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Kawasaki to Reveal Six New Models on Nov. 23
« on: October 05, 2020, 11:02:31 am »
Clearly a new dual sport, another dirt?

Whatcha guys think?
Any guesses to a new name/model?
KLR700
KLX250S
Versys-x 700

https://www.motorcycle.com/mini-features/kawasaki-to-reveal-six-new-models-on-nov-23.html

« Last Edit: October 05, 2020, 11:17:20 am by Spectaitor »
So much to do, so little time. Better get going then!
 
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Re: Kawasaki to Reveal Six New Models on Nov. 23
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2020, 11:06:16 am »
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Re: Kawasaki to Reveal Six New Models on Nov. 23
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2020, 11:18:30 am »
Some very thin tyres under there.. I recon some lower cc models.
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Re: Kawasaki to Reveal Six New Models on Nov. 23
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2020, 11:21:17 am »
Why not now already? :patch:
 

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Re: Kawasaki to Reveal Six New Models on Nov. 23
« Reply #4 on: October 05, 2020, 11:28:32 am »
Why not now already? :patch:

Same like what Honda did with the New twin.. the tease creates posts like these.  :sip:
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Re: Kawasaki to Reveal Six New Models on Nov. 23
« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2020, 11:30:39 am »
Why not now already? :patch:

Same like what Honda did with the New twin.. the tease creates posts like these.  :sip:
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Re: Kawasaki to Reveal Six New Models on Nov. 23
« Reply #6 on: October 05, 2020, 11:36:48 am »

What about the ZX-25R? There is a couple of videos on YT from Indonesia. Looks and sounds like a cracker  :thumleft:
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Re: Kawasaki to Reveal Six New Models on Nov. 23
« Reply #7 on: October 05, 2020, 11:38:24 am »
Probably find a KLR type bike with the current Versys engine
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Re: Kawasaki to Reveal Six New Models on Nov. 23
« Reply #8 on: October 05, 2020, 11:42:29 am »
Probably find a KLR type bike with the current Versys engine

If only  :drif: The bike they should have made 13 years ago
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Re: Kawasaki to Reveal Six New Models on Nov. 23
« Reply #9 on: October 05, 2020, 11:43:07 am »
Probably find a KLR type bike with the current Versys engine

That would be nice  O0
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Re: Kawasaki to Reveal Six New Models on Nov. 23
« Reply #10 on: October 05, 2020, 11:49:06 am »
Probably find a KLR type bike with the current Versys engine

If only  :drif: The bike they should have made 13 years ago
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Re: Kawasaki to Reveal Six New Models on Nov. 23
« Reply #11 on: October 05, 2020, 11:50:24 am »
https://www.cycleworld.com/story/bikes/new-kawasaki-klr650-coming-for-2021/

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Look at that curved bash guard poking out from under the cover—it’s a perfect match for the old KLR’s. The same goes for the wheels and the chain guard that can be seen, and even the bolts holding the footpegs on are visibly identical to the KLR650′s. There have been rumors for months that Kawasaki is going to launch a KLR700, with some suggesting the engine could even be a twin, based on the Versys 650′s, rather than the thumping single of the old model, to bring the fight to Yamaha’s Ténéré 700. It looks like we’ll find out for sure on November 23.



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Re: Kawasaki to Reveal Six New Models on Nov. 23
« Reply #12 on: October 05, 2020, 12:02:19 pm »
https://www.cycleworld.com/story/bikes/new-kawasaki-klr650-coming-for-2021/

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Look at that curved bash guard poking out from under the cover—it’s a perfect match for the old KLR’s. The same goes for the wheels and the chain guard that can be seen, and even the bolts holding the footpegs on are visibly identical to the KLR650′s. There have been rumors for months that Kawasaki is going to launch a KLR700, with some suggesting the engine could even be a twin, based on the Versys 650′s, rather than the thumping single of the old model, to bring the fight to Yamaha’s Ténéré 700. It looks like we’ll find out for sure on November 23.


Or maybe a KLR with "bold new graphics"  :lol8:
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Re: Kawasaki to Reveal Six New Models on Nov. 23
« Reply #13 on: October 05, 2020, 12:15:49 pm »
Or maybe a KLR with "bold new graphics"

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Re: Kawasaki to Reveal Six New Models on Nov. 23
« Reply #14 on: October 05, 2020, 12:18:07 pm »
Or maybe a KLR with "bold new graphics"  :lol8:
Doubt that, any new KLR will have to have an engine with the latest emission standards etc. My bet is the Versys engine in the old frame. Very doable from Kawasaki's point of view.
 

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Re: Kawasaki to Reveal Six New Models on Nov. 23
« Reply #15 on: October 05, 2020, 12:27:17 pm »
Or maybe a KLR with "bold new graphics"  :lol8:
Doubt that, any new KLR will have to have an engine with the latest emission standards etc. My bet is the Versys engine in the old frame. Very doable from Kawasaki's point of view.
Then the old KLR is going to wobble even more  :biggrin: Hopefully they upgrade the suspension as well, and the looks
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Re: Kawasaki to Reveal Six New Models on Nov. 23
« Reply #16 on: October 05, 2020, 12:28:57 pm »
It would have taken the smallest amount of R&D to build an Adversys. Touratech sells a kit
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« Reply #17 on: October 05, 2020, 12:39:08 pm »
It would have taken the smallest amount of R&D to build an Adversys. Touratech sells a kit
So iets  :deal:
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« Reply #18 on: October 05, 2020, 12:39:46 pm »
Another rendering / wishful thinking
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Re: Kawasaki to Reveal Six New Models on Nov. 23
« Reply #19 on: October 05, 2020, 01:07:43 pm »
It definitely looks like a high fender underneath that cover
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