2008 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Classic

2008 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Classic
MSRP $9,699

One of Kawasakis best-selling cruisers, the Vulcan 1500 Classic owes this success to a big-bore V-twin engine wrapped in ageless styling that serves as a great starting point for a uniquely customized motorcycle. Riders can access an extensive line of Kawasaki accessories to create a distinctive motorcycle that will not only run with the best, but will also serve as its owners signature.

ModelVulcan 1500 Classic
Engine Type50-degree V-Twin SOHC 4-stroke
Engine Displacement1470cc
Bore Stroke102 x 90mm
CoolingLiquid cooled
Compression Ratio9.0:1
Fuel SystemDFI with dual 36mm Keihin throttle bodies
IgnitionTCBI with Digital Advance
Starting SystemElectric
Final DriveShaft
Rake Trail32°/6.5 in.
Seat Height27.6 in.
Wheelbase65.6 in.
Front Suspension5.9 in.
Rear Suspension3.4 in.
Front BrakeDisc
Rear BrakeDisc
Front Tire130/90-16
Rear Tire150/80-16
Fuel Capacity5 gal.
Dry Weight659 lbs.