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Versys 1000

Kawasaki’s vital statistics.

The new Versys 1000 combines contemporary cutting-edge style with Kawasaki’s unique engineering approach. Enjoy the roads less travelled and realise your distance dreams on the multi-purpose Versys 1000.
 
 

Engine

Fuel system
- Fuel injection: ø38 mm x 4 (Keihin) with oval sub-throttles
Ignition
- Digital
Starting
- Electric
Lubrication
- Forced lubrication, wet sump
Engine type
- Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four
Displacement
- 1,043 cm³
Bore x stroke
- 77.0 x 56.0 mm
Compression ratio
- 10.3:1
Valve/Induction system
- DOHC, 16 valves

Transmission

Clutch
- Wet multi-disc, manual
Primary reduction ratio
- 1.627 (83/51)
Gear ratios: 1st
- 2.692 (35/13)
Gear ratios: 2nd
- 1.950 (39/20)
Gear ratios: 3rd
- 1.529 (26/17)
Gear ratios: 4th
- 1.304 (30/23)
Gear ratios: 5th
- 1.136 (25/22)
Gear ratios: 6th
- 0.958 (23/24)
Final reduction ratio
- 2.867 (43/15)
Transmission
- 6-speed, return
Final Drive
- Sealed chain

Frame

Frame type
- Aluminium twin-tube
Rake/Trail
- 27° / 107 mm
Wheel travel, front
- 150 mm
Wheel travel, rear
- 150 mm
Tyre, front
- 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Tyre, rear
- 180/55ZR17M/C (73W)
Steering angle, left / right
- 34° / 34°

Suspension

Suspension, front
- 43 mm inverted fork with stepless rebound damping and spring preload adjustability
Suspension, rear
- Horizontal Back-link, gas-charged, with stepless rebound damping and remote spring preload adjustability

Brakes

Brakes, front
- Dual semi-floating 300 mm petal discs Caliper: Dual opposed 4-piston
Brakes, rear
- Single 250 mm petal disc Caliper: Single-piston

Dimensions

Dimensions (L x W x H)
- 2,235 mm x 900 mm x 1,405 mm / 1,430 mm
Ground Clearance
- 155 mm
Wheelbase
- 1,520 mm
Seat height
- 845 mm
Fuel capacity
- 21 litres
Curb Mass
- 239 kg

Performance

Maximum power
- 86.8 kW {118 PS} / 9,000 rpm
Maximum torque
- 102 N.m {10.4 kgf.m} / 7,700 rpm

Download a copy of the complete specification list here:

  
Downloadable Fact Sheet