It’s a battle between non-traditional mid-size cruisers in this Parallel Twin-powered comparison between the 2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S and 2015 Honda CTX700N. Find out the results in our 2015 Vulcan S vs Honda CTX700N Comparison Review article.
- The 2015 Vulcan S handles better than you're typical cruiser but takes a little more work to keep it on its line than the Honda CTX700N.
- The 2015 Vulcan S has a revvy engine that delivers much better top end than the Honda CTX700N.
- The liquid-cooled Parallel Twin of the 2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S put out 42.43 lb-ft torque @ 5700 rpm and 55.9 hp @ 7500 rpm on our dyno.
- The 2015 Vulcan S has a single 250mm rotor on the rear and a single-piston Nissin caliper and runs Bosch 9.1M ABS.
- The Kawasaki Vulcan S is fun to ride thanks to its revvy 649cc Parallel Twin.
- With a 300mm front rotor paired to twin-piston Nissin calipers, stopping power is strong and even on the Vulcan S.
- The design of the 2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S leaves more of the bike's features on display and received more positive comments about its looks from the random passer-by than the CTX700N.
- The 2015 Vulcan S features a liquid-cooled Parallel Twin engine ripped from the Kawasaki Ninja 650.
- The instrument panel of the 2015 Vulcan S is fairly Spartan but provides enough of the essential information riders need.
- Both the 2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S and Honda CTX700N are great around-town and commuter motorcycles.
- The Ergo-Fit package on the 2015 Vulcan S allows the motorcycle to be set up comfortably for a wide range of riders.
- 2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S dyno chart