Kawasaki EN 500 Vulcan Classic (1996-99)

Make Model: Kawasaki EN 500C Vulcan Classic / VN 500


Year: 1996 – 99
Engine: Four stroke, parallel twin cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder.
Capacity: 498 cc / 30.4 cy-in
Bore x Stroke: 74 58 mm
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Compression Ratio: 10.2:1
Induction: 2x 32mm Keihin carburetors
Ignition: Digital TCBI
Max Power: 50 hp / 36.5 kW @ 8500 rpm
Max Power Rear Tyre: 44.8 hp @ 8500 rpm
Max Torque: 4.8 kgf-m / 32.6 lb-ft @ 7300 rpm
Clutch: Wet Plate
Transmission: 6 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: 36mm Telescopic forks
Rear Suspension: Dual shocks preload adjustable,
Front Brakes: Single 300mm disc
Rear Brakes: 180mm drum
Front Tyre: 100/90-19
Rear Tyre: 140/90-15
Rake: 33.0 degrees

Wheelbase: 1595 mm / 62.8 in
Seat Height: 714 mm / 28.1 in
Dry Weight: 199.1 kg / 439 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 15 Litres / 4.0 US gal
Braking 60 – 0 / 100 – 0: 13.6 m / 36.9 m
Standing 1/4 Mile: 14.8 sec / 137.7 km/h
Top Speed: 160.8 km/h


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