• 2007 Kawasaki Versys 650

    2007 Kawasaki Versys 650

The 2007 Kawasaki Versys 650 combines the reassuring feeling with with that hard to define fluid response to your every action. It is powered by a 649 cc engine tuned to respond at any rpm, especially down low.

When tuning the 649 ccm Parallel Twin engine of the new Kawasaki Versys, the engineers’ first priority was to find throttle response that balanced a powerful feeling and a quick-revving character. To optimise performance for everyday riding, care was taken to maximise low-mid range torque.



  • Engine type: Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Parallel Twin
  • Displacement: 649 ccm
  • Bore x stroke: 83 x 60 mm
  • Compression ratio: 10.6:1
  • Valve/Induction system: DOHC, 8 valves
  • Maximum power: 47 kW 64 PS / 8,000 rpm
  • Maximum torque: 61 N·m 6.2 kgf·m / 6,800 rpm
  • Fuel supply/Carburettor: Fuel injection: ø38 mm x 2 (Keihin)
  • Ignition: Digital
  • Starting: Electric

Transmission: 6-speed, return

  • Frame type: Diamond, high-tensile steel
  • Rake/Trail: 25°/108 mm
  • Suspension, front: 41 mm inverted telescopic fork with stepless (right-side) adjustable rebound damping and adjustable preload
  • Suspension, rear: Offset laydown single-shock with 13-way adjustable rebound damping and 7-way adjustable preload


  • Wheel travel, front: 150 mm
  • Wheel travel, rear: 145 mm
  • Tyre, front: 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
  • Tyre, rear: 160/60ZR17M/C (69W)
  • Brakes, front: Dual semi-floating 300 mm petal discs
  • Brakes, rear: Single 220 mm petal disc
  • Steering angle, left / right: 35° / 35°
  • Dimensions (L x W x H): 2,125 mm x 840 mm x 1,315 mm
  • Wheelbase: 1,415 mm
  • Seat height: 840 mm
  • Fuel capacity: 19 litres
  • Dry weight: 181 kg

Source: Rubbermag

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