Yezdi Adventure rivaling 2022 Kawasaki Versys-X 250 breaks cover

The 2022 Kawasaki Versys-X 250 adventure motorcycle is slated to reach dealerships in Japan next month.The new Versys-X 250 by Kawasaki may not be launched in the Indian market anytime soon. 
By : HT Auto Desk
| Updated on: 18 Jan 2022, 07:01 PM
Kawasaki Versys-X 250 has been launched in Japan. 
Kawasaki Versys-X 250 has been launched in Japan. 
Kawasaki Versys-X 250 has been launched in Japan. 
Kawasaki Versys-X 250 has been launched in Japan. 

Kawasaki has rolled out the latest 2022 edition of the much popular Versys-X 250 adventure motorcycle. The latest iteration of the adventure motorcycle has gone on sale in the market of Japan. The new 2022 Versys-X 250 bike has been made available in two colour options - Candy Lime Green with Metallic Flat Spark Black and Metallic Ocean Blue with Pearl Robotic White. The new adventure motorcycle is slated to reach dealerships in Japan next month. 

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With the latest 2022 update, the motorcycle has gained new adventure-oriented components such as 17-litre metal panniers on both sides, an engine guard, a centre stand, and a power socket. For the record, these were previously unavailable. 

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At the heart of the motorcycle sits the same 249cc, 180-degree, liquid-cooled, parallel-twin engine. This powertrain was also previously found doing duty on the last-gen Ninja 250. This engine has been rated to pump out close to 33bhp of maximum power at 11,500rpm, while the transmission remains the same six-speed gearbox. 

The entry-level adventure tourer from the Japanese auto giant rides on a wheel combination of 19-17-inch spoke units. The wheels come shod with dual-purpose rubbers.

The suspension duties are handled by 130mm telescopic forks at the front and a link-type monoshock at the rear. For braking, the bike uses a single disc at both ends.

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For the record, previously the company used to sell the Versys X-300 in India. The new 2022 Versys-X 250 may not be launched in the Indian market anytime soon. However, it is a rival to the likes of the Royal Enfield Himalayan and Yezdi Adventure bikes. 

First Published Date: 18 Jan 2022, 07:01 PM IST
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