2013 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero

2013 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero
MSRP $17,149

The Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero has a 1700cc V-Twin 52° liquid cooled engine. It has an overhead cam design, a high compression and a long-stroke dimensional design. It is given advanced electronic fuel injection, six-speed transmission with overdrive, intercom headset-compatible, 40-watt, twin-speaker audio system. The Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero has a blacked out look, a low seat height of 28.7 inches, electronic cruise control which maintains your speed for a more comfortable ride on the longer trips.

ModelVulcan 1700 Vaquero
Engine TypeFour-stroke, SOHC, four valve per cylinder, 52° V-twin
Engine Displacement1700cc
Bore Stroke102 mm x 104 mm
Compression Ratio9.5:1
Fuel SystemDigital fuel injection, dual 42mm throttle bodies
IgnitionTCBI with Digital Advance
Starting SystemElectric
Transmission6-speed with overdrive and positive neutral finder
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 twin-piston calipers
Rear BrakeSingle 300 mm disc, twin-piston caliper
Front Tire130/90-16
Rear Tire170/70-16
Fuel Capacity5.3 gal.
Dry Weight835.7 lbs. (Wet)

2011 Kawasaki Vulcan Vaquero

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