All Tests – Versys 1000 test: the Kawasaki trail almost on target! – Kawasaki Versys 1000 technical sheet

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Versys 1000 test: the Kawasaki trail almost on target !

All Tests - Versys 1000 test: the Kawasaki trail almost on target! - Kawasaki Versys 1000 technical sheet

Derived from the fierce Z1000, the maxi trail Versys 1000 radicalises the concept of the Versys 650. And while the French biker discovered this new Kawasaki 2012 at the Motorcycle Show, MNC tested it on the sublime roads of Tenerife.

First try !

Kawasaki Versys 1000 tech. Sheet

(Manufacturer data)
Engine
Type 4-cylinder in-line, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled
Displacement 1,043 cc
Bore x stroke 77 x 56 mm
Volumetric ratio 10.3 to 1
Distribution Double ACT, 16 valves
Food Keihin electronic fuel injection with oval intake throttles
Passage diameter 38 mm
Max power 106 hp (78.2 kW) at 9000 rpm
118 hp (86.8 kW) at 9,000 rpm (Free World)
Max torque 96 Nm at 6800 rpm
102 Nm at 7,700 rpm (Free World)
Ignition Digital with electronic advance
Starter Electric starter
Transmission
Clutch Multi-disc in oil bath
Ordered Manual
Box 6 speed
Primary reduction 1.627 (83/51)
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 1,958 (23/24)
Final reduction 2.867 (43/15)
Final drive Tight seal chain
Cycle part
Frame Double aluminum beams
Front suspension Inverted fork ø 43 mm adjustable in rebound and preload
Suspension AR Back-Link type horizontal gas shock absorber, adjustable for rebound and preload
Front travel 150 mm
Travel Ar 150 mm
Front brake Double petal disc ø 300 mm with 4-piston opposed calipers, ABS as standard
Ar brake Single petal disc ø 250 mm with single piston caliper
Front tire 120/70 ZR 17 M / C (58W)
Tire Ar 180/55 ZR 17 M / C (73W)
Dimensions, weight, capacities
Length 2235 mm
Height 1,405 / 1,430 mm
Width 900 mm
Wheelbase 1520 mm
Socket angle 27 °
Trail 107 mm
Steering angle 34 ° g / 34 ° d
Saddle height 845 mm
Ground clearance 155 mm
Fuel tank 21 liters
Full weight 239 kg
Commercial information
Availability Mid-December 2011 ()
Price € 12,499
Colors White "Pearl Stardust" or gray "Magnesium Metallic"

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