The new Kawasaki ZX-6R is assembled in India from completely knocked down (CKD) kits and is priced at Rs. 10.49 lakh (ex-showroom). The Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R is powered by a 636 cc, in-line four-cylinder engine that churns out 128 bhp of power at 13,500 rpm and develops 70.5 Nm of peak torque at 11,500 rpm. The motor comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox with revised gearing, and Kawasaki claims it offers better low and mid-range power. The Ninja ZX-6R is also equipped with technology bits like KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System), KTRC (Kawasaki Traction Control), and KQS (Kawasaki Quick Shifter).
On the features front, the bike comes with twin LED headlamps, LED taillight, a smart instrument cluster with a large analogue tachometer flanked by warning lamps on one side, a gear position indicator and multi-function LCD screen on the other. The instrument cluster also comes with a fuel gauge and remaining range function. The ZX-6R gets Showa Separate Function Fork –Big Piston and a piggyback monoshock. Braking duties are handled by Nissin Monobloc calipers gripping dual 310 mm rotors on the front wheel, with a 220 mm single disc with a single-piston caliper on the rear wheel. The 17-inch alloy wheels are shod with Bridgestone Battlax Hypersport S22 rubber.