Kawasaki VN2000 (2008-09)

The Kawasaki VN 2000 Vulcan motorcycle was produced from 2008-09, featuring a four-stroke, V-twin cylinder engine with a capacity of 2053cc. The engine has a cooling system that uses liquid, and the compression ratio is 9.5:1. The induction system uses electronic fuel injection with 46mm throttle bodies, and the ignition is digital with an electric starter. The maximum power output of the bike is 103 horsepower at 480.0 rpm, while the maximum torque is 177 Nm at 3200 rpm. The transmission is a five-speed manual, with a belt final drive.

The frame of the Kawasaki VN 2000 Vulcan is a double-cradle, high-tensile steel design, with a 49mm telescopic fork front suspension and a swingarm with mono-shock rear suspension. The bike has 2x 300mm disc front brakes with four-piston calipers and a single 320mm disc rear brake with a two-piston caliper. The front tire is 150/80 R16, and the rear tire is 200/60 R16. The rake of the bike is 32.0 degrees, and the trail is 182mm. The length of the bike is 2535mm, with a seat height of 690mm and a ground clearance of 135mm. The dry weight of the bike is 332kg, and the fuel capacity is 20.8 liters. The fuel consumption average is 18.1 km/lit, and the bike can reach a top speed of 200.4 km/h or 124.5mph with a standing 1/4 mile time of 13.4 seconds.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki VN 2000 Vulcan

Year: 2008 – 09

Engine: Four stroke, V-twin cylinder, DOHC, 4 valve per cylinder
Capacity: 2053 cc / 125 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 103 x 123.2 mm
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.5:1
Induction: Electronic fuel injection, 46mm throttle bodies
Ignition: Digital
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 103 hp / 76 kW @ 480.0 rpm
Max Torque: 177 Nm / 130.5 lb-ft @ 3200 rpm
Clutch: Wet multi-disc, manual
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Belt
Gear Ratio: 1st 2.550 (51/20) 2nd 1.630 (44/27) 3rd 1.219 (39/32) 4th 0.939 (31/33) 5th 0.730 (27/37)
Frame: Double-cradle, high-tensile steel

Front Suspension: 49 mm telescopic fork.
Front Wheel Travel: 150 mm / 5.9 in
Rear Suspension: Swingarm with mono-shock, rebound damping 8-way Spring preload adjustable
Rear Wheel Travel: 100 mm / 3.9 in
Front Brakes: 2x 300mm discs 4 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 320mm disc 2 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 150/80 R16
Rear Tyre: 200/60 R16
Rake: 32.0 degrees
Trail: 182 mm
Length: 2535 mm / 99.8 in
Seat Height: 690 mm / 26.8 in
Ground Clearance: 135 mm / 5.3 in
Dry Weight: 332 kg / 732 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 20.8 Litres / 5.5 US gal
Consumption Average: 18.1 km/lit
Standing 1/4 Mile: 13.4 sec
Top Speed: 200.4 km/h / 124.5 mph

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