2016 Kawasaki Versys 650 LT


Its combination of long-travel suspension, sporty 17 inch wheels, a slim upright riding position and a low-mid range focused parallel-twin engine result in a highly versatile package offering a confidence-inspiring ride while touring the open road.

  • Compact 649 cc parallel-twin engine combines maximum low- and mid-range torque and high-rpm performance for an exhilarating ride
  • Slim, upright riding position offers a high level of comfort and nimble handling
  • Windscreen with 2 inches of tool-free adjustment adds comfort for highway cruising
  • LT models come equipped with a set of color-matched 28 liter (each) hard saddlebags featuring Kawasaki Quick Release (KQR™) integrated mounting and a convenient one-key system that utilizes the ignition key for saddlebag unlocking and removal
  • LT models offer hand guards for increased wind protection


  • 24 Month Limited Warranty

General Information

Manufacturer Kawasaki
Model Year 2016
Model Versys 650 LT
Model Code KLE650FGFAL
Stock Number 021715
Color Metallic Matte Carbon Gray / Metallic Spark Black



Front - Dual 300 mm petal rotors with 2-piston calipers and ABS

Rear - Single 250 mm petal rotor with 1-piston caliper and ABS


Front - 120/70 x 17

Rear - 160/60 x 17


Length 85.2 in.

Windshield Down - 55.1 in.

Windshield Up - 57.1 in.

Width 37.2 in.
Weight Curb - 476.3 lbs. (plus saddlebags, handguards, and hardware approximately 20 lbs.)
Ground Clearance 6.7 in.
Wheelbase 55.7 in.
Seat Height 33.1 in.


Transmission 6-speed with positive neutral finder
Final Drive Sealed chain


Engine 4-stroke, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, parallel twin
Displacement 649 cc
Bore x Stroke 83 x 60 mm
Compression Ratio 10.8:1
Fuel System DFI® with two 38 mm Keihin throttle bodies
Fuel Capacity 5.5 gal.
Ignition TCBI with digital advance
Cooling Liquid


Frame Double pipe diamond constructed from high-tensile steel

Front - 41 mm hydraulic telescopic fork with stepless adjustable rebound and preload; 5.9 in. travel

Rear - Single offset lay-down shock with remote adjustable spring preload; 5.7 in. travel

Rake 25°
Trail 4.3 in.


Additional Colors Candy Matte Orange / Metallic Spark Black