Vulcan 1700 Vaquero

Vulcan 1700 Vaquero 2013  iF

For the coming year 2013 Kawasaki company has introduced a new version of an already existing model. A newer version has several improvements over the old version.  Specification as well as see the image gallery below …………………….

Full Technical Information:

Type:     4-stroke, V-Twin
Displacement:     1,700cc
Bore and Stroke:     102.0 x 104.0 mm
Cooling:     Liquid, plus cooling fins
Compression Ratio:     9.5:1
Valve System:     SOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Fuel System:     Digital fuel injection with dual 42 mm throttle bodies
Ignition:     TCBI with digital advance
Lubrication:     Forced lubrication (semi-dry sump)

Transmission:     6-speed with overdrive
Final Drive:     Carbon fiber belt
Primary Reduction Ratio:     1.515 (50/33)
Gear Ratio: 1st     2.933 (44/15)
Gear Ratio: 2nd     1.900 (38/20)
Gear Ratio: 3rd     1.407 (38/27)
Gear Ratio: 4th     1.143 (32/28)
Gear Ratio: 5th     0.967 (29/30)
Gear Ratio: 6th     0.806 (29/36)
Final Reduction Ratio:     2.250 (72/32)
Clutch:     Wet multi-disc, manual

Type:     Double-cradle, high-tensile steel
Wheel Travel: Front     140 mm (5.5 in.)
Tire: Front     130/90-B16
Wheel Travel: Rear     80 mm (3.1 in.)
Tire: Rear     170/70-B16
Caster (Rake):     30º
Trail:     177 mm (7.0 in.)
Steering Angle (Left/Right):     35º / 35º

Suspension, Front:     45 mm hydraulic telescopic fork
Suspension, Rear:     Swingarm with twin air-assisted shocks with 4-way rebound damping

Front: Type     Dual 300 mm discs
Front: Caliper     Dual 4-piston caliper
Rear: Type     Single 300 mm disc
Rear: Caliper     Twin-piston caliper

Overall Length:     2,510 mm (98.8 in.)
Overall Width:     970 mm (38.2 in.)
Overall Height:     1,290 mm (50.8 in.)
Wheelbase:     1,665 mm (65.6 in.)
Ground Clearance:     145 mm (5.7 in.)
Seat Height:     730 mm (28.7 in.)
Curb Mass:     379 kg (835.6 lbs.)
Fuel Capacity:     20 litres (4.4 gal.)

Information from Kawasaki.

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