Vehicle Profile

Open-road adventure awaits with big power, cutting-edge tech and unparalleled versatility. Take on any road, any time with confidence aboard the Versys® 1000 SE LT+ motorcycle and Kawasaki Electronic Control Suspension (KECS) that adapts to riding conditions. 1,043cc of flexible power keeps you on the move while advanced rider support technology helps promote confidence so you can focus on the adventure. With versatility and tech at its core, the Versys 1000 SE LT+ boldly takes on any road, any time.

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Top Features


  • Engine


    4-stroke, 4-cylinder, DOHC, 16-valve, liquid-cooled



    Bore x Stroke

    77.0 x 56.0mm

    Compression Ratio


    Fuel System

    DFI® with 38mm Keihin ETV throttle bodies (4)


    TCBI with electronic advance


    6-speed, return shift, Kawasaki Quick Shifter (KQS)

  • Suspension

    Front Suspension / Wheel Travel

    43mm inverted fork with KECS-controlled rebound and compression damping, manual spring preload adjustability and top-out springs/5.9 in

    Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel

    Horizontal back-link New Uni-Trak®, BFRC gas charged shock with piggyback reservoir, KECS-controlled compression and rebound damping electronically-adjustable spring preload/5.9 in

    Front Tire

    120/70 ZR-17

    Rear Tire

    180/55 ZR-17


    27.0/4.0 in

    Ground Clearance

    5.9 in


    59.8 in

  • Totals

    Overall Length

    89.4 in

    Overall Width

    37.4 in

    Overall Height

    58.7 in/60.2 in (windshield down/up)

    Seat Height

    33.1 in

    Curb Weight

    566.7 lb (+ Saddlebags, Hand Guards, & Hardware approx. 20 lb.)**

    Fuel Capacity

    5.5 gal

    Maximum Torque

    75.2 lb-ft

  • General

    Final Drive

    Sealed chain

    Frame Type

    Twin-spar aluminum

    Color Choices

    Pearl Storm Gray / Metallic Diablo Black / Metallic Flat Spark Black

    Kawasaki Protection Plus (optional)

    12, 24, 36 or 48 months

    Electronic Rider Aids

    Kawasaki Electronic Control Suspension (KECS), Integrated riding modes, Kawasaki Quick Shifter (KQS), Electronic cruise control and heated grips

    Special Features

    All-LED lighting including cornering lights, Multi-function TFT color LCD screen, Smartphone connectivity

  • Brakes

    Front Brakes

    Dual 310mm petal-style discs with four-piston calipers, ABS

    Rear Brakes

    Single 250mm petal disc with single-piston caliper, ABS

  • Guarantee


    24 month limited warranty

**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).

Specifications subject to change

KAWASAKI CARES: Always wear a helmet, eye protection, and proper apparel. Never ride under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Read Owner’s Manual and all on-product warnings. Professional rider shown on a closed course. ©2021 Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

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