2016 Kawasaki Versys 650LT
2016 Kawasaki Versys 650LT Review
2016 Kawasaki Versys 650LT on www.Totalmotorcycle.com
The ultimate backroad Supersport Tourer…
The 2016 Versys 650 LT model has the same mechanical specification as the Versys 650 ABS plus it comes standard with color-matched KQR™ (Kawasaki Quick Release) 28-liter hard saddlebags and gloss black hand guards. This extra equipment adds even greater flexibility to an already accomplished motorcycle. The saddlebags, for example, offer invaluable practicality for both daily commuting and weekend escapes, and can easily accommodate a full-sized helmet. Furthermore, the Kawasaki Quick Release system makes it very easy for the rider to remove and mount the bags in a matter of seconds, and the bags utilize Kawasaki’s One Key system for extra convenience.
All the Versys LT models come standard with a 24-month limited warranty, which can be extended up to an additional 48 months with the optional Kawasaki Protection Plus™ warranty.
Metallic Matte Carbon Gray / Metallic Spark Black
Candy Matte Orange / Metallic Spark Black
2016 Kawasaki Versys 650LT www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
Its combination of long-travel suspension, sporty 17” wheels, a slim upright riding position and a low-mid range focused parallel-twin engine result in a highly versatile package offering a confidence-inspiring ride while touring the open road.
•Compact 649cc parallel-twin engine combines maximum low- and mid-range torque and high-rpm performance for an exhilarating ride
•Slim, upright riding position offers a high level of comfort and nimble handling
•Windscreen with 2 inches of tool-free adjustment adds comfort for highway cruising
•LT models come equipped with a set of color-matched 28 liter (each) hard saddlebags featuring Kawasaki Quick Release (KQR™) integrated mounting and a convenient one-key system that utilizes the ignition key for saddlebag unlocking and removal
•LT models offer hand guards for increased wind protection
2016 Kawasaki Versys 650LT www.Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits
The Versys® 1000 LT and Versys® 650 models provide versatile performance and touring options
The Kawasaki Versys® line of motorcycles was developed for people who have an adventurous spirit and seek out opportunities to explore the great country we live in. Whether it’s reaching a remote corner of the nation, devouring highway miles or commuting through the city, the passenger-friendly range of Versys models provides the ultimate platform for your next adventure or navigating through congested traffic.
As the flagship model in the Versys lineup, the 2016 Kawasaki Versys 1000 LT motorcycle is adept at traversing interstate highways, taking you and all the gear you need to the remote paved locations we all dream of. This versatile and durable bike can easily cope with the daily grind as well, even making commuting more entertaining.
The 2016 Kawasaki Versys 650 ABS and Versys 650 LT models continue to lead the way in the street adventure segment with their proven reliability, back-road capabilities and superior performance. The Versys 650 has already solidified its place as a fan favorite and it continues to be a top choice as the go-to bike for riding enthusiasts in need of a fun, dependable and versatile machine at an affordable price.
Two versions of the 2016 Kawasaki Versys 650 are offered – the standard ABS model, with everything you’ve come to expect from this highly acclaimed motorcycle, as well as an LT model. The latter provides the same specifications as the ABS model but has the added bonus of color-matched KQR™ (Kawasaki Quick Release) hard saddlebags and gloss black hand guards to enhance its touring versatility.
2016 Kawasaki Versys 650LT – www.Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $8899 USD
4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, four valves per cylinder parallel twin
Bore x Stroke
83.0 x 60.0mm
DFI® with two 38mm Keihin throttle bodies
TCBI with digital advance
6-speed with positive neutral finder
Front Suspension / Wheel Travel
41mm hydraulic telescopic fork with stepless adjustable rebound and preload/5.9 in
Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel
Single offset laydown shock with remote adjustable spring preload/5.7 in
Dual 300mm petal-style rotors with 2-piston calipers, ABS
Single 250mm petal-style rotor with single-piston caliper, ABS
Double pipe diamond frame constructed from high-tensile steel
55.1 in/57.1 in
476.3 lb** (+ Saddlebags, Handguards, & Hardware approx. 20 lb.)
Metallic Matte Carbon Gray/Metallic Spark Black, Candy Matte Orange/Metallic Spark Black
24 Month Limited Warranty
Kawasaki Protection Plus™ (optional)
12, 24, 36 or 48 months
2016 Kawasaki Versys 650LT – www.Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $ CDN
2016 Kawasaki Versys 650LT – www.Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)
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