Kawasaki Vulcan S (2017)

The Kawasaki VN 650 Vulcan S / ABS motorcycle was released in 2017 and features a four stroke, parallel twin cylinder engine with a capacity of 649 cc. It has a liquid cooling system and a compression ratio of 10.8:1. The fuel system is DFI with two 38mm throttle bodies and sub-throttles. The bike has a maximum power output of 61 hp at 7500 rpm and a maximum torque of 63 Nm at 6600 rpm.

It has a wet, multi-disc clutch and a six-speed transmission with positive neutral finder. The final drive is a sealed chain. The frame is made of high-tensile steel and has a double-pipe perimeter design. The front suspension is a 41 mm hydraulic telescopic fork with 129 mm of travel, while the rear suspension is a lay-down offset rear shock with linkage and adjustable preload and 81.2 mm of travel.

The bike has single 300mm disc front brakes with a 2-piston caliper and single 250mm disc rear brakes with a 1-piston caliper. The front tire size is 120/60-R18, and the rear tire size is 160/60 R17. The bike has a length of 2311 mm, a width of 881.3 mm, and a height of 1099.8 mm, with a wheelbase of 1574.8 mm. The seat height is 706 mm, and the ground clearance is 129 mm.

The bike weighs 223.0 kg when wet and has a fuel capacity of 14 litres.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki VN 650 Vulcan S / ABS

Year: 2017

Engine: Four stroke, parallel twin cylinder. DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder.
Capacity: 649 cc / 39.65 cu /in
Bore x Stroke: 83 x 60 mm
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Compression Ratio: 10.8:1
Lubrication: Wet sump
Induction: Fuel system DFI (R) with two 38mm throttle bodies, with sub-throttles
Ignition: TCBI with digital advance
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 61 hp / 44.5 kW) @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque: 63 Nm / 46.5 ft.lb @ 6600 rpm
Clutch: Wet, Multi Disc
Transmission: 6 Speed with positive neutral finder
Final Drive: Sealed chain
Frame: High-tensile steel double pipe perimeter frame

Front Suspension: 41 mm hydraulic telescopic fork
Front Wheel Travel: 129 mm / 5.1 in
Rear Suspension: Lay-down offset rear shock with linkage and adjustable preload
Rear Wheel Travel: 81.2 mm / 3.2 in
Front Brakes: Single 300mm disc 2 piston caliper
Rear Brakes: Single 250mm disc 1 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 120/60 -R18
Rear Tyre: 160/60 R17
Dimensions: Length 2311 mm / 91.0 in. Width 881.3 mm / 34.7 in. Height 1099.8 mm / 43.3 in
Wheelbase: 1574.8 mm / 62 in.
Seat Height: 706 mm / 27.8 in
Ground Clearance: 129 mm / 5.1 in
Wet Weight: 223.0 kg / 491.7 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 14 Litres / 3.7 US gal

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