Kawasaki VN 1500 Vulcan Drifter (2002-05)

Make Model: Kawasaki VN 1500 Vulcan Drifter


Year: 2002 – 05
Engine: Four stroke, 50 degrees V-Twin, SOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Capacity: 1470 cc / 89.7 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 102 x 90 mm
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.0:1
Induction: Digital Fuel Injection with dual 36mm throttle bodies
Ignition: Digital
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 64 hp / 46.7 kW @ 4700 rpm
Max Torque: 112 Nm / 82.6 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Frame: High-tensile steel, double cradle
Front Suspension: 41mm cartridge fork
Front Wheel Travel: 150 mm / 5.9 in
Rear Suspension: Dual air assisted shock absorbers with 4-way rebound damping adjustment
Rear Wheel Travel: 100 mm / 3.9 in
Front Brakes: 2x 320mm discs 6 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 270mm disc 2 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 130/90R-16

Rear Tyre: 150/80R-16
Rake: 32.0 degrees
Trail: 177 mm / 6.9 in
Wheelbase: 1655 mm / 65.2 in
Seat Height: 739 mm / 29.1 in
Dry Weight: 302 kg / 668 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 18.9 Liter / 5.0 US gal
Consumption Average: 14.2 km/lit
Standing 1/4 Mile: 14.2 sec
Top Speed: 177 km/h


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