Kawasaki VN 1500 Classic Touruer F1 (2000-02)

The Kawasaki VN 1500 Classic Tourer F1 was a motorcycle model produced from 2000-2002. It has a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 1470cc V-Twin engine with a compression ratio of 9.0:1 and uses digital fuel injection with dual 36mm throttle bodies. It has a max power output of 64 hp at 4700 rpm and max torque of 112 Nm at 3000 rpm. The bike has a 5-speed transmission and shaft final drive. The frame is made of high-tensile steel with a double cradle design, and the front suspension is a 41mm cartridge fork. The rear suspension uses dual air-assisted shock absorbers with 4-way rebound damping adjustment. The front brakes are two 320mm discs with 6 piston calipers, while the rear brake is a single 270mm disc with 2 piston caliper. The front and rear tires are 130/90R-16 and 150/80R-16, respectively. The bike has a 32-degree rake and 177mm trail, with a wheelbase of 1661mm and seat height of 696mm. The dry weight is 292kg, and the wet weight is 313.0kg with a fuel capacity of 18.9 liters.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki VN 1500 Classic Tourer F1

Year: 2000 – 02

Engine: Four stroke, 50 degrees V-Twin, SOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Capacity: 1470 cc / 89.7 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 102 x 90 mm
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.0:1
Induction: Digital Fuel Injection with dual 36mm throttle bodies
Ignition: Digital
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 64 hp / 46.7 kW @ 4700 rpm
Max Torque: 112 Nm / 82.6 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Frame: High-tensile steel, double cradle
Front Suspension: 41mm cartridge fork
Front Wheel Travel: 150 mm / 5.9 in

Rear Suspension: Dual air assisted shock absorbers with 4-way rebound damping adjustment
Rear Wheel Travel: 100 mm / 3.9 in
Front Brakes: 2x 320mm discs 6 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 270mm disc 2 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 130/90R-16
Rear Tyre: 150/80R-16
Rake: 32.0 degrees
Trail: 177 mm / 6.9 in
Wheelbase: 1661 mm / 65.4 in
Seat Height: 696 mm / 27.4 in
Dry Weight: 292 kg / 643.7 lbs
Wet Weight: 313.0 kg / 690.0 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 18.9 Litres / 5.0 US gal

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