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KAWASAKI Vulcan Models/Series Timeline, Specifications & Photos

Generations: 65
First production year: 1984
 

2018 - Present

The 2017 Kawasaki Vulcan® 1700 Voyager® ABS motorcycle is a fully equipped touring cruiser with plenty of storage space, technology and functionality, as well as elegant styling that merit a closer look. A powerful and torque-rich, liquid-cooled 1700cc V-Twin engine, durable six-speed transmission, electronic cruise control, belt drive and Kawasaki Advanced Coactive-braking Technology (K-ACT) ABS are all part of a standard package begging for long journeys.




 

2018 - Present

The Vulcan 1700 Vaqero is based on the Vulcan 1700 Voyager and it features many original-design components like the engine shrouds, side covers, rear fender, mufflers and side opening saddlebags. The Vaquero’s numerous blacked-out parts contribute to a hard, aggressive image.




 

2018 - Present

The 2018 Kawasaki Vulcan S ABS Cafe Edition has a similar six-speed gearbox with indistinguishable proportions as shared over each model in the family, however keeps running on new camshafts, admission and debilitates, and in addition a heavier flywheel. Intended to adjust the lively engine to its new cruising part, it produces 60 hp (45 kW). The torque yield doesn’t change much in top an incentive at 63 Nm (46.3 lb-ft), yet creates on an augmented bend that advantages low rpm activity.




 

2018 - Present

For 2018, Kawasaki has launched a new version of Vulcan S ABS SE with capable torque, high rpm and generous lean angles, every ride on the Vulcan S motorcycle has the potential for excitement. The added benefit of adjustable Kawasaki Ergo-Fit components make the Vulcan S motorcycle the ultimate in versatility for riders of varying sizes and abilities.




 

2017 - Present

The new Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic, makes a fine showing with regards to of moving tight conditions, and when gotten in moderate moving activity I observed the bicycle to be a simple path splitter. There’s a decent measure of warmth falling off the correct side of the engine, which was welcome on my late harvest time rides, yet less amid summer cruising




 

2017 - Present

The Kawasaki has returned for 2017 with Vulcan S ABS who is comfortable, sporty, smooth and easy-to-ride cruiser motorcycle. Designed to re-think cruisers, with a low-seat height, sporty suspension, comfortable and adjustable ergonomics, the Vulcan S line of bikes is back with added features. Another standout element of the 2017 Kawasaki Vulcan S is its 649cc liquid-cooled parallel-twin engine. The engine is very smooth when pulling away from a traffic light, and responsive when the rider wants to accelerate.




 

2016 - Present

The 2016 Vulcan 1700 Nomad comes equipped and ready for your next adventure complete with ABS braking as standard. The Nomad takes to the open road with a lighter touch than the faired Vaquero and Voyager, relying on a large two-position windshield to keep the elements at bay, while keeping the flowing lines of the Vulcan 1700 unobscure




 

2016 - Present

The 2015 Vulcan S engine is derived from Kawasaki’s Ninja 650. Changes to the camshaft profiles, intake and throttle body spacer are geared to improve low-end and mid-range performance for its cruiser application. Kawasaki is positioning the Vulcan S as a bike-for-all, highlighting that changes to the engine make for smoother power delivery, which makes it suitable for novice riders. Kawasaki goes on to say that “its (the Vulcan S) top-end power and nimble handling will also satisfy the demands of more experienced riders. It features a six-speed transmission with Kawasaki’s Positive Neutral ...




 

2014 - 2015

The 2015 MY Kawasaki Vulcan S sports a 649 cc parallel-twin, derived from the Ninja 650 but tweaked for more torque at low and mid-range revs. The two-wheeler is ideal for novice riders, but still packs a serious punch at high-speeds to keep the more experienced ones satisfied. Designed to be a cruiser, but with a more unconventional style, it suits the type of rider that defies conformity and adopts their own, unique lifestyle. The ABS ensures optimum braking in adverse conditions. The pegs are three-way adjustable to accommodate riders of different statures. The model is available fo...




 

2014 - 2015

The 2015 MY Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom sports a smooth 903cc V-twin capable of producing 50 horsepower and a whopping 106 Nm of torque. The five-speed manual transmission has a belt drive that eliminates the hassle that usually comes with chain final drives. It comes standard with black cast aluminium rims. The overall look of the bike is stunning, with black accents all over the bodywork and the flame vinyl on the fuel tank and the fenders give it a custom, one-of-a-kind look. The model is available for purchase only in the USA. As far as we know, there is a Special Edition version...




 

2014 - 2016

Available only for US customers, the 2015 MY Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic sports a 903cc v-twin, capable of 50 horsepower and 79 Nm of torque, paired by a five-speed transmission. It has an exquisite retro look, thanks to a two-tone paint, big dual slash-cut mufflers, and a speedometer mounted on the biggest fuel tank in this class. A kevlar reinforced belt drive means less maintenance than a chain drive and the 180 mm wide rear tire make it more stable and easier to ride.




 

2014 - 2015

The 2015 MY Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Voyager ABS combines the good looks of a classic motorcycle, with the functionality of a pure-bred touring one. Its massive 1700cc V-twin is capable of producing 73 horsepower and an impressive 136 Nm of torque while the six-speed transmission successfully transfers all that power to the wheel, and makes it great for relaxed and effortless longer rides. If one is stuck in traffic in those hot summer days, the Kawasaki Air Management System (KAMS) will route away the heat from the engine, ensuring more comfort for the rider and the possible passenger. T...




 

2014 - 2015

Available only for US customers, the new 2015 MY Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero sports a massive 1799 cc V-twin engine. It is paired to a six-speed transmission, capable of effortless transfer all that massive grunt to the wheel and, also, the fifth and sixth are override gears, making the bike more fuel-efficient at highway speed. The Kawasaki Advanced Coactive-braking Technology (K-ACT II) ABS distributes just the right amount of brake pressure for the most efficient braking possible in any given situation. The system stays on even in low-battery mode, but never engages at speeds below 12...




 

2013 - 2014

The 2014 MY Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom comes available either in a two-tone, metallic flat platinum gray/ flat ebony paint, or a candy lime green with flame vinyls on the fuel tank and fenders. It also has matte blacked-out engine accents, frame and beefy slash-cut dual mufflers, which add to the visual appeal of the Vulcan. The cast wheels are also black, and Kawasaki chose a big 21" front wheel with 9 twin spokes that add an extra dash of street-pro credit, and a chunky solid-look rear wheel, shod with a 180mm wide tyre. The model is available for purchase only in the USA. A...




 

2013 - 2014

The 2014 MY Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic sports a 903cc V-twin capable of producing 50 horsepower and 78 Nm of torque. The engine has been engineered for optimum torque delivery at low rpms. On the visual side, it has a retro look, with big dual slash-cut mufflers, a tank-mounted speedometer and two-tone paint. The custom-spoke wheels are chromed. The front one is covered by a polished aluminum "spool-style" hub, while the rear wheel has a 180mm wide tire, the widest in its class. It comes standard with a newly-designed seat offering lumbar support for the rider.




 

2013 - 2014

The 2014 MY Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Nomad ABS is a combination between the retro look of a classic motorcycle and the functionality of a big-size tourer. With height-adjustable, full-sized windshield, weatherproof, lockable hard saddlebags and a passenger backrest with a chrome bracket and ergonomic grab handles, the Nomad is one of the better options on the market when it comes to matric cruisers. It sports the same 1700cc V-twin as its sisters in the Vulcan 1700 family, which produces almost 74 horsepower(73.4) and an impressive 136 Nm of torque. The Nomad is capable of taking you across ...




 

2013 - 2014

The 2014 MY Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Voyager sports a 1700cc V-twin capable of producing 73 horsepower and a whopping 136 Nm of torque. A true cruiser, it has a six-speed transmission that ensures effortless acceleration and makes the bike run smoothly even at highway speeds. The electronic cruise control reduces rider fatigue and means one can ride longer than ever. True to the name "Voyager", it has been specifically designed for long hauls, with a large windshield to protect the rider and the passenger from the elements, and hard saddlebags to accommodate a lot of personal gear....




 

2013 - 2014

The 2014 MY Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero SE ABS is available for purchase only in the USA. It comes with a brand new paint choice, Candy Burnt Orange. The new paint job is complemented by some classic flame black vinyl on the saddlebags, the fuel tank and the front cowl, which beautifully match the blacked-out accents on the engine and chassis. On the tech/engine side, it shares all its technology with the 2014 MY Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS.




 

2013 - 2014

The 2014 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS comes standard with beautiful blacked-out engine accents and paint that make it appear a little more aggressive than its predecessors. It's equipped with a muscular 1700cc V-twin that is capable of producing 82 horsepower and 146 Nm of torque. With a six-speed transmission, the Vaquero is also comfortable to ride at any speed, and for the long hauls, its electronic cruise control performs great, reducing rider fatigue. The K-ACT II ABS enhances safety when strong braking on slippery surfaces is required, reducing wheel slip. It remains act...




 

2012 - 2013

For those who desire a more flamboyant bike but without dismissing the sweet retro-ish attire, the 2013 MY Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom SE is a sound choice. At its core, it shares the engineering and technology with the same model year Vulcan 900 Custom, but with more modern and aggressive colors and accents to stress out the Special Edition character. Features worth mentioning are the chromed headlamp, a front fender that arches around almost half of the wheel, wide, easy-to-turn handlebars, forward-mounted footpegs, a one-piece style seat and a standard toe-operated shift lever. The J...




 

2012 - 2013

If one enjoys long distance riding, but prefers a bike that harks back to the '50's, than the 2013 MY Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic is one of the best choices available on the market. Its V-twin displaces 903cc and produces up to 78 Nm of torque and 50 horsepower. Add the dual slash-cut mufflers at the end of the exhaust system, and you get a motorcycle that looks and sounds like a classic should. The 2013 MY comes with its very own redesigned and reshaped seat, with increased lumbar support and a more spacious passenger seat. With only 26.8 inches of seat height, the Vulcan all...




 

2012 - 2013

The 2013 MY Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Classic has been designed with the same retro look of a typical American motorcycle, born and bread for the open road. A brawny V-twin with a displacement of 1700cc breathes out through dual staggered mufflers with a powerful and rich sound. And they also look good, adding a dash of custom DNA to the build. For more comfort and better handling, the Vulcan has been designed with 9-spoke cast wheels, which allow the use of tubeless tires to complement the chassis' excellent handling capabilities, as long as you stick to asphalt. The bodywork has been...




 

2012 - 2013

The 2013 MY Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Nomad is true to its name. With lockable, color-matched hard saddlebags, which are spacious as well, a true nomad could take all his worldly belongings and sit in the saddle all day. And even though he is nomad, he doesn't have to be lonely, thanks to the passenger backrest with a chromed bracket and ergonomic grab handles, the bike can easily carry two riders across the continent with ease. The brawny 1700cc V-twin, paired by a six-speed transmission, it packs serious grunt, but at the same time, it is maneuverable thanks to its short wheelbase and l...




 

2012 - 2013

The 2013 MY of the Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Voyager continues with the same four-stroke, liquid-cooled, four valve per cylinder, 52° V-twin engine which displaces 1700 cc of raw power leading to 73 horsepower and 136 Nm of torque. It is great as a touring motorcycle, thanks to its more compact design, with reduced wheelbase and a smaller distance between the saddle and the front bars. Also, the electronic cruise control can be activated starting with 3rd gear, at speeds between 30 and 85 mph. Another interesting feature in the 2013 MY Voyager is the on board diagnostics system; it self-tes...




 

2012 - 2013

With a powerful liquid-cooled V-twin engine that displaces 1700cc, the new Vulcan 1700 Vaquero is not all that different from its predecessor when we refer to the tech/engine side. It still has the helpful electronic cruise control, which once activated, remains active even on uphill climbs. The long-stroke 102 x 104 mm bore and stroke dimensions produces high torque levels, and the valve-actuation system uses a single overhead cam arrangement for better mid/high level rpms power delivery. What's new in the 2013 MY is the visual side. With aggressive blacked-out color on the engine, ...




 

2012 - Present

The 2012 VN1700 Classic is a new-generation bike, bringing together the classic bobber design and the newest Kawasaki technology. The 1700cc V-twin engine offers 74 hp and a max of almost 100 lb-ft (135 Nm). With this awesome torque already available from 2750 rpm, the 2013 VN1700 Classic will offer both powerful acceleration and confident riding in slow turns. The belt transmission needs minimal maintenance for increased comfort, while the coactive ABS brakes large rotors make sure you can effortlessly tame this beast. Add in the legendary comfort of Kawasaki's large cruisers and yo...




 

2012 - Present

For 2012 Kawasaki VN1700 Classic Tourer offers all the nifty modern features in a package with classic looks and an iconic heritage of style. Sculpted seat and passenger backrest, a pair of 38 L hard panniers for premium storage, a feature-rich tank-mounted instrument panel with both analog dial and LCD screens, they all makes this 1700cc V-twin bike look and feel awesome. With a 6-speed gearbox and huge low-rpm torque, the 2012 Kawasaki VN1700 Classic Tourer is equally suitable for low-speed mountain road corners and highway touring. This beast is tamed by the large brake discs and the s...




 

2012 - Present

The 2012 Kawasaki VN1700 Voyager is a bike bringing together the classic design and the advanced technological features, offering you a retro look and modern-era performance. The 1700cc V-twin liquid-cooled engine offers 73 PS and a huge 136 Nm (more than 100 ft-lbs) of torque available from a mere 2750 rpm, making sure you get a confident rider in slow turns and at high speed, also. Riders will enjoy the 2013 VN1700 Voyager even more thanks to the electronic throttle valve and coactive ABS braking systems, with the cruise control making highway touring easier and more comfortable. C...




 

2012 - Present

The 2012 Kawasaki VN1700 Voyager sports a cruise control system and coactive ABS brakes for increased safety, taming the 73 PS 1700cc V-twin engine capable of delivering more than 100 ft-lbs (136 Nm) of torque at a mere 2750 rpm. The sculpted rider seat and the massive backrest make sure you and your passenger feel ok after long hours if riding. The generous 126 L storage space in the hard side cases and trunk is perfect for long trips, while the huge front cowl with windshield offers excellent protection and houses the 1960's-inspired dashboard with retro-look analog gauges, the mul...




 

2011 - 2012

The difference between the Special Edition and the base model is only in the visual side, which has been greatly improved. It comes with white walled tyres, giving it a more retro-motorcycle look. The fenders and the fuel tank have thick stripes, which add more elegance to this middleweight two-wheeler. A new feature found only on the 2012 MY model is a blackout treatment on the bike's forks, fender struts, air cover, engine cover and cases and on the cylinders and valve covers.




 

2011 - 2012

The 2012 MY Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic features a 903cc V-twin SOHC engine which has been finely-tuned by the Japanese engineers to deliver a satisfying amount of torque while cruising at low to mid-range rpm. It also is very easy to maneuver at low speeds and in towns thanks to a fork offset and rake designed especially for this. Kawasaki put a lot of small details in the latest Vulcan 900, such as refined-design cooling fins on the V-twin lump. Also, an engine counterbalancer works with the single-pin crankshaft for a fully-defined V-twin sound, yet with reduced vibrations. New to...




 

2011 - 2012

The 2012 MY Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Classic embodies all the elements you would expect from a classic cruising motorcycle. A muscular, chrome finished V-twin catches your glance from the very start, coupled with the twin-barreled, single-sided exhaust system. The modern fuel injection and some fine-tuning in the exhaust department maximize the Vulcan's "asphalt-wrinkling" capabilities. The double-cradle with box-section single-tube backbone steel frame makes it easily maneuverable on the tight city streets, but sturdy enough to be taken on long highway trips as well. Also, the...




 

2011 - 2012

The 2012 MY Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Nomad successfully combines a classic American motorcycle look with the versatility and comfort of a touring bike. With a muscular liquid-cooled V-twin packing 1700cc, a new fuel injection, and an electronic throttle valve system.At the same time, the bike is delivered with touring seats, a passenger backrest, hard side cases and cruise control as standard, making it really hard to say that the Nomad belongs in just one category. It's clear that Kawasaki paid much attention to detail when designing this bike, as can be seen in the bodywork, where they...




 

2011 - 2012

The 2012 MY Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Voyager is a muscular motorcycle designed specifically for long journeys, and which ensures comfort for both the rider and the potential passenger. With its 1700cc V-twin engine, capable of almost 74 horsepower and 136 Nm of torque, this new version of the Vulcan will surely make you take it across the continent, whatever that continent may be. Besides its compact and upright ergonomics and all the full-dress amenities necessary to keep the rider and passenger comfortable, it also comes standard with the second generation Kawasaki Advanced Coactive-Braking...




 

2011 - 2012

The 2011 VN1700 Classic cruiser offers coactive ABS braking system for safer, shorter braking on difficult surfaces, and rear air-assisted shocks with 4-way adjustability for optimal grip over a multitude of roads, for solo riding or two-up. The V-twin 1700cc engine, now boasting 74 PS, with 135 Nm (~100 ft-lbs) already at 2750 rpm, and this means powerful acceleration confident turning at slow speed and effortless highway-cruising, thanks to the 6-speed gearbox. A low-maintenance belt final drive and light cast wheels make sure your bike runs smooth for long periods before adjustments a...




 

2011 - 2012

The 2011 Kawasaki VN1700 Classic Tourer bike offers an amazing 136 Nm (100 ft-lbs) torque at 2750 rpm and 73 PS for easy slow-speed cornering and fast-paced highway cruises. Thanks to its 1700cc liquid-cooled V-twin engine and 6-speed gearbox, the 2011 Kawasaki VN1700 Classic Tourer will be as fun in slow mountain road corners and on the fast highways. Riders will appreciate the cruise and electronic throttle valve control systems, offering great maneuverability and riding pleasure during long trips, while the generous windscreen and sculpted seat with passenger backrest provide the luxur...




 

2011 - 2012

The 2011 Kawasaki VN1700 Voyager Custom is the perfect bagger if you want to stand from the crowd: while packing a heap of modern technology, this bike is still shaped the old-school way, so you're going to turn a lot of heads. From the smoked windscreen cowl to the rounded fat lines of the side-cases, and from the one-piece two-up seat to the full-length floorboards and extended shifter, the 2011 VN1700 Voyager Custom screams style. The rich dash sports analog gauges in the vein of the 1950's and a modern-era LCD screen and high-spec audio system. Powerful coactive ABS brake...




 

2011 - 2012

The 2011 Kawasaki VN1700 Voyager comes with a most convenient cruise control and coactive ABS braking, while the 73 PS 1700cc V-twin engine offers more than 100 ft-lbs (136 Nm) of torque at a mere 2750 rpm. The sculpted rider seat is still comfortable after hours of riding and the massive backrest makes sure your passenger feels ok, too. The generous 127 L storage space in the hard side cases and trunk is perfect for long trips, while the huge front cowl with windshield offers excellent protection and houses the 1960's-inspired dashboard with retro-look analog gauges, the multi-funct...




 

2011 - 2012

The new 2012 MY Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero welcomes us with its bold and modern paint job, black accents on the engine and transmission, but with some bare aluminum parts that still give it a classic cruiser look. Its liquid-cooled 1700cc V-twin produces lots of torque right off idle, while its comfy seat provides great support to cruise all day. The lightweight 9-spoke aluminum cast wheels add a dash of modern vibe and make everything look neat and tidy. Sporty and shod with grippy tires, they will help riders steer the machine more easily even in slow traffic. The top feature that ...




 

2011 - 2012

Unlike its siblings, the 2011 Vulcan 900 Custom doesn't focus on a classic or a modern visual motif, but rather combines both in a visually-appealing way. The beefy rear tire complements the skinny front one harking back to the '70s choppers, while the arching high risers upon which the handlebars are mounted enhance the old-school looks. The cast alloy front rim and the raked-out forks add to the retro vibe, yet retaining a solid modern attire. Performance-wise, the Vulcan 900 Custom has the same abilities as all the other bikes in its Vulcan 900 family. Kawasaki's main c...




 

2010 - 2011

For the 2010 model, VN1700 Classic gets the new coactive ABS braking system for safer, shorter braking on difficult surfaces, while the rear air-assisted shocks with 4-way adjustability offer nice grip over a multitude of roads, for solo riding or two-up. The V-twin 1700cc engine, now boasting 74 PS, with 135 Nm (~100 ft-lbs) already at 2750 rpm, and this means powerful acceleration confident turning at slow speed and effortless highway-cruising, thanks to the 6-speed gearbox. A low-maintenance belt final drive and light cast wheels make sure your bike runs smooth for long periods before...




 

2010 - 2011

This classic tourer bike now offers an amazing 136 Nm (100 ft-lbs) torque at 2750 rpm and 73 PS for easy slow-speed cornering and fast-paced highway cruises. Thanks to its 1700cc liquid-cooled V-twin engine and 6-speed gearbox, the 2010 Kawasaki VN1700 Classic Tourer will be as fun in slow mountain road corners and on the fast highways. Boasting cruise control and electronic throttle valve control, the 2010 Kawasaki VN1700 Classic Tourer offers great maneuverability and riding pleasure during long trips, while the windscreen and sculpted seat with passenger backrest provide the luxury com...




 

2010 - 2011

The 2010 Kawasaki VN1700 Voyager Custom is the perfect bagger if you want to stand from the crowd: while packing a heap of modern technology, this bike is still shaped the old-school way, so you're going to turn a lot of heads. From the muscular front cowl to the rounded fat lines of the side-cases, and from the one-piece two-up seat to the full-length floorboards and extended shifter, the 2010 VN1700 Voyager Custom screams style. The rich dash sports analog gauges in the vein of the 1950's and a modern-era LCD screen and high-spec audio system. Powerful coactive ABS brakes a...




 

2009 - 2010

The 2009 Kawasaki VN1700 Classic gets the new 1700cc engine, now boasting 74 PS, with 135 Nm (~100 ft-lbs) already at 2750 rpm. This means powerful acceleration confident turning at slow speed and effortless highway-cruising, thanks to the 6-speed gearbox. A low-maintenance belt final drive and light cast wheels make sure your bike runs smooth, and the rear air-assisted shocks with 4-way adjustability offer nice grip over a multitude of road surfaces, for solo riding or two-up. The 2009 VN1700 Classic also brings the series' iconic keyless riding mode which allows you to preserve...




 

2009 - 2010

The 2009 Kawasaki VN1700 Classic Tourer is powered by the proven 1700cc liquid-cooled V-twin engine boasting a 15% torque increase over the former 1600cc version. This classic tourer bike now offers an amazing 136 Nm (100 ft-lbs) torque at 2750 rpm and 73 PS for easy slow-speed cornering and fast-paced highway cruises. With a 6-speed gearbox, cruise control and electronic throttle valve control, the 2009 Kawasaki VN1700 Classic Tourer offers great maneuverability and riding pleasure during long trips, while the windscreen and sculpted seat with passenger backrest provide the luxury comfor...




 

2009 - 2010

The 2009 Kawasaki VN1700 Voyager sports all the classic-style one could be looking for in a bike screaming retro attitude, old-school character and still be up to date with all the tech specs. Not only is the 2009 VN1700 Voyager a modern bike, but it is virtually loaded with all the latest technology Kawasaki has in store. The 1700 V-twin engine produces 73 PS @ 5000 rpm and more than 100 ft-lbs (136 Nm) of torque at a mere 2750 rpm,which is being sent to the final belt transmission by means of a 6-speed gearbox. Cruise control and coactive ABS braking add to the convenience and safety...




 

2009 - Present

Designed for riders who set their sights beyond the horizon, Kawasaki’s new Vulcan® 1700 Voyager® offers everything needed for long-distance touring with or without a passenger. Kawasaki’s first full-dress V-Twin touring motorcycle, the new Voyager features a large frame-mounted front fairing, ample storage, and a powerful new long-stroke 1700cc, liquid-cooled, 50° V-Twin engine.




 

2009 - Present

The Vulcan 900 Classic lives up to its name, with classic cruiser styling cues. The black, double cradle steel frame supports a finned V-twin single overhead cam engine. Graceful flowing lines, clean looks and robust engine combine to give the Vulcan 900 Classic an appeal that will charm a wide variety of riders, from new students of the motorcycling life, to experienced veterans seeking a practical and stylish cruise.




 

2008 - 2009

For 2008 Kawasaki VN1700 Classic gets a new engine, now boasting an 1700cc displacement and capable of delivering 74 PS, with 135 Nm (~100 ft-lbs) already at 2750 rpm. This means powerful acceleration confident turning at slow speed and effortless highway-cruising, thanks to the 6-speed gearbox. The classic, low-maintenance belt drive and light cast wheels make sure your bike runs smooth, and the rear air-assisted shocks with 4-way adjustability offer nice grip over a multitude of road surfaces, for solo riding or two-up. The 2008 VN1700 Classic also brings the series' iconic key...




 

2008 - 2009

The 2008 Kawasaki VN1700 Classic Tourer boasts a 15% torque increase over the 1600cc version, and its 1700cc engine now reaches 136 Nm (100 ft-lbs) already available at 2750 rpm, offering confident slow turning and amazing acceleration. With a 6-speed gearbox, cruise control and electronic throttle valve control, the 2008 Kawasaki VN1700 Classic Tourer offers great maneuverability and riding pleasure during long trips, while the windscreen and sculpted seat with passenger backrest provide the luxury comfort. The 2008 VN1700 Classic Tourer design allows for the key to be removed while t...




 

2008 - 2009

The 2008 Kawasaki VN1700 Voyager packs all the classic styling elements in a package that looks great and makes the rider feel the same. But underneath all the retro surface, modern technology makes sure your ride is fast, fun and safe. The 1700 V-twin engine produces 73 PS and more than 100 ft-lbs (136 Nm) of torque which is being sent to the final belt transmission by means of a 6-speed gearbox. Cruise control and coactive ABS braking add to the convenience and safety of your cruises, while the ample storage space provides the necessary room for your gear during long trips. A vintage...




 

2007 - Present

Named after the Roman god of fire and metalworking, the Kawasaki Vulcan models have been on the road for over 20 years. The 1500 Classic is just one of the variants.




 

2006 - Present

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




 

2006 - Present

The Vulcan 800 Drifter is a cruiser based on the lines of the 1940 "Scout" produced by the Indian Motorcycle Company.




 

2006 - Present

The 903cc engine places this Vulcan firmly at the top of its class. Designers matched the “extra” displacement of the Vulcan 900 power plant with “extra” physical charisma and class-leading ergonomics.




 

2006 - Present

Named after the Roman god of fire and metalworking, the Kawasaki Vulcan models have been on the road for over 20 years. The 1600 Classic is just one of the variants.




 

2006 - Present

With a a long, low appearance and fluid styling, the Vulcan 1600 Mean Streak wasn't named "mean" without reason.




 

2006 - Present

Equipped with saddlebags and a touring windscreen for the open road, the Vulcan 1600 Nomad is a popular choice for the touring cruiser enthusiasts.




 

2006 - Present

With a massive presence and 2053cc of rumbling V-twin muscle, the Vulcan 2000 has been considered the perfect combination of power and style in the Vulcan range of cruisers. The Classic LT is equipped with saddlebags and a touring windscreen.




 

2006 - Present

With a massive presence and 2053cc of rumbling V-twin muscle, the Vulcan 2000 is considered a perfect combination of power and style in the Kawasaki Vulcan range.




 

1999 - 2006

Named after the Roman god of fire and metalworking, the Kawasaki Vulcan models have been on the road for over 20 years. The 1500 Classic is just one of the variants.




 

1998 - Present

Named after the Roman god of fire and metalworking, the Kawasaki Vulcan models have been on the road for over 20 years. The 1500 Classic Tourer is just one of the variants.




 

1996 - 1998

Named after the Roman god of fire and metalworking, the Kawasaki Vulcan models have been on the road for over 20 years. The 1500 Classic is just one of the variants.




 

1994 - 1995

The 1995 MY Kawasaki Vulcan 400 has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 399cc, V-Twin powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce a claimed 33 horsepower and 32 Nm of torque. This entry-level cruiser addresses the younger among riders, and comes standard with a chromed exhaust system, laced wheels, dual shocks as a rear suspension, pull-back handlebars, a dual seat with passenger backrest, an analogue instrument cluster, a blacked-out frame, and a raked-out, telescopic front fork.




 

1984 - Present

The Vulcan name has been used by Kawasaki to denote their "custom" type motorcycles since 1984, using mostly V-twin powered motorcycles ranging from 125cc to 2000cc.