The 2020 Kawasaki Versys 1000 adventure tourer motorcycle is now priced at Rs. 10.99 lakh (ex-showroom, India), receiving a price hike of Rs. 10,000.

CarAndBike, By Seshan Vijayraghavan

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India Kawasaki Motorcycle has silently revised the price of its liter-class adventure touring motorcycle - Versys 1000. The 2020 Kawasaki Versys 1000 is now priced at Rs. 10.99 lakh (ex-showroom, India), receiving a price hike of Rs. 10,000, compared to earlier. Before this, it was in April 2019 that the bike received a price hike of Rs. 20,000, to Rs. 10.89 lakh from Rs. 10.69 lakh (both ex-showroom, India). Visually and in terms of features, however, the motorcycle remains unchanged, and it continues to be offered in two color options - Pearl Stardust White/Metallic Spark Black, and Candy Lime Green/Metallic Spark Black.

The Kawasaki Versys 1000 is powered by a BS6 compliant 1,043 cc, liquid-cooled, in-line four engines which puts out 118 bhp of power at 9,000 rpm and 102 Nm of peak torque at 7,500 rpm, while mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The engine is borrowed from the Ninja 1000, however, the Versys offers stronger low- and mid-end torque, to better suit its adventure tourer nature. The motorcycle also comes with a bunch of electronic aids like - Kawasaki Cornering Management Function (KCMF), Kawasaki Traction Control (KTRC), and Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock brakes (KIBS), along with standard electronic cruise control.

In terms of features, the motorcycle also comes with twin-LED headlamps, a part-digital/part-analog instrument cluster, adjustable windscreen, and assist & slipper clutch among others. The motorcycle comes with 17-inch black alloy wheels at both ends, shod with 180/55 section tyres at the rear, and 120/70 section rubber upfront. Braking duties are handled by Dual semi-floating 310 mm petal discs up front and a single 250 mm petal disc at the back with dual-channel ABS.

This article was originally published by CarAndBike.
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