2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Voyager

2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Voyager
MSRP $17,899

New for 2012 on the Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Voyager, is the Navigation Audio Prompt Capability which can play navigation voice prompts from Garmin Zumo 600 or 665 series GPS devices through the motorcycle’s audio system or Kawasaki Genuine Accessory helmet headsets. Also new for 2012 is the Kawasaki Air Management System (KAMS) which maximizes rider and passenger comfort when stopped or at very low speeds in warm weather.

ModelVulcan 1700 Voyager
Engine TypeFour-stroke, SOHC, four valve per cylinder, 52° V-twin
Engine Displacement1,700cc
Bore Stroke102 mm x 104 mm
CoolingLiquid, plus cooling fins
Compression Ratio9.5:1
Fuel SystemDigital fuel injection, dual 42mm throttle bodies
IgnitionTCBI with Digital Advance
Starting SystemElectric
TransmissionSix-speed with overdrive
Final DriveBelt
Rake Trail30° / 7.0 in.
Seat Height28.7 in.
Wheelbase65.6 in.
Front Suspension45 mm hydraulic fork / 5.5 in.
Rear SuspensionSwingarm with twin air-assisted shocks, with 4-way rebound damping / 3.1 in.
Front BrakeDual 300 mm discs, dual four-piston calipers, K-ACT II (ABS model)
Rear BrakeSingle 300 mm disc, twin-piston caliper, K-ACT II (ABS model)
Front Tire130/90-16
Rear Tire170/70-16
Fuel Capacity5.3 gal.
Dry Weight895 lbs. (Wet)

2011 Kawasaki Vulcan Vaquero

Kawasaki Recalls 11,836 Vulcan 1700 Voyager and Vaquero Models

Kawasaki has issued a recall for 11,836 Vulcan 1700 Voyager and Vulcan 1700 Vaquero models due to ignition wires rubbing against the bottom of the fuel tank might chafe and short.