2017 Kawasaki Versys 650 ABS


Its combination of long-travel suspension, sporty 17 inch wheels, a slim upright riding position and a low-mid range focused parallel-twin engine result in a highly versatile package offering riders maximum riding excitement.

  • Compact 649 cc 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
  • New gear position indicator
  • New available GPS mount accessory

General Information

Manufacturer Kawasaki
Model Year 2017
Model Versys 650 ABS
Model Code KLE650FHFL
Color Ebony / Jet White



Front - Dual 300 mm petal rotors with 2-piston calipers and ABS

Rear - Single 250 mm petal rotor with 1-piston caliper and ABS


Front - 120/70x17

Rear - 160/60x17


Length Overall - 85.2 in.

Windshield Down - 55.1 in.

Windshield Up - 57.1 in.

Width Overall - 33.1 in.

Curb - 476.3 lbs.

Curb weight includes all necessary materials and fluids to operate correctly, full tank of fuel (more than 90 percent capacity) and tool kit (if supplied).

Wheelbase 55.7 in.
Seat Height 33.1 in.


Transmission 6-speed with positive neutral finder
Final Drive Sealed chain


Engine 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, parallel twin
Displacement 649 cc
Bore x Stroke 83 x 60 mm
Compression Ratio 10.8:1
Fuel System DFI® with two 38 mm Keihin throttle bodies
Fuel Capacity 5.5 gal.
Ignition TCBI with electronic advance
Cooling Liquid


Frame Double pipe diamond constructed from high-tensile steel

Front - 41 mm hydraulic telescopic fork with stepless adjustable rebound and preload

Wheel Travel - 5.9 in.

Rear - Single offset lay-down shock with remote adjustable spring preload

Wheel Travel - 5.7 in.

Rake 25°
Trail 4.3 in.


Additional Colors Metallic Flat Raw Titanium
Warranty 12 Month Limited Warranty