The Ninja 300 is one of the best entry-level offering in the world by Kawasaki. It is known for its smooth refined screaming engine and unmatched comfort and economy in the segment. The new Ninja 300 takes inspiration from its elder sibling, mainly the Ninja ZX-10R to give it the special look it has right now. This is where the Ninja heritage comes from and there are many reasons for it. The Ninja brand has been with Kawasaki for 30 years and now to celebrate the brand, Kawasaki has launched the special edition Ninja 300 internationally.
Changes from the regular Ninja 300 are pure cosmetic and there are no mechanical changes whatsoever. The changes include a completely new graphic set throughout the entire motorcycle body panels. The front headlight cowl gets stickers on each side of the headlight, the tank gets a embossed sticker saying “30th Anniversary Edition”. Completely reworked side fairing panels with matt-black and edgy flowing stickers on both sides have also been added.
The Kawasaki Ninja 300 continues to be powered by a 296cc liquid-cooled engine which makes 39 PS of power and 27 Nm of torque and does 100 km/hr in almost 7 seconds. The Ninja 300 competes with the KTM Duke 390 and will also compete with the upcoming RC 390 and Honda CBR300R. Don’t expect this Anniversary Edition to come to India as the previous special editions of various Kawasaki motorcycles did not make it to our homeland either.
The Ninja 300 retails without ABS at a price of Rs 3.62 lakhs (on-road Mumbai) and is devoid of various goodies which are being offered by the competition. The Ninja brand and rich heritage with superior quality and reliability is the reason it manages to drag newbie riders to its showrooms and this Anniversary Edition proves this fact.