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Kawasaki VN1700 Light Tourer

General moped information

ModelKawasaki VN1700 Light Tourer
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Engine and transmission

Engine typeV2, four-stroke
Power73.76 HP (53.8 kW)) @ 5000 RPM
Fuel systemInjection
Fuel controlSOHC
Lubrication systemForced lubrication, semi-dry sump
Cooling systemLiquid
ClutchWet mDouble disk, manual

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame typeDouble-cradle
Rake (fork angle)30.0°
Trail169 mm (6.7 inches)
Front tyre dimensions130/90-B16
Rear tyre dimensions170/70-B16
Front brakesDouble disc. Dual twin-piston
Front brakes diameter300 mm (11.8 inches)
Rear brakesSingle disc. Twin-piston
Rear brakes diameter300 mm (11.8 inches)

Physical measures and capacities

Dry weight341.0 kg (751.8 pounds)
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc349.0 kg (769.4 pounds)
Power/weight ratio0.2163 HP/kg
Seat height720 mm (28.3 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall height1,155 mm (45.5 inches)
Overall length2,500 mm (98.4 inches)
Overall width1,025 mm (40.4 inches)
Ground clearance130 mm (5.1 inches)
Fuel capacity20.00 litres (5.28 gallons)

Other specifications

Carrying capacityTwo leather saddlebags
Color optionsBlack
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