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Change Your View

On any street, the new 2016 Versys 1000 offers maximum riding enjoyment.  The highly responsive in-line four engine combined with a nimble chassis delivers sport performance in the most comfortable of settings.  A weekend solo scratch, the daily commute, the long distance tour; solo or two-up the Versys 1000 will handle all that you can throw at it.  The upright seating position, range of genuine accessories and and engine that loves to perform make the Versys 1000 the ideal city bike that comes alive on the twisty roads.

Change your view and ride the Kawasaki Versys 1000; comfort and performance.





Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four

Displacement 1,043 cm³
Bore and Stroke 77 x 56 mm
Compression ratio 10.3:1
Valve system DOHC, 16 valves
Fuel system Fuel injection: Ø 38 mm x 4 (Keihin) with oval sub-throttles
Ignition Digital
Starting Electric
Lubrication Forced lubrication, wet sump




6-speed, return

Final drive Chain
Primary reduction ratio 1.627 (83/51)
Gear ratios: 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 0.958 (23/24)
Final reduction ratio 2.867 (43/15)
Clutch Wet multi-disc, manual




Aluminium twin-tube

Wheel travel: front 150 mm
  rear 150 mm
Tyre: front 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
  rear 180/55ZR17M/C (73W)
Caster (rake) 27°
Trail 106 mm
Steering angle (left/right) 34° / 34°


43 mm inverted telescopic fork with stepless (right-side) adjustable rebound damping and adjustable preload

Horizontal Back-link, gas-charged with stepless rebound damping and remote spring preload adjustability






Dual semi-floating ø310 mm petal discs

  Caliper Dual opposed 4 piston with ABS
Rear: Type Single ø250 mm petal disc
  Caliper Single-piston with ABS


Overall length


2,240 mm

Overall width 895 mm
Overall height 1,400 mm/ 1,465 mm (with windscreen raised)
Wheelbase 1,520 mm
Ground clearance 150 mm
Seat height 840 mm
Curb mass 250 kg (Includes full fuel tank)
Fuel capacity 21 litres


Maximum power


88 kW {120 PS} / 9,000 rpm

Maximum torque 102 N·m {10.4 kgf·m} / 7,500 rpm

Metallic Flat Raw Titanium with Metallic Spark Black

 The specifications mentioned here apply to and have been achieved by production models under standard operating conditions. We intend only to give a fair description of the vehicle and its performance capabilities but these specifications may not apply to every machine supplied for sale. Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. reserves the right to alter specifications without prior notice. Equipment illustrated and specifications may vary to meet individual markets.

2016 Versys 1000 - Sport - Coast Powersports - Yamaha, KTM, Kawasaki motorcycles - Adelaide, South Australia