Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Nomad - 1999 Specifications and Reviews

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General information

Model:Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Nomad

Engine and Transmission Specifications

Clutch:Wet plate, multiple
Transmission typefinal drive:Shaft drive (cardan)
Cooling system:Liquid
Lubrication system:Wet Sump
Fuel control:SOHC
Valves per cylinder:2
Fuel system:Carburettor
Bore x stroke:102.0 x 90.0 mm (4.0 x 3.5 inches)
Engine type:Twin
Capacity:1470.00 ccm (89.70 cubic inches)

Physical measures and capacities

Wheelbase:1,666 mm (65.6 inches)
Overall width:826 mm (32.5 inches)
Overall length:2,510 mm (98.8 inches)
Seat height:719 mm (28.3 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc:351.5 kg (775.0 pounds)

Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Nomad dimensions and frame

Exhaust system:Double chrome pipes
Rear brakes diameter:318 mm (12.5 inches)
Rear brakes:Single disc. Single-action
Front brakes diameter:279 mm (11.0 inches)
Front brakes:Double disc. Single-action, twin-piston calipers
Rear tyre dimensions:150/80-19 71H
Front tyre dimensions:150/80-19 71H
Rear suspension travel:99 mm (3.9 inches)
Rear suspension:dual dampers, adjustable for air-pressure, rebound damping
Front suspension travel:150 mm (5.9 inches)
Front suspension:41mm stanchions
Trail:188 mm (7.4 inches)
Rake (fork angle):32.0°
Frame type:Steel

Speed and acceleration

1/4 mile (0.4 km):15.330 seconds

Other specs

Color options:Red/red, green/green
Oil capacity:3.50 litres (0.23 quarts)
Fuel consumption pr. 10 km (6.2 miles):6.75 litres (1.78 gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity:4.16 litres (1.10 gallons)
Fuel capacity:15.89 litres (4.20 gallons)

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