Kawasaki eyes 5k units sales by 2020; to cater majorly to export market

August 5, 2018
The company is also looking at expanding its dealer network, which currently stands at 30 outlets.

Kawasaki Motors India is aiming to triple its sales to about 5,000 units in the next two years, as it looks tap the growing demand for high-end motorcycles.

The company, which sold 1,400 units in 2016, is eyeing to cater majorly to the export markets from its plant in Chakan, due to low cost of components and cheap labour.

The company has launched Ninja 300 with from and rear Anti lock braking system, priced at Rs 2.98 lakh.


Besides, the subsidiary of Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Japan is also looking at expanding its dealer network, which currently stands at 30 outlets.

'We plan to sell 5,000 units by 2020 and achieving the target won't be a tough task as we offer the cheapest products in all the segment,' Susheel Kumar P, Regional Manager, Sales&Marketing, India Kawasaki Motors told ETAuto.

He further said the global management wants India to remain an export hub catering to emerging markets.

The company has launched Ninja 300 with from and rear Anti lock braking system, priced at Rs 2.98 lakh.


Yutaka Yamashita, Managing Director of India Kawasaki Motors (IKM) said, 'Ninja 300 happens to be our bestselling product in India because of affordable price'.

IKM opened its production facility in Chakan last year after parting ways with Bajaj Auto, which assembled bikes for the company.

The company now assembles Ninja 300, 650, Z 250, 650, Versys-X 300, 650 & Vulcan S, Ninja 1,000, ZX-10R and ZX-10 RR in its plant.

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