Kawsaki India by the end of the month would launch the new Versys 650 , the model has been long overdue for an update and the bran has brought in some notable changes. Along the changes the bike would receive the bike would get a new fairing that has been inspired by Versys 1000. It houses twin led headlight setup and a four way adjustable wind screen, the rest of the body work is similar as before except a new engine cowl and new graphics.
Changes In Styling
The other notable update comes in the form of electronic rider aids, with the Versys 650 finally getting Kawasaki Traction Control (KTRC) system for improved safety. It comes with two modes – Mode 1 will be a little less intrusive, while Mode 2 offers early intervention in low-grip surfaces. The system can also be turned off.
The bike would be similar mechanically to the older one and would still be powered by a 649cc, parallel-twin engine that makes 66hp and 61Nm. The chassis and suspension are the same as well. The Show a adjustable suspension is one of the strong points of the Versys 650. The braking duties would also be conducted by previous gen hardware. With the new changes the bike would cost about 30 to 50 k more than current Kawasaki Versys650. Kawasaki also recently announced a discount of about 70K on the bike but it was a timed pursuit.
Better Then Competitors ?
The bike wins over its competitors due the practicality and reliability Kawasaki provides plus due to its adjustable front fork suspension which the competitors like Tiger 660 lack. The new iteration of the bike would have raised pricing and its possible that right now on the ongoing model Kawasaki might offer some discounts , so of you are planning to buy one and would be fine with an older model now is the time.
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