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2018 Kawasaki Versys 650 Launched in India At Rs. 6.50 Lakhs – Rs. 10,000 Cheaper

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2018 Kawasaki Versys 650 has been launched in India so that continues to be on sale and be the best middleweight tourer in the country. Prices go down by Rs. 10,000

Kawasaki is heavily updating its motorcycles in worldwide and we are getting the same in India as well. Versys is now assembled in India as gets cheaper by Rs. 10,000 to begin with. Kawasaki has heard customer feedback and offered two features in the Versys 650 in the 2018 model that has just been launched. Let’s look at the details we have in hand.

2018 Kawasaki Versys 650 BSIV Design and Dimensions

There are two new color options on offer. The motorcycle continues to look the same but the new scheme makes the bike look more fresh and attractive. The large front windscreen is now adjustable, the twin headlights, the tall stance, and the not so long vehicle give it an imposing stance. The side-mounted monoshock and tucked away exhaust continues to make it look purposeful.

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2018 Kawasaki Versys 650 Chassis, suspension and brakes

There are no changes as the motorcycle continues to be the same. The list below gives you of what the Versys continues to have.

SUSPENSION
Front: 41 mm inverted telescopic fork with adjustable rebound damping (right-side) and adjustable preload (left-side)
Rear: Offset laydown single-shock with remote spring preload adjustability

Brake Front: Dual semi-floating 300 mm petal discs
Caliper Front: Dual 2-piston
Brake Rear: Single 250 mm petal disc
Caliper Rear: Single-piston

2018 Kawasaki Versys 650 Price and Launch

Launched in Nov 2017, prices at Rs. 6.50 Lakhs

2018 Kawasaki Versys 650 Engine And Specification

Everything continues to be the same. The list of numbers are below which are similar to the outgoing model. The Versys 650 continues to have a flexible power band with a lot to be offered.

Type: Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Parallel Twin
Displacement: 649 cc
Bore and Stroke: 83.0 mm x 60.0 mm
Compression ratio: 10.8:1
Valve system: DOHC, 8 valves
Fuel system: Fuel injection: ø38 mm x 2
Lubrication: Forced lubrication, semi-dry sump
Transmission: 6 speed return
Maximum power: 69 PS @ 8500 RPM
Maximum torque: 64 N.m @ 7000 RPM

Frame Type: Diamond, high-tensile steel
Rake / Trail: 25° / 108mm
Tyre:
Front: 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear: 160/60ZR17M/C (69W)
Wheelbase: 1,415 mm
Ground clearance: 170 mm
Seat height: 840 mm
Curb mass: 216 kg
Fuel capacity: 21 Litres
Overall Dimensions LxWxH: 2,165mm x 840mm x 1,400mm / 1,450

2018 Kawasaki Versys 650 Safety and Features

The motorcycles continue to come with ABS and there is no traction control on offer. Feature list includes a the usual speedometer with tell-tale lights, gear position indicator is on offer.

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