2005 Kawasaki Vulcan 800 Drifter specifications, pictures, reviews and rating
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|Kawasaki's profilation of this bike|
|The Kawasaki Vulcan® 800 Drifter® cruiser has all the 1940s style and advanced features of the 1500 Drifter, but its smaller engine and lighter chassis make this middleweight Kawasaki perfect for those who are just getting started in the retro-cruiser lifestyle.|
|Model:||Kawasaki Vulcan 800 Drifter|
|Category:||Custom / cruiser|
|Rating:||70.5 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes|
|Price as new (MSRP):||US$ 7199. Prices depend on country, taxes, accessories, etc.|
|Engine and transmission|
|Displacement:||805.00 ccm (49.12 cubic inches)|
|Engine type:||V2, four-stroke|
|Bore x stroke:||88.0 x 66.2 mm (3.5 x 2.6 inches)|
|Valves per cylinder:||4|
|Fuel system:||Carburettor. Keihin CVK36|
|Ignition:||Digital with Kawasaki Throttle Responsive Ignition Control (K-TRIC)|
|Shaft drive (cardan)|
|Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels|
|Frame type:||High-tensile steel, double cradle|
|Rake (fork angle):||31.5°|
|Front suspension:||41mm hydraulic telescopic fork|
|Rear suspension:||UNI-TRAK® single shock system with seven-way preload adjustment|
|Front brakes:||Double disc. Hydraulic|
|Rear brakes:||Expanding brake (drum brake)|
|Physical measures and capacities|
|Dry weight:||245.8 kg (542.0 pounds)|
|Seat height:||759 mm (29.9 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.|
|Overall height:||1,125 mm (44.3 inches)|
|Overall width:||1,006 mm (39.6 inches)|
|Ground clearance:||160 mm (6.3 inches)|
|Wheelbase:||1,615 mm (63.6 inches)|
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