The Kawasaki Vulcan 900 and the Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 are the new cruisers of the Japanese origin.
The history of these monocycles has already begun in 1986, when the category of the luxury touring cruisers was added a new model.
These motorbikes are oriented mostly for the Northern American market, where they are produced for now.
The chromed fairings of the mayor headlight and of two fog headlights are forming the luxurious exterior of the Kawasaki Vulcan. The wide fairing, which is located on the stiff steel frame, is preserving the driver and the passenger of the motorbike from the oncoming air stream. The trunk space is 38 L, so you can easily accommodate all necessary things. For more security, they are Kawasaki Vulcan locked with the double lock.
The multifunctional LCD display is well combined with the analogue dial plate in retro style, which is located in the central part of the dashboard. The LCD management is provided with the steering switches on the right of the handle bar.
The basic packaging of the Kawasaki Vulcan consists of multifunctional audio system with AM and FM radio, connection unit for iPod and XM radio.
To make the orientation on the ground easier, the GPS-navigator Garmin Zumo 600 or 650 can be connected and a pleasant voice will tell the right way using the special headset for the helmet or for the speaker.
4-stroke, liquid-cooled, SOHC, V-twin engine has the volume of 1700 cc and the top torque of 136 Nm at 2750 r / min. 8-valved power unit can provide the capacity of 73 hp.
The management of the engine throttle is electronic, it interacts with the EFI, this is the cause of the gradual reaction of the engine to the rider’s actions. The on-board computer of the Kawasaki Vulcan accurately measures the saturation of the fuel mixture with the air to provide the exact management of the reverse running.
Depending on the model, the Kawasaki Vulcan is equipped with 5- or 6-speed transmission. Its work is supported by the cruise-control, that will become the irreplaceable assistant during the long trip.