Up on Kawasaki’s website is the 2014 KLR 650 Special Edition with revised suspension, a more comfortable seat and new colors. Fans of Team Green’s dual-purpose bike get all this for just a C-note more than last year’s price.
Engine: l/c 651cc, four-stroke, DOHC, four-valve single
Front suspension/travel: 41mm telescopic fork/4.4 in.
Rear suspension/travel: Uni-Trak single shock, 5-way preload/7.3 in.
Front brakes/rear brakes: single 280mm disc, dual-piston caliper/single 240mm disc, single-piston caliper
OVERALL LENGTH: 90.4 in.
OVERALL WIDTH: 37.8 in.
OVERALL HEIGHT: 53.1 in.
GROUND CLEARANCE: 8.3 in.
SEAT HEIGHT: 35.0 in.
CLAIMED WEIGHT: 432 lbs.
FUEL CAPACITY: 6.1 gal.
WHEELBASE: 58.3 in.