Kawasaki has unveiled the 2021 Ninja 400 in Thailand. The Ninja 400 has always been a popular motorcycle in the global market. It has finally been updated to meet the BS6 emission norms. We can expect the updated Ninja 400 to make its way to the Indian market soon. However, the company has not released any official statements yet. If launched in India, the updated Ninja 400 will be priced around Rs 5 Lakhs (ex-showroom). The mid-sizer gets minor cosmetic updates along with new paint schemes.
The first colour shade is the Pearl Nightshade Teal. The bike gets an all-black theme with white decals on the fairing and the fuel tank. The second color option is Passion Red with subtle white graphics. The third color shade option is the combination of Metallic Graphite Grey and Black. The bike here gets bright green decals and graphics.
The 2021 Ninja 400 takes design inspiration from its elder siblings. Upfront, it features a traditional Kawasaki split headlamp cluster with dual-LED headlights. The rear end boasts of LED tail-lights that are inspired by the ZX-10R. Furthermore, it gets LED turn indicators mounted on the fenders at the rear. Other design highlights include a stepped-up seat, a windscreen, and a sloping fuel-tank.
Mechanically, it draws power from a 399cc parallel-twin, liquid-cooled motor. This engine churns out 49 bhp power at 10000rpm and 39Nm peak torque at 8000rpm. The unit is mated to a 6-speed gearbox. In terms of suspensions, the bike gets a 41mm hydraulic telescopic fork sourced from Kayaba upfront and a preload-adjustable mono-shock at the rear end. The braking duties are taken care of by a 310 mm petal disc at the front and 220 mm petal disc at the rear along with a Nissan-sourced dual-channel ABS as standard.
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