One of the competent track oriented bikes from the Japanese bike manufacturer, Kawasaki ZX10 RR is finally launched in India. The RR version is the upgraded model of the ZX10R and will cost you Rs. 3.9 lakh more. The ZX10RR is one of the most powerful superbikes in the Kawasaki lineup after Ninja H2R. ZX10RR gets low friction coating on certain moving parts to reduce friction, which results in improved performance and engine life. A new cylinder head and reinforced crankcase are some additional performance features that are added to this superbike.
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The wheels are lightweight forged aluminum alloys by Marchesini that further adds to the performance quotient of the bikes in an effective manner. Braking duties are handled by Brembo M50 monobloc caliper with laterally grooved Brembo disc rotors which is further accompanied with a Brembo radial pump master cylinder and steel braided hoses. The suspension system of Kawasaki ZX10RR is fully adjustable and the overall weight of this superbike scales at 206 kg.
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Powering this beast is a 998 cc four cylinder, DOHC engine, which delivers 200 PS maximum power at 13,000 rpm and peak torque of 113.5 Nm at 11,500 rpm. The engine is further mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The power figure of ZX10RR can be further improved to 210 PS with the use of RAM air intake. Kawasaki has priced the all-new ZX10RR at INR 21.9 lakhs (ex-showroom, Pune). The demand for superbikes in India has seen a significant rise in past few years and with the introduction of Kawasaki ZX10RR, the speed enthusiasts have got another option to fuel their adrenaline demand.
But, Indian roads, as usual, are not much supportive and due to which, the riders tend to avoid spending much on their two-wheel speed machines. Let’s see how the all-new Kawasaki ZX10RR will perform on Indian roads.