2024 Kawasaki Z650RS Vs Triumph Trident 660

2024 Kawasaki Z650RS Vs Triumph Trident 660: Which bike is best for you?

Comparison

2024 Kawasaki Z650RS Vs Triumph Trident 660:Β Kawasaki has launched its 2024 model, the Kawasaki Z650RS retro motorcycle, in India. Available in Ebony Metallic Matte Carbon Grey as well as green and red color variants, the new Z650RS comes with a traction control system.

In the Indian market, it will be competing with the Triumph Trident 660, another powerful retro motorcycle available for sale.

So, for those considering purchasing either of these bikes, we provide a comparison to determine which offers better value for money.

Kawasaki has launched its 2024 model, the Kawasaki Z650RS retro motorcycle
Kawasaki has launched its 2024 model, the Kawasaki Z650RS retro motorcycle

2024 Kawasaki Z650RS Vs Triumph Trident 660: Design

2024 Kawasaki Z650Rs has a neo-retro design. It has a tear-drop shaped fuel tank, ribbed patterned flat seat, long upswept exhaust system, round LED headlight and circular mirror.

This bike also has a twin-pod instrument cluster, an all-LED setup for lighting, and alloy wheels at the front and rear end.

The Triumph Trident 660 impresses with its highly appealing aesthetics, sporting a single-piece seat, robust fuel tank, underbelly exhaust, and a circular headlamp. Furthermore, it includes features like My Triumph connectivity suite, full LED lighting setup, alloy wheels, and a TFT instrument console.

2024 Kawasaki Z650RS Vs Triumph Trident 660: Engine

2024 Kawasaki Z650RS is equipped with a 649cc, parallel-twin engine. This engine produces maximum power of 68bhp at 8,000rpm and peak torque of 64Nm at 6,700rpm. For transmission this engine is paired with a 6-speed gearbox.

Triumph Trident 660 is equipped with a liquid-cooled inline three-cylinder engine with a displacement of 660cc to meet BS6 standards. It is coupled with a six-speed gearbox, including slipper and assist clutch.

Notably, this robust engine is capable of generating a maximum power of 80bhp and a peak torque of 64Nm.

2024 Kawasaki Z650RS Vs Triumph Trident 660: Features

All-new Z650RS has 2 traction control modes. The first is the Sport mode, which allows the bike to ride in a sporty manner with minimal interference. The second is the safety mode, which is helpful in preventing accidents.

2024 Kawasaki Z650RS is equipped with disc brakes on the front and rear wheels with dual channel anti braking system (ABS). For braking duties this bike has a 300mm twin petal disc at the front with a dual-piston caliper and a 220mm petal disc at the rear.

On the other hand, The Triumph Trident 660 comes with two riding modes, Road and Rain, introduced by the company.

Furthermore, to ensure rider safety, it incorporates dual-channel ABS, switchable traction control, and throttle-by-wire, along with disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels.

Additionally, the bike is equipped with 41mm inverted forks at the front and a mono-shock unit at the rear for enhanced stability and control.

Triumph Trident 660 is equipped with more powerful engine.
Triumph Trident 660 is equipped with more powerful engine.

2024 Kawasaki Z650RS Vs Triumph Trident 660: Price

The Kawasaki Z650RS has been introduced with a starting price of Rs 6.99 lakh, making it Rs 7,000 more expensive than its predecessor. The price of Triumph Trident 660 starts at Rs 8.25 lakh (all price ex-showroom).

Triumph Trident 660 is equipped with more powerful engine and has more features, but due to the less price our vote goes to the 2024 Kawasaki Z650RS. This bike is best for the customers.

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