The Kawasaki Versys is a popular long-distance touring series. There are bikes from the Versys series available in the Indian market right now, namely Versys X-300, Versys 650 and the Versys 1000. The Versys 1000 was launched recently in the Indian market and offers comfortable seats with a great performance. A dealership in Mumbai is offering an irresistible deal to the existing Versys 650 in India.
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The Anzen Kawasaki dealership in Mumbai is offering up to 90% of the price of Versys 650 as a buyback offer when the customers buy the Versys 1000. The buyback price depends on the model year of the bike and varies from 90% to 70%. The owners of the 2018 year model will get 90% buyback price while 2016 model owners will get 80% of the price. The 2016 Versys 650 will get 70% buyback price.
The new Versys 1000 is available at a price of Rs. 10.69 lakhs, ex-showroom. The Kawasaki Versys 650 is priced at Rs. 6.7 lakhs, ex-showroom. With 90% buyback value, the customers with the 2018 Versys 650 can get up to Rs. 6.03 lakh, which is extremely good. It will bring down the price of the Versys 1000 to less than half of the original price. Only Anzen Kawasaki has announced the offer as of now. It is not known if any other Kawasaki dealerships in India is offering a similar offer.
The Kawasaki Versys 1000 is a perfect litre-class bike for the Indian roads. It has touring capabilities and looks equally sharp. The Versys 1000 is more practical than any sport or super sport litre-class bike. It gets an LED headlamp and LED tail lamp that makes the Sports Tourer look extremely sharp. The front-end of the bike looks very sharp and inspired by Kawasaki’s supersport bike’s design. However, there are touring-friendly updates on the bike that includes a tall windscreen, flat handlebar, upright seating posture, top box holder and more.
Kawasaki offers a range of equipment with the Versys 1000. There is an adjustable windscreen, ABS, traction control, assisted slipper clutch and even cruise control system. It gets a 40W power socket too, which is standard. It can be used to charge various devices while on the move. It will come extremely handy to the long distance tourers who want to keep their mobile phones charged and vloggers who use action cameras extensively. The Kawasaki Versys 1000 gets the semi-digital instrument cluster too.
The Kawasaki Versys 1000 is powered by a 1,043cc, in-line four-cylinder naturally aspirated engine that generates a maximum power of 120 Bhp and a peak torque of 102 Nm. The bike offers advanced features like Kawasaki Traction Control and Kawasaki Cornering Management function. The 2019 Kawasaki Versys 1000 also gets updated front and rear suspension, which make the ride much plusher and comfortable. It gets radial-mounted front brake callipers and a single-disc brake at the rear wheel. ABS is offered as standard.