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Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Nomad

General moped information

ModelKawasaki Vulcan 1500 Nomad
Rating68.9 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes

Engine and transmission

Engine typeTwin, four-stroke
Power51.00 HP (37.2 kW)) @ 4500 RPM
1/4 mile (0.4 km)15.330 seconds
Fuel systemCarburettor
Fuel controlSOHC
Lubrication systemWet Sump
Cooling systemLiquid
ClutchWet plate, multiple
Fuel consumption6.75 litres/100 km (14.8 km/l or 34.85 mpg)
Greenhouse gases156.6 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)
Exhaust systemDouble chrome pipes

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame typeSteel
Rake (fork angle)32.0°
Trail188 mm (7.4 inches)
Front tyre dimensions150/80-19 71H
Rear tyre dimensions150/80-19 71H
Front brakesDouble disc. Single-action, twin-piston calipers
Front brakes diameter279 mm (11.0 inches)
Rear brakesSingle disc. Single-action
Rear brakes diameter318 mm (12.5 inches)

Physical measures and capacities

Weight incl. oil, gas, etc351.5 kg (775.0 pounds)
Seat height719 mm (28.3 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall length2,510 mm (98.8 inches)
Overall width826 mm (32.5 inches)
Fuel capacity15.89 litres (4.20 gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity4.16 litres (1.10 gallons)
Oil capacity3.50 litres (0.23 quarts)

Other specifications

Color optionsRed/red, green/green
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