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05 Kawasaki Vulcan 800 Drifter specificationsKawasaki Vulcan 800 Drifter 2005


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The Kawasaki Vulcan® 800 Drifter® cruiser has all the 1940s style and advanced features of the 1500 Drifter, but its smaller engine and lighter chassis make this middleweight Kawasaki perfect for those who are just getting started in the retro-cruiser lifestyle.

General information
Model:Kawasaki Vulcan 800 Drifter
Year:2005
Category:Custom / cruiser
Rating:70.5 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes
Price as new (MSRP):US$ 7199. Prices depend on country, taxes, accessories, etc.
Engine and transmission
Displacement:805.00 ccm (49.12 cubic inches)
Engine type:V2, four-stroke
Compression:9.5:1
Bore x stroke:88.0 x 66.2 mm (3.5 x 2.6 inches)
Valves per cylinder:4
Fuel system:Carburettor. Keihin CVK36
Fuel control:SOHC
Ignition:Digital with Kawasaki Throttle Responsive Ignition Control (K-TRIC)
Cooling system:Liquid
Gearbox:5-speed
Transmission type,
final drive:
Shaft drive (cardan)
Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels
Frame type:High-tensile steel, double cradle
Rake (fork angle):31.5°
Front suspension:41mm hydraulic telescopic fork
Rear suspension:UNI-TRAK® single shock system with seven-way preload adjustment
Front tyre dimensions:130/90-16
Rear tyre dimensions:140/90-x16
Front brakes:Double disc. Hydraulic
Rear brakes:Expanding brake (drum brake)
Physical measures and capacities
Dry weight:245.8 kg (542.0 pounds)
Seat height:759 mm (29.9 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall height:1,125 mm (44.3 inches)
Overall width:1,006 mm (39.6 inches)
Ground clearance:160 mm (6.3 inches)
Wheelbase:1,615 mm (63.6 inches)
Other specifications
Starter:Electric
Color options:Black
Further information
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