2019 Kawasaki Versys 1000 has been launched by Kawasaki India in the country. The 2019 Versys 1000 is available in only one colour - pearl flat stardust white/metallic flat spark black, and will be assembled in India from completely knocked down (CKD) kits.
Talking about price, it comes with the price tag of ₹ 10.69 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). With the new prices, the Versys 1000 is now the most affordable adventure touring motorcycle and comes with an in-line four-cylinder engine.
Naoki Matsumoto, Managing Director - India Kawasaki Motors Private Limited said, "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 the endless possibilities with the Versys 100.”
Talking about features, bike is powered by a 1,043 cc, liquid-cooled, in-line four engine which puts out 118 bhp of power at 9,000 rpm and 102 Nm of peak torque at 7,500 rpm. The engine, based on the Ninja 1000, is said to offer strong torque at low and mid revs, promising to make it an entertaining touring bike.