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Kawasaki W175 Brochure Leaks Ahead Of India Launch – Two Colours

Kawasaki made a number of news not too long ago with its electrical and hybrid powertrain. The Japanese firm even plans for a completely electrical portfolio by 2035 together with each absolutely electrical and hybrid fashions. In that regard, Kawasaki not too long ago showcased a completely electrical prototype much like a Z250 and a hybrid prototype much like a Ninja 250.

With futuristic prototypes displayed, now Kawasaki India is about to get again to retro and traditional bikes with a possible launch of Kawasaki W175. Based on Kawasaki’s Block Your Date invite for September 25, and the leaked brochure, it’s extremely possible that W175 is the subsequent product from the model. Also, it’s extensively speculated that it will likely be made in India, to maintain the prices down as properly.

India Made Kawasaki W175 Brochure

Kawasaki W175 was purported to launch a very long time in the past, however was believed to be delayed indefinitely. It was noticed testing a number of occasions in India round 2020. Okay, let’s not speak about 2020. Even although Kawasaki is understood for its multi-cylinder engines in India at present, Kawasaki has had a historical past of promoting price range commuters like Boxer in India with Bajaj.

But W175 can be something however price range. It can be focused towards the premium commuter class and can also be accessible in international locations like Indonesia. Speaking of Indonesia, W175 not too long ago bought a brand new replace there. It is out there in three avatars particularly TR, TRSE and Cafe Racer. TR is a scrambler, TRSE is a roadster, and Cafe Racer is, properly, a Cafe Racer. India will solely get one normal mannequin supplied with two color choices – Ebony and Special Edition Red.

In phrases of options, India made Kawasaki W175 will get an analog speedometer, an analog odometer and an analog journey meter, a halogen headlight, halogen flip indicators and taillights. It can even get spoked wheels with a clear and minimal design with fewer physique panels. Expecting extra? Well, it’s a retro bike. What extra would you like?

Specs & Pricing

Kawasaki W175 is powered by a 177cc single-cylinder engine. It is an air-cooled motor that’s able to producing round 13 bhp at 7,500 RPM and 13.2 Nm at 6,000 RPM and is mated to a 5-speed gearbox. Looking on the specs, one may really feel that this engine is a bit uninspiring. But Kawasaki is attempting to compensate with one other quantity. That is its weight. Or, the shortage thereof. At simply 135 kg, it’s considerably lighter than any retro bike that’s donning an engine of this capability.

Even 150cc FZ X weighs 139kg. India made Kawasaki W175 will get conventional telescopic suspension at entrance with 110mm journey and twin shock absorbers on the rear. Braking {hardware} can also be fairly meek with simply entrance disc brakes. While rear has to do with drum brakes. All these are mounted on a double-cradle chassis. But due to its slight weight benefit, W175 is prone to have a barely higher energy:weight ratio when in comparison with its rivals. With 790mm seat peak, W175 is prone to enchantment to riders of all peak.

Speaking of rivals, Kawasaki W175 does not have many. Going with premium retro bikes, we’ve FZ X on the backside finish and Royal Enfield, Honda, Jawa and Yezdi bikes. With Hunter 350, Royal Enfield appears to have established itself firmly at Rs. 1.5 lakh. Speculations revolve across the Rs. 1.5 lakh worth mark. Given Kawasaki’s premium picture and the low 135 kg weight, Kawasaki W175 looks as if a good proposition.