Reduction in both power and throttle response varies according to engine speed, throttle position, and gear position. Handy Covers Hand covers offer increased wind protection, which translates to added comfort when riding in cold weather. Operation of the Electronic Cruise Control is conveniently from the left handle. Reduction of both power and throttle response varies according to engine speed rpm , throttle position and gear position. The 1,043 cm3 In-line Four, tuned for flexibility, offers superb throttle response, strong torque at all rpm especially in the low-mid range , and a seductive intake howl — ensuring riders are treated to a physically and aurally exhilarating sensation with every twist of the throttle.
High-Class Instrumentation New instrumentation with an advanced, high-tech design gives the Versys 1000 cockpit a very high-class appearance. Once activated, the rider does not have to constantly apply the throttle. Each of the three lights has a fixed direction and is activated based on lean angle. We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. The first mode was designed with touring in mind; the easy-to-read, calm layout offers a substantial amount of information at a glance. While output at lower rpm is very similar, Low Power mode limits output to approximately 75% of Full Power and uses a milder throttle response. First, the new Electronic Throttle Valves mean that the Versys 1000 is now a ride-by-wire machine with all the benefits associated with that change.
Versys 1000 - Adventure Calling. Suspension in focus The idea is that as you ride along, the bike is constantly adapting to road and riding conditions in real time and continually adjusting the damping to suit. The rear brake features a single piston, pin-slide caliper gripping a 250 mm disc. A new front design with long, slim reflectors contributes to sporty looks while offering increased protection for the fork inner tubes. Combine with the upright riding position and you have a package that is an ideal city roamer that really comes into its own on twisty mountain roads. In addition, you can also adjust preload between three standard settings: Rider Only, Rider with Luggage and Rider with Passenger and Luggage.
The adjustable windscreen is equipped with a centrally located vent, which helps reduce the negative-pressure effect in the cockpit, increasing rider comfort at high speeds. The second mode was designed with sport riding in mind. Two selectable display modes allow riders to prioritise the information they want to see depending on the kind of riding they are doing at the time. The slipper function is noticed when excessive engine braking occurs as a result of quick or accidental downshifts. High-Class Instrumentation New instrumentation with an advanced, high-tech design gives the Versys 1000 cockpit a very high-class appearance. It even takes deceleration into account to prevent the pitching that occurs under heavy braking.
The rider triangle is relaxed for all day riding. Smartphone Connectivity A Bluetooth chip built into the instrument panel enables riders to connect to their motorcycle wirelessly. If you want a silent mile muncher, a conventional road bike-shaped tourer, like the is like being in a library by comparison. Supporting over Motorcyclists and Motorcycling for 19 great years. Please refere to the Table of Contents tab to get a feel for the content in this service manual. In the manual Rider mode, each of the systems can be set independently.
The optimal fuel and air inputs create a smooth, natural engine response and the ideal engine output. The socket is complemented by prepared pre-wiring. As the bike leans over, the lights come on in order, creating a wider illuminated path in the direction the bike is heading. Two calipers with 4 opposed pistons. Each of the three lights has a fixed direction and is activated based on lean angle. To achieve this there are built-in stroke sensors on the fork and rear shock.
Like the previous versions, the new Versys 1000 has first class legroom, a natural stretch to the bars and the seat is comfy enough for two to three hour stints. Rear suspension is type Black-link horizontal with gas shock absorber Regulated release and preload. The Highly Durable Paint features a special coat that allows certain types of scratches to repair themselves, enabling the paint to maintain its high-quality finish. Wheel travel rear 150 mm. Ideal fuel injection and throttle valve position results in smooth, natural engine response and the ideal engine output. The socket is complemented by prepared pre-wiring. The new compact, sporty silencer showcases the sophisticated styling and image that has been added to the back of the bike.
Be sure to follow the rest of our with information on the new models being revealed in Milan all through the next few days. If you are considering a complete overhaul or just want to maintain your Kawasaki 1000 motorcycle, this is the manual for you. They fully enclose the grips, ensuring excellent warmth. Its refreshed appearance of the front fairing and upper cowl signify the next step in the evolution of the Versys line of motorcycles. The upright riding position accommodates a variety of riding styles, broadening the spectrum of riding enjoyment and also offers a high level of comfort, a great benefit for longer rides.
Both bikes can also be fitted with the accessory Low Seat 20 mm lower which prioritises an easy reach to the ground. Great to ride and stonking value. The riding mode can be changed while riding, using the button at the left handle. This results in quick reaction time to road conditions and maintains a natural feeling that is crucial to the ride feeling at one with the motorcycle. A change to Electronic Throttle Valves for 2019 enables the addition of Electronic Cruise Control, while also contributing to smooth power delivery.
Mode 2 offers a balance between acceleration performance and rider reassurance. This reduces stress on the right hand when traveling long distances, enabling relaxed cruising and contributing to a high level of riding comfort. Economical Riding Indicator The Economical Riding Indicator is a mark appearing on the instrument panel to indicate favourable fuel consumption, encouraging fuel efficient riding. Ideal fuel injection and throttle valve position results in smooth, natural engine response and the ideal engine output. For a bike with unlimited street riding potential, it was crucial to find tires that offer superb cornering performance for more fun in hills, great high-speed stability, and a strong on-road image to go with the sporty character.