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08 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Classic specificationsKawasaki Vulcan 1500 Classic 2008


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One of Kawasaki’s best-selling cruisers, the Vulcan® 1500 Classic owes this success to a big-bore V-twin engine wrapped in ageless styling that serves as a great starting point for a uniquely customized motorcycle.

General information
Model:Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Classic
Year:2008
Category:Custom / cruiser
Rating:74.4 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes
Price as new (MSRP):US$ 9699. Prices depend on country, taxes, accessories, etc.
Engine and transmission
Displacement:1470.00 ccm (89.70 cubic inches)
Engine type:V2, four-stroke
Torque:114.71 Nm (11.7 kgf-m or 84.6 ft.lbs) @ 2800 RPM
Compression:9.0:1
Bore x stroke:102.0 x 90.0 mm (4.0 x 3.5 inches)
Valves per cylinder:4
Fuel system:Injection. 32 degrees / 6.5 in.
Fuel control:OHV
Ignition:TCBI with Digital Advance
Cooling system:Air
Gearbox:5-speed
Transmission type,
final drive:
Shaft drive (cardan)
Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels
Frame type:High-tensile steel, double cradle
Rake (fork angle):32.0°
Trail:165 mm (6.5 inches)
Front suspension:41mm hydraulic telescopic fork / 5.9 in.
Rear suspension:Twin Shocks, with five-way adjustable preload / 3.4 in.
Front tyre dimensions:130/90-16
Rear tyre dimensions:150/80-16
Front brakes:Single disc
Front brakes diameter:300 mm (11.8 inches)
Rear brakes:Single disc
Rear brakes diameter:270 mm (10.6 inches)
Physical measures and capacities
Dry weight:298.9 kg (659.0 pounds)
Seat height:701 mm (27.6 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall height:1,140 mm (44.9 inches)
Overall length:2,504 mm (98.6 inches)
Overall width:996 mm (39.2 inches)
Wheelbase:1,666 mm (65.6 inches)
Fuel capacity:18.92 litres (5.00 gallons)
Other specifications
Starter:Electric
Color options:Ebony, Two Tone: Candy Cardinal Red / Pearl Crystal White
Further information
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