2004 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 Classic Review

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2004 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 Classic
2004 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 Classic

2004 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 Classic
2004 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 Classic


2004 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 Classic Review

2004 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 Classic

Perfect in stock form or customized to suit the rider’s personality…

“Classic” can be described as a work of enduring excellence or serving as a standard of excellence. Both descriptions can be attributed to the 2004 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 Classic motorcycle with it’s wide, low stance, fat tires and big V-twin engine.

Power for the Vulcan 1600 Classic comes from a liquid-cooled, V-twin, four-stroke 1552cc engine that is tuned for low- and mid-range power. Each cylinder features a single overhead cam actuating four valves, and hydraulic lash adjusters automatically maintain valve clearance for smooth engine performance, reduced valve clatter and no maintenance. Plus, automatic chain tensioners keep cam timing accurate and provide greater reliability.

Introduced last year with a large, 1,552cc engine and a host of styling changes, the 2004 Vulcan 1600 Classic complements the Kawasaki lineup for 2004 as the quintessential heavyweight cruiser.

 



 

2004 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 Classic Key Features

 


 

2004 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 Classic – Specifications/Technical Details
USA MSRP Price: $10,499 USD
Canadian MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing in CDN

DIMENSIONS
Length 98.6 in.

Height 44.5 in.

Width 40.9 in.

Weight 675 lbs.

Ground Clearance 5.1 in.

Wheelbase 66.7 in.

Seat Height 27.4 in.

ENGINE
Engine Four-stroke, SOHC, V-twin, 8 valves, Liquid Cooled

Displacement 1,552cc

Bore x Stroke 102.0 x 95.0mm

Compression Ratio 9.0:1

Fuel System Digital fuel injection

Fuel Capacity 5.3 gal.

Ignition Digital

DRIVETRAIN
Transmission Five-speed

BRAKES/WHEELS/TIRES
Brakes Front: Dual 300mm hydraulic discs
Rear: 300mm disc

Tires Front: 130/90 x 16
Rear: 170/70 x 16

OPERATIONAL
Frame High-tensile steel, double cra

Suspension Front: 43mm hydraulic fork; 5.9 in. travel
Rear: Dual shocks;Four-way rebound damping and four-way preload adjustment; 3.7 in. travel

OTHER
Colors Pearl Mystic Black
Metallic Majestic Red
Pearl Crystal White


Suggested Starting Price shown does not include tax, title, or destination charge. Dealer prices may vary.

 

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