2012 Kawasaki Versys 650

February 21st, 2012 Filed under: Kawasaki

2012 Kawasaki Versys 650 - Compact Versys’, liquid-cooled, fuel injected, 649cc, parallel-twin engine is the perfect power for the right to do-anything bike light and agile from the beginning: this life enough for advanced riders and predictable enough to inspire confidence in novice ratings . Provide a torquey twin bands in power at the bottom and middle of its rev range, making the Versys large commuter and leisure travel companion. Surprising genius becomes readily apparent once the winding road to change, because even though comfort and decency, are fun to ride Versys also offers genuine sportbike handling and fuel economy is excellent. With a large tank, 5-gallon fuel you can go a long way between fill-ups.

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High-tech long suspension travel is very important for multi-role mission Versys’. A Showa rear shock with two-stage damping firms up progressively as the wheel moves through its paces, giving a luxurious trip that initially the company to near-sportbike levels as suspension loads increase. Motor short, compact machine makes it possible to use the gull-wing swingarm longer than average to reduce the throttle-induced suspension movement and excellent handling. A dual-sport-inspired, adjustable 41mm tapered-tube inverted fork soaks up bumps big and small, and like the back, firm up nicely with the increased speed.

Of course the key to success Versys’ is the cockpit, comfortable carefully designed to provide position, sitting upright most of the natural and built to have a stepped seat provides optimum comfort for rider and passenger. The theme of comfort is further enhanced by the adjustable windshield, which offers three different positions. The easy-to-read and informative instrument panel allows riders to quickly scan the gauges and keep their eyes on the road. Perhaps the most versatile bikes out there, winning Versys in almost any task given, of congestion of traffic congestion to the remote canyon carved for touring.

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2012 Kawasaki Versys 650 Specifications

Type 4-stroke, Parallel Twin
Displacement 649cc
Bore and Stroke 83.0 x 60.0 mm
Cooling Liquid
Compression Ratio 10.6:1
Valve System DOHC, 8 valves
Fuel System Digital fuel injection with two 38 mm Keihin throttle bodies
Ignition Digital
Lubrication Forced lubrication (semi-dry sump)


Transmission 6-speed, with positive neutral finder
Final Drive Sealed Chain
Primary Reduction Ratio 2.095 (88/42)
Gear Ratio: 1st 2.438 (39/16)
Gear Ratio: 2nd 1.714 (36/21)
Gear Ratio: 3rd 1.333 (32/24)
Gear Ratio: 4th 1.111 (30/27)
Gear Ratio: 5th 0.966 (28/29)
Gear Ratio: 6th 0.852 (23/27)
Final Reduction Ratio 3.067 (46/15)
Clutch Wet multi-disc, manual


Type Diamond, high-tensile steel
Wheel Travel: Front 150 mm (5.9 in.)
Tire: Front 120/70-ZR17
Wheel Travel: Rear 145 mm (5.7 in.)
Tire: Rear 160/60-ZR17
Caster (Rake) 25°
Trail 108 mm (4.3 in.)
Steering Angle (Left/Right) 35° / 35°


Suspension, Front 41 mm hydraulic telescopic fork with adjustable rebound and preload
Suspension, Rear Single offset laydown shock with adjustable rebound and spring preload


Front: Type Dual 300 mm petal discs
Front: Calipers 2-piston calipers
Rear: Type Single 220 mm petal disc
Rear: Caliper Single-piston caliper


Overall Length 2,125 mm (83.7 in.)
Overall Width 840 mm (33.1 in.)
Overall Height 1,330 mm (52.3 in.)
Wheelbase 1,415 mm (55.7 in.)
Ground Clearance 180 mm (7.1 in.)
Seat Height 845 mm (33.3 in.)
Curb Mass** 206 kg (454 lbs.)
Fuel Capacity 19 litres (4.2 gal.)
Fuel Consumption 4.5 L/100 km (63 MPG)


Maximum Power‡ 47 kW {64 PS} @ 8,000 rpm
Maximum Torque‡ 61 N·m {6.2 kgƒ·m} @ 6,800 rpm

source : totalmotorcycle

2012 Kawasaki Versys 650

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