Kawasaki India has added two new bikes to its already comprehensive off-road lineup. The Kawasaki KX450F and Kawasaki KLX450R are priced at Rs 7.97 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) and Rs. 8.49 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) respectively. Just like Kawasaki’s other off-road bikes, these motorcycles will be brought to India via the ‘CBU’ route. Since these bikes are not road legal they cannot be registered, and will only be restricted to closed off-road events and off-road trails.
The KX series is known for its simplistic design which is targeted towards riders with mid to high levels of experience. The KX450F is the lightest machine in its segment, weighing just 108kg (kerb). This has been achieved via significant reduction in weight in the engine and chassis department. Powering the bike is a fuel-injected 450cc four-stroke single-cylinder motor. The bike has a ground clearance of 335mm.
The KLX450R on the other hand has a single-cylinder 449cc liquid-cooled four-stroke engine. The motor has been optimized for maximum low and mid range performance. This off-roader has a wheelbase of 1480mm and a ground clearance of 320mm. Staying true to its pedigree the off-roader has a front wheel travel of 285mm and a rear wheel travel of 278mm.
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