The 2016 Kawasaki Versys 650L ABS comes in a bright new matte orange paint and the price has increased $200 to $10,199 (+ORC).
The learner-approved motorcycle is equally at home as a commuter, tourer or weekend fun bike.
It is powered by a restricted fuel-injected 649cm3 liquid-cooled, four-stroke, parallel-twin engine. The engine has been tuned to maximise low-mid range torque.
There is also an unrestricted Kawasaki Versys 650 ABS available at $9999.
There are also new colours and pin striping coming for the ER-6n and Vulcan S cruiser, but no confirmation yet for Australia.
The Versys 650 models feature a large 21-litre fuel tank which provides more than 400km of range for long-distance touring comfort.
There is a wide range of genuine Kawasaki accessories for the Versys models including LED fog Lamps, gear position indicator, resin frame sliders, quick-mount panniers, top box, hand guards, DC socket, grip warmers and tank pad.
2016 Kawasaki Versys 650L ABS
|Type||Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Parallel Twin|
|Bore and Stroke||83 x 60 mm|
|Valve system||DOHC, 8 valves|
|Fuel system||Fuel injection: Ø 38 mm x 2 (Keihin)|
|Lubrication||Forced lubrication, semi-dry sump|
|Final drive||Sealed Chain|
|Primary reduction ratio||2.095 (88/42)|
|Gear ratios:||1st||2.438 (39/16)|
|Final reduction ratio||3.067 (46/15)|
|Clutch||Wet multi-disc, manual|
|Type||Diamond, high-tensile steel|
|Wheel travel:||front||150 mm|
|Steering angle (left/right)||35° / 35°|
|Front:||Type||41 mm inverted telescopic fork with stepless (right-side) adjustable rebound damping and adjustable preload (left-side)|
|Rear:||Type||Offset laydown single-shock with remote spring preload adjustability|
|Front:||Type||Dual semi-floating 300 mm petal discs|
|Caliper||Dual 2-piston with ABS|
|Rear:||Type||Single 250 mm petal disc|
|Caliper||Single-piston with ABS|
|Overall length||2,165 mm|
|Overall width||840 mm|
|Overall height||1,400 mm / 1,450 mm|
|Ground clearance||170 mm|
|Seat height||840 mm|
|Curb mass||216 kg Includes full fuel tank|
|Fuel capacity||21 litres|