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2000 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Nomad Fi
2000 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Nomad Fi

2000 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Nomad Fi
2000 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Nomad Fi

2000 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Nomad Fi
2000 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Nomad Fi


– 2000 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Nomad Fi

With the introduction of the 2000 Vulcan 1500 Nomad F.I. V-twin touring cruiser, Kawasaki continues to strengthen its Vulcan cruiser line-up. The heavyweight cruiser’s revamped powerplant takes advantage of the same advanced engineering technology that earned the 1999 Vulcan 1500 Drifter such great performance reviews, including digital fuel injection for all-around improved performance and better fuel economy.

The 90 cubic-inch V-twin engine with digital fuel injection is tuned for greater low-end torque, increased power, smoother operation, and significantly better fuel economy for greater cruising range. New pistons bump up compression from 8.6:1 to 9.0:1 for more power, the piston pin offset was reduced to make the engine even quieter, new cam timing increased power from the mid-range to the top-end, cartridge fork provides more damping control, dual piston rear brake caliper, new rear brake pedal is positioned at a flatter angle and is lower for a more comfortable braking operation and new front brake pads. All fuel injected Nomad’s now have a catalyzer in the pre-muffler, which allows the engineers to tune the engine for maximum performance while meeting all emission requirements. New stainless steel windshield hardware, 12V-18Ah battery, multi-plane reflector headlight, LED warning light signals low-fuel; fuel petcock is eliminated and a new speedometer face is black with off-white numerals.


Vulcan 1500 Nomad

Engine Type
4-stroke V-Twin

89.7 cu. in.

Bore x Stroke
102 x 90 mm.

Compression Ratio

Valve System
SOHC, 8 valves

Fuel System
Digital Fuel Injection



5-speed with Positive Neutral Finder

Frame type
Double cradle, high-tensile steel

Rake / Trail
32 degrees / 7.4″


Suspension, Front
41 mm. cartridge-type telescopic fork

Suspension, Rear
Dual air-assisted shocks with 4-way rebound damping

Tire Front

Tire Rear

Brakes, Front
Dual discs

Brakes, Rear

Seat Height

Fuel Capacity
4.2 gallons

Dry Weight 739 pounds

Specifications are subject to change without notice, in accordance with national regulation and legislations.

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