Classic is always in fashion. And Kawasaki is bringing the classic cruiser here. The company has taken the wraps off its latest retro cruiser, the Eliminator. It was revealed recently in Japan and will eventually reach India.
The 2023 Kawasaki ELIMINATOR comes in two variants: standard and SE. The standard model uses a 398cc parallel-twin motor that produces 47bhp and 37Nmpeak torque at rpm via a six-speed gearbox.
The engine is mated to a 12-litre fuel tank with a range of around 372 kilometres on a full tank with 31.6km/L mileage and constant riding conditions.
398cc parallel-twin,Water-cooled 4-stroke parallel 2-cylinder/DOHC 4-valve motor with the output rated at 47bhp and 37Nm.
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Kawasaki’s ELIMINATOR has acquired a new aggressive look with a low and long form. The design style has changed from the original one, and it now has a calm, simple and slim look. Each component has a simple, slimline, but at the same time, they have a powerful presence.
The body has a strong presence on par with a large-displacement model and pursues weight reduction. Ease of handling and a sense of security are enhanced to reduce the stress of riding.
A compact round all-digital liquid crystal instrument panel that adds a modern atmosphere and Kawasaki’s first ETC 2.0 in-vehicle device kit in its class are standard equipment.
- 398cm³ in-line 2-cylinder engine based on a sports model that delivers excellent controllability and plenty of torque
- Elegant low and long form with a horizontal tone from the tank to the tail
- Relaxed riding position with natural steering wheel and step position
- A newly designed trellis frame that pursues weight reduction and enhances ease of handling while achieving a low, long and imposing bodywork.
- 735mm seat height, the lowest among 250-500cc Kawasaki on-road models
- Round all-digital liquid crystal instrument panel that adds a modern touch to the orthodox style
- Round LED headlights that combine tradition and innovation, and LED taillights reminiscent of the style of the original ELIMINATOR
- 18-inch front and 16-inch rear wheels that realize a low and long style
- Equipped with ETC2.0 in-vehicle equipment kit for the first time as standard equipment for Kawasaki 400cc class
- Various accessories that can customize the ELIMINATOR’s motorcycle-like styling
In Japan, the bike costs PY 7,50,000 (approximately Rs 4.64 lakh in India) and is expected to arrive in India.