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Segment: Custom/Cruiser
Production years: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

The Vulcan 500 LTD engine is based on the same one that powers the Ninja 500R sports bike.

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engine specs
Type
4-stroke, liquid-cooled, SOHC, 8-valves
Displacement
498 cm3
Bore X Stroke
2.9x2.3 in OR 74 mm
Compression Ratio
10.2:1
Horsepower
46/8000 KW(hp)/RPM
Torque
33/6000 lb-ft/RPM OR 45/6000 Nm/RPM
Fuel System
2xCVK32 Carburetors
transmission specs
Gearbox
6 Speed
Clutch
-
Primary Drive
-
Final Drive
Chain
chassis specs
Frame
Double cradle, high-tensile steel
Front Suspension
41mm hydraulic telescopic fork
Rear Suspension
Twin shocks with 5-way adjustable preload
Front Brake
Disc
Rear Brake
Drum
dimension specs
Overall Length
91.3 in OR 2319 mm
Overall Width
32.7 in OR 831 mm
Seat Height
28.1 in OR 714 mm
Weelbase
62.8 in OR 1595 mm
Ground Clearance
4.7 in OR 119 mm
Weight
439 lbs OR 199 kg
Fuel Capacity
4 gallons OR 15.1 L
tyres specs
Front
100/90-19
Rear
140/90-15
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