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The Breakdown: 2016 Kawasaki Vulcan S ABS

SPORT CRUISER PERFORMANCE – the 2016 Kawasaki Vulcan S ABS

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Whether you’re commuting to work or enjoying a day trip, the Vulcan® S inspires confidence in riding and delivers exhilarating sport cruiser performance for maximum enjoyment on every ride.

 Kawasaki’s Key Points

SportBike-Derived chassis and suspension provides light and responsive handling for easy maneuvering and a sport feel.

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7-Way adjustable rear spring preload allows suspension to be set softer for added cruising comfort or stiffer for a sportier feel.

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SportBike-Influenced wheels and tires contribute to the light-handling feel and provide confident traction.

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What is one of the toughest parts about getting into a new bike? Besides whether or not your feet touch the ground, footpegs, rear controls, front lever controls, and seat positioning/comfortability.

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The ERGO-FIT Extended Reach (6’1 and over) provides 3 positions for your footpegs, adjustable handlebar levers, and an extended reach seat which improves hip support for the taller riders.

The ERGO-FIT Mid Reach (5’7 to 6’0) setting helps with the adjustable footpeg/handlebar variations. The front of the sculpted seat is tapered for an easy reach to the ground.

The ERGO-FIT Reduced Reach (5’6 and under) settings provided handlebar levers are positioned inward, while the ERGO-FIT Reduced Reach handlebar decreases reach by one inch. Three-position footpegs* like the other ERGO-FIT settings have also been adjusted one inch closer to your body for maximum comfort and confidence. Plus, you can cruise comfortably on a seat that moves you two inches forward on the tapered portion.

What is also cool, is that accessory shift-linkage rods can be used when changing footpeg position from standard. Meaning this could potentially help the reselling or swapping of these bikes depending on the owner/new owner.

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Specs for the 2016 Kawasaki Vulcan S ABS

POWER
Engine
4-stroke, 2-cylinder, DOHC, Liquid-cooled
 Displacement
649cc
 Bore x Stroke
83.0 x 60.0mm
 Compression ratio
10.8:1
 Maximum Torque
46.3 lb-ft @ 6600 rpm
 Fuel System
DFI® 38mm throttle bodies (2), with sub-throttle valves
 Ignition
TCBI with digital advance
 Transmission
6-speed with positive neutral finder
 Final Drive
Sealed Chain
PERFORMANCE
Front Suspension / Wheel Travel
41mm telescopic fork/5.1 in
 Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel
Lay-down offset rear shock with linkage and adjustable preload/3.1 in
 Front Tire
120/70×18
 Rear Tire
160/60×17
 Front Brakes
Single 300mm disc with twin-piston caliper, ABS
 Rear Brakes
Single 250mm disc with single-piston caliper, ABS
DETAILS
Frame Type
High-tensile steel double pipe perimeter frame
 Rake/Trail
31°/4.7 in
 Overall Length
90.9 in
 Overall Width
34.6 in
 Overall Height
43.3 in
 Ground Clearance
5.1 in
 Seat Height
27.8 in
 Curb Weight
498.3 lb**
 Fuel Capacity
3.7 gal
 Wheelbase
62.0 in
 Color Choices
Urban City White, Candy Matte Orange
 Warranty
12 Month Limited Warranty
 Kawasaki Protection Plus™ (optional)
12, 24, 36, or 48 months
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