2010 Kawasaki Versys

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Kawasaki Versys Tourer

2010 Kawasaki Versys

Kawasaki Versys

— Kawasaki Versys

2010 Versys

Versatile, Distinctive, and Just Plain Fun

Now and then, a idea that just works appears from out of and everybody wonders why nobody of it before- That’s the Kawasaki Following its debut just a of years ago, the world’s press unanimously embraced the unique combination of utility, affordability and just plain fun and they haven’t stopped its praises.

Motorcyclist magazine it Motorcycle of the Year, and the Versys top 10 lists around the world. the brains at Kawasaki who dreamed up the are not afraid to mess with so for 2010, there’s even to love.

Fresh new bodywork the Versys’ athletic-looking steel frame, gull-wing swingarm and engine, with a newly shape that shows off the dynamic flexibility and strength. A new dual-beam headlight leads the with a bigger, three-way windscreen atop it that more options to more Out back there’s a bright new LED tail light, and between the and tail lights all sorts of have been restyled to the Versys’ quality, including the shrouds, mirrors, turn engine covers and rear

Functionally, the Versys was tough to upon, but adding rubber to the rear engine mounts, and the footpegs with hollow inserts to better isolate the feet from engine resulted in a smoother, more ride.

The Versys’ compact fuel-injected 649cc parallel-twin was the perfect powerplant for this and nimble do-anything bike from the start: Lively for advanced riders and predictable to inspire confidence in rank the torquey twin delivers a ribbon of torque in the lower and parts of its rev range, making the a perfect commuter and relaxed companion. Its surprising genius readily apparent once the turn twisty, because its comfort and civility, the fun-to-ride also offers genuine handling. And excellent fuel combined with a big, fuel tank lets you go a way between gas pumps.

Long-travel suspension is critical to the Versys’ mission. A Showa rear with two-stage damping up progressively as the wheel moves its …, providing an initially ride that firms to levels as suspension loads The bike’s short, compact makes it possible to use a longer-than-average swingarm for reduction of throttle-induced movement and excellent handling.

A inspired, adjustable 41mm inverted fork up front up bumps big and small, and like the end, firms up nicely as the increases.

Absolutely key to the Versys’ a comfortable, carefully designed provides a mostly upright, seating position and features seat constructed to provide comfort for both rider and And the bigger new windscreen and upgraded seating carry the comfort forward on the latest Versys. An and informative instrument panel riders to quickly scan the and keep their eyes on the

Possibly the most versatile out there, Versys excels at any task it’s given, gridlock traffic jams, to carving, to long-distance touring.

The is one of those machines that the sum of its parts. Its name, derived -vertex- (Latin for pinnacle, top) and -system,- hints at its of offering a truly superior that maximizes fun in any number of riding situations. One ride is all it to confirm that the Versys on its any-street promise.

Authentic Accessories are available through dealers.

For 2010, the new Versys on the strengths of its predecessor, with styling and a number of upgrades at making it more practical and fun to than ever! Cosmetic give the new Versys a sharper and help reflect its nimble, nature. Improved vibration and upgraded passenger accommodations touring and two-up comfort, revised mirrors, new tie-down and a host of other detail mean it-s better than ever to provide rider enjoyment.

A truly versatile platform maximizes enjoyment in several types of riding, the Kawasaki is difficult to explain and impossible to One ride is all it takes to prove the is much more than the sum of its

Bumps and potholes are a reality in day riding, so the Versys- long-travel fork and rear shock are damped to cope with challenges. Its upright riding and wide handlebars provide a comfortable place to spend a day on the while its 17- wheels and sport make it an excellent choice for sport riding. The end result is a that truly offers the compliance of a dual sport, the and grip of a sportbike and the all-day of a light tourer.

Features and

New for 2010:

— A new fairing, dual headlight, new front and mirrors, and a Z1000-style LED tail give the Versys a bold new look

— A larger provides a larger still-air for increased comfort; three-position makes it adaptable to fit a variety of and climates

— Revised grab rails, new seat material, and a little fine-tuning of the seating position make the even more fun for passengers

Rubber bushings at the rear mounts and hollow rubber-covered result in reduced engine and a more comfortable ride

Revisions to the muffler, clutch sprocket and alternator covers, shrouds, swingarm pivot and rear fender all contribute to the bold new high-quality look

DOHC Parallel Twin-Cylinder

— The most compact in its category helps reduce the of the entire motorcycle

— crank and transmission shaft keeps it short front-to-back

A semi-dry sump oil system overall engine height

The narrow, chrome composite-plated cylinders help reduce width

— This one is to deliver smooth, responsive in the low- to mid-rpm range for roll-on response — for negotiating city traffic, backroads and anything in between

A 180-degree crankshaft and a balancer produce an uncannily smooth

— Oil jets on the connecting rod spray oil on the undersides of the pistons to aid

— An under-engine muffler 3-way catalyzer aids centralization for light handling and looks

Liquid Cooling

Engine temperatures stay for long engine life and power in tough conditions

Closer engine tolerances more horsepower

— routed through the engine reduces the number of external

Digital Fuel Injection

— A pair of 38mm throttle bodies with sub-throttle valves mean performance and ridability

— Sub located behind the main valves, give the Versys throttle response and great as well

— An automatic idle system makes and warm-up easy, even on days

— Precise injection provides great mileage, and the 3-way catalyzer reduces emissions

Digital Discharge Ignition (CDI)

— Microprocessor-controlled timing requires adjustment and is ultra-responsive to the needs

— Powerful, plug-mounted stick ignition are compact, light and reliable


— Versys’ cassette transmission uses a layout that’s easily as a single unit from the cases for much easier maintenance

High-Tensile Steel Frame

— The Versys’ trellis frame is small, and narrow at the knees and pegs for comfort and control

— 3D computer analysis in the process achieved optimum balance for superior ride and

Single Shock Rear

— A distinctive aluminum swingarm controlled by a lay-down shock complements the distinctive design, with an integrated flowing from steering to rear hub

— The short, frame and engine design the swingarm to be longer, which overall handling

— The shock has adjustable preload and damping, and uses a free and two-stage damping valves for action during initial that becomes firmer the end of the … for a more planted

Long-Travel Fork

— A long-travel inverted fork the best of dual sport and suspensions, to deliver excellent over a wide range of

— Tapered, relatively outer tubes help the ideal stiffness balance to frame stiffness and chassis

— Fork height, preload and rebound damping can be to fine-tune the suspension to specific riding styles and loads

Style Brake Discs

Dual 300mm front discs with two-piston in front and a single 220mm petal disc with a caliper in back provide of stopping power

— rotor design as found on the supersport machines, petal rotors offer improved and warp resistance


— Like the ones find on the Ninja ZX—6R and these six-spoke wheels use material between spokes so rim is reduced along with wheel weight

— wheels increase overall — suspension, handling, and initial turn-in


— Each section of the seat was designed with a thickness and firmness of foam to comfort for both rider and

— The passenger seat and bars were designed to a natural seating position for comfort

— An easy-to-read panel has a large analog and digital readout for the speedometer, gauge, odometer, dual meters and clock. White LED provides increased visibility at

2010 Kawasaki Versys



The Versys is one of machines that exceeds the sum of its Its name, derived from (Latin for pinnacle, summit, and system, hints at its goal of a truly superior platform maximizes fun in any number of street situations. One ride is all it takes to that the Versys delivers on its promise.

Designed for the discerning the Versys offers a unique comprised of long travel sporty 17 wheels, a slim, riding position and a compact engine tuned for low-mid torque.

Highly acclaimed for its and a playful character best by riding it, the Versys features characteristics, chassis balance, and settings, all selected to maximize enjoyment on the street. With its control and feedback, the Versys a high level of rider in numerous street-riding situations and a variety of riding styles.

suspension sporty 17 wheels

The of long-travel suspension with spring settings is one of the keys to the control offered by the Versys. In to being easily able to with a variety of road and offering confidence-inspiring feedback to the the Versys allows riders to control the bike’s forward-rear balance — adding a new of controllability for riders to explore.

upright riding position

For the new Versys maintains the essential of its predecessor, but new styling and a number of upgrades mean it is more fun to than ever.

Refined finish

The new Versys has new sharper better reflecting its nimble, nature. A number of cosmetic give it a slimmer, sleeker and the sculpted new bodywork adds to the dynamic image. Like an the new model exudes flexibility and

Further, a more refined contributes to its higher-quality appearance.


Enhanced tandem revised mirrors with visibility, new accessories mean the new is better equipped than to provide a fun street riding

Suspension Wheels


Not all streets in the world are made of circuit-smooth Road imperfections (bumps, are far from rare, and some are not even paved (such as etc). While the Versys was not for off-road use, its long-travel fork and rear shock specially selected to cope any street conditions it may come and, along with its 17 enable aggressive sport

Further, the long-travel suspension an added dimension of controllability: the to consciously control the bike’s weight transfer gives an additional riding element to

o The long … of the inverted fork and offset laydown shock allow experienced to actively control the bike’s weight balance. Purposely braking force to compress the suspension before a corner the caster, resulting in quicker Alternatively, the rider can opt to brake aggressively, maintaining the bike’s for a smooth, stable turn in.

The puts this choice in the of the rider, so the same corner can be in a number of different ways.

o the front fork and rear combine long travel stiff springs. Standard long-travel suspension allows a to fly over bumps and ruts ease, but this type of was deemed to be too mushy for the kind of we wanted to offer. Likewise sport bike suspension, holding is superb, but performance is on (relatively) smooth roads.

both long travel and springs yields the benefits of off-road-style and sport-bike suspension, excellent road holding in a range of street riding and superb feedback, enabling sport riding.

o In addition to tapered, the outer tubes of the 41 mm front fork are relatively (even at full compression, a portion of the inner tubes visible) to provide the ideal balance to compliment chassis

o In order to accommodate the longer of the rear suspension, an aluminium swingarm was chosen. The use of aluminium reduce unsprung weight.

o In to being lighter, using a non-link type rear offers more direct from the rear wheel, to greater rider feel. The feedback clearly communicates the limits, increasing rider

o The ability of the rear suspension to up bumps and ruts was the key to being to ride over cobblestone and handle road imperfections rocks and potholes, etc. a great deal of development was devoted to the tuning of the Showa shock unit. The high-grade makes use of a free piston and damping valves to ensure action at the initial part of the … and firmer damping full compression, giving a planted feel.

o This attention to the tuning of the rear ensures the Versys can be ridden and with confidence through streets, be they paved, or cobblestone.

o Both the front and suspension have adjustable damping and preload, offering a range of adjustability to experiment should they so choose.

o 17 front and rear, contribute to the quick steering. The 120 mm front offers an excellent balance of steering and front wheel Tire sizes are as follows:

120/60ZR17M/C 58W

Rear: 160/60ZR17M/C 69W


When engineers considered the of riding they wanted to and the speed range most used in everyday riding, a relaxed posture and the high of a slim, upright position wide handlebars was deemed Because it would have a impact on rider control and a substantial amount of development and effort was devoted to fine-tuning the position.

o The combination of a compact Twin engine and a narrow, trellis frame enabled by the laydown rear suspension is the key to the slim riding position.

o A tank positions the rider to the front wheel for increased and offers a greater choice of sitting positions.

o The seat’s design and the knee grip of the tank afford good of movement, allowing the riders to sitting position should so choose. Thicker urethane comfort and contributes to a seat that places the rider in a of fun controllability. The stepped shape of the seat also provides for the rider when accelerating.

o the wide handlebar, the footpegs are low and slightly forward of the seat.

o all these points result in a natural, relaxed position to offer the rider a high of machine control. The upright position accommodates a variety of styles (lean-in, no-lean, broadening the spectrum of riding and also offers a high of comfort, a great benefit for This combination of comfort and is one of the things that makes the so much fun to ride.

o When with the long-… suspension, the riding position and higher height offer a commanding of the road ahead — beneficial when navigating traffic or winding roads in the


The key to the sleek chassis is its compact Twin engine, which the use of a slim, lightweight frame. with the forward-located seat and the under-engine muffler, this combination delivers a highly mass distribution, which to the highly agile package. priority was given to achieving settings that deliver a level of feedback, better the rider to recognize the bike’s

o The base frame construction and balance were set to offer a level of feedback to the rider.

o The compact engine and under-engine contribute to mass centralization. The cowl (including instrument and headlight unit) is mounted to the frame, minimizing its effect on

o The bike’s tall seat and long-… suspension result in a CG. The resulting increase in agility the Versys even more fun to

o Chassis dimensions provide a of flickability and high-speed stability. the Versys’ performance is optimized for speed range, it is quite to oblige riders who wish to at higher speeds.) With a of 1,415 mm, the Versys can still be a short wheelbase model, and it delivers a high level of


o petal disc brakes superb stopping power and at the lever. 5 mm thick front contribute to enhanced controllability.


An adjustable windscreen reduce wind noise and buffeting, creating a serene behind which to enjoy riding.

o *NEW* The adjustable has three different settings standard, tilted forward), riders to tailor its position to their preferences. (Adjusting the windscreen requires a 4 mm hexagonal

o An optional tall screen will be made available


For riders who longer excursions, a comfortable relaxed riding position, fuel tank, protection the adjustable windscreen, and enhanced potential make the Versys a capable touring partner. A of optional accessories further the Versys’ touring potential.

o Along with the comfortable the relaxed position enables to spend long hours in the

o A 19-litre fuel tank with excellent fuel offers an ample touring

o *NEW* A number of new accessories contribute to touring comfort: protectors, heated grips 5 levels of adjustment, and a 12 V outlet. As the previous model, taller vario windscreen and frame are also available.

o In addition to the top-case, specially designed GIVI panniers are available as Each pannier can hold a helmet and is rated for 5 kg (like the top

Kawasaki Versys Tourer

o Passenger footpeg stays and the sub-frame were designed to the optional panniers and top case. The additional strength contributes to stability when carrying or a passenger.

o Thanks to the under-engine the bike’s profile can stay slim even with the attached.

o *NEW* Hooks to the underside of the tail cowl additional tie-down points for luggage.


sharing the ride is half the The Versys has a number of features make tandem riding for both rider and passenger.

o part of the two-piece seat was with different thickness and of urethane, optimizing comfort for the rider and passenger.

o *NEW* position was also designed to a natural seating position. tandem grab bars are easier to hold and positioned out for greater freedom of movement.

o Fine-tuned passenger seat/pegs/grab bar offers enhanced passenger

o *NEW* Rubber added to the footpegs also contributes to the passenger comfort.

o The comfort by the slim layout (possibly to the under-engine muffler) also to the passenger. A further benefit is heat is kept away the passenger.

o Layout is such a passenger can also be comfortably when the optional panniers are


The 2010 receives a sharper new styling that better reflects its nature. The updates include a refined finish that the bike a higher-quality feel.

o The new stacked dual headlamp gives the Versys a slimmer and speaks to its nimble handling. a single position lamp contriboutes to the slim appearance.

o Sculpted bodywork of the new front and side fairing adds to the dynamic image. Like an the image is one of flexibility and strength.

o Revised radiator shrouds and pivot covers enhance and contribute to the high-quality finish.

o Slimmer front turn compliment the sharp new image. higher and further forward help make the bike visible.

o *NEW* Diamond-shaped contribute to the sharper styling. higher and further outward, also offer improved visibility. Revised mirror ensure a blur-proof view of the

o *NEW* New front fender looks sporty.

o *NEW* engine covers contribute to the new styling.

o *NEW* New muffler end cap to the sharper image.

o *NEW* New LED (shared with the new Z1000), a transparent red lens, helps the tail a clean, tidy

o *NEW* Trimmed of unnecessary the new rear flap makes the look shorter, contributing to the light look.


o *NEW* Rubber mounts of rigid mounts used for the engine mounts reduce transmitted to the rider.

o *NEW* footpegs with new hollow covers help reduce vibration.

o The instrument panel white LED-backlighting for increased at night. Features include a speedometer, analogue-style tachometer, fuel gauge, odometer, trip meter, etc.


o Under-seat storage has room for a U-lock or similar

o The turn signals also as hazard lights.



When the 649 cc Parallel Twin engine, our first priority was to find a response that balanced a feeling and a quick-revving character. To performance for everyday riding, was taken to maximize low-mid torque. When opening the riders will notice the engineers succeeded in creating an smooth and powerful engine that offers both a level of control when minute throttle adjustments and a rush of acceleration in the lower rpm

o Intake and exhaust cams short operating angles the torque curve toward the end of the rpm range.

o To achieve smooth and torque curves, the exhaust makes use of a balance tube.

o injection settings for the Versys selected primarily to deliver a powerful feeling when the is opened.

o Performance and feel optimized for the mid-range (3,000-6,000 However, in the low-rpm range 3,000 rpm), power is very smooth, and even 6,000 rpm, power and curves continue on without off suddenly.

o The above settings in a performance that favours the most used in everyday Corner pick-up is excellent: the mid-range delivers a satisfying of acceleration and the flat, step-free curve and smooth engine let riders open the throttle confidence — at any rpm.


o Triangular layout of the and transmission shafts make the very short front-to-back.

o input shaft, output and change drum are contained in a package that both a compact layout and facilitates maintenance chores.

o Semi-dry design reduces engine

o Plated, liner-less cylinder is and the narrow cylinder pitch engine width.

o Auto-fast system simplifies starting and the catalyser reaches optimum quickly.

o Simplified cooling routes coolant through the cases to the cylinder and head to external plumbing.

o 180 crankshaft a balancer shaft for silky engine operation.

o Oil jets in the rod big-ends direct oil to the undersides of the for added cooling.

o With the radiator and under-engine muffler, the offers superior comfort a heat dissipation perspective.


Fuel System: fuel injection with two Keihin throttle bodies

Digital CDI

Transmission: Six-speed

Drive: O-Ring chain

Semi-double cradle, high-tensile

Rake / Trail: 25 degrees / 4.3 in.

55.7 in.

Front Suspension / Travel: 41mm hydraulic fork with stepless rebound and preload / 5.9 in.

Rear / Wheel Travel: Single laydown shock with adjustable rebound damping and spring preload / 5.7 in.

Front 120/70×17

Rear Tire:

Front Brake: Dual petal discs with caliper

Rear Brake: 220mm petal disc single-piston caliper

Overall 83.7 in.

Overall Width: in.

Overall Height: 51.8 in.

Kawasaki Versys Tourer
Kawasaki Versys Tourer
Kawasaki Versys Tourer
Kawasaki Versys Tourer


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