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Kawasaki VN 1500 Vulcan Specs

The Kawasaki VN 1500 Vulcan model is a Custom / cruiser bike manufactured by Kawasaki . In this version sold from year 1995 , the dry weight is 257.0 kg (566.6 pounds) and it is equiped with a V2, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 61.00 HP (44.5 kW) @ 4300 RPM and a maximum torque of 110.80 Nm (11.3 kgf-m or 81.7 ft.lbs) @ 3300 RPM . With this drive-train, the Kawasaki VN 1500 Vulcan is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of  . Regarding the chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the Kawasaki VN 1500 Vulcan have a  frame with front suspension being  and in the rear suspension it is equiped with  . Stock tire sizes are  on the front, and  on the rear. As for stopping power, the Kawasaki VN 1500 Vulcan braking system includes Single disc size  at the front and Single disc size  at the rear. 

Kawasaki VN 1500 Vulcan General Information

Brand Kawasaki 
Model Kawasaki VN 1500 Vulcan 
Start year 1995 
Year 1995 
Category Custom / cruiser 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)

Kawasaki VN 1500 Vulcan Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type
Seat details
Seat Height 750 mm (29.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height
Ground Clearance
Trail size
Wheels details
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions
Front brakes Single disc 
Rear brakes Single disc 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions
Curb Weight (including fluids)
Dry Weight 257.0 kg (566.6 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight
Rear Percentage of Weight
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 0.2374 HP/kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity
Reserve Fuel Capacity
Carrying Details and Capacity
Front Suspension
Front Suspension Travel
Rear Suspension
Rear Suspension Travel

Kawasaki VN 1500 Vulcan Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders V2, four-stroke 
Engine details
Fuel system
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 1470.00 ccm (89.70 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke
Compression Ratio
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 61.00 HP (44.5 kW) @ 4300 RPM 
Maximum torque 110.80 Nm (11.3 kgf-m or 81.7 ft.lbs) @ 3300 RPM 
Engine Maximum RPM
Cooling system
Lubrication system
Engine oil capacity
Exhaust system
Gearbox 4-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio
Clutch type

Kawasaki VN 1500 Vulcan Performance

Top Speed
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph)
Acceleration 0 to 400m (1/4 mile)
Recuperation 60 to 140 km/h in highest gear
Fuel Consumption - MPG - Economy - Efficiency
CO2 emissions

Kawasaki VN 1500 Vulcan Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type
Electrical Details
Starter Type Electric 
How much horsepower does a Kawasaki VN 1500 Vulcan have?
The Kawasaki VN 1500 Vulcan has 61.00 HP (44.5 kW) @ 4300 RPM.

How much does a Kawasaki VN 1500 Vulcan weighs?
The Kawasaki VN 1500 Vulcan weighs 257.0 kg (566.6 pounds).

How tall (seat height) is a Kawasaki VN 1500 Vulcan?
The Kawasaki VN 1500 Vulcan seat height is 750 mm (29.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.