2023 Kawasaki Eliminator 400 breaks cover

Gajanan Kashikar Updated: March 20, 2023, 03:04 PM IST

Kawasaki has brought back the Eliminator moniker with the world premiere of the all-new 2023 Eliminator 400. The cruiser motorcycle is available in two trim levels: Standard and SE. While the former is available in two colour schemes: Metallic Flat Spark Black and Pearl Robotic White, the latter is offered in a single paint job: Metallic Matte Carbon Grey with Flat Ebony.

2023 Kawasaki Eliminator 400: Design

The new Eliminator 400 bears a typical cruiser motorcycle styling and bodywork. It closely resembles the previous Eliminator models and Vulcan S that is sold in the Indian market. The design highlights Eliminator 400 include a round headlamp, somewhat arc-shaped fuel tank, split seat, alloy wheels, and single exhaust pipe. Additionally, Kawasaki has given a headlight cowl and fork gaiters with the SE trim. Notably, the Eliminator 400 uses a new trellis frame.

2023 Kawasaki Eliminator 400: Features, electronics, and hardware

The cruiser comes equipped with all-LED lights, a circular digital instrument cluster with Bluetooth connectivity, an assist and slipper clutch, and dual-channel ABS by Nissin. The SE trim also benefits from a Type-C USB socket and GPS-enabled driver recorder camera pair at the front and rear. In addition, the Eliminator gets a 310mm front single disc, 240mm rear single disc, telescopic front forks, and twin shocks at the back. The bike maker further offers 18-inch front wheels and a 16-inch rear unit.

2023 Kawasaki Eliminator 400: Engine

The Eliminator 400 shares its engine with the Kawasaki Ninja 400, thus it is powered by a 399cc, parallel-twin, liquid-cooled motor producing 48PS and 37Nm of torque. This engine is mated to a six-speed gearbox. It is to be noted that the 2023 Eliminator produces about 2PS additional power than the Ninja 400, which generates 45PS. However, the torque output is identical.

2023 Kawasaki Eliminator 400: India launch

While the all-new Eliminator 400 is only available in Japan, Kawasaki has not revealed its plans to launch it in India. If the 2023 Eliminator 400 arrives here, it will compete against the Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650.

Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 4,69,000
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