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Kawasaki VN1700 Light Tourer Specs

The Kawasaki VN1700 Light Tourer model is a Touring bike manufactured by Kawasaki . In this version sold from year 2012 , the dry weight is 341.0 kg (751.8 pounds) and it is equiped with a V2, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 73.76 HP (53.8 kW) @ 5000 RPM 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 Light Tourer 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 Light Tourer have a Double-cradle frame with front suspension being 43 mm telescopic fork and in the rear suspension it is equiped with Swingarm with twin air-assisted shocks 4-way . Stock tire sizes are 130/90-B16 on the front, and 170/70-B16 on the rear. As for stopping power, the Kawasaki VN1700 Light Tourer braking system includes Double disc. Dual twin-piston size 300 mm (11.8 inches) at the front and Single disc. Twin-piston size 300 mm (11.8 inches) at the rear. 

Kawasaki VN1700 Light Tourer General Information

Brand Kawasaki 
Model Kawasaki VN1700 Light Tourer 
Year 2012 
Year 2012 
Category Touring 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)  

Kawasaki VN1700 Light Tourer Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type Double-cradle 
Seat details  
Wheelbase 1,665 mm (65.6 inches) 
Length 2,500 mm (98.4 inches) 
Width 1,025 mm (40.4 inches) 
Height 1,155 mm (45.5 inches) 
Seat Height 720 mm (28.3 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height  
Ground Clearance 130 mm (5.1 inches) 
Trail size 169 mm (6.7 inches) 
Wheels details  
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 130/90-B16 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 170/70-B16 
Front brakes Double disc. Dual twin-piston 
Rear brakes Single disc. Twin-piston 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 300 mm (11.8 inches) 
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 300 mm (11.8 inches) 
Curb Weight (including fluids) 349.0 kg (769.4 pounds) 
Dry Weight 341.0 kg (751.8 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight  
Rear Percentage of Weight  
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 0.2163 HP/kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity 20.00 litres (5.28 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity  
Carrying Details and Capacity Two leather saddlebags 
Front Suspension 43 mm telescopic fork 
Front Suspension Travel  
Rear Suspension Swingarm with twin air-assisted shocks 4-way 
Rear Suspension Travel  

Kawasaki VN1700 Light Tourer Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders V2, four-stroke 
Engine details  
Fuel system Injection 
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 73.76 HP (53.8 kW) @ 5000 RPM 
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 Belt 
Clutch type Wet mDouble disk, manual 
Driveline  

Kawasaki VN1700 Light Tourer 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 Light Tourer Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type Digital 
Electrical Details  
Starter Type Electric 
Instruments  
Lights