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Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Nomad Specs

The Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Nomad model is a Touring bike manufactured by Kawasaki . In this version sold from year 1999 , the dry weight is  and it is equiped with a Twin, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 51.00 HP (37.2 kW) @ 4500 RPM and a maximum torque of  . With this drive-train, the Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Nomad 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 Nomad have a Steel frame with front suspension being 41mm stanchions and in the rear suspension it is equiped with dual dampers, adjustable for air-pressure, rebound damping . Stock tire sizes are 150/80-19 71H on the front, and 150/80-19 71H on the rear. As for stopping power, the Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Nomad braking system includes Double disc. Single-action, twin-piston calipers size 279 mm (11.0 inches) at the front and Single disc. Single-action size 318 mm (12.5 inches) at the rear. 

Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Nomad General Information

Brand Kawasaki 
Model Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Nomad 
Year 1999 
Year 1999 
Category Touring 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)  

Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Nomad Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type Steel 
Seat details  
Wheelbase 1,666 mm (65.6 inches) 
Length 2,510 mm (98.8 inches) 
Width 826 mm (32.5 inches) 
Seat Height 719 mm (28.3 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height  
Ground Clearance  
Trail size 188 mm (7.4 inches) 
Wheels details  
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 150/80-19 71H 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 150/80-19 71H 
Front brakes Double disc. Single-action, twin-piston calipers 
Rear brakes Single disc. Single-action 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 279 mm (11.0 inches) 
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 318 mm (12.5 inches) 
Curb Weight (including fluids) 351.5 kg (775.0 pounds) 
Dry Weight  
Front Percentage of Weight  
Rear Percentage of Weight  
Weight-Power Output Ratio :  
Fuel Tank Capacity 15.89 litres (4.20 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity 4.16 litres (1.10 gallons) 
Carrying Details and Capacity  
Front Suspension 41mm stanchions 
Front Suspension Travel 150 mm (5.9 inches) 
Rear Suspension dual dampers, adjustable for air-pressure, rebound damping 
Rear Suspension Travel 99 mm (3.9 inches) 

Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Nomad Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders Twin, four-stroke 
Engine details  
Fuel system Carburettor 
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 8.6:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration SOHC 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 51.00 HP (37.2 kW) @ 4500 RPM 
Maximum torque  
Engine Maximum RPM  
Cooling system Liquid 
Lubrication system Wet Sump 
Engine oil capacity 3.50 litres (0.23 quarts) 
Exhaust system Double chrome pipes 
Gearbox 5-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Shaft drive (cardan) 
Clutch type Wet plate, multiple 

Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Nomad Performance

Top Speed  
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph)  
Acceleration 0 to 400m (1/4 mile) 15.330 seconds 
Recuperation 60 to 140 km/h in highest gear  
Fuel Consumption - MPG - Economy - Efficiency 6.75 litres/100 km (14.8 km/l or 34.85 mpg) 
CO2 emissions 156.6 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission) 

Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Nomad Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type Electric 
Electrical Details  
Starter Type Electric