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Year
2023
Year
2021
Parent Company
Kawasaki
Parent Company
Kawasaki
Generic Type (Primary)
On-Off Road
Generic Type (Primary)
Cruiser
Make
Kawasaki
Make
Kawasaki
Display Name
Versys® 650 LT
Display Name
Vulcan® S ABS Café
Manufacturer Country
Japan
Manufacturer Country
Japan
Introduction Year
2015
Introduction Year
2016
Photo Gallery
Standard
Photo Gallery
-
Representative Image
No
Representative Image
-
Price
Standard
Price
Standard
MSRP
$10,099
MSRP
$8,199
Destination Charge
435
Destination Charge
410
Warranty (Months/Condition)
24 / Limited
Warranty (Months/Condition)
12 / Limited
Engine
Standard
Engine
Standard
Engine Type
Parallel Twin
Engine Type
Parallel Twin
Cylinders
2
Cylinders
2
Engine Stroke
4-Stroke
Engine Stroke
4-Stroke
Cooling
Liquid
Cooling
Liquid
Valves
8
Valves
8
Valves Per Cylinder
4
Valves Per Cylinder
4
Valve Configuration
DOHC
Valve Configuration
DOHC
Compression Ratio
10.8:1
Compression Ratio
10.8:1
Starter
Electric
Starter
Electric
Fuel Type
Gas
Fuel Type
Gas
Carburetion
Standard
Carburetion
Standard
Carburetion Brand
Keihin
Carburetion Brand
Keihin
Fuel Injector
Yes
Fuel Injector
Yes
Carburetor
No
Carburetor
No
Carburetion Type
Fuel Injected
Carburetion Type
Fuel Injected
Speed Governor
No
Speed Governor
No
Torque (Nm)
63.7
Torque (Nm)
62.8
Bore (mm/in)
83 / 3.27
Bore (mm/in)
83 / 3.27
Stroke (in/mm)
2.36 / 60
Stroke (in/mm)
2.36 / 60
Displacement (cc/ci)
649 / 39.6
Displacement (cc/ci)
649 / 39.6
Fuel Injector Size (mm)
38
Fuel Injector Size (mm)
38
Torque RPM
-
Torque RPM
6600
Fuel Requirements
-
Fuel Requirements
Regular
Transmission
Standard
Transmission
Standard
Transmission Type
Manual
Transmission Type
Manual
Number Of Speeds
6
Number Of Speeds
6
Reverse
No
Reverse
No
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)
Chain
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)
Chain
Heel Toe Shifter
-
Heel Toe Shifter
Standard
Dimensions
Standard
Dimensions
Standard
Weight
Standard
Weight
Standard
Capacities
Standard
Capacities
Standard
Performance
Standard
Performance
Standard
Length (in/mm)
85.2 / 2164.1
Length (in/mm)
90.9 / 2308.9
Width (in/mm)
33.1 / 840.7
Width (in/mm)
34.6 / 878.8
Height (in/mm)
55.9 / 1420
Height (in/mm)
44.5 / 1130.3
Wheelbase (in/mm)
55.7 / 1414.8
Wheelbase (in/mm)
62 / 1574.8
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
6.7 / 170.2
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
5.1 / 129.5
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)
482.9 / 219
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)
502.7 / 228
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
5.5 / 20.8
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
3.7 / 14
Construction
Standard
Construction
Standard
Frame
Steel
Frame
Steel
Body Material
Plastic
Body Material
-
Foot Pegs
Standard
Foot Pegs
Standard
Foot Peg Location
Driver and Passenger
Foot Peg Location
Driver
Adjustable
No
Adjustable
Yes
Hand Grips
Standard
Hand Grips
Standard
Handlebars
Standard
Handlebars
Standard
Exterior Guards
Standard
Exterior Guards
Standard
Belt Guard
No
Belt Guard
-
Brush Guard
No
Brush Guard
No
Chain Guard
Yes
Chain Guard
No
Drive Shaft Guard
No
Drive Shaft Guard
No
Fork Guards
Yes
Fork Guards
Yes
Hand Guards
Yes
Hand Guards
No
Light Guard
No
Light Guard
No
Saddle Bag Guard
No
Saddle Bag Guard
-
Tank Guard
No
Tank Guard
-
Exterior Covers
Standard
Exterior Covers
Standard
Front Fender
Standard
Front Fender
Standard
Rear Fender
Standard
Rear Fender
Standard
Pocket
No
Pocket
No
Stand
Standard
Stand
Standard
Stand Type
Kick
Stand Type
Kick
Upper Fairing
Standard
Upper Fairing
-
Heel Guards
-
Heel Guards
No
Side Cover
-
Side Cover
No
Steering Control
Handlebar
Steering Control
Handlebar
Front Suspension Brand Name
Showa®
Front Suspension Brand Name
-
Front Suspension Type
Inverted Fork
Front Suspension Type
Telescopic Fork
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load
Yes
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load
No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping
Yes
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping
No
Front Central Suspension Strut
No
Front Central Suspension Strut
No
Rear Suspension Brand Name
KYB
Rear Suspension Brand Name
-
Rear Suspension Type
Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Suspension Type
Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Suspension Material
Aluminum
Rear Suspension Material
Steel
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load
Yes
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load
Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping
Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping
No
Number Rear Shock Absorbers
1
Number Rear Shock Absorbers
1
Air Adjustable
No
Air Adjustable
No
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)
1.6 / 41
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)
1.6 / 41
Front Travel (in/mm)
5.9 / 149.9
Front Travel (in/mm)
5.1 / 129.5
Rear Travel (in/mm)
5.7 / 144.8
Rear Travel (in/mm)
3.1 / 78.7
Steering Damper
-
Steering Damper
No
Wheels
Standard
Wheels
Standard
Wheels Composition
Aluminum
Wheels Composition
Aluminum
Tires
Standard
Tires
Standard
Tire Brand
Dunlop®
Tire Brand
Dunlop®
Front Tire Width
120
Front Tire Width
120
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
70
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
70
Front Tire Speed Rating
W
Front Tire Speed Rating
H
Front Wheel Diameter
17
Front Wheel Diameter
18
Rear Tire Width
160
Rear Tire Width
160
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
60
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
60
Rear Tire Speed Rating
W
Rear Tire Speed Rating
H
Rear Wheel Diameter
17
Rear Wheel Diameter
17
Front Wheel Width (in)
3.5
Front Wheel Width (in)
3.5
Rear Wheel Width (in)
4.5
Rear Wheel Width (in)
4.5
Front Tire (Full Spec)
Dunlop® Sportsmax D222F: 120/70-ZR17 (58W)
Front Tire (Full Spec)
Dunlop® Sportmax D220: 120/70R 18 59H
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
Dunlop® Sportsmax D222: 160/60-ZR17 (69W)
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
Dunlop® Sportmax D220: 160/60R 17 69H
Chromed
-
Chromed
Yes
Brakes
Standard
Brakes
Standard
Brake Brand Name
Nissin
Brake Brand Name
Nissin
Front Brake Type
Dual Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Type
Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type
Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type
Hydraulic Disc
Anti-Lock Brakes
Standard
Anti-Lock Brakes
Standard
Linked Brake System Front to Rear
Standard
Linked Brake System Front to Rear
Standard
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)
11.8 / 300
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)
11.8 / 300
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)
9.8 / 250
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)
9.8 / 250
Seat Type
Two-Piece
Seat Type
One-Piece
Seat Location
Driver and Passenger
Seat Location
Driver
Seat Material
Vinyl
Seat Material
Vinyl
Adjustable
No
Adjustable
No
Folding
No
Folding
No
Seat Specifications
Standard
Seat Specifications
Standard
Number Of Seats
2
Number Of Seats
1
Seat Backrest
Optional
Seat Backrest
Optional
Grab Rail or Strap
Standard
Grab Rail or Strap
Optional
Detachable
No
Detachable
No
Seat Height (in/mm)
33.3 / 845.8
Seat Height (in/mm)
27.8 / 706.1
Detachable Passenger Seat
-
Detachable Passenger Seat
Optional
Digital Instrumentation
Standard
Digital Instrumentation
Standard
Clock
Standard
Clock
Standard
Speedometer
Standard
Speedometer
Standard
Tachometer
Standard
Tachometer
Standard
Trip Odometer
Standard
Trip Odometer
Standard
Trip Computer
Standard
Trip Computer
Standard
Fuel Level Warning
Standard
Fuel Level Warning
Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type
Gauge
Fuel Level Warning Type
Gauge
Temperature Warning
Standard
Temperature Warning
Standard
Temperature Warning Type
Gauge
Temperature Warning Type
Light
Service Reminder
Standard
Service Reminder
-
Hard Side Cases
Standard
Hard Side Cases
-
Location
Left and Right Side
Location
-
Side Case Material
Vinyl
Side Case Material
-
Number Of Side Cases
2
Number Of Side Cases
-
Side Storage Mount
Standard
Side Storage Mount
Optional
Lockable Storage
Standard
Lockable Storage
-
Rear Rack
Standard
Rear Rack
Optional
Rear Rack Storage
Optional
Rear Rack Storage
-
Bag Liners
Optional
Bag Liners
Optional
Storage Cover
Optional
Storage Cover
Optional
Camouflage Trim
No
Camouflage Trim
No
Helmet Storage
Standard
Helmet Storage
-
Hard Side Case Capacity (gal/l)
12.7 / 56
Hard Side Case Capacity (gal/l)
-
Tank Bag
-
Tank Bag
Optional
Saddle Bag (s)
-
Saddle Bag (s)
Optional
Type
LED
Type
Halogen
Passing Lamps
Optional
Passing Lamps
-
Headlight (s)
Standard
Headlight (s)
Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)
-
Halogen Headlight (s)
Standard
Rearview Mirrors
Standard
Rearview Mirrors
Standard
Windshield
Standard
Windshield
Standard
Tinted
Yes
Tinted
Yes
Height
Mid
Height
Mid
Height Adjustable
Yes
Height Adjustable
No
Windshield Lowers
No
Windshield Lowers
No
Power Outlet
Optional
Power Outlet
Standard
Other Convenience
Optional
Other Convenience
Optional
Adjustable
-
Adjustable
No
Adjustable Handlebars
-
Adjustable Handlebars
Standard
Adjustable Levers
-
Adjustable Levers
Standard
Satellite
No
Satellite
No
Saddle Bag Mounts
Optional
Saddle Bag Mounts
Optional
Side Case Mount
Standard
Side Case Mount
-
Windshield Mounts
Standard
Windshield Mounts
Standard
Paint
Standard
Paint
Standard
Metallic
Yes
Metallic
Yes