THE VULCAN 900 CUSTOM - STYLE, FLAIR AND PERFORMANCE

Sometimes, you can not help but smile. Vulcan 900 Custom is an easy motorcycle to like. First, the bike’s custom styling oozes attitude from it’s big front tyre to the blacked out mufflers and other parts that typically wear a chrome coating. The drag-style handlebar and the low-slung seat put the rider in the perfect position to get the most out of this easy to ride yet powerful cruiser. Vulcan 900 Custom is a factory built custom bike that really stands out from the crowd – it is the result of Kawasaki’s pursuit of the essence of a true custom motorcycle. A study in contrasts, its low-set rear, massive rear tyre and solid disc wheel are juxtaposed against a clean and lightweight front end.

FEATURING:

  • 903CM³ V-TWIN PROVIDES AN OPTIMAL BALANCE OF PERFORMANCE AND MANAGEABILITY IN A STYLISH PACKAGE
  • DIGITAL FUEL INJECTION DELIVERS PRECISE THROTTLE CONTROL WITH IMPROVED FUEL ECONOMY
  • RIDER FLOORBOARDS WITH HEEL AND TOE SHIFTER
  • CLASS-LEADING 20 LITRE FUEL TANK
  • FAT 180-SERIES REAR TYRE AIDS IN THE BIG BIKE FEEL

903CC V-TWIN POWER

The Vulcan 900 Custom’s 903 cm3, liquid cooled, 4 stroke, V-Twin fuel injected engine with fine atomizing injectors offer great, big bike style. The finely tuned engine supports the low and mid range, making it easy to get rolling from stop and allowing the rider to short shift ‘big bike’ style.

Ample torque gives the Vulcan 900 Custom superior acceleration in the mid speed range and the smooth, efficient belt drive is low maintenance.

Smooth and reliable engine tuned to deliver a healthy dose of torque at low rpm. Gear-driven balancer allows the use of a single-pin crankshaft without excessive vibration. Rubber mounted to reduce engine vibration at all speeds

GOING AROUND AND STOPPING

The Vulcan 900 Custom has handcrafted spoke style cast wheels shaped to form an elegant 3D double flanged design, appointing the Vulcan 900 Custom as a true custom machine. The wheel’s 18 “spokes” are arranged in pairs.

Tapered and flanged in two directions, every line and surface of each 3D spoke is exquisitely curved with and aggressive black finish.

The Vulcan 900 Custom is equipped with front and rear disc brakes. The front and 270 mm rear brake rotors are gripped by twin-piston calipers for some of the best stopping power in the class.

CUSTOM STYLE REAR WHEEL

180 mm rear tyre provides added traction while projecting a powerful image and providing strong performance.

Custom cast 15-inch rear wheel contrasts the “light,” tall front wheel. A massive 180 mm rear tyre gives the Custom’s rear section a solid, planted look. The 15” rear cast wheel contrasts the light, tall front wheel, contributing to the Custom’s dynamic design.

Aggressive black finish with a wider tyre than that found on most large-displacement cruisers.

FOUR-VALVE CYLINDER HEAD

Provides maximum valve area for optimum flow, creating more power and low-end torque. The single overhead cam design is simple, lightweight and practical.

Long intake tracts narrow near the combustion chamber to increase intake flow speed for more efficient filling, increased torque and better low-end response.

Finned cylinders and heads combine with liquid cooling for exceptional thermal control. This assists in maintainin a consistent engine temperatures for long engine life and sustained power. Extra engine cooling come from the automatic fan.

DUAL SLASH CUTS

Big slash-cut mufflers look great and contain emission reducing honeycomb catalysers. Satin black finish for extra attitude.

Dual pipes that have a low-slung, dark attitude. The satin black finish and the slash-cut style all a part of the details that contribute to the drool worth Vulcan 900 Custom.

BELT DRIVE

The Vulcan 900 Custom runs a belt drive. The Kawasaki belt drive system is low maintenance and low noise.

Kawasaki like to keep thing easy on the Vulcan cruisers, so just lift the shift pedal from first gear at a stop to easily find neutral, every time. No more fumbling around to find neutral.

DOUBLE CRADLE FRAME

Rigid, large-diameter box section backbone allows space for a larger fuel tank, and lightweight handling at low speeds. The Vulcan’s long wheelbase provides a stable, comfortable open road riding experience. The triangular swingarm gives a hardtail appearance, but utilizes a single shock hidden beneath the seat. Slick and comfortable. The long and low chassis creates a seat you sit right down into with a low rider seat height.

FRONT FORKS

41mm front forks offer reassuring rigidity and 15cm of travel. The front end has a rake of 33? and 18.3cm of trail for superb straight line tracking.

The Vulcan 900 Custom has electronic fuel injection. Superb performance and rideability thanks to dual throttle bodies with sub-throttles. Fine-atomizing fuel injectors produce a fine fuel mist for optimal acceleration, combustion and fuel consumption. All working towards the perfect, smooth power delivery.

  • Model

    VULCAN 900 CUSTOM (VN900CMFAN)

  • Engine Type

    Liquid-cooled 4-stroke V-Twin

  • Displacement

    903 cm3

  • Bore x Stroke

    88 × 74.2 mm

  • Compression Ratio

    9.5:1

  • Valve System

    SOHC 8 valves

  • Fuel System

    Fuel injection: O 34 mm x 2

  • Ignition

    Digital

  • Starting

    Electric

  • Transmission

    5-speed, return

  • Final Drive Type

    Belt

  • Frame

    Double-cradle, high-tensile steel

  • Wheel travel - front

    150 mm

  • Wheel travel - rear

    103 mm

  • Tyre Size-front

    80/90-21M/C (48H)

  • Tyre Size-rear

    180/70-15M/C (76H)

  • Suspension - front

    41 mm telescopic fork

  • Suspension - rear

    Triangle swingarm with Uni-Trak single shock (7-position spring preload adjustment)

  • Brakes - front

    Single 300 mm disc, twin-piston caliper

  • Brakes - rear

    Single 270 mm disc, twin-piston caliper

  • L x W x H

    2,465 × 895 × 1,129 mm

  • Wheelbase

    1,645 mm

  • Ground Clearance

    140 mm

  • Seat height

    685 mm

  • Fuel capacity

    20 litres

  • Curb Mass

    278 kg (includes full fuel tank, all fluids at optimum levels)

  • Max Power

    37 kW (50 PS) @5 700 rpm

  • Max Torque

    78 N.m (8.0 kgf.m, 58 ft.lb) @3,700 rpm

  • Colour

    Candy Steel Furance Orange with Metallic Spark Black

  • Warranty

    24 Months Unlimited Kilometres

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