Kawasaki has launched the 2020 W175 Cafe in the Indonesian market. The bike has been priced at IDR 33,800,000 ( ₹1.58 lakh), it is the same price as its MY 2019.
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The bike comes from Kawasaki's ‘W’ family which is obvious from its name 'W175', while the numerical denomination in its name stands for its engine size.
As a part of the 2020 update, the bike gets new colour options, while rest of the design remains the same. For 2020, the bike gets three colour options - Black, Orange and Silver (updated). The previous model came with Yellow, Silver (old) and Red options.
As for the exteriors, the motorcycle features a simple and utilitarian design. It gets a single-piece handlebar, front fork gaiters, short sporty rear fender, blacked-out engine and exhaust, cafe racer-styled seat, classic rearview mirrors, short visor, gold-dipped rear suspension, and a chrome exhaust heat shield. All of these design and styling bits give the 2020 W175 Cafe a very simplistic appeal.
In terms of mechanicals, it runs on the same 177 cc single-cylinder, water-cooled engine. This unit is known to deliver 13 PS of power at 7,500 rpm and 13.2 Nm of torque at 6,000 rpm. The engine comes paired to a 5-speed transmission. The bike has a 13.5-litre fuel tank and weighs just 126 kg (running order weight).
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The company is also gearing-up to introduce the Ninja ZX-25R in the Indonesian market. For the uninitiated, the ZX-25R is a quarter-litre fully-faired four-cylinder motorcycle. It is rumored to produce 59 PS of power from its 249 cc, in-line four-cylinder engine which red-lines at 17,500 rpm. When compared to other 250 cc bikes, it is around 30 bhp in excess. While the earlier launch date for the Ninja ZX-25R was set at April 4th, 2020, the coronavirus pandemic may result in a delay