Top 8 facts about the new 2021 Kawasaki Versys S

 Top 8 facts about the new 2021 Kawasaki Versys S

Kawasaki has brought the all-new 2021 Versys 1000. As the Versys family extends, Kawasaki has put the new Versys 1000 between the normal and the SE variant.


Now it does mean the Versys has three different variants under it

  • Standard
  • Tourer Plus and
  • Grand Tourer

Their accessories go on increasing as the version goes on from lower to the higher side, which is from Standard to Grand tourer.

For the Tourer version, they include side bags, tank guards and more. At the same time, the elder version Grand Tourer comes with 47 litre rear case.


When it comes to displacement, the new 2021 Versys 1000 S gets a 1043cc. The combined with power modes the electronic package arrives with selectable KRTC traction control

On the power figures the 2021 Versys 1000 S comes with 88.2 kW {120 PS} / 9,000 rpm which is close to 118 hp of mechanical power and torque as 102 N.m {10.4 kgf.m} / 7,500 rpm.

As per your choice and weather and terrain conditions, the 2021 Versys comes loaded with multiple power modes to choose from like the Rain, Rider, Sport and Road.

Additionally, it also comes with anti-hopping assisted clutch and a quickshifter

For smooth rides, it also comes with electronic throttle body integrated with the throttle body.

Brakes and Suspension

The front suspension is ø43 mm inverted fork with rebound damping (right-side) and spring preload adjustability.

The rear suspension is Horizontal back-link, gas-charged, with rebound damping and remote spring preload adjustability.

While Dual on the front semi-floating 310 mm petal discs perform the braking duties. Calliper: Dual radial-mount, monobloc, opposed 4-piston.

The rear comes with a single 250 mm petal disc.


So whether its headlight, blinkers of tail lights LEDs adorn the new 2021 Versys 1000 S.

When it comes to brakes, it gets KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System) which helps to perform better. 

The same you can see on the Ninja H2 and Ninja ZX-10R. However, on the 2021 Versys S, it comes with specific revision.

It also comes with full-colour TFT.

Kawasaki App

Via Kawasaki rideology app several instrument functions can be accessed, contributing to an enhanced motorcycling experience like the 

  • On the smartphone vehicle information like odometer, fuel gauge, also a rider can track the maintenance schedule.
  • On the smartphone riding logs also can ve viewed (varies by model, but may include GPS route, gear position, rpm, and other information).


With scratch-resistant paint, the new Versys S is available in two colours.

  • Pearl Storm Gray / Metallic Diablo Black / Metallic Flat Spark Black and
  • Emerald Blazed Green / Metallic Diablo Black / Metallic Flat Spark Black


Tourer plus comes with accessories like fog lights, side bags and 56 litres pannier set.

Grand tourer gets engine guards, GPS holder bracket, 56 litres pannier set, fog lights and 47 litre top case and inner bag.


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