2004 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 Mean Streak Review

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2004 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 Mean Streak
2004 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 Mean Streak

2004 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 Mean Streak
2004 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 Mean Streak


2004 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 Mean Streak Review

2004 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 Mean Streak

Long, low, hot-rod-inspired styling and sportbike handling…

No cruiser has ever displayed more “bad boy” attitude than the Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Mean Streak motorcycle – except the newer 2004 Vulcan 1600 Mean Streak.

To give the 1600 Mean Streak more power, piston stroke has been increased by 5mm, boosting displacement from 1,470 to 1,552cc. Cam angle, lift and valve timing are also changed to improve low- and mid-rpm performance.

The 2004 Vulcan 1600 Mean Streak has all the long, low, hot-rod-inspired styling and sportbike handling of its predecessor, but its large 1,552cc V-twin engine packs a bigger punch. New pistons and modified cams improve performance for low rpm starts and mid-range bursts for those all-too-rare passing lanes. And since looking good is as important as performance, Kawasaki gave the new 1600 Mean Streak some extra grooming, including new valve covers and reshaped cooling fins.


 

2004 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 Mean Streak Key Features

 


 

2004 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 Mean Streak – Specifications/Technical Details
USA MSRP Price: $10,999 USD
Canadian MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing in CDN

DIMENSIONS
Length 94.9 in.

Height 43.3 in.

Width 33.5 in.

Weight 637 lbs.

Ground Clearance 4.9 in.

Wheelbase 67.1 in.

Seat Height 27.6 in.

ENGINE
Engine Four-stroke V-Twin, SOHC, eight 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 4.5 gal.

Ignition TCBI with Digital Advance and Kawasaki Throttle Responsive Ignition Control(K-TRIC)

DRIVETRAIN
Transmission Five speed

Final Drive n/a

BRAKES/WHEELS/TIRES
Brakes Front: Dual hydraulic discs
Rear: Disc

Tires Front: 130/70R x 17
Rear: 170/60R x 17

OPERATIONAL
Frame High-tensile steel, double cradle

Suspension Front: 43mm inverted hydraulic telescopic cartridge-style fork; 5.9 in. travel
Rear: Dual hydraulic air shocks; 3.4 in. travel

OTHER
Colors Metallic Black Spark
Candy Thunder Blue
Candy Lime Green


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

 

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