Adventure tourer in Indian motorcycle market is still a fragment which is not exceptionally congested or investigated yet.
Models like Royal Enfield Himalayan and Mahindra Mojo are as of now there under 500cc fragment, BMW is setting up its G310 GS model and Austrian bike maker KTM is likewise set to dispatch the Duke 390 Adventure in the nation soon.
Kawasaki is likewise get ready to dispatch its smaller entry level tourer Versys X 300 in Indian market at some point one year from now and in front of it the worldwide head was facilitated at the 2016 EICMA Show in Milan.
The Kawasaki Versys X 300 is relied upon to dispatch in the Indian market at some point amid the center parts of 2017. Ahead of that, the bike will dispatch in Indonesia soon.
The Kawasaki Versys X 300 will be forcefully valued against its opponents. The bike could come valued at around Rs. 2.3 lakh – Rs. 2.7 lakh.
Kawasaki Versys X 300 will impart its parts to Kawasaki Ninja 250R and Z250. The 296cc parallel-twin liquid-cooled engine will be paired with a 6-speed transmission and it's a new engine. The engine is capable of churning out 38 bhp of peak power and 21 Nm of peak torque.
The engine in Versys X 300 could come tuned to produce different power and torque outputs.
On suspension front the Kawasaki Versys X 300 gets 41mm telescopic front fork, while rear gets single shock absorber.
For braking duty the bike gets disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels. The front wheel is likely to sport a 300mm disc and rear could get a 250mm disc brake, and it will also come equipped with ABS as standard feature.
Kawasaki Versys X 300 borrows the design inspiration from its bigger kin Versys 650.
It gets a forceful appearance and sports sharp dual headlamps, a tall windscreen, fully digital instrument cluster. The bike also sports a muscular fuel tank, sharp fairing, stepped up seat.
It likewise accompanies a higher riding position and it is relied upon to get a liberal measure of ground leeway around 170mm. No big surprise, this will help the bike to ride onto unpleasant terrains effectively.
The Kawasaki Versys X 300 is based on diamond high-elastic steel suspension and it will come offering better security. The bike gets a machine gun muzzle like exhaust pipe which dons chrome plating on it delivering a shiny appearance.
The bike runs on alloy wheels wrapped in tubeless tyres. Dimensionally it could be near its greater kin Versys 650, which measures 2,165mm long and 840mm in width.
Once propelled in India, the Kawasaki Versys X 300 will challenge different models like Royal Enfield Himalayan, Mahindra Mojo, KTM Duke 390 Adventure, and BMW G310 GS.