The 2022 Kawasaki KLR650 Adventure is back after a two-year hiatus, and it’s better than ever! Now not only has the proven engine been refueled, but several additional engines and changes to the chassis have helped the adventurer ride better. In addition, there are now four models: base models with and without ABS; KLR650 Adventure with standard saddle bags and extra carrying and convenience features; And KLR650 Traveler with a typical top case. Regardless of the variations, the KLR650 remains a strong adventure partner capable of taking riders wherever they want to go and wherever they want to go.
The brand new 2022 Kawasaki KLR650 Adventure 652cc single-cylinder engine now has fuel injection, which improves dependence and fuel economy. A unique multi-functional digital instrumentation panel with a fuel gauge is combined with a new fuel tank design that provides more usable space. Many pieces have been modified to improve ride confidence, reduce vibrations, and increase generator capacity while carrying luggage, all in search of a strong adventure partner to achieve the desired performance and ride comfort.
2022 Kawasaki KLR650 Adventure – Features and Specs
Unique Key Features
- New Fuel Injection 652cc Single Cylinder Engine
- New Multi-Functional Digital Instrumentation
- Fuel Gauge Side Cases Installed with Factory
- New Multi-Functional Digital Devices with Fog Lamp Fuel Gauge
- The new LED headlight gasoline tank is part of the bodywork.
- New optional ABS and a larger front disk
- More contemporary: Improved air protection and increased styling capacity
The KLR650’s advanced engine architecture provides a flat power crawler that allows riders to handle the ground and travel at motorway speeds easily. Riders who want to adventure will utilize the mid-range focused performance and improved generator capacity.
The 2022 model now has fuel injection, which combines with the usable volume of the larger fuel tank, increasing the long range between fill-ups while ensuring improved longevity reliance for better longevity.
The KLR650 has never been easier to launch, especially at high altitudes or under cold conditions, thanks to the increased fuel injection, and its reliability and performance have been improved. A thin atomizing injector with ten holes sprays 60 meters of droplets, which helps efficiently mix and combustion air-fuel. The intake and exhaust cam profiles have been modified to increase the power and torque of the medium distance. The use of solid cam chain guide material and form increases dependence.
The KLR650 motorbike significantly upgrades to the proven and high tensile semi-double-cradle frame 2022 model. A rear frame combined with the main frame to increase torsional stiffness for a more composite ride, as well as a 30 mm longer swing arm with a 2 mm wide diameter swing arm pivot shaft, contributes to better handling.
Suspension & Wheels
The front and rear suspension settings of the redesigned frame work together to make the car feel more rooted. With 200mm suspension travel, 41mm front forks handle suspension responsibilities from the front and offer the rigidity required for optimal performance, meeting on-and-off-road riding requirements. Firm fork springs offer robust collision compliance and batting resistance, as well as reduce front and dip when applying hard brakes.
At the rear, the 185mm adjustable Unitrack suspension system corresponds to the front fork settings, providing rear suspension action while contributing to the lower center of gravity. Strong rear shock settings help to avoid falling into rocky terrain by adjusting large loads.
Naturally, the straight ride position has been adjusted, and the vibration reduced to make long-distance exploration more enjoyable. For 2022, the KLR650 is designed to provide a pressure-free place for a long rotation. All-new parts that come in contact with the rider have significantly improved vibration reduction, increasing the comfort of long rides.
The handlebars and footpeg spaces are adjusted by 10 mm on the outside, and the rider is housed in a more comfortable posture, allowing for more hours on the seat.
Bodywork & Styling
The sturdy shape of the KLR650 symbolizes the motorcycle’s ability to take you on a memorable journey. New colors and textured graphics were used to show the roughness of the product. The design of the shroud equipped with a protector contributes to the valuable and robust appearance, while the new design of the side cover and the tail cowl complete the full-style package.
As the journey progresses to evening, a new stunning LED headlight illuminates the path and adds to the desired adventure design. A redesigned taillight and turn signal design helps make the rear look stronger. The long arms of the mirror add to the field of vision.
There are two color options for Pearl Sand Khaki and Pearl Lava Orange 2022 KLR650. Pearl Sand Khaki is the color option for the KLR650 ABS. The KLR650 Traveler is available in Pearl Lava Orange, while the KLR650 Adventure Cipher is available in Chemo Gray.
2022 Kawasaki KLR650 Adventure – Price
The new 2022 Kawasaki KLR650 Adventure is available at $7,699 only.
2022 Kawasaki KLR650 Adventure – Technical Specifications
|Engine||652cc, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC 4-valve single|
|Bore x Stroke||100mm x 83mm|
|Fuel System||Fuel injection: ø40 mm x 1|
|Lubrication||Forced lubrication, wet sump|
|Clutch||Wet multi-disc, manual|
|Frame||All-new semi-double cradle, high-tensile steel|
|Front Suspension / Wheel Travel||ø41mm telescopic fork / 200mm (7.9 inches)|
|Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel||Uni Trak, solo shock including adjustable rebound damping and adjustable spring preload / 185mm (7.3 inches)|
|Rake / Trail||30° / 121 mm|
|Steering Angle (L/R)||44° / 44°|
|Front Tire||90/90-21M/C 54S|
|Rear Tire||130/80-17M/C 65S|
|Front Brake||Single ø300 mm disc with dual-piston caliper|
|Rear Brake||ø240 mm disc with dual-piston caliper|
|Dimensions (L x W x H)||2,280mm x 970mm x 1,455/1,420mm (high/low)|
|Wheelbase||1,540mm (60.6 inches)|
|Road Clearance||210mm (8.3 inches)|
|Seat Height||870mm (34.3 inches)|
|Curb Mass||ABS: 221kg (487lb), non-ABS: 219kg (483lb)|
|Fuel Capacity||23 liters|
|Instrumentation||LCD screen with speedometer, odometer, fuel gauge, dual trip meters, clock, and indicator lamps|
|Kawasaki Protection Plus||12 / 24 / 36 / 48 months|