Kawasaki Versys 650 is a bike available at a starting price of Rs. 6,92,501 in India. It is available in only 1 variant and 1 colour. The Kawasaki Versys 650 is powered by 649cc BS6 engine which develops a power of 65.71 bhp and a torque of 61 Nm. With both front and rear disc brakes, Kawasaki Versys 650 comes up with anti-locking braking system. This Versys 650 bike weighs 218 kg and has a fuel tank capacity of 21 liters.
The Kawasaki Versys 650 is the middleweight sports adventure tourer from the Japanese brand. The company has updated the model to comply with the BS6 emission norms, and the motorcycle now retails at Rs 6,79,000, which is Rs 10,000 more expensive than the BS4 model.
Styling upgrades during the BS6 transition are limited to revision of the paint theme. Everything else remains similar to the BS4 model. Thus, the latest iteration of the motorcycle continues to feature a twin-pod headlight, adjustable windscreen, semi-digital instrument cluster, wide handlebar, 21-litre fuel tank, step-up seat and an underbelly exhaust. The Versys 650 BS6 is currently listed in a single colour option – Candy Lime Green.
The motorcycle retains the displacement of 649cc and the parallel twin-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine now produces 65.7bhp of power at 8,500rpm and 61Nm of peak torque at 7,000rpm. In comparison, the BS4 model produced 67.4bhp of power and 64Nm of torque. The motor is linked to a six-speed gearbox.
It also retains the adjustable suspension, with the preload and rebound-adjustable front and preload-adjustable rear. The motorcycle rides on 17-inch alloy wheels with road-biased tyres. Anchoring power comes from twin, petal-type discs at the front and a single rotor at the back while the safety net includes ABS.