India Kawasaki Motor hikes prices of 11 models; Ninja 300 remains unaffected

08/04/2019 - 11:30 | ,  ,   | Suvil Susvirkar

Following the announcement last month, India Kawasaki Motor has revised the prices of select models. The motorcycles have received a price increase of 7% due to the rising input costs and fluctuations in the currency rates. The new prices came into effect on 1 April 2019.

Made In India Kawasaki Ninja 300 Photo
The Kawasaki Ninja 300, the company's most affordable and best-selling model in the Indian market, has been excluded from the price increase. The motorcycle continues to be available for INR 2.98 lakh.

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As many as 11 models are affected by the price hike. The list of motorcycles that have received the price hike includes the Ninja 400 (+INR 30,000), Ninja H2 (+INR 1.69 lakh), Ninja H2 Carbon (+INR 1.99 lakh) and the Ninja 650 (+INR 40,000) among others. Even the recently launched Versys 1000 has witnessed a price hike of INR 20,000, bringing its ex-showroom tag to INR 10.89 lakh. The Z900 has received the least increase - INR 1,900. The track-only Ninja H2R has got the highest bump - INR 3.80 lakh.

India Kawasaki Motor has not increased the prices of a few models including its best-seller, the Ninja 300; the motorcycle continues to retail at INR 2.98 lakh (ex-showroom). Other products that have been excluded from the price increase include Versys X-300, Versys 650, Ninja ZX-6R, Z1000, Z1000R, ZX-10R and the ZX-14R.

Speaking about the price hike, India Kawasaki Motor stated in its earlier announcement:

India Kawasaki Motors strives hard to keep the price of its models very competitive in the India market. However, due to increasing costs of raw materials and fluctuations in foreign exchange rates, India Kawasaki Motors is compelled to change the price of our models.

Indias First And Only Kawasaki Ninja H2r Right Sid
The track-only, supercharged Kawasaki Ninja H2R has received the highest price increase. INR 3.80 lakh costlier now, it can be purchased for INR 75.80 lakh.

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Check out the complete price list of pre- and post-April 1 rates of Kawasaki motorcycles:

Model Old Price New Price (w.e.f. 1st April 2019)
Ninja 300 INR 2,98,000 INR 2,98,000
Ninja 400 INR 4,69,000 INR 4,99,000
Ninja 650 (Standard) INR 5,49,000 INR 5,89,000
Ninja 650 (KRT Edition) INR 5,69,000 INR 5,99,000
Ninja 1000 INR 9,99,900 INR 10,29,000
Ninja ZX-6R INR 10,49,000 INR 10,49,000
Ninja ZX-10R INR 14,30,000 INR 14,30,000
Ninja ZX-14R INR 19,70,000 INR 19,70,000
Ninja H2 SX INR 21,80,000 INR 22,89,000
Ninja H2 SX SE INR 26,80,000 INR 28,19,000
Ninja H2 INR 33,30,000 INR 34,99,000
Ninja H2 CARBON INR 39,80,000 INR 41,79,000
Ninja H2R INR 72,00,000 INR 75,80,000
Z650 INR 5,29,000 INR 5,69,000
Z900 INR 7,68,000 INR 7,69,900
Z900RS INR 15,30,000 INR 15,70,000
Z1000 INR 15,10,000 INR 15,10,000
Z1000R INR 16,10,000 INR 16,10,000
Vulcan S (Black) INR 5,48,400 INR 5,49,900
Vulcan S (Orange) INR 5,58,400 INR 5,59,900
Versys-X 300 INR 4,69,000 INR 4,69,000
Versys 650 INR 6,69,000 INR 6,69,000
Versys 1000 INR 10,69,000 INR 10,89,000
KX100 INR 4,87,800 INR 4,87,800
KX250 INR 7,43,000 INR 7,43,000
KX450 INR 7,79,000 INR 7,79,000
KLX110 INR 2,99,500 INR 2,99,500
KLX140G INR 4,06,600 INR 4,06,600
KLX450R INR 8,49,000 INR 8,49,000

All prices mentioned above are ex-showroom pan-India

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