2017 Kawasaki Versys 1000 LT

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THE KAWASAKI DIFFERENCE

WITH AN INSPIRING 1,043 cc INLINE FOUR-CYLINDER ENGINE AND NIMBLE CHASSIS, THE VERSYS® 1000 LT IS SURE TO TAKE YOU ON AN UNFORGETTABLE ADVENTURE.

  • Powerful 1,043cc inline four-cylinder engine pulls strongly throughout the rpm range (especially in the low-mid range)
  • Upright riding position offers a high level of comfort
  • Windscreen with tool-free adjustment and hand guards provide additional wind protection
  • ABS is standard on all models offering additional reassurance when braking on low-grip or uneven surfaces
  • LT models come equipped with a set of color-matched 28 liter (each) hard saddlebags featuring KQR™ mounts, an integrated mounting system that utilizes the ignition key for simple saddlebag unlocking and removal
  • Updated dash meter featuring a gear position indicator

General Information

Manufacturer Kawasaki
Model Year 2017
Model Versys 1000 LT
Model Code KLZ1000BHFXL
Color Metallic Flat Spark Black

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

Front - Dual 310 mm petal rotors with 4-piston calipers and ABS

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

Tires

Front - 120/70 x 17

Rear - 180/55 x 17

Dimensions

Length Overall - 88.2 in.
Height Overall - 55.1 in. / 57.7 in.
Width Overall - 40.4 in.
Weight

Curb - 549 lb. (plus saddlebags, handguards, and hardware approximately 20 lb.)

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).

Ground Clearance 5.9 in.
Wheelbase 59.8 in.
Seat Height 33.1 in.

Drivetrain

Transmission 6-speed
Final Drive Sealed chain

Engine

Engine 4-stroke, 4-cylinder, DOHC, 16-valve
Displacement 1,043 cc
Bore x Stroke 77 x 56 mm
Compression Ratio 10.3:1
Fuel System DFI® with four 38 mm Keihin throttle bodies, oval sub-throttles
Fuel Capacity 5.5 gal.
Ignition TCBI with digital advance
Cooling Liquid

Operational

Frame Twin-spar aluminum
Suspension

Front - KYB 43 mm inverted front fork with adjustable rebound and preload

Wheel Travel - 5.9 in.

Rear - Horizontal back-link shock with adjustable rebound damping and adjustable spring preload, remote preload adjuster

Wheel Travel - 5.9 in.

Rake 27°
Trail 4 in.

Other

Warranty 24 Month Limited Warranty