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Kawasaki Versys 1000 [2018-2019]

Kawasaki Versys 1000 [2018-2019] is a bike with the last known price Rs. 10,88,429 in India. It had 1 variant and 1 colour. It came with anti-locking braking system and both front and rear disc brakes.

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Key specs
  • Displacement1,043 cc
  • Transmission6 Speed Manual
  • Kerb Weight255 kg

Last known Avg. Ex-showroom price

₹ 10,88,429

Kawasaki Versys 1000 [2018-2019] is now discontinued in India.

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Kawasaki Versys 1000 [2018-2019] Summary

Versys 1000 [2018-2019] key highlights

Engine Capacity 1,043 cc
Transmission 6 Speed Manual
Kerb Weight 255 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 21 litres
Seat Height 840 mm
Max Power 118.3 bhp

About Versys 1000 [2018-2019]

The Versys 1000 has made a return to the Indian market, and it has received a major update. Announced at EICMA in November 2018, Kawasaki revealed that the Versys has got more than just a styling update.

The chassis of the Versys 1000 continues to be based on the Ninja 1000, but the 1043cc four-cylinder engine has been updated to deliver 118bhp and 102Nm. The Versys has fully adjustable suspension both front and rear. The brakes are equipped with KIBS, which is Kawasaki’s version of ABS that is linked to the six-axis IMU. Yes, that’s right – the Versys 1000 now has a six-axis IMU that helps the brakes, engine and traction control come together.
The SE with its electronic suspension control and Bluetooth connectivity will not come to the Indian market, but deliveries of the standard Versys 1000 should begin in the middle of 2019. It is available in two colours, white and black, and will compete against the likes of the BMW S1000 XR and Triumph Tiger 1200 on specs. However, it is closer in price to the Honda Africa Twin, Triumph Tiger 800 xR, Ducati Multistrada 950, and BMW F750 GS.
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Kawasaki Versys 1000 [2018-2019] Expert Opinion

  • Good Things

    • Comfortable upright riding position
    • Equipped with traction control system
    • Smooth and refined 1000cc engine
  • Could be Better

    • Quite heavy to operate in city limits
    • Service reach is limited

BikeWale's Take

The Kawasaki Versys 1000 is profoundly comfortable while it is powered by a refined and torquey motor. Couple this with premium components and top-notch features and the Versys 1000 seems to be an ideal tourer. 

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  • Power & PerformancePower & Performance

    Fuel Type Petrol

    Max Power 118.3 bhp @ 9,000 rpm

    Max Torque 102 Nm @ 7,500 rpm

    Cooling System Liquid Cooled

    Transmission 6 Speed Manual

    Transmission Type Chain Drive

    Emission Standard --

    Displacement 1,043 cc

    Cylinders 4

    Bore 77 mm

    Stroke 56 mm

    Valves Per Cylinder 4

    Compression Ratio 10.3:1

    Ignition Digital CDI

    Spark Plugs --

    Gear Shifting Pattern Gear Shifting Pattern --

    Clutch Wet multi-disc

    Fuel Delivery System Fuel Injection

    Fuel Tank Capacity 21 litres

    Reserve Fuel Capacity --

    Riding Range Maximum distance a petrol bike can travel on a full fuel tank and an electric bike can travel on a full charge --

    Mileage - ARAI --

    Mileage - Owner Reported BikeWale collects mileage information from bike owners to provide you with the actual mileage that you might get. --

    Top Speed --

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  • Brakes, Wheels & SuspensionBrakes, Wheels & Suspension

    Braking System CBS, IBS, SBT, UBS, HBS - Combined braking of both front and rear wheel | ABS - Anti-lock braking system which can be just for front wheel (single channel) or both wheels (dual channel) or can be switched off (switchable) | E-ABS - Electronic assisted braking system | Standard - Cable operated --

    Front Brake Type Disc

    Front Brake Size 310 mm

    Rear Tyre Size 180/55ZR17M/C (73W)

    Tyre Type Tubeless

    Radial Tyres Yes

    Rear Brake Type Disc

    Rear Brake Size 250 mm

    Calliper Type 4-piston front single-piston rear

    Wheel Type Alloy

    Front Wheel Size 17 inch

    Rear Wheel Size 17 inch

    Front Tyre Size 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)

    Front Tyre Pressure (Rider) --

    Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider) --

    Front Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion) --

    Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion) --

    Front Suspension ø43 mm inverted fork with rebound damping

    Rear Suspension Horizontal Back-link, gas-charged, with rebound damping

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  • Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight 255 kg

    Overall Length 2,270 mm

    Overall Width 895 mm

    Wheelbase 1,520 mm

    Ground Clearance 150 mm

    Seat Height 840 mm

    Overall Height 1,400 mm

    Chassis Type Twin-tube, aluminium

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Odometer Digital

DRLs (Daytime running lights) --

Mobile App Connectivity --

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailYes

Pillion SeatYes

GPS & Navigation --

USB charging port --

Front storage box --

Under seat storage --

AHO (Automatic Headlight On) --

Speedometer Digital

Fuel Guage Yes

Tachometer Analogue

Stand Alarm Yes

Stepped Seat Yes

No. of Tripmeters 2

Tripmeter Type Digital

Low Fuel Indicator Yes

Low Oil Indicator Yes

Low Battery Indicator Yes

Pillion FootrestYes

Digital Fuel GuageYes

Start TypeElectric Start

Shift LightYes



Electric System12V DC

BatteryMaintenance Free

Headlight TypeLED Tail Lamp

Headlight Bulb Type--

Brake/Tail LightLED Tail Lamp

Turn SignalYes

Pass LightYes

Additional features--

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