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Up to date Kawasaki Versys 650 to launch quickly | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The Versys 650 will get a sharper design and new options reminiscent of a TFT show.

Kawasaki has simply launched the up to date Versys 650 in India, priced at Rs 7.36 lakh (ex-showroom, India). The journey motorbike now will get up to date styling and extra options. The launch is consistent with our unique report from earlier this month, confirming that the up to date Versys 650 shall be launched this month.

2022 Kawasaki Versys 650: what’s modified?

Updates to the Versys 650 embrace a sharper fairing design just like the bigger Versys 1000, new LED headlights, a brand new four-way adjustable windscreen and new graphics. The 2022 Kawasaki Versys is offered in two colors – Lime Inexperienced and Metallic Phantom Silver.

Kawasaki has additionally outfitted the up to date Versys 650 with a brand new TFT show, which will get Bluetooth connectivity. For 2022, the Versys 650 will get the Kawasaki Traction Management (KTRC) system with two modes. Mode 1 shall be rather less intrusive, whereas Mode 2 presents early intervention in low-grip surfaces. This technique may also be turned off utterly.

2022 Kawasaki Versys 650: no mechanical modifications

The 2022 Kawasaki Versys 650 stays mechanically an identical to the outgoing bike, which means it’s powered by a 66hp, 61Nm, 649cc, parallel-twin engine. The suspension stays the identical too, with an adjustable Showa fork up entrance and a preload-adjustable Showa monoshock on the rear. Braking {hardware} is an identical to the outgoing Versys 650 as effectively, with twin 300mm discs on the entrance and a 220mm disc on the rear. 

2022 Kawasaki Versys 650: pricing and rivals

Provided that the outgoing Versys 650 was priced at Rs 7.15 lakh, this up to date model prices simply Rs 21,000 extra. This comes throughout as a terrific deal given all of the updates it has now obtained. 

By way of rivals, the up to date Versys 650 will cope with the Triumph Tiger Sport 660 (from Rs 8.95 lakh) and Suzuki V-Strom 650XT (Rs 8.85 lakh). As such, the Kawasaki comfortably undercuts each its rivals.

All costs are ex-showroom, Delhi

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