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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

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Downloadable Fact Sheet