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Simply the works! Seems like this bike has it all plus a hot look to make it a well-rounded, everyday machine. It's offroad appeal isn't the only thing attracting riders, as Kawasaki has considerably bumped the engine size from their 2011 Versys (650cc) to a whopping 1000cc!
It's classified as 'adventure sport' which can mean lots of possibilities for all you long distance riders. Some of its features caught my eye while studying the anatomy of this upright and comfortable motorcycle. Its easy to use retractable luggage calls for a quick getaway to any offroad trails or road trips to the country side. its adjustable windscreen makes any size rider feel comfortable under high speeds or strong winds. You don't even need a tool kit! Just rotate two knobs and adjust the height to your preference. Pretty cool if you want to swap bikes with your riding buddy for a quick test ride.
Deja vu? its probably because you're thinking of the BMW R1200 GS, which offers almost identical features and some would say modeled the way for adventure bike. However, since its release in Europe, I feel as though Kawasaki's new Versys will make a name for itself in the touring industry as many miles are planned to be conquered on this versatile machine.