Kawasaki has launched its two rough terrain bikes, the KX450F and KLX450R in India. The KX450F is estimated at Rs 7.97 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) and the KLX450R is estimated at Rs 8.49 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Both the KX450F and the KLX450R will be sold in the Indian market by means of CBU (Completely Built Unit) course. The cruisers are not street lawful and implied for rough terrain utilize as it were.
Kawasaki claims that the KX450F is the lightest cruiser in the class with a huge weight lessening of engine and skeleton. The bike draws control from a 449cc single barrel, fuel infused engine mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The kerb weight of the bike remains at only 108.8kg. The suspension obligations are taken care of by 49mm Showa altered separate capacity front forks and Uni-Trak monoshock at the back. 270mm front and 240mm back petal plate help the bike to shed speed rapidly. The KX450F additionally includes launch control mode.
The Kawasaki KLX450R is fueled by a 449cc single barrel, the carbureted engine coupled to a 5-speed gearbox. The bike gets 48mm topsy-turvy completely customizable adaptive forks in advance and Uni-Trak flexible mono-shock suspension at the back.
Aside from that the rough terrain cruiser is furnished with the advanced instrument bunch, electric begin and LED tail light. The kerb weight of the KLX450R remains at 126kg, heavier than the KX450F.
Managing Director of India Kawasaki Motors, Yutaka Yamashita stated, “The culture and passion for off-road motorcycle need be developed in India. Right now it is a niche market and we are happy to contribute in this segment by introducing KX450F, which was awarded as world’s best motocrosser in 2016 by Cycle World.”