2014 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom

2014 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom
MSRP $8,499

The Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom bike has a drag-style handlebar and a low-slung seat, a fuel-injected 903cc V-twin engine, and a 21-inch front cast wheel with a 180 millimeter rear tire. It has black cast wheels, forward-mounted foot controls, a belt drive, and sculpted bodwork. On top of all that the Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom has also been equipped with a chromed and compact headlamp, chrome headlamp mount, lower triple clamp and turn signals as well as footpegs, shift lever and rear brake lever, a small fender, toe operated shift lever.

ModelVulcan 900 Custom
Engine TypeFour-stroke, SOHC, four valve per cylinder, V-twin
Engine Displacement903cc
Bore Stroke88 mm x 74.2 mm
Compression Ratio9.5:1
Fuel SystemDFI with dual 34mm Keihin throttle bodies (2)
IgnitionTCBI with digital advance
Starting SystemElectric
Final DriveBelt
Rake Trail33°/7.2 in.
Seat Height27.0 in.
Wheelbase64.8 in.
Front Suspension41 mm hydraulic telescopic fork / 5.9 in.
Rear SuspensionUni-Trak swingarm, 7-way adjustable spring preload / 4.1 in.
Front BrakeSingle 300 mm hydraulic disc with two-piston caliper
Rear Brake270 mm hydraulic disc
Front Tire80/90-21
Rear Tire180/70-15
Fuel Capacity5.3 gal.
Dry Weight610.8 lbs. (Wet)

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