Kawasaki Versys 1000 manual

Kawasaki Versys 1000
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2016 Versys 1000

Change Your View

On any street, the new Versys 1000 offers maximum riding enjoyment. The highly
responsive in-line four engine combined with a nimble chassis delivers sport performance
in the most comfortable of settings. A weekend solo scratch, the daily commute, the long
distance tour; solo or two-up the Versys 1000 will handle all that you can throw at it. The
upright seating position, range of genuine accessories and and engine that loves to
perform make the Versys 1000 the ideal city bike that comes alive on the twisty roads.
Change your view and ride the Kawasaki Versys 1000; comfort and performance.


Type Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four
Displacement 1,043 cm³
Bore and Stroke 77 x 56 mm
Compression ratio 10.3:1
Valve system DOHC, 16 valves
Fuel system Fuel injection: Ø 38 mm x 4 (Keihin)
with oval sub-throttles
Ignition Digital
Starting Electric
Lubrication Forced lubrication, wet sump


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


Type Aluminium twin-tube
Wheel travel: front 150 mm
rear 150 mm
Tyre: front 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
rear 180/55ZR17M/C (73W)
Caster (rake) 27°
Trail 106 mm
Steering angle (left/right) 34° / 34°


43 mm inverted telescopic fork with stepless (right-side) adjustable
rebound damping and adjustable preload
Horizontal Back-link, gas-charged with stepless rebound damping and
remote spring preload adjustability


Front: Type Dual semi-floating
ø310 mm petal discs
Caliper Dual opposed 4 piston
with ABS
Rear: Type Single ø250 mm petal
Caliper Single-piston with ABS


Overall length 2,240 mm
Overall width 895 mm
Overall height 1,400 mm/ 1,465 mm (with
windscreen raised)
Wheelbase 1,520 mm
Ground clearance 150 mm
Seat height 840 mm
Curb mass 250 kg (Includes full fuel tank)
Fuel capacity 21 litres


Maximum power 88 kW {120 PS} / 9,000 rpm
Maximum torque 102 N·m {10.4 kgf·m} / 7,500 rpm


Metallic Flat Raw Titanium with Metallic Spark Black
The specifications mentioned here apply to and have been achieved by
production models under standard operating conditions. We intend only
to give a fair description of the vehicle and its performance capabilities
but these specifications may not apply to every machine supplied for
sale. Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. reserves the right to alter
specifications without prior notice. Equipment illustrated and
specifications may vary to meet individual markets.
Kawasaki Versys 1000

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Kawasaki Versys 1000 specifications

Brand Kawasaki
Model Versys 1000
Product Motorcycle
Language English
Filetype PDF

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