India Kawasaki Motors Pvt. Ltd. (IKM) launched the Kawasaki W175 Street in addition to W-Series with Alloy Wheels, Tubeless Tyres & Updated colour Scheme. Kawasaki W175 STREET will be available in “Candy Emerald Green” & “Metallic Moondust Gray” colour and introductory Ex-Showroom price will be starting at INR 1,35,000/-
The Original Icon – Kawasaki W1, introduced in the 1965, was one of the first big-bore Japanese motorcycles. It made a lasting impact and is often considered a milestone in the history of Japanese motorcycle manufacturing.
The W series, with its classic and timeless design, has gained popularity among motorcycle enthusiasts worldwide. Riders appreciate its blend of retro aesthetics and modern technology. It has become a cultural icon, symbolizing the classic era of motorcycles. Its design elements evoke a sense of nostalgia while incorporating modern engineering standards.
The W175 STREET shares the same timeless tradition with every model in Kawasaki’s W Series. It features an air-cooled engine praised for both its beauty & performance, the centrepiece of a motorcycle with authentic appeal. With a 177cc air-cooled Single Cylinder engine mounted in a simple, lightweight chassis and it features stylish colours & graphics aimed at younger generation. The W175 STREET was intended as model exclusively for the Indian Market. It was developed & manufactured at a factory in India using Japanese technology, the combination of which resulting in excellence reliability & durability. As the lightest model in the W series, the W175 STREET allows women & riders with smaller stature – who would otherwise feel a 350cc-class motorcycle is too large – to enjoy a full-fledged motorcycle lifestyle experience.
India Kawasaki Motors feels proud to present a motorcycle that gives the look and sensation of an iconic motorcycle from the past. It comes with a 177-cc engine producing a power output of 13 PS @ 7000 RPM and torque output of 13.3 NM @ 6000 RPM for a high-performance ride.
The W175 Street is a complete Make in India Project, a step towards making Kawasaki India self-reliant, incorporating the latest OBD-II compliance and Indian standards. Most of the parts are designed and developed by talented teams of designers and engineers based at India Kawasaki Motor’s R&D technical centre in Pune, Maharashtra.
The W175 Street is powered by a 177cc Single cylinder air-cooled FI engine for better fuel efficiency. Ample torque makes it easy to operate, offering a stress-free experience that lets riders focus on the ride. A 5-speed transmission and an engine balancer that tames unwanted vibrations also contribute to a fun, comfortable ride.
The semi-double cradle frame configuration with proportionate swing-arm length complements retro styling and offers excellent durability. The handlebar, optimum seat height, and foot pegs put the rider in a natural position, contributing to rider comfort. The W175 Street’s lightweight makes it easier to manoeuvre for daily commuting and capable of getting over any kind of roadway.
The front and rear suspension work with the rigid frame, providing adequate shock absorption for a comfortable ride while offering firm enough damping to enable fun riding. Settings were optimized for the Indian roads. It offers sure stopping power at the front with single-channel ABS and a 270 mm disc brake gripped by a two-piston caliper. A drum brake slows the rear while adding to the retro looks. Befitting a retro model, the W175 Street features 17- inch spoke wheels at the front and rear.