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Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Drifter Specs

The Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Drifter model is a Custom / cruiser bike manufactured by Kawasaki . In this version sold from year 2005 , the dry weight is 303.9 kg (670.0 pounds) and it is equiped with a V2, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of  and a maximum torque of  . With this drive-train, the Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Drifter is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of  . Regarding the chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Drifter have a High-tensile steel, double cradle frame with front suspension being 41mm hydraulic telescopic fork and in the rear suspension it is equiped with Dual air-assisted shocks . Stock tire sizes are 130/90-x16 on the front, and 150/80-x16 on the rear. As for stopping power, the Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Drifter braking system includes Single disc size 300 mm (11.8 inches) at the front and Single disc size 270 mm (10.6 inches) at the rear. 

Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Drifter General Information

Brand Kawasaki 
Model Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Drifter 
Year 2005 
Year 2005 
Category Custom / cruiser 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)  

Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Drifter Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type High-tensile steel, double cradle 
Seat details  
Wheelbase 1,656 mm (65.2 inches) 
Length  
Width 980 mm (38.6 inches) 
Height 1,115 mm (43.9 inches) 
Seat Height 729 mm (28.7 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height  
Ground Clearance 124 mm (4.9 inches) 
Trail size  
Wheels details  
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 130/90-x16 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 150/80-x16 
Front brakes Single disc 
Rear brakes Single disc 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 300 mm (11.8 inches) 
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 270 mm (10.6 inches) 
Curb Weight (including fluids)  
Dry Weight 303.9 kg (670.0 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight  
Rear Percentage of Weight  
Weight-Power Output Ratio :  
Fuel Tank Capacity 18.92 litres (5.00 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity  
Carrying Details and Capacity  
Front Suspension 41mm hydraulic telescopic fork 
Front Suspension Travel  
Rear Suspension Dual air-assisted shocks 
Rear Suspension Travel  

Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Drifter Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders V2, four-stroke 
Engine details  
Fuel system Carburettor. Keihin CVK40 
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 1470.00 ccm (89.70 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke 102.0 x 90.0 mm (4.0 x 3.5 inches) 
Compression Ratio 9.0:1 
Number of valves per cylinder  
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration SOHC 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower  
Maximum torque  
Engine Maximum RPM  
Cooling system Liquid 
Lubrication system  
Engine oil capacity  
Exhaust system  
Gearbox 5-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Shaft drive (cardan) 
Clutch type Hydraulic release 
Driveline  

Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Drifter 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 Vulcan 1500 Drifter Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type Digital 
Electrical Details  
Starter Type Electric 
Instruments  
Lights