Kawasaki Motors Australia press release:
The Kawasaki W800 Retro Cafe styling, power for all roads and modern performance capabilities, the W800 Cafe is for an experienced rider.
Lineage that dates back to the original W1, it is the ideal platform to represent true Japanese style and innovation in the modern classic category.
VERSYS 1000 SE – FEATURES SNAPSHOT
Visual impact from a striking Modern Vertical Twin engine, providing great midrange performance.
Tuned ‘pea-shooter’ exhaust which has a classic note.
Front, Cafe Styled, cowl is a functional and stylish.
W800 Cafe has unique M-Shaped clubman style handlebar and two tone cafe seat.
Strong stopping power comes from the ø320 mm front disc paired with a ø270 mm rear disc.
Telescopic front fork features stiff, ø41 mm tubes that easily soaks up bumps on well-travelled city streets.
All new double-cradle frame with superb rigidity and well-balanced design, with an assist and slipper clutch making the every day ride more enjoyable.
Traditional styled instrumentation includes individual speedometer and tachometer integrated with all the modern information.
While maintaining the vintage ride feel of a true classic machine, spoked wheels contribute to handling with a sportier feel than the previous W800.
COLOUR – Metallic Magnesium Gray / Galaxy Silver
RRP – $11,999 + on-road costs