versys 650 vs tnt 600 gt

The Italian automaker Benelli has introduced its TNT 600 GT sometime back in the country. The radically designed middleweight Tourer is an ideal bike in terms of performance as well as design to grab the masses without any second thoughts. Kawasaki is about to launch it’s Kawasaki Versys 650 soon, which would compete with the Benelli TNT 600 GT in parallel space. In this comparison, we are comparing the specifications of the former with the latter and examine how they make out against each other.

Design and Style

Talking about Kawasaki Versys 650 on the other hand, the bike uses twin headlight cluster, wide handlebars, split-up seats, the fairing completely uncovers the engine and exhaust and this flaunts an extremely muscular look. The sporty Tourer has got an integrated luggage pannier system, which is the other key attraction.

versys 650 vs tnt 600 gt design style

As per the design perspective, the TNT 600 GT from Benelli has got an impressive height, projector headlamp in a single headlight cluster, massive fuel tank. The headlight appears as if it has been mounted higher and projects a comparably taller height.

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Engine and Power

Kawasaki’s Versys 650 is pretty higher in power perspective. Powering the Versys 650 is a 649cc parallel twin engine that churns out 69 BHP of power at 8,500 RPM and 63.7 NM of torque at 7000 RPM. The engine is mated to a six-speed gearbox.

versys 650 vs tnt 600 gt engine power

On the other side, Benelli TNT 600 GT gets powered by a 600cc, 4-stroke, 16 valves, liquid-cooled, 4 cylinder engine that propels power of 84 BHP at 11500 RPM and a peak torque of 54.6NM at 10500 RPM. The engine is mated to a six-speed transmission.

Riding and Handling

Kawasaki Versys 650, the premium middleweight voyager has also got wide handlebars at the front, which makes an appropriate sitting posture for the rider. A tightly cushioned seat for the rider as well as for the pillion gives maximum comfort. The motorcycle offers an impressive ground clearance of 170mm, while 600 GT offers the only 150mm.

Kawaski versys 650 vs tnt 600 gt riding and handling

Benelli TNT 600 GT is having wide handlebars at the front giving the rider a very comfortable riding position. It gets adjustable off-set mono-shock, which takes care of the touring needs. Suspension setup includes 41mm hydraulic telescopic fork up front and single offset laydown shock at the rear helps in handling the traffic.

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Safety Features

Both the motorcycles have up to the mark standard components for the safety of the riders. Both of them use inverted telescopic forks. As compared to the forks of Benelli TNT 600 GT with the Kawasaki Versys 650, the former has got 50mm wider forks than 41mm wide forks of the latter. At the rear end, both are armed with monoshock suspension setup, which is adjustable.

Kawasaki versys 650 vs tnt 600 gt safety features

Both the bikes use dual discs at the front. The TNT 600 GT has wider discs – 320mm. At the rear too, the Benelli uses 260mm petal disc, which is wider than the 250mm disc that the Versys uses.


Kawasaki versys 650 vs tnt 600 gt price

When it comes to pricing, Kawasaki Versys 650, on the other hand, a price tag of Rs. 6.5 lakhs when gets launched. While Benelli TNT 600 GT has been carries a price tag of Rs. 6.12 lakhs.

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