Kawasaki Ninja 125 2020
When you think of the top-of-the-line sportbikes (dirt, street, adventure, etc.) you think of Kawasaki. Kawasaki has successfully maintained the brand image of being one of the most successful motorcycle manufacturers in the world. From 125cc Kawasaki Ninja 125 to the 1400cc Kawasaki ZX-14R, Kawasaki has dropped bombs after bombs. Here we will give a detailed breakdown of the Kawasaki Ninja 125.
The Kawasaki Ninja 125 is an entry-level sportbike by Kawasaki. Kawasaki, initially known as Meguro and later Kawasaki Aircraft. Kawasaki motorcycles have released the Kawasaki Ninja 125 in multiple countries in the world. It was first introduced to the Bangladeshi public in 2019. It has since then been well accepted into the Bangladeshi biking community.
Kawasaki Ninja 125 – Overview
The Kawasaki Ninja 125 motorcycle is the newest in the Kawasaki Ninja Series (Source). This motorcycle is the smallest Ninja of the series and carries the Kawasaki Ninja DNA. It is the youngest Supersports model from the Kawasaki Kawasaki stable.
EICMA announced the first release of this motorcycle in November 2017 and it was released in November 2017. That announcement was made by Mr. Kazuo Ota, President of Kawasaki Motorcycle & Engine Division. While Mr. Morihiro Ota, Director of Kawasaki Motors Europe, confirmed that two new motorcycles would be arriving in Europe towards the end of 2018.
Intermot Show Kawasaki announced two new models on October 2, 2018. The Kawasaki Ninja Z125 and Ninja 125 are now available on the European market. It was then introduced in Bangladesh by Asian Motorbikes Limited.
Kawasaki Ninja 125 – Ninja Looks & Design
As Kawasaki Europe showed it on their website, the new Kawasaki Ninja125 Supersports model is available. The details of the motorcycle were kept under the Supersports category. It’s, therefore, the smallest Supersports model to carry the Ninja Supersports DNA.
It is very similar to the quarter-liter Ninja in terms of design and appearance. The motorcycle borrowed heavily from the Ninja 250SL model its looks and ergonomics.
The chassis, wheel, and brake are all available for hire from Ninja 250SL. Ninja 125 has different engines, dimensions, and color schemes. These variations made the new breed look and feel completely different.
The exterior, panel, as well as body design, are very similar to the Ninja 250SL model. You can see that the Ninja 250SL is a full-size motorcycle. It has different skin and a smaller motor.
The motorcycle received a multi-tome new color scheme and stickers. Both matte and glossy finishes are available on the panels. The model was also enhanced by the use of a tubular frame in sharp colors and different stickers.
What happens when a manufacturer is too lazy to design a completely new chassis for a bike? You get a 125cc bike with a 250cc chassis. But that isn’t bad. The chassis of the Kawasaki Ninja 125 is from a well renowned Kawasaki Ninja 250SL, which has received a lot of recognition for its stable trellis chassis. Hence you know that the Kawasaki Ninja 125 has a stable body and a firm hold on the earth.
The Kawasaki Ninja 125 comes in a sleek design. The bike has sporty decals and an edgy design. The honeycomb decal gives it a unique look, which can be detected quite easily. The bike looks very muscular when you look at it. The tank is huge, which gives it a big bike essence.
The Kawasaki Ninja 125 comes with KTRC (Kawasaki Traction Control), KLCM (Kawasaki Launch Control Mode), and KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent Anti-Lock Braking System). Now, none of these controls are configurable like the bigger bikes, but the Kawasaki Ninja 125 has an internal ECU (Engine Control Unit) that detects the tire spin to determine the use of the above systems. The KTRC controls the rear tire spin on different road conditions, while the KLCM controls the initial power required to take off, and the KIBS just works better than the regular ABS.
The Kawasaki Ninja 125 comes in two different colors:
The black color comes with no decals whatsoever, whereas the green one gets a honeycomb decal.
The Kawasaki Ninja 125 was designed for entry-level; hence the seat height of the bike is kept quite low at 785mm. The bike is also sporty; hence the height can be justified. The sporty look also incorporates a clip-on, which makes it rather an aggressive postured bike. The
The length, width, height, and weight of the Kawasaki Ninja 125 are 1935mm, 685mm, 1075mm, and 146kg respectively. The power to weight ratio of the bike tilts towards the weight, which means there is a significant hit on the top speed and handling of the bike. The bike however has a well-balanced wheelbase, which does ensure a better balance of the bike.
Engine and Transmission:
The Kawasaki Ninja 125 comes with a 4-stroke, single-cylinder, and 125cc engine with DOHC. The engine is liquid-cooled and fuel-injected, which are huge plus points for the bike. The engine pumps out a staggering 15BHP of power at 10000rpm and 11.7Nm torque at 7700rpm. While the power is extremely high, the torque figure does get a blow. The bike is expected to have a mileage of around 45kmpl on average.
The Kawasaki Ninja 125 has a basic wet multi-plate clutch system. It is uncertain that if the Kawasaki Ninja 125 has a slipper clutch like the Yamaha R15 V3. The Kawasaki Ninja 125 has a 6-speed gearbox, and the bike has an approximate top speed of about 120kmph.
Brakes, Suspensions, and Wheels:
The Kawasaki Ninja 125 has undoubtedly one of the best braking systems available in the country. The bike comes with dual-channel ABS. The front has a 290mm disc with ABS which makes the emergency braking more efficient. The rear has a 220mm disc with ABS, which makes slow-speed maneuvers easier and more comfortable.
The Kawasaki Ninja 125 comes with basic telescopic forks at the front and a mono-shock at the rear. The front has wheel travel of around 110mm, which does make it suitable for most Bangladeshi roads. The rear has wheel travel of 120mm, which is extremely good and the cornering with that much travel may be so much more fun.
The Kawasaki Ninja 125 has alloy wheels. The front and the rear have a combination of 100/80 and 130/70 tires respectively. The front tire is perfect for the bike. The rear tire would have been perfect for cornering or high-speed maneuvers if it was 140/70, but the present set is just okay for now.
The Kawasaki Ninja 125 was made for people who wish to have an entry-level sportbike and don’t care about how much money they have to spend. The quality of the bike and the features offered by Kawasaki in this bike are phenomenal. This bike will attract a lot of young bikers entering the biking community and still learning.
The Kawasaki Ninja 125 has only two competitors in its segment.
- KTM RC 125.
- Aprilia RS4 125.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):
The FAQs about the Kawasaki Ninja 125 are answered below.
1. Is Kawasaki a Japanese Brand?
Answer: Yes. Kawasaki is a Japanese brand.
2. Is Kawasaki a good motorcycle brand?
Answer: Kawasaki is one of the most renowned Japanese motorcycle manufacturing companies. The Kawasaki Ninja series and Ninja H2 series are two of the most respected bike series in the world.
3. What is the mileage of the Kawasaki Ninja 125?
Answer: The Kawasaki Ninja 125 has an approximated mileage of around 45kmpl.
The Kawasaki Ninja 125 is a commendable bike. The decision of bringing an entry-level sportbike by Kawasaki is highly appreciated. The bike has a few downers but has more positive sides than negatives. The Kawasaki Ninja 125 is a great bike, but should it be your bike? That is a question that you have to answer on your own.
Kawasaki Ninja 125 2020
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