Kawasaki has found its a way to come up street tracker with a growing segment by introducing the new W175 TR in Indonesia. It is one of the youngest street tracker from the manufacturer and is moreover based on the road-biased W175.
The W175 TR will be offered in two variants : Standard and SE. It comprises of four new colour options to choose in W175-TR : White, Ebony, Yellow and Green.
The W175TR is powered by the same 177 cc air-cooled single-cylinder motor similar to W175. It produces power upto 13 PS @ 7500rpm and torque of 13.2 Nm @ 6000rpm, which is mated to a 5-speed transmission. It uses a carburetter instead of fuel injection to keep costs in check.
As it is similar to W175, the W175TR has a taller braced handlebar of 3mm higher,and has a raised front fender, bash plate, a new upswept exhaust and a smaller 7-litre fuel tank. While in comparison, the road-going W175 gets a larger 13.5-litre fuel tank.
The front and rear suspension have been raised by 35mm and 27mm respectively. And the 17-inch wheels, on the other hand, seem to feature dual-purpose tyres. The braking setup has been carried over from the base model of 220mm disc up front and a 110mm drum brake at the rear.
The Kawasaki W175TR looks like a tempting propositions with a raised front fender, taller handlebar, a new exhaust and raised suspension there’s a less chances of avoiding it. We can noe expect this young street tracker to be unveiled by the authorized dealer of Kawasaki in Nepal.