It is the new version of the Ninja 650R introduced in June last year. Ninja was first launched in 2009 and the company has so far sold 3,000 bikes in the country.
The company has around 65 percent of the market share in the sports bike segment in the Rs 2-5 lakh two-wheeler segment.
While talking to media, Bajaj Auto Pro-biking Vice President Amit Nandi said, “We will start bookings from next week and in the next three to four weeks the delivery will begin.”
The company has earlier launched Kawasaki Ninja 250R and the KTM 200 Duke in India, and ninja 650 is the 3rd in sports bike list. The company has a marketing as well as production relations with Japan-based Company Kawasaki.
Mr. Nandi however did not give any information about the sale target of the new bike to media, but said it would be ‘significant’.