Kawasaki Versys 1000 : Review

Kawasaki has debuted its first adventurous touring model “Versys 1000” into the auto market to grab the attention of the mankind. This adventurous touring model comes with a less price tag, to relish the customers who fed up with the pricey touring motorcycles.

Kawasaki Versys 1000 gets offered in colors like;

This design of the bike appears to be most iconic and astounding than the predecessor. The bike boasts all the adventurous fairings, elements and features to offer the utmost comfort to blossom the journey. The design elements will enhance the premium stance of the bike.

The Kawasaki Versys 1000 is the tourer that gives perfect rides along with the beasty stance to the rider, who adore of creating impact between the surrounding crowd. The bike boasts a sporty and aggressive looking twin headlamp unit with twin pilot lamp at the front, which gives a monster stance on roads. The sturdy fuel tank gets covered by fairing and then also it is sculpted elegantly to give perfect stance to the tourer.

While the nicely cushioned step up split seat provides a good amount of comfort to the rider & pillion, who journey experience cherishes. The bikini fairing, on the other hand, gives flamboyant look to the bike. The all-black matte grey touch to the engine acts as an anti-corrosive layer to protect from all weather conditions.

The long travel suspension at the front gives perfect stance to the bike and also a rider, who adores for endeavoring the tarmacs with all the rage & ease.

As of the rear, it gets 3-saddlebags, one at the center and the two on either side to accommodate the luggage of the biker, who wish to carry on the go. The LED tail lamp appears to be flamboyant and eye-catchy. The fender at the rear of the bike comes trimmed to elevate the macho look of the bike.

The good ergonomics are possible with the decent measurements of; 2,240mm length, 1,026mm width, and 1,400mm height. The impressive wheelbase of 1,519mm grant decent handling capabilities with acquired dynamics. While the 150mm of ground clearance ensure prominent cornering capabilities even at sharp edges, Hence the driving dynamics of the bike is commendable with the worthy fitments, that works duly and accordingly to ensure fruitful drives.

To acknowledge the rider regarding the bike, it boasts an instrument console that gets a digital + analog unit that includes analogue tachometer, digital speedometer, odometer, temperature gauge, clock, and fuel gauge.

To run the muscular tourer, Kawasaki employed a 4-stroke, Liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-valves per cylinder, Inline-4 engine effectively churns out a peak power of 120bhp @ 9,000rpm with a peak torque of 102Nm @ 7,500rpm. The transmission duties are carried by a 6-speed gearbox to ensure easy shifts along with delivering grunted power to the rear wheel.

The good throttle response is possible with the 38mm Keihin throttle bodies, which works enormously to provide humungous drives to the rider. The engine grants 10.3:1 of compression ratio with bore x stroke of 77mm x 56mm. Thus the rider can avail the grunted power & torque figures by the commendable a potential engine.

The Kawasaki Versys 1000 offers good driving dynamics to ensure the desired riding conditions to the biker. For this, the 120/70×17 front and 180/55×17 rear tubeless tyres wrapped to elegant alloy wheels give good conditions to the biker. In order to stop the tourer that was sprinting with the high speed, the bike employs a 310mm dual rotor petal disc brakes with 4-piston callipers at the front and 250mm single petal disc brake with single piston calliper at the rear.

Hence the enormous speed of the bike is well restricted by the efficient braking unit. While the Kayaba 43mm inverted fork at the front and Horizontal back-link shock with adjustable rebound damping and adjustable spring preload at the rear participate in the comfort game to revive the journey experience of the biker & pillion without flaws.

The biker further gets assisted with ABS braking unit to give safe & secure rides. It also features slipper clutch, to restrict the revs in case of aggressive downshifts applied by the biker. The bike gets boasted with the unique features like 3-mode KTRC (Kawasaki Traction Control), Kawasaki Quick Release 28-liter Hard Saddlebags plus, Kawasaki One Key system, grip heaters, Radiator Guard, Front Axle Sliders, Gear Position Indicator, DC Power Outlet and GPS Mount, which enchants the riding experience by working duly in accordance with the biker.

Overall, the Kawasaki Versys 1000 is the extravagant, fascinating and astounding adventurous tourer that delivers unbelievable performance that spell-bounds the rider to the fullest. The Versys 1000 is the best option for the one who was crazy about riding the adventurous tourers to home by sparing very less price that starts at a range of INR 14,37,642 (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Also Read: Kawasaki Versys 1000 Features, Specs & Details

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