2019 Kawasaki Versys 650 launched in India: Suzuki V-Strom 650 rival priced at Rs 6.69 lakh - The Financial Express

2019 Kawasaki Versys 650 launched in India: Suzuki V-Strom 650 rival priced at Rs 6.69 lakh

Kawasaki Versys 650 will also find a competitor in the newly launched SWM Superdual T, the prices of which start at Rs 6.8 lakh (ex-showroom).

By: | Updated: October 30, 2018 11:11 AM
2019 Kawasaki Versys 650

2019 Kawasaki Versys 650 is now in our market at a starting price of Rs 6.69 lakh (ex-showroom), which undercuts the price tag of its rival, the newly launched Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT ABS at Rs 7.46 lakh (ex-showroom). The new Versys 650 is priced similar to the outgoing version, and the changes to the bike remain limited how it looks. The older version of the middle-weight ADV came in a metallic black paint job. The 2019 version, on the other hand, gets a new metallic grey paint scheme on the fuel tank with Kawasaki green accents on the rims, tank extensions, and the rear cowl.

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In terms of the powertrain, the new Kawasaki Versys 650 is powered by the same 649cc liquid-cooled parallel-twin engine that puts out 68 hp at 8500 rpm and 64 Nm of torque at 7000 rpm, and is paired with a six-speed gearbox.

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Kawasaki Versys 650 offers an upright riding position, that works well for long-distance riding. While the Versys 650 is built for taking on off-road, Kawasaki says the sporty chassis will also promise good performance while cornering.

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The bookings of the new Kawasaki Versys 650 MY 2019 are now open and customers can visit the nearest showroom for booking related information.

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Kawasaki Versys 650 will also find a competitor in the newly launched SWM Superdual T, the prices of which start at Rs 6.8 lakh (ex-showroom). SWM Superdual 650 is powered by a 650 cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine that produces 54 bhp and 53.5 Nm of torque. It comes with Brembo brakes at both ends, along with switchable ABS.

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