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Kawasaki Vulcan 500 LTD Specs

The Kawasaki Vulcan 500 LTD model is a Custom / cruiser bike manufactured by Kawasaki . In this version sold from year 2009 , the dry weight is 214.1 kg (471.9 pounds) and it is equiped with a Twin, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of  and a maximum torque of  . With this drive-train, the Kawasaki Vulcan 500 LTD 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 500 LTD have a Double-cradle, steel frame with front suspension being 41mm hydraulic fork / 5.9 in. and in the rear suspension it is equiped with Dual hydraulic shocks with five-way adjustable spring preload / 3.9 in. . Stock tire sizes are 100/90-19 on the front, and 140/90-15 on the rear. As for stopping power, the Kawasaki Vulcan 500 LTD braking system includes Single disc size  at the front and Expanding brake (drum brake) size  at the rear. 

Kawasaki Vulcan 500 LTD General Information

Brand Kawasaki 
Model Kawasaki Vulcan 500 LTD 
Year 2009 
Year 2009 
Category Custom / cruiser 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)  

Kawasaki Vulcan 500 LTD Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type Double-cradle, steel 
Seat details  
Wheelbase 1,595 mm (62.8 inches) 
Length 2,319 mm (91.3 inches) 
Width 831 mm (32.7 inches) 
Height 1,125 mm (44.3 inches) 
Seat Height 714 mm (28.1 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height  
Ground Clearance 119 mm (4.7 inches) 
Trail size 150 mm (5.9 inches) 
Wheels details  
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 100/90-19 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 140/90-15 
Front brakes Single disc 
Rear brakes Expanding brake (drum brake) 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions  
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions  
Curb Weight (including fluids)  
Dry Weight 214.1 kg (471.9 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight  
Rear Percentage of Weight  
Weight-Power Output Ratio :  
Fuel Tank Capacity 15.14 litres (4.00 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity  
Carrying Details and Capacity  
Front Suspension 41mm hydraulic fork / 5.9 in. 
Front Suspension Travel  
Rear Suspension Dual hydraulic shocks with five-way adjustable spring preload / 3.9 in. 
Rear Suspension Travel  

Kawasaki Vulcan 500 LTD Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders Twin, four-stroke 
Engine details  
Fuel system Carburettor. Keihin CVK32 x 2 
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 498.00 ccm (30.39 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke 74.0 x 58.0 mm (2.9 x 2.3 inches) 
Compression Ratio 10.2:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration DOHC 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower  
Maximum torque  
Engine Maximum RPM  
Cooling system Liquid 
Lubrication system  
Engine oil capacity  
Exhaust system  
Gearbox 6-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio  
Clutch type  
Driveline  

Kawasaki Vulcan 500 LTD 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 500 LTD Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type Digital TCBI 
Electrical Details  
Starter Type Electric 
Instruments  
Lights