India Kawasaki Motors Pvt. Ltd. (IKM) is one of the reputed manufacturers of motorbikes in India. The company is a subsidiary of Kawasaki, Japan and was incorporated in 2010. Kawasaki earlier used to make bikes with Bajaj and marketed it under the Kawasaki Bajaj brand name. Their agreement was terminated in 2016 and they started manufacturing motorcycles on their own since then. The company's Ninja and Versys brands of motorbikes are popular.
The company is offering a total of 27 models in its dealer network (more than 30 dealers). In the financial year 2019-20, India Kawasaki Motors was at tenth in the list of two-wheeler companies in terms of sales, having sold 3,115 units, growing at 74.15% over the previous year. The company is mainly targeting the export market with a target of achieving 5,000 sales by 2020.
Some of the top two-wheeler models offered by Kawasaki Auto are:
Kawasaki Ninja 650 has a 649 cc engine with double disc brakes and tubeless tyres. It has a six-speed gearbox. The new Kawasaki Ninja 650 comes with a digital TFT instrumentation and provides smartphone connectivity. It is available in two colours.
The Z900 has a 948 cc powerful liquid-cooled engine with a 6-speed gearbox. Its features include four riding modes, traction control system, ‘Z' LED tail light, all-new Trellis frame that allows for easy handling of the powerful bike, and a TFT instrument console.
The Versys 1000 has a 1043 cc engine paired with a 6-speed gearbox. The high tech design of the bike gives it a top-class appearance. It has LED headlamps, adjustable windscreen, and the Kawasaki Intelligent Anti-lock brake system to ensure safety.
The Ninja 300 comes with a 296 cc engine and is available in four colours. It has a diamond frame for high strength and durability. It has the world's smallest ABS unit offering safety. The design is elegant and ensures excellent heat management of the bike.
The Kawasaki KX 100 is a race bike meant for recreational purposes. The bike has a 99cc engine with a 6-speed transmission. It is ergonomically designed and has an adjustable handlebar. It has a 19” front wheel and a 16” rear wheel.
The premium rates for some of the top models of bikes offered by Kawasaki Motors corp are listed in the table below. The premium depends on the variant of the model, engine capacity, year of registration, place of registration and other factors.
Ex-showroom price of the bike
Kawasaki Ninja 650 STD
Kawasaki Z 900 STD
Kawasaki Versys 1000 STD
Kawasaki Ninja 300 STD
Kawasaki KX 100 STD
*The price is calculated for the 2020 model registered in Kolkata.
An add-on is an additional cover that allows you to enhance the scope of your insurance policy. The following are some of the add-ons that you can consider buying:
You need to renew your Kawasaki bike insurance on time to ensure that your bike remains under coverage. Renewing your policy is easy when you do it using PolicyX.com. This is how it can be done.
Bike insurance, by default, does not include the cost of any consumables used for the repair. You can choose to get this exclusion included in your policy. Buying the consumables add-on cover will allow you to claim for the cost of any consumables used to repair your bike after an accident.
Yes, you can. Zero depreciation cover is an add-on for your insurance. When you buy this add-on, it will ensure that depreciation is considered zero for the purpose of claim calculation. This will allow you to get a higher payout.
Transit of vehicle, whether by road or rail is included in your bike insurance coverage. In case of any damage, it is covered by insurance. You can make a claim and get the repair expenses reimbursed.
Under the scope of your insurance policy, any damages to the tyres are not included, unless the damage was a result of an accident. Since tyres can be expensive, you can consider buying the tyre damage cover. This add-on will allow you to claim for damages to tyres.
Last updated on 10-08-2020