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2009 Kawasaki Vulcan Voyager and 1700 Cruisers Photo Gallery

Kawasaki introduces the first metric V-Twin full dress touring motorcycle in the 2009 Voyager, its Vulcan Classic cruiser, a dressed up Classic LT version, and the 2009 Vulcan Nomad. Check out the full report in our 2009 Kawasaki Vulcan Voyager First Ride.

The cockpit of the Voyager is clean and practical and is layed out similar to an automotive's dash.
The speedo on the Nomad sits on the 5.3 gallon tank and is easy to read at speed.
The top case of the 2009 Voyager holds a claimed 13.2 gallons and passed the two helmet test.
Cruise control comes standard on the '09 Vulcan Voyager.
The 2009 Kawasaki Voyager looks sharp in its Candy Plasma Blue paint.
The 1700cc engine in the 2009 Vulcan Cruisers has a 102mm X 104mm bore/stroke and pushes out a claimed 108 ft-lb of torque.
The 2009 Vulcan Cruisers have been switched from shaft to belt drive.
The 2009 Vulcan 1700 Classic LT features top-grain, reinforced cowhide saddlebags with chrome buckles.
The 2009 Vulcan Classic LT features a big acrylic windshield, studded leather rider and passenger seats and leather bags.
Wind protection on a motorcycle can be a good thing, especially when riding through tempermental Pacific coast weather
The 2009 Vulcan Nomad is distinguishable from the other 1700 Vulcan Cruisers by its color-matching hard saddlebags and its lack of a topcase.
Floorboards and heel/toe shifters are functional and stylish.
The 2009 Vulcan Classic benefits the most by the bump in displacement among the 1700 Kawasaki cruisers.
The 2009 Kawasaki Voyager has the most compact rider's triangle that I've experienced on a luxury touring motorcycle.
With 15 mph switchbacks, elevation changes, and some of the greenest hills around, Marin County was a perfect choice for testing the road-readiness of the 2009 line of Vulcan 1700 Cruisers.
A bigger engine, tighter chassis, and compact ergos give the 2009 Nomad easy-natured handling. Now if only we good get a little more lean angle.
I love spring. Not only do the flowers bloom, but it's also when I get to sample the newest motorcycles, like Kawasaki's 2009 line of Vulcan 1700 Cruisers.
It's not everyday you get such a clear view of San Francisco and the Bay Area. Luckily, Kawasaki ordered good weather for its 2009 Vulcan 1700 Cruisers intro.
The 2009 Vulcan 1700 Classic has the big-boned styling chops of a classic cruiser and a healthy V-Twin engine doling out the power.
Kawasaki has its ETV system dialed in, so when it's time to twist the throttle, the 2009 Classic responds and is ready to rock-n-roll.
The 2009 Vulcan 1700 Classic LT motors down the backside of Mt. Tamalpias on a beautiful spring day.
The new, bigger engine in the 2009 Vulcan Classic helped get 'the good times rolling.'
The 2009 Vulcan Classic got a chrome makeover for 2009, with shiny bits dressing up the fork covers, fender stays, instrument nacelle, the exhaust and engine.
We rode like marauders around Tomales Bay on the 2009 line of Vulcan 1700 Cruisers.
This here a one-horse town, hombre, and my steed just happens to be the 2009 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Classic.
The 2009 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Cruisers.
The return of the Voyager may be the biggest news in the Kawasaki cruiser camp, but the Nomad is a worthy road bike in its own right.