2013 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Nomad

2013 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Nomad
MSRP $16,099

The Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Nomad has cruiser written all over it with a large adjustable windshield, lockable, color matched, top-opening hard saddlebags that carry about 10 gallons of space, passenger floorboards for optimal two up comfort, backrest and standard cruise control. Deluxe passenger backrest with chrome bracket featuring ergonomic passenger grab handles for comfort, powerful 1,700cc V-twin engine, and six-speed transmission for relaxed cruising, electronic cruise control and a low 28.7-inch seat height improves the riding position and comfort level.

ModelVulcan 1700 Nomad
Engine TypeFour-stroke, SOHC, four valve per cylinder, 52-degree 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
TransmissionSix-speed with overdrive and positive neutral finder
Final DriveBelt
Rake Trail30° / 7.0 in.
Seat Height28.7 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 Capacity 5.3 gal.
Dry Weight834 lbs. (Wet)