Unlike any other cruiser, the Vulcan® S is geared to fit a wide range of riders. Never taking away from its stylish features, this bike takes comfort, adjustability, and Ninja®-derived power and performance to the next level.
Find Your ERGO-FIT™: The Kawasaki Vulcan® S is an exceptionally adaptable cruiser that showcases adjustable riding positions for every rider.
Command the Road: Smooth, Ninja®-derived, 649cc parallel-twin engine; Smooth power delivery with ample low-to mid-range torque and strong top-end power; Lightweight and responsive for easy handling and exceptional performance; Gear position indicator added to dash meter for shifting precision and confidence
Sport Cruiser Performance: 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.
Engine: 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, DOHC, liquid-cooled
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
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: 120/70x18
Rear Tire: 160/60x17
Front Brakes: Single 300mm disc with twin-piston caliper, ABS
Rear Brakes: Single 250mm disc with single-piston caliper, ABS
Frame Type: High-tensile steel diamond frame
Rake/Trail: 31 deg./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: Pearl Lava Orange
Warranty: 12 Month Limited Warranty
Kawasaki Protection Plus™ (optional): 12, 24, 36, or 48 months
Curb weight includes all necessary materials and fluids to operate correctly, full tank of fuel (more than 90 percent capacity) and tool kit (if supplied).
KAWASAKI CARES: Always wear a helmet, eye protection, and proper apparel. Never ride under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Read Owner’s Manual and all on-product warnings. Professional rider shown on a closed course. © 2017 Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.
Location: Dal-Kawa HPS
Model: VULCAN S ABS
Primary Color: ORANGE
Stock #: 9701
Engine Type 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, DOHC
Bore and Stroke 83.0 x 60.0mm
Compression Ratio 10.8:1
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
Front Suspension 41mm telescopic fork/5.1 in
Rear Suspension Lay-down offset rear shock with linkage and adjustable preload/3.1 in
Front Brakes Single 300mm disc with twin-piston caliper, ABS
Rear Brakes Single 250mm disc with single-piston caliper, ABS
Front Tire 120/70x18
Rear Tire 160/60x17
Wheelbase 62.0 in.
Seat Height 27.8 in.
Rake 31 deg.
Trail 4.7 in.
Fuel Capacity 3.7 gal.
Dry Weight Curb Weight: 498.3 lb.
Colors Pearl Lava Orange