Back in 2015, MS Dhoni became the first person to buy the Kawasaki Ninja H2 superbike in India a few weeks after it was launched. The bike had a price tag of Rs. 29 lakhs (ex-showroom) in 2015 and Dhoni posted a picture of the bike when it was delivered to him. However, despite his passion for motorcycles, our captain cool hasn’t been seen riding around in the H2 much. Now though, the former Indian skipper has been captured riding his beast while he was back to his home in Ranchi. Check out the video below which shows Dhoni riding out of the Ranchi international cricket stadium in his black and green Kawasaki H2 superbike.
To let you know, the big Kawasaki H2 is among the most powerful and fastest road-legal motorcycles in the world right now. It has an even more maniac twin which is called the H2R. The Kawasaki H2R is not a road-legal bike but is currently among the most brutal bikes one could own. Dhoni has always been a big fan of motorcycles and maintains an enviable collection of bikes. His collection includes the ultra-rare Confederate Hellcat X132 along with several other beauties like the Ducati 1098, Kawasaki Ninja ZX14R, Harley Davidson Fatboy, and Yamaha YZF600 Thundercat among others. He even has a few Yamaha RX100s, and RD350s, two bikes that are close to his heart.
Dhoni recently acquired a Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk which is said to have costed him around Rs. 1.6 crores. This SUV is powered by a 6.2-litre Hellcat engine that produces a massive 707 Bhp and 875 Nm of peak torque, making it the most powerful stock SUV in India. Further, the SUV can do 0-100 km/h in just 3.62 seconds. However, it is not available for sale in India and Dhoni had to import it from the international markets. The captain cool was recently spotted riding this SUV for the first time since it was delivered to him last month only.
Talking about the Kawasaki Ninja H2, this bike features a supercharger to boost the power output of the motor and it’s the only supercharged mass production motorcycle on sale globally. Powering the Kawasaki Ninja H2 is a 998cc, liquid-cooled, inline-four motor churning out 200 PS at 11,000rpm and peak torque of 113.5Nm at 10,500rpm. There is also an option to add a Ram Air that hikes the power output to 210PS. The bike also uses a MotoGP style dog-ring transmission for effortless and quicker gear shifts short shifts. As mentioned above, Dhoni was the first person to get this bike after it was launched in India and till date, only a handful number of H2s are there in the country.
The bike’s styling is inspired by its evil twin Ninja H2R. The latter has a massive power output of 300 PS and features several changes compared to the H2 which make it a track-only bike. The H2 is also the first Kawasaki motorcycle to use a Trellis frame and single-sided swingarm. Simply put, the Kawasaki H2 is a technological and mechanical marvel, to say the least. The current ex-showroom cost of the bike in Delhi is Rs. 34.50 lakhs while the mad H2R costs Rs. 72 lakhs in Delhi (ex-showroom). We expect to see more of this bike as well as Dhoni riding it for his commute to the cricket stadium.
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