2016 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS

2016 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS

2016 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS

2016 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS
2016 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS

2016 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS
2016 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS

2016 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS
2016 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS

2016 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS Review

2016 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS on www.Totalmotorcycle.com


Combining show-stopping style with the performance and dependability of a production Kawasaki motorcycle, the Vulcan 1700 Vaquero is the best of both worlds. A thunderous 1,700cc fuel-injected V-twin featuring advanced Kawasaki technology offers a smooth, reassuring ride.

Whether on the highway or city streets, the 2016 Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS motorcycle has the muscle to log miles with style ­– style that pays homage to its classic cruiser roots. New for 2016 is black trim on the turn signals, tail light and instrument panel to enhance its rugged good looks.

The thunderous 1700cc V-Twin, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected engine has an Electronic Throttle Valve (ETV) to ensure smooth power delivery, four-valve heads with hydraulic valve adjusters, a six-speed transmission for relaxed cruising, plus a hydraulic clutch and final belt drive. Additionally, the Vaquero has Kawasaki Advanced Coactive-braking Technology (K-ACT) ABS and twin front brake discs, providing both front and rear braking whenever either hand or foot brake is applied allowing the rider remain confident under all road conditions.

With a color-matched inner dash and black trim on the gauges, the rider’s view of the Vaquero lends itself to the scenery of the open road. A locking glovebox on each side of the fairing provide secure storage for garage door openers, sunglasses and other necessary items. Large, powerful speakers deliver sound from the built-in stereo, and all the necessary rider information is displayed to the rider via classically styled analog gauges as well as an LCD display panel.

All of the features of the Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS motorcycle add up to a truly top-of-the-line bagger, encompassing a perfect combination of functionality across a wide range of environments; from inner-city running to cruising down the open road.

Colors: Pearl Crystal White


2016 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

Since the inception of the motorcycle, touring has been one of the purest joys of riding. Travelling long distances by motorcycle expands the mind, relaxes the spirit and enriches the soul; there’s nothing quite like it. For riders looking for the ultimate long-distance machine, Kawasaki offers the Vulcan® 1700 family of motorcycles.

For 2016, the Vulcan® 1700 Voyager® ABS and Vulcan 1700 Vaquero® ABS offer riders a classic V-twin experience with Kawasaki dependability. Customers can also select from more than 40 Kawasaki Genuine Accessories, made specifically for the Vulcan 1700 lineup to personalize the motorcycles for individual style and comfort. All Vulcan 1700 motorcycles are backed by the Kawasaki Three-Year Limited Warranty, with additional protection available for up to 36 months through the optional Kawasaki Protection Plus™ plan.

2016 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS www.Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

•Fuel-injected 52-degree 1,700cc V-twin delivers high torque levels with a powerful and distinct V-twin feel

•Electronic cruise control system can be activated in 3rd gear or at any speed between 30mph and 85mph

•Kawasaki Advanced Coactive-braking Technology (K-ACT II) ABS helps ensure ideal brake force distribution for confident, highly-effective braking

•Stylish, frame-mounted fairing keeps steering feel light by directing aerodynamic forces into the chassis

•Feature-rich, AM/FM/WB audio system with iPod® and SiriusXM® radio compatibility

•Hard, lockable and sealed, side-opening saddlebags provide nearly 10 gallons of storage space each for overnight touring

A full range of Kawasaki Genuine Accessories is available at authorized Kawasaki dealers for the different Vulcan 1700 models. These include windshields, an iPod connector, SiriusXM radio module, gel seat, dual gel saddle, saddlebag liners, DC power sockets, GPS mount, billet handlebar clamps, engine cover trim, saddlebag top rails, custom covers and more. There is also a KQR™ passenger backrest and auxiliary lights for the Vaquero models. Please visit your local Kawasaki dealership for more information.


2016 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS – www.Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $16699 USD

4-stroke, 52° V-twin, liquid-cooled
1,700cc/103.7 cu in
Bore x Stroke
102 x 104mm
Compression ratio
Maximum Torque
107.6 lb-ft @ 2750 rpm
Fuel System
DFI® 42mm throttle bodies (2)
TCBI with digital advance
6-speed with overdrive and positive neutral finder
Final Drive
Carbon fiber-reinforced belt
Front Suspension / Wheel Travel
45mm hydraulic fork/5.5 in
Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel
Swingarm with twin air-assisted shocks, with 4-way rebound damping/3.1 in
Front Tire
Rear Tire
Front Brakes
Dual 300mm discs, dual four-piston calipers, K-ACT II ABS
Rear Brakes
Single 300mm disc, twin-piston caliper, K-ACT II ABS
Frame Type
Steel, double-cradle with box-section single-tube backbone
30°/7.0 in
Overall Length
98.8 in
Overall Width
38.2 in
Overall Height
50.8 in
Ground Clearance
5.7 in
Seat Height
28.7 in
Curb Weight
844.5 lb**
Fuel Capacity
5.3 gal
65.6 in
Color Choices
Pearl Crystal White
36 Month Limited Warranty
Kawasaki Protection Plus™ (optional)


2016 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS – www.Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $ CDN




2016 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS – www.Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)


*Starting at MSRP is the manufactured suggested price and excludes delivery, setup, tax, title, license, and additional fees and expenses. Bikes may be shown with optional accessories. Final sale price determined by an authorized dealer. Specifications and MSRP are subject to change.

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