2017 is the year of the arrival of the trail of small displacement and Kawasaki couldn’t stay out of this business niche supported by its range Versys. In the EICMA 2016, they showed the Kawasaki Versys-X 300, one of the three models representing the manufacturer of Akashi in this new way which opens to A2 licence holders and other markets and you can see the video and describe its features and technical details the absence of prices.
Here is a test drive video of Kawasaki Versys-X 300:
Kawasaki Versys-X-300 MY17 by bikesdoctor
In principle, more appropriate for the practice of off-roading of the Suzuki V-Strom 250, the Versys – X 300 has a radial tire 19 inch front and achieve a certain off-road performance. The suspension is 130 mm at the front and 148 mm for axle rear with a range of 41 mm and a Uni-Trak rear shock absorber adjustable in preload and relaxation of the 180 mm ground clearance.
The engine is a parallel to two 296 cc with 40 HP at 11,500 rpm and a maximum torque of 25.7 Nm at 10,000 rounds. It is associated with a 6-speed gear box and next to a 17 litre tank plans to offer a range of more than 400 kilometres. Weight empty for the standard variant is 175 pounds.
The standard version is stripped of equipment, while the urban variant adds tank protector, handguards, stand Central and trunk of 30 liters. The added Adventure variant protects the motor and panniers 17 litres.
It is definitely a motorcycle with the wickers, which aims to encourage motorists who want adventure, but who have a tight budget.