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2001 Kawasaki Vulcan 500 LTD
2001 Kawasaki Vulcan 500 LTD

2001 Kawasaki Vulcan 500 LTD
2001 Kawasaki Vulcan 500 LTD

2001 Kawasaki Vulcan 500 LTD
2001 Kawasaki Vulcan 500 LTD

2001 Kawasaki Vulcan 500 LTD
2001 Kawasaki Vulcan 500 LTD


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Kawasaki Vulcan™ Cruisers

By introducing the KZ900 LTD in 1976, Kawasaki was an early leader in what has become today’s cruiser movement. Ten years later, when the Vulcan™ 750 cruiser debuted, it was one of Kawasaki’s first V-twin-powered cruisers and featured high-tech items such as dual disc brakes up front and mag wheels. In 1995, Kawasaki unveiled the Vulcan 800, which was one of the first V-twin metric cruiser models to feature American styling.

And now Kawasaki features one of the fullest and most diverse lines of cruiser motorcycles in the industry. From our top selling Vulcan 1500 Classic and the bikes it has spawned like the 1500 Nomad™ and Drifter™, Kawasaki has a cruiser to suit your style. And whatever you choose, you will invariably be happy with the styling, quality engineering and performance of a Kawasaki Vulcan cruiser.

A key element to the cruiser lifestyle is customizing to fit individual design tastes and performance needs. Fortunately, Kawasaki offers its own extensive line of genuine Fire & Steel™ accessories. Motorcyclists can choose from literally hundreds of parts to customize their Kawasaki cruiser motorcycles, and doing so, make their own bold statement. Customers can find Fire & Steel accessories at their local Kawasaki dealer or shop online at




Engine Type
4-stroke In-Line Twin

498 cc.

Bore x Stroke
74 x 58 mm.

Compression Ratio

Valve System
DOHC, 8 valves

Keihin CVK32 x 2

Digital Electronic


6-speed with Positive Neutral Finder

Final Drive O-ring chain
Frame type
Double cradle, high-tensile steel

Rake / Trail
33 degrees / 5.9″


Suspension, Front
41 mm. hydraulic telescopic fork

Suspension, Rear
Dual shocks with 5-way preload adjustment

Tire Front

Tire Rear

Brakes, Front

Brakes, Rear

Seat Height

Fuel Capacity
4.0 gallons

Dry Weight
439 pounds

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

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