kawasaki 2021 Versys 1000 SE

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Bike adventures are life’s best adventures. Every day brings opportunity for fresh challenges. Beyond the roads you know lie whole new vistas. Unknown roads are easier and faraway places nearer with the Versys 1000. When Adventure Calls, you and the Versys 1000 have the answer. ANY ROAD. ANY TIME.

KQS (Kawasaki Quick Shifter)
 
Complementing the Versys 1000’s exhilarating engine character, the SE model's standard equipment includes a quick shifter that enables clutchless upshifts and downshifts for seamless acceleration and quick and easy deceleration.
 
KECS with Showa Skyhook Technology
 
For 2021, the Versys 1000 SE benefits from an update to its KECS (Kawasaki Electronic Control Suspension). Featuring Kawasaki’s first use of Showa’s Skyhook technology, the new suspension delivers a smoother ride for rider and passenger, contributing to increased comfort and enjoyment. The Skyhook concept imagines a hook supporting the motorcycle’s sprung weight and modulates the suspension’s damping force to allow the wheels to track the dips and bumps encountered while maintaining the motorcycle’s vertical position with minimal disturbance.
 
Radial-Mount Front Brake Calipers
 
The ø310 mm front petal discs are now gripped by highly rigid radial-mount monobloc calipers complemented by a radial-pump front brake master cylinder, contributing to superb feel and formidable stopping power.
 
All-LED Lighting
 
From the twin headlamps and compact LED turn signals to the LED taillight and LED licence plate bulb, the Versys 1000 offers an all-LED lighting package.
 
Exciting In-Line Four Engine
 
A key to the Versys 1000’s fun factor, the exciting engine delivers more than just performance figures. 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. A change to Electronic Throttle Valves enables the addition of Electronic Cruise Control, while also contributing to smooth power delivery.
 
 
Electronic Cruise Control
 
Kawasaki’s cruise control system allows a desired speed to be maintained with the simple press of a button. Once activated, the rider does not have to constantly apply the throttle. This reduces stress on the right hand when traveling long distances, enabling relaxed cruising and contributing to a high level of riding comfort.
 
KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System)
 
Kawasaki’s supersport-grade high-precision brake management system is now standard equipment on the Versys 1000. This is the same base system used on the Ninja H2 and Ninja ZX-10R, with programming and settings revised to suit the street performance parameters and long-travel suspension of the Versys 1000.
 
 
KTRC (Kawasaki TRaction Control)
 
Three modes cover a wide range of riding conditions, offering either enhanced sport riding performance or the peace of mind under certain conditions to negotiate slippery surfaces with confidence.
 
 
LED Cornering Lights
 
Lights built into the shrouds help illuminate the road when cornering at night. Each of the three lights has a fixed direction and is activated based on lean angle. As the bike leans over, the lights come on in order, creating a wider illuminated path in the direction the bike is heading. 
 
 
Adjustable Windscreen
 
Complementing the increased wind protection offered by the Versys 1000’s front cowl and wider shrouds, the steplessly adjustable windscreen can be tailored to rider preference, contributing to comfortable highway cruising. Windscreen height can be easily adjusted from the rider’s seat.
 
 
Grip Heaters
 
Grip heaters provide increased comfort on cold days. They fully enclose the grips, ensuring excellent warmth.
 
 
KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function)
 
Using the latest evolution of Kawasaki’s advanced modelling software and feedback from a compact Bosch IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit), KCMF monitors engine and chassis parameters throughout the corner – from entry, through the apex, to corner exit – modulating brake force and engine power to facilitate smooth transition from acceleration to braking and back again, and to assist riders in tracing their intended line through the corner. 
 
 
Smartphone Connectivity
 
Complementing the Versys 1000 SE's TFT dashboard is a Bluetooth chip built into the instrument panel which enables riders to connect to their motorcycle wirelessly. Using the smartphone application “RIDEOLOGY THE APP,” a number of instrument functions can be accessed, contributing to an enhanced motorcycling experience.
 
 
Two Available Seats
 
The Versys 1000 is fitted with the Comfort Seat which features thicker urethane cushioning to provide the comfort to enable long hours in the saddle, while offering taller riders a relaxed knee bend. Both bikes can also be fitted with the accessory Low Seat (20 mm lower) which prioritises an easy reach to the ground.
 
 
Fun Sport Riding on a Variety of Streets/Conditions
 
Because real world riding occurs on streets that are often less than circuit smooth – road imperfections (bumps, potholes) are far from rare, and some streets are not even paved (cobblestone, etc) – Kawasaki engineers chose long-travel suspension to enable riders to carve corners with aplomb. While not designed for off-road use, the long-travel suspension’s ability to cope with less-than-perfect street conditions allows the Versys 1000 SE to remain composed where bikes with stiffer, sportier set-ups would require backing off the throttle. Lightweight 17” wheels front and rear contribute to quick, sporty handling
 
 
Twin LED Headlamps
 
Each of the LED headlamps features low and high beams as well as a position lamp. Highly visible, the new headlamps offer significantly increased brightness to illuminate the way on night rides.
 
TFT Full Colour Instrumentation
 
The compact all-digital TFT colour instrumentation gives the cockpit a high-tech, highgrade appearance. The high-grade full colour display features TFT (thin-film transistor) technology, delivering a high level of visibility.  The screen’s background colour is selectable (black or white), and screen brightness adjusts automatically to suit available light.  In addition to scrollable multi-function windows, two display modes offer riders a choice of how they want their information presented.
 
 
Clean-Mount Pannier System
 
The mounting system for the accessory panniers allows the panniers to be attached and removed very simply, contributing to increased convenience.  Seamlessly integrating the panniers with the rear of the bike, the clean-mount system positions the panniers close to the bike centreline, and, thanks to its clean clutter-free design, ensures the rear of the bike still looks good with the panniers removed.
 
 
Electronic Throttle Valves
 
Electronic Throttle Valves enable the ECU to control the volume of both the fuel (via fuel injectors) and the air (via throttle valves) delivered to the engine. Ideal fuel injection and throttle valve position results in smooth, natural engine response and the ideal engine output.
 
 
Handy Power Source
 
Conveniently located in the cockpit, a DC socket, previously an accessory, is now standard equipment. The socket is complemented by prepared pre-wiring. A total of 40 W of power is available.
 
Integrated Riding Modes
 
The Versys 1000 SE comes standard with integrated rider modes allowing the selection of three modes which automatically combine the most appropriate traction control and power settings for sport, road, rain plus a rider (manual) mode. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Engine Type

Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four

Displacement CC

1.0

Bore X Stroke

77 x 56 mm

Compression Ratio

10.3:1

Max Power Output

88.2 kW {120 PS} / 9,000 rpm

Max Torque

102 Nm {10.4 kgfm} / 7,500 rpm

Fuel Tank Capacity

21 litres

Starter

Electric

Dimensions LxWxH

2,270 x 950 x 1,490 (1,530 high position screen) mm

Wheelbase

1,520 mm

Seat Height

840 mm

Ground Clearance

150 mm

Kerb Weight

257 kg

Tyre Size Front

120/70ZR17M/C (58W)

Tyre Size Rear

180/55ZR17M/C (73W)

Brakes Type Front

Dual semi-floating 310 mm petal discs. Caliper: Dual radial-mount, monobloc, opposed 4-piston

Brakes Type Rear

Single 250 mm petal disc. Caliper: Single-piston

RRP

0.00

5.9% APR Representative on K.Options PCP

Offer Ends 30/06/2021

 

Riding away on the Kawasaki of your dreams may be easier than you think, thanks to the latest Personal Contract Purchase (PCP) finance offers from Kawasaki Motors UK.

With a range of HP and PCP offers available, customers can tailor the offer that suits them by visiting the Kawasaki Kalculator and selecting their chosen model, accessories and available deposit to determine the monthly repayments. They can then send their final choice direct to their local dealer or simply print it out and take it to the dealer themselves.

5.9% APR Representative Personal Contract Purchase (PCP)

All road bikes over 300cc are now available with 5.9% APR Representative on a PCP finance agreement The 2021 range includes many of our most popular models in new colours and graphics, and introduced the all-new Z H2 SE and Versys 1000 S, offering more rider aids and options to suit riding styles.

The Z H2 SE is the next level Supercharged Z, featuring new dedicated features delivering unmatched performance: new Showa electronic suspension with Skyhook technology and Brembo brake calipers from the H2 series. The Versys 1000 S is the newest addition to the Versys 1000 family, equipped with LED lighting, a quick shifter, cruise contral and Smartphone connectivity making your ride easy and safe.

Arranging finance through Kawasaki K.Options is simple and easy to apply for, so you can swiftly get the keys to your dream Kawasaki. 

Credit is subject to status and is only available to UK residents aged 18 and over. Finance offer available through Kawasaki Finance, a trading style of Black Horse Ltd, St William House, Tresillian Terrace, Cardiff, CF10 5BH.

 
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