India Kawasaki Motors is one of the few bike manufacturers that offers pure off road models. It has now brought the 2019 KLX 140G at a price of Rs 4.06 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). This makes the new version Rs 15,000 dearer than the one it replaces. While the mechanicals remain the same as before, the new bike features a new livery. The KLX series of bikes is Kawasaki’s trail focused range of off roaders, of which the 140G is the intermediate offering. Others in the range that’s currently sold in India include the KLX 110 and the KLX 450R.
Here’s the official statement from the company:
MY19 KLX140G launched in India.
India Kawasaki Motors announces a launch of MY19 KLX140G in India. The KLX140G motorcycle offers full-size capability in a durable and lightweight package. At over 30 pounds lighter than other off- road bikes with full-size wheels, the KLX140G offers confidence-inspiring capability to take on variety of terrain.
Speaking on the launch, Mr. Yutaka Yamashita, Managing Director of India Kawasaki Motors, said, “Kawasaki has legendary history of dirt bikes. The KLX140G is ideal for every beginner who is willing to gain experience of trail riding. The beginners normally are adults and big youth of all sizes. Yet, the lightweight KLX140G is a comfortable fit to suit a wide variety of off-roaders. Besides, India has suitable landscape for dirt bikes. Therefore, I am sure that the KLX140G will have excellent success in India. ”
The air-cooled engine eliminates the need for radiators while keeping the chassis slim and lightweight. The 144cc engine also provides strong torque ideal for learning riders. Full-size wheels help give more ground clearance on the trail and offer a taller seat height and roomy open ergonomics for taller riders while still enabling a comfortable reach to the ground. The easy and dependable electric start along with five-speed gearbox with manual clutch allow smooth and easy engagement.
While there are no changes in the technical aspects, the only change is in the graphics of the bike, The KLX140G of 2019 will be available for INR 4,06,600 ex-showroom Delhi. Interested customers can visit the nearest Kawasaki dealership for booking and delivery related information.