2002 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Classic

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2002 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Classic
2002 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Classic

2002 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Classic
2002 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Classic

 

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Kawasaki Vulcan® Cruisers

By introducing the KZ900 LTD in 1976, Kawasaki was an early metric leader in what has become today’s cruiser movement. When the Vulcan® 750 cruiser debuted 10 years later, it was Kawasaki’s first V-twin-powered cruiser and featured high-tech items such as liquid cooling, double overhead cams, shaft drive, dual disc front brakes and mag wheels. In 1995, Kawasaki unveiled the Vulcan™ 800, one of the industry’s first V-twin metric cruisers to feature modern cruiser styling.

For 2002, the Kawasaki cruiser lineup is 10 models strong and ranges from the entry-level Eliminator® 125 to the brand-new Vulcan 1500 Mean Streak. The venerable Vulcan 500 LTD, Vulcan 750 and Vulcan 800 models retain the stylish characteristics that have made them popular, and are now available in new hues.

Also available this year are the Vulcan Classic and Drifter™ models. The Classics include the 800, 1500 and 1500 Fi, and provide a choice in both displacement and technological advancement without sacrificing style. Similarly, the Drifter 800 and Drifter 1500 provide a stylish retro appearance, but in both the mid- and heavyweight-cruiser genres.

In addition to the bikes, a key element to the cruiser lifestyle is customizing the motorcycle 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 Vulcan motorcycles, and in doing so, make their own bold statement. Customers can find Fire & Steel accessories at their local Kawasaki dealer or shop online at buykawasaki.com.

 

Specifications:
Model
VN1500-E5

Engine Type
4-stroke V-Twin

Displacement
1470cc

Bore x Stroke
102 x 90 mm.

Compression Ratio
8.6:1

Valve System
SOHC, 8 valves

Carburetion
Keihin CVK40

Ignition
Dual Plug Digital Ignition, Kawasaki Thottle Responsive Ignition with K-Tric

Starting
Electric

Transmission
5-speed

Rake
32 degrees

Wheelbase
65.4″

Suspension, Front
41 mm. hydraulic telescopic fork

Suspension, Rear
Dual hydraulic shocks with 5-way preload adjustment

Tire Front
130/90-16

Tire Rear
150/80-16

Brakes, Front
Disc

Brakes, Rear
Disc

Seat Height
27.6″

Fuel Capacity
4.2 gallons

Weight
644 pounds

Color
Black Pearl, Candy Cardinal Red

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

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