single 220 mm petal disc with single-piston calliper provide the necessary stopping power. The seat height stands at 785 mm with the standard seat. The 17-inch alloy wheels are shod with 110-section front and 150-section rear rubber.
The bike tips the scales at 168 kg kerb and comes with a 14-litre fuel tank. Optional accessories include Titanium Akrapovic exhaust; pillion seat cowl; tank bag; 12V socket; frame sliders; Ergo-Fit high seat, and a larger windshield. The bike is available in two colours – Lime Green /Ebony (KRT Edition), and Metallic Spark Black for the European market.