Kawasaki Versys X-300
- Engine: 296 Cc
- Mileage: 22 Kmpl
- Power: 39
- Weight: 184 Kg
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Kawasaki Versys X-300 Overview
If you have a knack for endless adventure and need some high-end bike with tall & heavy built to fulfill the same for you, then Kawasaki Versys X-300 is an ideal option for you. Being launched as an affordable entry-level bike, the motorbike by Kawasaki features high comfort, versatility, and topmost convenience to the adventure freaks. Owing to its high-tech features, the bike is all set to appeal the naïve as well as seasoned bikers. Kawasaki claims that the latest Versys X-300 adventure model bike is capable of handling any type of road. The Kawasaki is selling this classic bike with additional features including engine guards, auxiliary lights, top box mount, hand guards, and a single pannier box. These features are expected to heat up the riding experience of the bikers.
Kawasaki Versys X-300 Engine & Transmission
The Kawasaki Versys X-300 is fueled by a 296 cc, parallel twin, fuel injected engine. The engine of the bike is capable of churning out around 40 PS of power @ 11,500 rpm along with a peak torque of 25.7 Nm at 10,000 rpm. The engine of the bike appears equivalent to the one in the Kawasaki Ninja 300. The only difference that exists is that in Kawasaki Versys X-300, the engine is re-tuned for enhanced middle-range grunt. The bike manufacturer has also claimed that the throttle valves and the injectors of the engine come with better design to support stellar performance. The engine of the bike has been coupled to a 6-speed transmission gearbox.
Kawasaki Versys X-300 Braking & Safety
Towards the front end of the bike, there is a 41 mm long-traveling suspension with a Uni-Track, bottom-link, gas-charged rear monoshock. The massive, 19-inch wheel towards the front end as well as the spoke wheels of the bike give it a decent off-road capacity. There is the presence of a single, 290 mm, petal disc towards the front along with a 220 mm disc at its rear end of the bike. ABS tends to be standard in the bike.
Kawasaki Versys X-300 Competitors
Right now, Kawasaki Versys X-300 might not be having any relevant rival. However, it might expect the upcoming models of KTM 390 Adventure and BMW 310 GS as the strongest rivals in India.
Kawasaki Versys X-300 Mileage
The bike features a mileage of around 22.00 kmpl along with an overall fuel tank capacity of 17 Litres. The overall design of the bike is quite sharp with intense fairing and taller windscreen which is supposed to be offering amazing wind protection. The seats of the bike are wide including that of the pillion seat which offers the ease of driving the classic motorbike for longer distances. This “any road” bike is basically an adventure material that is able to take on a good amount of off-road tasks with its high-end features. With an overall kerb weight of 184 kg, the Kawasaki Versys is slightly lighter than the Royal Enfield Himalayan which makes it quite manageable on rough terrains.
Kawasaki Versys X-300 Performance and Handling
The engine of the bike has been fixed into a backbone steel frame. The handling characteristics of the bike are excellent as well. It is comparatively lightweight, easy to handle, and good running bike which enhances the overall riding experience. The more open the road is, the better the bike will perform.
Kawasaki Versys X-300 What we think
On an overall basis, Kawasaki Versys X-300 is an all-adventure bike in India.