The 2020 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R packs more power and performance over the outgoing model, and also gets new engine components. The 2020 Ninja ZX-10R is locally assembled in India from completely knocked down kits (CKD), and is priced Rs. 31,000 cheaper than the outgoing model, while offering a wider powerband, improved suspension set-up and braking performance. The 2020 Ninja ZX-10R continues to use a 998cc, inline-four cylinder engine similar to the earlier model. However, Kawasaki has managed to squeeze out some more juice from the motor and resultantly increasing its power output from 197.3bhp to 200.2bhp. And with the RAM air intake, the Ninja ZX-10R generates 210bhp. Furthermore, the six-speed gearbox now comes with a bi-directional quick shifter.
The 2020 model also gets a finger-follower valve actuation for more reliability at higher-revs.Suspension duties on the 2020 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R continues to use the fully-adjustable 43 mm Showa inverted forks up front with 120 mm travel and back-link gas charged monoshock unit at the rear with 114 mm travel. Braking performance comes from 330mm dual semi-floating discs with Brembo M50 monobloc calipers at the front and a 220mm single disc at the rear with a single-piston caliper. The new Ninja ZX-10R is loaded on electronic aids including Kawasaki Traction Control, cornering management system, electronic throttle valves, engine brake control and ABS. There are three riding modes on offer.The litre-class supersport segment has a bunch of offerings on sale in India. The new Ninja ZX-10R then will have plenty of competition at the track including the Suzuki GSX-R1000, Ducati Panigale V4, Yamaha YZF-R1, Aprilia RSV4 RR as well as the upcoming new generation BMW S 1000 RR.