Kawasaki shows off its forte of building off-road motorcycles by launching various options for Indian market
Kawasaki has recently launched two of its motocross bikes in India, the KX100 and KX250, among which the former is for starters and the latter is for experienced professional riders. On 22nd January, Kawasaki will add a new offering, the KLX 140, to its Indian off-road line-up.
Basically, the KLX 140 has been designed and built for teenagers with suitable power, weight and handling. However, it is not permissible to prowl along the streets on this bikes as it is only an off-road legal machine.
It carries the 144cc, 4-stroke, fuel-injected engine which comes mated to a five-speed transmission. Suspension duties are handled by 33mm telescopic front forks and link type mono shock rear suspension which provides ample of composure of handling trails and bumps.
The 17-inch front and 14-inch rear tyres are a special purpose ones for dragging it off the road with a lot of flow and enthusiasm. At the front, a 220mm petal disc with dual piston callipers does the braking job while at the rear, 186mm petal disc with single-piston calliper soaks the bumps. The 780mm saddle height of the Kawasaki KLX 140 will make it suitable for grown-ups as well.
It is expected to be priced at around Rs 3.4 lakhs when launched and will be available only in lime green colour option.