New Kawasaki W230 Roadster: A Modern-Classic Design: Kawasaki Ninja, a producer of hyper sport bikes, is set to modernize the retro bike market. At the Japan Mobility Show, which is now taking place at the Big Sight International Exhibition Center in Tokyo, Kawasaki has unveiled its brand-new, contemporary Classic W230. This bike will be featured in the W segment by Kawasaki. The vintage-looking roadster W 230 fully embraces the traditional design language.
Brand-New Classic Kawasaki W230 Style
The single circular headlamp on this vintage-looking Kawasaki W30 motorcycle is completely covered in chrome. Additionally, spoke wheels, a teardrop-shaped fuel tank, and a cabton-style exhaust system are added to give it a classic look. It comes with a long seat with a retro pattern. You will be reminded of the motorcycles sold in the past after seeing this. In terms of weight, it is probably in the range of 170-190 kg.
Kawasaki W230’s New Features
|230cc single-cylinder, air-cooled, 4-valve stroke engine
|Telescopic front forks, Rear Mono-shock
|Dual-channel ABS, Single disc brakes on both wheels
|Anti-lock braking system, Traction control, Tire pressure monitoring system
|Smartphone connectivity, Bluetooth, Call and SMS alerts, Turn-by-turn navigation system
|Expected Launch Date
|Speculated to be by the end of 2024
|Expected Price Range
|Between 2 to 2.5 lakh rupees (ex-showroom)
|Expected to compete with the Royal Enfield Classic 350
An analog speedometer and a semi-digital instrument cluster are probably standard on the Kawasaki W230. Although we cannot confirm this at this time, sources claim that it will include contemporary technologies like turn-by-turn navigation, Bluetooth, smartphone connectivity, and SMS and call alerts. It will be equipped with basic features such as a fuel gauge, gear position, speedometer, tachometer, trip meter, clock to show the time, stand alert, and a USB connector for charging.
Fresh Kawasaki W230 Motor
The Kawasaki W230 will feature a 230 cc single-cylinder, air-cooled, four valve stroke engine to power this. However, the corporation has not provided any other details regarding its engine. But a five-speed gearbox is probably going to be attached to it. This has a maximum torque of 17 Nm and 19 horsepower.
Brakes and Suspension on the New Kawasaki W230
The Kawasaki W230’s suspension work is probably performed by a mono shock in the back and a telescopic front fork in the front. Additionally, it has a single disc brake system with twin channel ABS on each wheels. In addition, the safety features include things like traction control, tire pressure monitoring, and anti-locking brake systems.
Date of the New Kawasaki W230’s Launch
Regarding the introduction of the Kawasaki W230, the firm has not released any official information. It is anticipated to launch by the end of 2024. The Royal Enfield Classic 350 is probably going to cost more than this vintage roadster motorcycle. due to the 230 cc engine’s displacement. As a result, its ex-showroom pricing range is between Rs 2 lakh and Rs 2.5 lakh.
Kawasaki W230 Rival New
The Kawasaki W230 Classic will rival the Royal Enfield Classic 350 in the Indian market following its launch. because Kawasaki W230 attributes and design match it.