Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Classic - 2009 Specifications and Reviews

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General information

Category:Custom / cruiser
Year:2009
Model:Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Classic

Engine and Transmission Specifications

Transmission type,final drive:Shaft drive (cardan)
Gearbox:5-speed
Cooling system:Liquid
Ignition:TCBI with Digital Advance
Fuel control:SOHC
Fuel system:Injection. DFI with dual 36mm Keihin throttle bodies
Valves per cylinder:4
Bore x stroke:102.0 x 90.0 mm (4.0 x 3.5 inches)
Compression:9.0:1
Torque:114.71 Nm (11.7 kgf-m or 84.6 ft.lbs) @ 2800
Engine type:V2, four-stroke
Capacity:1470.00 ccm (89.70 cubic inches)

Brakes, suspension, Frame and wheels

Rear brakes diameter:270 mm (10.6 inches)
Rear brakes:Single disc
Front brakes diameter:300 mm (11.8 inches)
Front brakes:Single disc
Rear tyre dimensions:150/80-16
Front tyre dimensions:130/90-16
Rear suspension:Twin Shocks, with five-way adjustable preload / 3.4 in.
Front suspension:41mm hydraulic telescopic fork / 5.9 in.
Trail:165 mm (6.5 inches)
Rake (fork angle):32.0°
   

Physical measures and capacities

Fuel capacity:18.92 litres (5.00 gallons)
Wheelbase:1,666 mm (65.6 inches)
Overall width:996 mm (39.2 inches)
Overall length:2,504 mm (98.6 inches)
Overall height:1,140 mm (44.9 inches)
Seat height:701 mm (27.6 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Dry weight:298.9 kg (659.0 pounds)

Other specs

Color options:Ebony, Two Tone: Candy Cardinal Red / Pearl Crystal White

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