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Kawasaki VN1700 Classic Specs

The Kawasaki VN1700 Classic model is a Custom / cruiser bike manufactured by Kawasaki . In this version sold from year 2009 , the dry weight is  and it is equiped with a V2, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of  and a maximum torque of 135.00 Nm (13.8 kgf-m or 99.6 ft.lbs) @ 2750 RPM . With this drive-train, the Kawasaki VN1700 Classic is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of  . Regarding the chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the Kawasaki VN1700 Classic have a Double-cradle, steel frame with front suspension being 43mm hydraulic fork and in the rear suspension it is equiped with Swingarm with twin air-assisted shocks, with 4-way rebound damping . Stock tire sizes are 130/90-16 on the front, and 170/70-16 on the rear. As for stopping power, the Kawasaki VN1700 Classic braking system includes Double disc size  at the front and Single disc size  at the rear. 

Kawasaki VN1700 Classic General Information

Brand Kawasaki 
Model Kawasaki VN1700 Classic 
Year 2009 
Year 2009 
Category Custom / cruiser 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)  

Kawasaki VN1700 Classic Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type Double-cradle, steel 
Seat details  
Wheelbase 1,666 mm (65.6 inches) 
Length 2,499 mm (98.4 inches) 
Width 1,026 mm (40.4 inches) 
Height 1,156 mm (45.5 inches) 
Seat Height 721 mm (28.4 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height  
Ground Clearance 130 mm (5.1 inches) 
Trail size  
Wheels details  
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 130/90-16 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 170/70-16 
Front brakes Double disc 
Rear brakes Single disc 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions  
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions  
Curb Weight (including fluids) 345.0 kg (760.7 pounds) 
Dry Weight  
Front Percentage of Weight  
Rear Percentage of Weight  
Weight-Power Output Ratio :  
Fuel Tank Capacity 20.06 litres (5.30 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity  
Carrying Details and Capacity  
Front Suspension 43mm hydraulic fork 
Front Suspension Travel 140 mm (5.5 inches) 
Rear Suspension Swingarm with twin air-assisted shocks, with 4-way rebound damping 
Rear Suspension Travel 79 mm (3.1 inches) 

Kawasaki VN1700 Classic Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders V2, four-stroke 
Engine details  
Fuel system Injection. Digital fuel injection, dual 42mm throttle bodies 
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 1700.00 ccm (103.73 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke 102.0 x 104.0 mm (4.0 x 4.1 inches) 
Compression Ratio 9.5:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration SOHC 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower  
Maximum torque 135.00 Nm (13.8 kgf-m or 99.6 ft.lbs) @ 2750 RPM 
Engine Maximum RPM  
Cooling system Liquid 
Lubrication system Forced lubrication, semi-dry sump 
Engine oil capacity  
Exhaust system  
Gearbox 6-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Shaft drive (cardan) 
Clutch type Wet multi-disc, manual 
Driveline  

Kawasaki VN1700 Classic 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  
Emissions  

Kawasaki VN1700 Classic Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type  
Electrical Details  
Starter Type Electric 
Instruments  
Lights