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2014 Kawasaki Versys 1000 ABS
2014 Kawasaki Versys 1000 ABS



2014 Kawasaki Versys 1000 ABS Review

2014 Kawasaki Versys 1000 ABS

Created as the long-awaited big brother of Kawasaki’s mid-size any-road street surfer, the new Versys 1000 is designed to enable the greatest riding enjoyment in the widest variety of street riding situations. Whether riding solo or two-up, around the corner or around the globe, its unique combination of a highly responsive In-Line Four engine tuned for flexibility will have your grinning in your helmet...

 


 

 

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2014 Kawasaki Versys 1000 ABS - Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $4,999 / SE: $5,199 USD

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2014 Kawasaki Versys 1000 ABS - Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
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Engine


Type 4-stroke In-Line Four
Displacement 1043cc
Bore and stroke 77.0 x 56.0 mm
Compression ratio 10.3:1
Valve system DOHC, 16 valves
Fuel system Digital fuel injection with four 38 mm Keihin throttle bodies
Ignition Digital
Lubrication Forced lubrication, wet sump
Cooling Liquid


Brakes


Front: type Dual semi-floating 300 mm petal discs
Front: calipers Dual opposed 4-piston
Rear: type Single 250 mm petal disc
Rear: calipers Single-piston


Dimensions


Overall length 2,235 mm
Overall width 900 mm
Overall height 1,405 mm / 1,430 mm
Wheelbase 1,520 mm
Ground clearance 155 mm
Seat height 845 mm
Curb mass** 239 kg
Fuel capacity 21 litres


Drivetrain


Transmission 6-speed, return
Final drive Sealed chain
Primary reduction ratio 1.627 (83/51)
Gear ratio: 1st 2.692 (35/13)
Gear ratio: 2nd 1.950 (39/20)
Gear ratio: 3rd 1.529 (26/17)
Gear ratio: 4th 1.304 (30/23)
Gear ratio: 5th 1.136 (25/22)
Gear ratio: 6th 0.958 (23/24)
Final reduction ratio 2.867 (43/15)
Clutch Wet multi-disc, manual


Frame


Type Aluminium twin-tube
Wheel travel: front 150 mm
Tire: front 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Wheel travel: rear 150 mm
Tire: rear 180/55ZR17M/C (73W)
Caster (rake) 27°
Trail 107 mm
Steering angle (left/right) 34° / 34°


Performance


Maximum Power‡ 86.8 kW {118 PS} @ 9,000 rpm
Maximum Torque‡ 102 N.m {10.4 kgf.m} @ 7,700 rpm


Suspension


Suspension, front 43 mm inverted fork with stepless rebound damping and spring preload adjustability
Suspension, rear Horizontal Back-link, gas-charged, with stepless rebound damping and remote spring preload adjustability


* The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price does not include freight, pre-delivery inspection or applicable taxes. The final price is at the discretion of the dealer. Prices and Specifications are subject to change without prior notice. The amount indicated as "Your price" may include an optional instant Mega Cash credit that is deducted from the manufacturer's suggested retail price before taxes. This promotion is time limited and certain conditions will apply. See your dealer for complete details. Offer not available on financed purchases and cannot be combined with any other special offers. The final price is at the discretion of the dealer. Prices and Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

** Includes all necessary materials and fluids to operate correctly, full tank of fuel (more than 90% of capacity) and tool kit (if supplied)

‡ Power / Torque figures measured at the crankshaft.

The specifications mentioned here apply to and have been achieved by production models under standard operating conditions. We intend only to give a fair description of the vehicle and its performance capabilities but these specifications may not apply to every machine supplied for sale. Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. reserves the right to alter specifications without prior notice. Equipment illustrated and specifications may vary to meet individual markets. Available colours may vary by market.