2017 Kawasaki Versys-X 300 ABS: 'Road Warrior,' Mixture Of Ninja 300 And Versys 650

Feb 26, 2017 07:40 AM EST | Audi Mae

Kawasaki is going to combine two motorcycles with a vibrant fan base, which pairing the motor from the "Ninja 300" and the stature of the "Versys 650." Thus, it creates the 2017 Kawasaki Versys-X 300 ABS. Versys' loyal and faithfully dedicated fans will be hyped to hear that a new, smaller version of the adventure tourer.

The 2017 Kawasaki Versys-X 300 ABS is powered by the liquid-cooled and fuel-injected 296cc parallel twin from the recently updated Ninja 3000. It has a boasting 19-inch front wheel, which is available ABS standard. It has a low seat height and a long-travel suspension. It offers an 85.4 inches length and 33.9 inches width, plus a 54.7 overall height.

The motorcycle provides an ideal duel-sipping ride with its upright seating position. It entirely features a tall and wide handlebar. It has a small and windscreen-equipped fairing. It also comes with a two-up seat with a luggage rack and a 4.5-gallon tank. It has a tube and diamond frame type.

According to Motor Cyclist Online, Kawasaki said that the 2017 Kawasaki Versys-X 300 ABS highlights a sporty and nimble handling. It also has a lightweight and compact dimensions. It joins the BMW's new G310GS in the new-for-2017 mini-adventure segment.

The modest and moderate motor makes the Versys-X 300 one of the smallest adventure-touring bikes. But new tuning is said to shuffle the Ninja's top-end power down into the midrange for a much better street performance, as per Cycle World.

The superbike has an ample wind protection, and bold design spoke wheels, which offers an extreme adventurous spirit. It is capable of conquering rural backroads, worn down city streets and smooth interstate highways, which gives its name as the "Road Warrior."

The motorcycle will be available in the colors Candy Lime Green, Metallic Graphite Gray, Metallic Graphite Gray and Flat Ebony. The 2017 Kawasaki Versys-X 300 ABS will be priced at $5,399 for the standard version and $5,699 for the ABS version.

 

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