Kawasaki KLE 650 Versys: review, history, specs


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Class: dual sport

Production: 2007+

Also called: Kawasaki Versys 650

Related: Kawasaki ER-6

Predecessor: Kawasaki KLE500

Models
Kawasaki Versys 650

2007-2009

(All markets)

Kawasaki Versys 650

2010-2014

(All markets)

Kawasaki Versys 650

2015+

(All markets)

Kawasaki KLE650 Versys (2007-2009)
Kawasaki KLE650 Versys (2010-2014)
Kawasaki KLE650 Versys (2015+)

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
2007 All Name: Kawasaki Versys 650, Kawasaki Versys 650 ABS

Code: KLE650A7F, KLE650B7F

2008 All Name: Kawasaki Versys 650, Kawasaki Versys 650 ABS

Code: KLE650A8F, KLE650B8F

2009 All Name: Kawasaki Versys 650, Kawasaki Versys 650 ABS

Code: KLE650A9F, KLE650B9F

2010 All Name: Kawasaki Versys 650, Kawasaki Versys 650 ABS

Code: KLE650CAF, KLE650DAF

2011 All Name: Kawasaki Versys 650, Kawasaki Versys 650 ABS

Code: KLE650CBF, KLE650DBF

2012 All Name: Kawasaki Versys 650, Kawasaki Versys 650 ABS

Code: KLE650CCF, KLE650DCF

2013 All Name: Kawasaki Versys 650, Kawasaki Versys 650 ABS

Code: KLE650CDF, KLE650DDF

2014 All Name: Kawasaki Versys 650, Kawasaki Versys 650 ABS

Code: KLE650CEF, KLE650DEF

2015 All Name: Kawasaki Versys 650, Kawasaki Versys 650 ABS

Code: KLE650FFF

2016 All Name: Kawasaki Versys 650, Kawasaki Versys 650 ABS

Code: KLE650FGF

2017 All Name: Kawasaki Versys 650, Kawasaki Versys 650 ABS

Code: KLE650FHF

Specifications

Kawasaki KLE 650 Versys: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2125 mm / 83,7 in – Versys 650 (2007-2014)

2165 mm / 89,1 in – Versys 650 (2015+)

Overall width 840 mm / 33,1 in
Overall height 1315 mm / 51,8 in – Versys 650 (2007-2009)

1330 mm / 52,4 in – Versys 650 (2010-2014)

1400 mm / 55,1 in – Versys 650 (2015+)

Seat height 840 mm / 33,1 in – Versys 650 (2007-2009), Versys 650 (2015+)

845 mm / 33,3 in – Versys 650 (2010-2014)

Wheelbase 1415 mm / 55,7 in
Ground clearance 180 mm / 7,1 in – Versys 650 (2007-2014)

170 mm / 6,7 in – Versys 650 (2015+)

Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight 207 kg / 456 lbs - Versys 650 (2007-2009)

208 kg / 458 lbs - Versys 650 ABS (2007-2009)

206 kg / 454 lbs - Versys 650 (2010-2014)

209 kg / 460 lbs - Versys 650 ABS (2010-2014)

208 kg / 458 lbs - Versys 650 ABS (2015+)

FRAME Type Tubular, diamond (steel)
Front suspension, travel 41 mm upside-down telescopic fork, 150 mm / 5,9 in

Adjustment: spring pre-load, rebound damping

Rear suspension, travel Swingarm Unitrak with mono-shock, 145 mm / 5,7 in

Adjustment: spring pre-load

Front tire size 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear tire size 160/60ZR17M/C (69W)
Front brake Double disc, 300 mm, 2-piston caliper (ABS)
Rear brake Single disc, 250 mm, 1-piston caliper (ABS)
Fuel capacity 19,0 l / 5,0 US gal – Versys 650 (2007-2014)

21,0 l / 5,54 US gal – Versys 650 (2015+)

Trail 108 mm / 4,2 in
Fuel economy 4,5 l / 100 km (63 mpg)
ENGINE Type Liquid-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 2-cylinders, inline
Bore & Stroke 83,0 x 60,0 mm
Displacement 649 cm³ (39,6 cu in)
Compression ratio 10.6:1 – Versys 650 (2007-2014)

10.8:1 – Versys 650 (2015+)

Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 64,0 hp (47 kW) / 8000 rpm – Versys 650 (2007-2014)

69,0 hp (51 kW) / 8500 rpm – Versys 650 (2015+)

Max. torque 61,0 Nm (6,2 kgf*m) / 6800 rpm – Versys 650 (2007-2014)

64,0 Nm (6,5 kgf*m) / 7000 rpm – Versys 650 (2015+)

0 to 100 km/h 4,7 sec
Top speed 189 km/h (117 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Fuel injection, 2x Keihin TTK38
ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 6-speed
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 2.095
Final reduction 3.067
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V

VI


2.438

1.714

1.333

1.111

0.966

0.852

ELECTRICAL Ignition Transistorized
Alternator Three-phase AC
Battery capacity 12V-10Ah

Images

Kawasaki KLE650 Versys: images, gallery.

Kawasaki KLE650 Versys (2007-2009)
Kawasaki KLE650 Versys (2007-2009)
Kawasaki KLE650 Versys (2007-2009)
Kawasaki KLE650 Versys (2010-2014)
Kawasaki KLE650 Versys (2010-2014)
Kawasaki KLE650 Versys (2010-2014)
Kawasaki KLE650 Versys (2015+)
Kawasaki KLE650 Versys (2015+)
Kawasaki KLE650 Versys (2015+)

Videos

Kawasaki KLE650 Versys: video.

2009 KAWASAKI KLE650 VERSYS
2011 KAWASAKI KLE650 VERSYS
2016 KAWASAKI KLE650 VERSYS

Manuals

Kawasaki KLE650 Versys: manuals, parts, microfiches.