Kawasaki Versys 650 ABS Review New Motorcycles New Zealand

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Kawasaki Versys

Kawasaki Versys 650 ABS Review

Versys 650 ABS

Eager personality

engine and gearbox

Loves a road

A real fuel-miser

gave the Versys an unusual to tell us that it’s a bike. I’d go along that — it’s a sporty tourer/commuter with dirt-road ability, courtesy of its stance and long-travel suspension.

Along with its unusual the Versys is an unusual-looking bike. by an ER6-derived 649cc vertical it combines a number of eclectic in its chassis design: a touch of in the underbelly muffler; a suggestion of BMW HP2 in the bones of the lattice sub-frame. even a smattering of Aprilia and there.

To my eye, it all comes well.

So much for the look. about the ride?

On board, it feels tall but By compact I don’t mean restricted for leg-room — it to accommodate even lanky quite well. It just more compact than, a Suzuki V-Strom 650 ($14,495), is a natural choice for comparison.

guessing the space issue come into play for contemplating serious touring a passenger.

The riding position upright, the bars within reach — and the bike’s engine combine to give a of eagerness to the character of the Versys. off, it feels like a rather than a plodder.

The long-travel suspension and relaxed geometry would suggest a laziness in the tight stuff. The though, is that it’s a agile handler. The leverage of its handlebars and its sporty-short wheelbase make it quite responsive in the

Effective suspension damping, cornering clearance and decent all add value to its ability to give sportier bikes a bit of curry the mountains.

Kawasaki Versys

Engine fuelling is spot on no flat-spots, no surging, very Torque down low is adequate than exceptional, but it’s a sweet engine that’s a revver. The silky smooth and gearshift complement the engine’s perfectly.

Versys by name and by nature: a hoot to ride, mid-sized Kwaka promises a blend of fun, practicality and at an attractive price.


Engine type four valves per cylinder, twin

Capacity 649cc

x … 83 x 60mm

Compression 10.6:1

Fuel system EFI

Six-speed, constant-mesh

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