2018 Kawasaki Vulcan S ABS Special Edition
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2018 Kawasaki Vulcan S ABS Special Edition Specifications

  • Updated: 2023-03-20

General information

ModelKawasaki Vulcan S ABS Special Edition
Price as newUS$ 7699. MSRP depends on country, taxes, accessories, etc.

Engine and transmission

Displacement649.0 ccm (39.60 cubic inches)
Engine typeTwin, four-stroke
Power61.0 HP (44.5 kW) @ 7500 RPM
Torque63.0 Nm (6.4 kgf-m or 46.5 ft.lbs) @ 6600 RPM
Bore x stroke83.0 x 60.0 mm (3.3 x 2.4 inches)
Valves per cylinder4
Fuel systemInjection. DFI® 38mm throttle bodies (2), with sub-throttle valves
Fuel controlDouble Overhead Cams/Twin Cam (DOHC)
IgnitionTCBI with digital advance
Cooling systemLiquid
Transmission typeChain (final drive)
ClutchWet multi-disc
DrivelineSealed chain

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame typeTubular diamond, high-tensile steel
Rake (fork angle)31.0°
Trail119 mm (4.7 inches)
Front suspension41mm telescopic fork
Front wheel travel130 mm (5.1 inches)
Rear suspensionLay-down offset rear shock with linkage and adjustable preload
Rear wheel travel81 mm (3.2 inches)
Front tire120/70-18
Rear tire160/60-17
Front brakesDouble disc. Two-piston calipers. ABS.
Diameter300 mm (11.8 inches)
Rear brakesSingle disc. Single-piston caliper. ABS.
Diameter250 mm (9.8 inches)
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc226.0 kg (498.3 pounds)
Seat height705 mm (27.8 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall height1100 mm (43.3 inches)
Overall length2311 mm (91.0 inches)
Overall width881 mm (34.7 inches)
Ground clearance130 mm (5.1 inches)
Wheelbase1575 mm (62.0 inches)
Fuel capacity14.00 litres (3.70 US gallons)
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