Price of Kawasaki Vulcan S 2019: Review, Specifications & Modification

After discussing the Honda Cruiser motor, now the turn of the Cruiser motor from Kawasaki named “Vulcan S”. The price is more expensive than the Honda Rebel 500, because it has a larger engine capacity, and the design looks cooler. Unfortunately, this motorbike still uses a 2-cylinder engine with automatic power and torque under a 4-cylinder engine like Kawasaki Z900 or Z1000. The shortage is not a significant problem as long as we can get it for under £ 6.000.

In the market, this Kawasaki motorbikes is available in two different variants, namely standard Vulcan S and Vulcan S Special Edition (SE). The difference between the two is the color. Where for the standard Vulcan S Metallic Flat Spark Black, and the Vulcan S SE available in Metallic Matte Carbon Gray and Pearl Lava Orange. Related to both are powered by a capacity of 649 cc engine that is optimized by the fuel injection system and various other advanced features that make the performance of the Vulcan S more powerful.

As one of the best cruiser motorcycles in Indonesia, of course, Kawasaki Vulcan S has a variety of advanced features to compete against the Honda Rebel 500. Moreover, this motorbike has a larger engine capacity that makes the acceleration capability faster. This Cruiser Motor is also comfortable to drive in a relaxed sitting position that is not tiring when touring. The Kawasaki Vulcan S is also comfortable to use as a daily motorbike because the engine characteristics are quieter than the Kawasaki motorbike which carries a 4-cylinder engine.

You could say Kawasaki Vulcan S is not an ordinary Cruiser. This motorbike has an anti-mainstream design that offers a modern and stylish impression. Get ready to be the center of attention when driving on the highway. Of course, this is inseparable from the design of the Kawasaki Vulcan S which is unique and different from other Kawasaki Sport Bikes. Now for those of you who are interested in buying it, please refer to the specifications and prices of Kawasaki Vulcan S which we summarized in the following article.

SPECIFICATION AND PRICE OF KAWASAKI VULCAN S

Type Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Parallel Twin, DOHC, 8 valves
Capacity 649 cc
Maximum power 46 kW {63 PS} / 7,500 min
Maximum Torque 64 Nm {6.5 kgf.m} / 6,500 min
Fuel System Fuel Injection
Starter Type Electric Starter
Transmission Type 6-speed, return shift
Bore X Stroke 83.0 x 60.0 mm
Compression Ratio 10.8 : 1
Clutch Type Wet, Multiple with coil springs
Ignition system Digital

Let’s first discuss the matter of the engine. Kawasaki Vulcan S is equipped with a Parallel Twin Cylinder 2 engine like a Honda Rebel 500. The difference is that this motor has a capacity of 649 CC engine capable of producing 46 kW of power or equivalent to 63 PS which is achieved at 7,500 rpm engine speed. While the torque penetrates 64 NM at 6,500 rounds. Compared to the Honda Rebel 500 engine which has a capacity of 471 CC, of course, the performance of the Vulcan S is faster. Unfortunately, this makes the price of Kawasaki Vulcan S more expensive than the Rebel 500.

It’s okay to spend more money to get the best Motorsport cruiser in Indonesia. Moreover, this motorbike is equipped with a liquid cooling system (Liquid Cooled) and Fuel Injection combustion system which has a configuration of 50 mm x 4 with dual injection. The D.O.H.C engine is very responsive and optimized by the 6-Acceleration manual transmission system. This motor can also run up to speeds of 170 km/h and has a fuel consumption of 22.7 km/liter which is quite economical for a 649 CC engine motor.

DESIGN KAWASAKI VULCAN S

Long 2,315 mm
Wide 870 mm
High 1,095 mm
Wheelbase Spacing 1,580 mm
Ground Clearance 130 mm
Weight 190 kg
Tank Capacity 14 Liter

According to information we get the Top Speed ​​Kawasaki Vulcan S under Ninja 650 and Kawasaki Versys 650 which can run up to 200 km/hour. Even so, Vulcan S has a top speed that is more than enough to drive quickly when touring or daily use. Moreover, the performance is very responsive and comfortable to drive with a relaxed sitting position and wide handlebar that has a high enough position. For those who like touring, you will definitely fall in love with Vulcan S, because this motorbike will not be tiring when you travel far.

Kawasaki Vulcan S is designed for non-mainstream riders who want a unique and different motorcycle from other bikes. The shape of this motor is also very large with dimensions of 2,315 mm long, 870 mm wide, and 1,095 mm high. While its weight reaches 226 kg and has a distance between the front and rear wheels reaching 1,580 mm. Then for the lowest distance to the ground, it reaches 130 mm. There is also a fuel tank that can hold gasoline up to 14 Liters. The design of the tank is not as high as the Honda Rebel 500 but is made longer to hold more fuel.

The seat is made lower so it is more comfortable to drive. Also, Vulcan S has a footstep that can be adjusted according to the comfort of the rider. Interestingly, this motorbike has a unique frame with a suspension layout model single-shock Offset, linkage equipped that we can set the level of violence. Then on the front wear Telescopic type suspension which has a diameter of 41 mm. This motorbike has not used Upside Down, so it’s reasonable if the price of Kawasaki Vulcan S can be priced below 200 Million.

Problem braking, Vulcan S is equipped with disc brakes installed on the front and rear wheels. The size of the front brake is bigger, which is 250 mm. While the rear brake has a size of 250 mm with dual-channel ABS that makes the Cruiser braking system more optimal. Also, there are 120/70R18M/C 59H front tires and 160/60R17M/ C 69H rear tires that both use tubeless tires. The size of the rear tire is bigger than the Rebel 500, so it looks more interesting.

Modification

For lovers of modification certainly will not hesitate to spend a lot of money to get the best Kawasaki Vulcan S modifications. The picture above can show how cool the Vulcan S when modified. There are many streams of modification that can be applied to this Cruiser motorbike. One of them is the flow of Cafe Racer which makes this motorbike look more sporty. For some people, they certainly feel hesitant to modify it, because the true price of Kawasaki Vulcan S is classified as very expensive, so that fear of damage does not match expectations.

This motorbike does not need to be modified. Because the Vulcan S design is very cool from there. At most you only need to buy additional accessories so that it looks cooler. Well after knowing how cool this one motorbike is. Now it’s our turn to see what the actual price of Kawasaki Vulcan S on the Market. Immediately, please refer to the table that we submit below.

Price of Kawasaki Vulcan S Price of Kawasaki Vulcan S Café
£ 5,795 £ 6,195

Prepare £ 6,000 to buy this Cruiser motorcycle. The price of the Kawasaki Vulcan S is also cheaper than a Kawasaki motor that has a 4-cylinder engine, so this motorbike can be an alternative for Cruiser motorbike riders who want to have it.

Advantages

  • Adopt the design of a Cruiser motor that is very cool and looks modern and stylish
  • Equipped with a capacity of 649 CC engine which is certainly quite powerful and can be relied upon when touring or as a daily motorbike
  • Has a unique rear suspension and the level of violence can be arranged
  • Already using tubeless tires with a very large diameter
  • The braking system is optimized by ABS technology to prevent the wheels from locking when braking suddenly
  • Have a modern speedometer that combines analog and digital panel meters
  • The seat is very low, so it is more comfortable to drive
  • Not tiring quickly when used to travel long distances

Disadvantages

  • The price of Kawasaki Vulcan S is priced quite expensive
  • The front suspension has not used Upside Down
  • There is no Riding Mode feature

Although the price of Kawasaki Vulcan S is priced very expensive, this motorbike can be the best choice for consumers who want it as a touring motorbike or a daily motorbike. Moreover, Kawasaki provided him with a 649CC engine which was certainly quite powerful and could be relied on to drive fast. But what we like most about Vulcan S is the design. Because this motorbike looks a modern and stylish design. So, are you interested to buying it?