2015 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS

2015 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS
MSRP $16,699

The 2015 Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS is Kawasaki’s bagger version of the Voyager. It is powered by the monstrous 1700cc V-twin engine with Digital Fuel Injection and a six speed transmission for reaching cruising speed on the freeway. To make the long distance rides a bit more comfortable you can use the electronic cruise control while the on board diagnostics system allows you to know what is going on with your ride. There will be two color options available for the coming model year, a Candy Lime Green with Ebony frame graphic or a Metallic Carbon Gray with black racing stripe.

ModelVulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS
Engine TypeFour-stroke, SOHC, four valves per cylinder, 52-degree V-twin
Engine Displacement1700cc
Bore Stroke102 mm x 104 mm
Compression Ratio9.5:1
Fuel SystemDFI with dual 42 mm throttle bodies
IgnitionTCBI with digital advance
Starting SystemElectric
TransmissionSix-speed with overdrive and positive neutral finder
Final DriveCarbon fiber-reinforced belt
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
Rear BrakeSingle 300 mm disc, twin-piston caliper, K-ACT II ABS
Front Tire130/90x16
Rear Tire170/70x16
Fuel Capacity5.3 gal.
Dry Weight844..5 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.