2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Classic

2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Classic
MSRP $11,499

The Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Classic produces smooth power from the 1700cc V-twin engine with the electric throttle valve system. Functioning with a mighty ECU and a smooth fuel injection system, the electronic throttle valve improves response without detracting from the engine’s unique V-twin feel, delivering ultra-precise intake flow to the engine under nearly any circumstances.

ModelVulcan 1700 Classic
Engine TypeFour-stroke, SOHC, four valves per cylinder, 52-degree 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 and positive neutral finder
Final DriveNA
Rake Trail30° / 6.7 in.
Seat Height28.3 in.
Wheelbase65.6 in.
Front Suspension43 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 twin-piston calipers
Rear BrakeSingle 300 mm disc, twin-piston caliper
Front Tire130/90-16
Rear Tire170/70-16
Fuel Capacity5.3 gal.
Dry WeightCarbon fiber final drive belt