The Kawasaki Versys 650 BS6 will get a worth of simply Rs. 10,000 over the BS4 mannequin, however witnesses an influence drop from its 649 cc parallel-twin cylinder engine in a bid to satisfy the brand new emission rules.
India Kawasaki Motors has launched the BS6 compliant Versys 650 middleweight tourer within the nation. The 2021 Kawasaki Versys 650 BS6 is priced at ₹ 6.79 lakh (ex-showroom) and is obtainable in a single Candy Lime Green shade. The new BS6 compliant model of the motorbike will get a worth hike of simply ₹ 10,000 over the BS4 mannequin and sports activities new graphics on the gasoline tank. The motorbike will get delicate enhancements for the brand new mannequin 12 months, whereas energy output has seen a marginal drop because the motor complies with the brand new emission rules. Bookings for the brand new Versys 650 have commenced throughout dealerships for a token quantity of ₹ 50,000 whereas deliveries are set to begin by the top of August 2020.
The 2021 Kawasaki Versys 650 BS6 continues to attract energy from the 649 cc twin-cylinder engine that now develops 65 bhp at 8500 rpm and 61 Nm of peak torque obtainable at 7000 rpm. In comparability, the BS4 model developed 68 bhp at 8500 rpm and 64 Nm of peak torque at 7000 rpm. The 6-velocity gearbox has been carried over. The motor has been inclined in direction of providing a robust mid-vary, which has been retained on the up to date model.
Other cycle components stay the identical together with the 21 litre gasoline tank, 41 mm USD entrance forks with 150 mm of journey and offset laydown monoshock on the rear with 145 mm of journey. Both models are adjustable. Braking efficiency comes from the 300 mm petal discs up entrance and twin-piston calipers, whereas the rear will get a 250 mm petal disc brake with a single-piston caliper. The bike rides on 17-inch alloy wheels.
Apart from the brand new engine, the Kawasaki Versys 650 BS6 stays equivalent to the older mannequin. The bike doesn’t get the brand new TFT instrument console both that has made means on different BS6 Kawasaki bikes, whereas it additionally misses out on the Rideology app that provides smartphone connectivity through Bluetooth. The present semi-digital instrument console will get a gear indicator. The journey tourer continues to return with an adjustable windscreen, a large handlebar with a snug and upright seat place. It retains the twin headlamps that proceed to sport halogen bulbs rather than LEDs.
This would clarify the aggressive pricing on the BS6 Versys 650 with the value hike solely marginal. The journey tourer although stays some of the succesful in its phase and versatile sufficient for the freeway and light-weight off-roading. The middleweight journey tourer phase stays a aggressive house and the Versys locks horns in opposition to the Suzuki V-Strom XT, CFMoto 650MT and the Benelli TRK 502. All three bikes are but to obtain BS6 compliance and the up to date variations are more likely to arrive later this 12 months.