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Kawasaki ZX-4RImage Source: Kawasaki India

What if we tell you that there’s a sports bike that resembles the notorious Kawasaki ZX-10R in terms of design and is half the price of the same? We won’t because Kawasaki itself wants you to know about their middleweight sports bike, the all-new Kawasaki ZX-4R. It not only looks similar or takes inspiration from its elder sibling but is a practical ride for everyday use.

Want to learn more about it? Here are all the details related to it below.


  • Kawasaki ZX-4R is now available in India.
  • It is to be sold as a Completely Built Unit.
  • The bike is priced at Rs.8.49 Lakh onwards.

Kawasaki ZX-4R: Here’s Everything You Need To Know

It will be a CBU unit, that is why a hefty pricing and it will be borne by the customers. The Japanese bike manufacturer has slotted it between the Ninja 400 and Ninja 650 which is fair enough, but they could have been more aggressive with the pricing, that is something we can feel.

Available in an exclusive Metallic Spark Black shade, the all-new ZX-4R is all set to represent Kawasaki’s racing heritage. Well, that’s another reason why this bike gets a lot of features from its elder siblings such as a fully digital rider’s display, LED headlamps, ride modes including – Road, Rain, Rider, Sport and multi-level traction control among others.

Kawasaki ZX-4R Side Profile
Image Source: Kawasaki India

At the heart, the all-new Kawasaki ZX-4R is available with a 399cc in-line four-cylinder engine that comes mated to a six-speed gearbox and slipper clutch as standard. Now what’s the major highlight here is that the entire setup works in conjunction with each other to propel a massive output of up to 79 horsepower and 39Nm. So basically, performance from this bike is something you shouldn’t be worried about.

Not only this, even the mechanicals of the Kawasaki ZX-4R are world-class. The sports bike uses a fully adjustable front suspension setup with a single rear shock absorber. Braking duties for this bike are handled by dual 290mm discs (front) and a 220mm rear disc with dual-channel ABS as standard.

For now, Kawasaki ZX-4R will roll out from the showrooms in the first week of October. The manufacturer has decided the dates keeping in mind the arrival of the festive season here in India. The bike currently wears a price tag of Rs.8.49 Lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi).

By Harsh Rana

Full-time management student and a part-time automobile enthusiast. Not much happy about EVs taking over the V8, V10 and V12 motors.

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