ESCAPE. EXPLORE. ENVY. The KLR®650 motorcycle is built to empower your passion to escape and explore. Dual-purpose capability allows the journey to go on- and off-road, and a reputation for enduring reliability helps you focus on the adventure at hand. For decades, this legendary motorcycle has inspired countless stories from all over the world, and the spirit to make new memories continues to beckon today. CHASSIS COMPOSED CHARACTER: Ride confidently through varying terrain with a durable chassis and long-travel suspension. A sturdy 41mm front fork handles suspension duties up front and an adjustable Uni-Trak® rear suspension system helps the KLR®650 motorcycle deliver an all-around composed riding character, and new disc brakes help you stop with confidence. RUN SMOOTHLY: New suspension settings, a new longer swingarm and an integrated rear frame contribute to improved handling, whether on a single track, backroad or interstate highway. FULL STOP: A new larger diameter front brake disc delivers stronger braking power and a new thicker rear brake disc offers increased heat dissipation under braking for consistent performance throughout your entire ride. The optional anti-lock braking system (ABS) offers additional assurance when riding on lower-friction surfaces. COMFORT AND CONVENIENCE KEEP COMFORTABLE: The KLR®650 takes comfort and touring potential to the next level while maintaining the highly acclaimed reliability of its predecessor. Frame revisions, under-the-seat rubber dampers, rubber mounted handlebars and footpegs all help increase comfort and greater carrying capacity for long-distance touring. COMFORT IS KING: Increase your riding comfort by combatting wind and weather with a new taller two-position adjustable windshield. The new fine-tuned handlebar and footpeg positions with rubber mounts give you a more relaxed riding position with reduced engine vibration and improved comfort. For those long rides, you'll enjoy a new rubber-dampened comfort seat with a revised shape and suppler leather for maximum bump absorption and ride comfort. CARRY ON: Pack all your essentials with the new larger aluminum rear carrier and available accessory side and top cases complete with a convenient one-key system. Increased generator capacity offers 80 watts of power, with an output increase from 17 A to 26 A, to meet the power needs of grip heaters, fog lamps and other electrical accessories, perfect for your next extended adventure. ENGINE ROCK-SOLID POWER: Powered by one of the most reliable and trusted engines in the industry, the KLR®650 dual-sport has an updated 652cc single-cylinder engine that offers a flat power curve allowing you to cruise at freeway speeds and navigate trails effortlessly. On or off-road, this powerhouse is here for the long haul. EASY STARTING: The KLR®650 motorcycle’s new fuel injection system makes for a reliable start, especially when your adventures take you to high altitudes or colder conditions. GO THE DISTANCE: Take your adventure further with an improved fuel range capacity. The new fuel injection system combined with the new large-volume 6.1-gallon fuel tank design, improves the amount of useable fuel within the tank. STRONG AND POWERFUL: Tackle the trails, navigate through traffic and cruise at highway speeds with strong overall power delivery and improved mid-range torque. In addition, the single-cylinder engine is modernized, proven and incredibly fuel-efficient, making the KLR®650 motorcycle a highly reliable companion for extended on- and off-road travels.