Kawasaki on Tuesday announced the ex-showroom price of recently launched 2019 Versys 1000 which is priced at Rs 10,69,000. The all-new Kawasaki was launched in November last year and the pre-bookings began at a price of Rs 1.5 lakh.
Naoki Matsumoto, Managing Director – India Kawasaki Motors Pvt. Ltd., commented, “The bespoke Versys 1000 has a style of adventure model, but it is most suited for sport riding and long touring. Technically, it is a crossover from the Ninja 1000 with a purpose of thrilling performance with everyday versatility. I hope our customers explore endless possibilities with the Versys 1000.”
“The Ninja ZX-6R created a great stir when its entry in Indian market was announced. Because the Ninja ZX-6R is an ambitious project for us, starting deliveries of the Ninja ZX- 6R is indeed an exciting moment. We hope that our customers relish riding Ninja ZX-6R on the streets as well as on race tracks’’, he added.
Kawasaki recently opened its production facility in Chakan – Pune, Maharashtra in the month of July in 2017. Currently, Z250, Ninja 300, Versys-X 300, Ninja 400, Ninja 650, Z650, Versys 650, Vulcan S, Versys 1000, Ninja 1000, Ninja ZX-6R, Ninja ZX-10R and Ninja ZX-10RR are assembled in the plant.
The 2019 Kawasaki Versys 1000 comes with a 1043cc liquid cooled, 4-stroke In-Line four engine which can produce 120 PS of power @ 9000 rpm and 102Nm of torque @ 7500 rpm. The engine is mated with a 6-speed transmission.
The body of Kawasaki Versys 1000 is made on an aluminium twin-tube frame and suspension is updated and its engine is based on the Ninja 1000 with strong torque at all rpms.
It also has a Twin LED headlamp, adjustable windscreen, radial mount front brake callipers and high-class instrumentation.
Talking about some of its electronic features which includes Electronic Throttle Valves, Kawasaki Cornering Management Functions (KCMF), Kawasaki Traction Control (KTRC), Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System (KIBS) and Electronic Cruise Control.
The 2019 Kawasaki Versys is available in two colour options including Pearl Flat Stardust White and Metallic Flat Spark Black.