Kawasaki VN 1500 Mean Streak (2003-04)

The Kawasaki VN 1500 Mean Streak is a motorcycle model that was produced from 2003-2004. It has a four-stroke, 50-degree V-Twin engine with a capacity of 1470cc and liquid cooling. The compression ratio is 9.0:1, and the engine is equipped with digital fuel injection with dual 36mm throttle bodies. The maximum power output is 72 hp at 5500 RPM and the maximum torque is 114 Nm at 3000 RPM. The transmission is a 5-speed manual, with a shaft final drive system. The frame is made of high-tensile steel, with a double cradle design. The front suspension is a 43 mm inverted telescopic fork, while the rear suspension is a swingarm with twin shocks with a 4-way rebound damping system. The front brakes have two 320 mm discs with 6 piston calipers, while the rear brake has a single 300 mm disc with a 2 piston caliper. The front and rear tires are 130/70R-17 and 170/60R-17 respectively. The wheelbase is 1705 mm, and the seat height is 701 mm. The dry weight of the motorcycle is 289 kg, and it has a fuel capacity of 17 liters with an average consumption of 15.6 km/lit. The standing 1/4 mile time is 13.8 seconds, and the top speed is 181.7 km/h.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki VN 1500 Mean Streak

Year: 2003 – 04

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
Max Power: 72 hp / 52.5 kW @ 5500 rpm
Max Torque: 114 Nm / 84.1 lb -ft @ 3000 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Frame: High-tensile steel, double cradle
Front Suspension: 43 mm inverted telescopic fork
Rear Suspension: Swingarm with twin shocks with 4-way rebound damping
Front Brakes: 2x 320mm discs 6 piston calipers

Rear Brakes: Single 300mm disc 2 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 130/70R -17
Rear Tyre: 170/60R -17
Wheelbase: 1705 mm / 67.1 in
Seat Height: 701 mm / 27.6 in
Dry-Weight: 289 kg / 637 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 17 Litres / 4.4 US gal
Consumption average: 15.6 km/lit
Standing 1/4 Mile: 13.8 sec
Top Speed: 181.7 km/h

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