Good news for all Kawasaki fans, Kawasaki finally launched the Versys 650 in India on December 24, with a price tag of Rs 6.60 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Kawasaki already sells the 1000 version of the Versys in India and the launch of the Versys 650 clearly shows the company’s intention to target the entry level Indian Bike market. The Kawasaki Versys 650 is the fifth CKD offering after the Kawasaki Ninja 650, ER-6n and the Kawasaki Ninja 300 and the Z250.
In terms of design, dual headlamps, height adjustable front windscreen, LED tail lamps and a large fuel tank are some of the features of the Versys 650. This one being an adventure tourer comes with reach adjustable handlebar and wide seats for that extra comfort on long journeys. It has a ground clearance of 170mm which makes it take uneven adventurous surfaces with great ease. The Versys 650 also gets upside down forks at front and monoshock with remote adjustable spring for the rear.
The Kawasaki Versys 650 is powered by a 649cc four-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC engine that makes 69PS of power and generates 63.7Nm of peak torque and comes paired with a six-speed transmission. The front brakes on the Versys 650 are dual 300mm petal-style rotors with two-piston calipers and the rear brake is single 250mm petal-style rotor with single-piston caliper. Aside from the inclusion of ABS, the Versys 650 will also come with adjustable suspension springs up front as well as at the back and it is also the cheapest performance adventure motorcycle on sale in the country.
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