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09 Kawasaki Vulcan 500 LTD specificationsKawasaki Vulcan 500 LTD 2009


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The ranks of first-time motorcycle buyers are swelling just as fast as the price of gas. The Vulcan® 500 LTD is Kawasaki’s answer to motorcyclists yearning to ride into the cruiser lifestyle. A low seat height, friendly power delivery and affordable purchase price make it an excellent entry level motorcycle and an easy platform on which to develop those all-important riding skills.

General information
Model:Kawasaki Vulcan 500 LTD
Year:2009
Category:Custom / cruiser
Rating:70.7 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes
Price as new (MSRP):US$ 5499. Prices depend on country, taxes, accessories, etc.
Engine and transmission
Displacement:498.00 ccm (30.39 cubic inches)
Engine type:Twin, four-stroke
Compression:10.2:1
Bore x stroke:74.0 x 58.0 mm (2.9 x 2.3 inches)
Valves per cylinder:4
Fuel system:Carburettor. Keihin CVK32 x 2
Fuel control:DOHC
Ignition:Digital TCBI
Cooling system:Liquid
Gearbox:6-speed
Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels
Frame type:Double-cradle, steel
Rake (fork angle):33.0°
Trail:150 mm (5.9 inches)
Front suspension:41mm hydraulic fork / 5.9 in.
Rear suspension:Dual hydraulic shocks with five-way adjustable spring preload / 3.9 in.
Front tyre dimensions:100/90-19
Rear tyre dimensions:140/90-15
Front brakes:Single disc
Rear brakes:Expanding brake (drum brake)
Physical measures and capacities
Dry weight:214.1 kg (471.9 pounds)
Seat height:714 mm (28.1 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall height:1,125 mm (44.3 inches)
Overall length:2,319 mm (91.3 inches)
Overall width:831 mm (32.7 inches)
Ground clearance:119 mm (4.7 inches)
Wheelbase:1,595 mm (62.8 inches)
Fuel capacity:15.14 litres (4.00 gallons)
Other specifications
Starter:Electric
Color options:Metallic Imperial Red
Further information
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