All Tests – 2015 Versys 1000 Test: Kawasaki does an about-face – 2015 Kawasaki Versys 1000 Technical Sheet

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2015 Versys 1000 test: Kawasaki does an about-face

All Tests - 2015 Versys 1000 Test: Kawasaki does an about-face - 2015 Kawasaki Versys 1000 Technical Sheet

In 2012, Kawasaki launched a surprising Versys 1000 with its trail-izing cycle part and its large in-line 4-cylinder. Dynamically convincing, its aesthetics and certain practical aspects had to be reviewed.

It’s done. Test.

Kawasaki Versys 1000 2015 tech. Sheet

Engine
Type 4-cylinder in-line, 4-stroke, water-cooled
Displacement 1043 cc
Bore x stroke 77 × 56 mm
Max power 106 hp (78.2 kW) at 9,000 rpm
Free World: 120 hp (88.2 kW) at 9,000 rpm
Max torque 95 Nm at 4,500 rpm
Free world: 102 Nm at 7,500 rpm
Distribution 4 valves per cylinder, double overhead camshaft
Volumetric ratio 10.3 to 1
Food Keihin electronic fuel injection, 38 mm
Ignition Electronic
Lubrication Pressurized, wet sump
Start-up Electric
Transmission
Clutch Multidisc "slipper" in oil bath
Gearbox 6 reports
Primary report 1.627
1st 2.692
2nd 1,950
3rd 1,529
4th 1,304
5th 1.136
6th 0.958
Secondary transmission By chain
Secondary report 2,867
Cycle part
Frame Double aluminum beams
Front suspension Fully adjustable SFF 43 mm inverted fork
Suspension Ar Back-Link type single shock absorber, adjustable in preload and rebound
Front travel 150 mm
Travel Ar 150 mm
Front brake Dual 310 mm floating disc, 4-piston calipers
Ar brake Single 250 mm disc, single piston caliper
Front tire 120/70 ZR17 (58W)
Tire Ar 180/55 ZR17 (73W)
Dimensions, weight, capacities
Length 2240 mm
Width 895 mm
Height 1,400 / 1,465 mm
Wheelbase 1520 mm
Caster angle 27 °
Hunt 106 mm
Ground clearance 150 mm
Saddle height 840 mm
Full weight 250 kg
Fuel tank 21 liters
Commercial information
Availability Mid-January 2015 in the
Colors White "Stardust", Black "Spark / Ebony" or Orange "Candy Burnt"
Price € 12,690
Guarantee 2 years, unlimited mileage

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