Monday, June 13, 2011

2011 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero

2011 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero review

The Kawasaki Vulcan(r) 1700 Vaquero(tm) is a Touring style motorcycle with an MSRP of $16,499 and is a New for 2011. Power is provided by a 4-Stroke, 1700cc, Liquid cooled, SOHC, V Twin engine with Electric starter. The engine is paired with a 6-Speed Manual transmission and total fuel capacity is 5.3 gallons. The Vulcan(r) 1700 Vaquero(tm) rides on Aluminum wheels with a 130/90 R16 front tire and a 170/70 R16 rear tire. The front suspension is a Telescopic Fork while the rear suspension is a Twin Sided Swing Arm. Front Dual Hydraulic Disc brakes and rear Disc brakes provide for the stopping power. The Vulcan(r) 1700 Vaquero(tm) comes standard with a One-Piece, 2-passenger seating.

Priced at $16,499 and available in Ebony or Candy Fire Red, the Kawasaki 1700 Vulcan Vaquero comes with a 36 month warranty, with optional added protection plans for 12, 24, or 36 months.


Base Price: $16,499.00
Model Year: 2011
Manufacturer: Kawasaki
Model: Vulcan 1700
Category: Touring
Fuel Capacity: 5.3 gal
Engine: V Twin
Transmission: Manual

Dimensions, Weights, Capacities

Width: 38.2 in.
Height: 50.8 in.
Rake and Trail: 30 / 177.8mm
Wheelbase: 65.6 in.
Seat Height: 28.7 in.
Dry Weight
Fuel Capacity: 5.3 gal
Ground Clearance


Engine: V Twin
Piston Displacement: 1700cc
Bore and Spoke: 102mm X 104mm
Induction: Fuel Injected
Compression Ratio: 9.5:1
Ignition: Electric
Cooling: Liquid

Chassis, Suspension, Brakes

Frame: Steel
Front Suspension: Telescopic Fork
Rear Suspension: Twin Sided Swing Arm
Read Suspension Adjust: No
Brakes: Dual Hydraulic Disc / Disc
Front Tires: 130/90 R16
Rear Tires: 170/70 R16
Front Suspension Travel:5.5mm
Rear Suspension Travel: 78.7mm

Drive Train
Transmission Manual

MSRP $16,499.00 (USD)

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