- The 2015 Versys 650 ABS receives updated brakes, new suspension, new mapping and exhaust aimed to provide more punch to go along with cosmetic changes.
- The bars of the 2015 Versys 650 LT are rubber isolated and equipped with factory hand guards.
- The 2015 Kawasaki Versys 650 ABS was introduced at the 2014 AIMExpo.
- The hard saddlebags on the 2015 Kawasaki Versys 650 LT pop off quickly and lock via Kawi's "One Key" system.
- The old stacked headlights of the 650 Versys have been replaced with a side-by-side arrangement for 2015.
- The 2015 Kawasaki Versys 650 LT sees the addition of 28-liter hard saddlebags, hand guards and a taller windscreen.