Kymco and Kawasaki Expand Cooperation

Kymco and Kawasaki have already been working together to create Kawasaki’s first two scooters which are currently not being sold in Thailand – now Kawasaki is helping Kymco to produce big bikes. It seems that Kymco’s first big bike will be based on the Kawasaki ER-6n.

The Taiwanese firm’s motorcycle range currently tops out at 250cc with the Venox 250i cruiser. In comparison its scooters are far more advanced stretching all the way to the 700cc MyRoad.

We know that the new Kymco 650cc motorcycle will have the same engine and exhaust system as the Kawasaki ER-6n. From early design sketches we can see that the swingarm also seems identical to the ER-6n.
The frame is a trellis-style design instead of the Kawasaki ER-6n’s parallel-tube. It appears to have similar geometry to the Kawasaki’s but the Kymco’s suspension is more sophisticated with an inverted fork, while the brakes are radial-mounted four-pots.

Angular styling and a nose with distinctive wing-shaped headlights set it aside from the Kawasaki ER-6n, too, and the Kymco’s wheels are more heavily styled than the Kawasaki’s.

In terms of performance, the engine is presumably making the same 72 horsepower at 8,500rpm as Kawasaki’s version, with 64Nm of torque at 7,000rpm.

There’s no official word on the motorcycle yet, so it’s not clear how widely it will be sold. Also Thailand has officially no Kymco distributor, but they still seem to look for one.Tag: Kymco Kawasaki ER-6n 650cc Parallel-Twin Naked-Bike Partnership Business Scooter Motorcycle
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