Kawasaki Versys-X 300 launched in India; Priced at INR 4.60 Lakh

India Kawasaki Motors has launched the new 2018 Kawasaki Versys-X 300 in the country. The newly launched model belongs to the family of adventure touring motorcycles of Kawasaki. It is currently the most affordable offering under the Versys brand.

2018 Kawasaki Versys-X 300 Images:

The Versys-X 300 is powered by a 296 cc 4-stroke Parallel Twin engine. It is the smallest-displacement model in the touring category and the only model of its kind. The parallel twin engine is designed to produce smooth, torquey, power at low and medium rpm and powerful acceleration at high rpm. The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox which gets Assist and Slipper Clutch.

“The Versys-X 300 will offer a high level of riding excitement and rider confidence in a wide variety of roads. What makes Versys-X 300 versatile is comfortable highway cruising and easy riding in the city,” said Mr. Yutaka Yamashita, Managing Director of India Kawasaki Motors.

The adventure motorcycle features large-volume bodywork and impressive adventure styling which gives the Versys-X a very rugged look. The large openings in the fairing promote airflow when riding to help dissipate engine heat. It also gets long travel suspension, wide reach bars and a low seat which together aid the manoeuvrability of the twin-cylinder machine.

2018 Kawasaki Versys-X 300 Price:

The Versys-X 300 is priced at INR 4,60,000 ex-Showroom Mumbai and Delhi.

2018 Kawasaki Versys-X 300 Engine Specifications:

Type: Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Parallel Twin
Displacement: 296 cc
Bore and Stroke : 62.0 x 49.0 mm
Compression ratio: 10.6:1
Valve system: DOHC, 8 valves
Fuel system: Fuel injection: ø 32 mm x 2 with dual throttle valves
Ignition : Digital
Starting : Electric
Lubrication: Forced lubrication, wet sump
Transmission: 6 speed, return
Maximum power: 29.3 kW (40 PS) / 11500 rpm
Maximum torque: 25.7 N.m {2.6 kgf.m} / 10000 rpm

2018 Kawasaki Versys-X 300 Dimensions and Weight:

Length: 2170 mm
Width: 940 mm
Height: 1390 mm
Wheelbase: 1450 mm
Seat height: 815 mm
Ground clearance: 180 mm
Fuel capacity: 17 Litres
Curb mass: 184 kg

2018 Kawasaki Versys-X 300 Suspension and Frame:

Front Suspension: 41 mm telescopic fork
Front Wheel Travel: 130 mm
Rear Suspension: Bottom-Link Uni-Trak, gas-charged shock and adjustable preload
Rear Wheek Travel: 148 mm
Frame Type: Backbone, high-tensile steel
Rake / Trail: 24.3 degree / 108 mm

2018 Kawasaki Versys-X 300 Brake and Wheels:

Brake Front: Single 290 mm petal disc
Caliper Front: Single balanced actuation dual-piston
Brake Rear: Single 220 mm petal disc
Caliper Rear: Dual-piston
Front Tyre: 100/90-19M/C 57S
Rear Tyre: 130/80-17M/C 65S


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