2020 BS6 Kawasaki Versys 1000 Launched – Know Price and Details

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BS6 Kawasaki Versys 1000 has been launched silently in the Indian market. The manufacturer earlier launched the 2019 version with a bang as it cut prices by Rs. 2.0 lakhs over the previous 2017 version that has been replaced by this new generation unit. Kawasaki did this by localizing parts which made it very lucrative in the Indian market. The manufacturer now has launched the BS6 Kawasaki Versys 1000 version which is now Rs 30,000 expensive over the previous version.

2019 Kawasaki Versys 1000 India Launch (1)

This means that the Kawasaki Versys 1000 is still cheaper by 1.7 lakhs over the previous generation and packs a lot more equipment than before. LED Lights, slipper clutch, revised engine with more power and torque throughout the rev range. Electronics include traction control, ABS, cornering management function, two power modes and a five axis IMU.

2019 Kawasaki Versys 1000 India Launch (3)

BKawasaki Versys 1000 is claimed to be a ideal highway companion with adequate power (20 PS less over the Ninja 1000 which has touring capability). The BS6 Kawasaki Versys 1000 can do a bit more off-road and is well equipped in that aspect. BS6 Kawasaki Versys 1000 continues to same and has been criticized for its bulky and busy styling over all its peers.

2019 Kawasaki Versys 1000 India Launch (2)

TYPE Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four
DISPLACEMENT 1,043 cc
BORE AND STROKE 77.0 x 56.0 mm
COMPRESSION RATIO 10.3:1
VALVE SYSTEM DOHC, 16 valves
FUEL SYSTEM Fuel injection: Ø 38 mm x 4
FUEL TYPE / MINIMUM OCTANE RATING —
IGNITION Digital
STARTING Electric
LUBRICATION Forced lubrication, wet sump
TRANSMISSION 6-speed, return
MAXIMUM POWER 120 PS/ 9,000 rpm
MAXIMUM TORQUE 102 Nm/ 7,500 rpm
DIMENSIONS & CHASSIS
FRAME TYPE Twin-tube, aluminium
RAKE / TRAIL 27.0° / 106 mm
TYRE – FRONT 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
TYRE – REAR 180/55ZR17M/C (73W)
WHEELBASE 1,520 mm
GROUND CLEARANCE 150 mm
SEAT HEIGHT 840 mm
CURB MASS 255 kg
FUEL CAPACITY 21 litres
OVERALL DIMENSIONS (L X W X H) 2,270 x 895 x 1,400 mm

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