The Kawasaki Ninja 650 model family has spawned several successful motorcycles since 2006, yet it took a full decade before a cruiser variant would finally join the clan. The system continuously monitors fuel consumption, regardless of vehicle speed, engine speed, throttle position and other riding conditions. Kawasaki introduced the Vulcan 400 in 1986 as an entry level cruiser. Low seat and slim overall design make it easy to reach the ground with both feet, contributing to rider confidence.
Fits all Kawasaki Vulcan S EN650A 650 (2015 - 2018). Overall, the Vulcan S is a solid bike that beginners can grow into, and more seasoned riders can still have fun riding. The compact Parallel Twin engine has a very accommodating character, delivering feel good power while being easy to control.
This motorbike is powered by a 4-stroke, DOHC 8-valves, 2-cylinder fuel injection, 649cc engine. By using different seat lengths and handlebars, and ease of positioning the footpegs, the Kawasaki Vulcan S calls for riders comfort and ultimate control. The low-seat and adjustable 3-poisition foot pegs make this cruiser suitable for all riders especially those who have only recently passed their test and Kawasaki are clearly marketing it as a commutable machine.
The presence of modern features in Vulcan S like the low seating height coupled with friendly power delivery makes it a perfect cruiser bike for the beginner riders who wish to enjoy the experiences of leisure motorcycling. However, it has been tuned to produce more low to mid-range torque, giving the Vulcan a very responsive, smooth and forgiving engine.
The Vulcan display also has more information available on it like fuel economy and gear position. The Vulcan's USP will be modern, cruiser looks with a proven engine and Kawasaki reliability. Take for example the HD 750, the motorcycle generates about 48 Bhp and 59 Nm of torque bit its heavyweight and engine heating issues motorcycle make it almost impossible to ride in busy City traffic.
Then the S” under the familiar Vulcan name on the side of the fuel tank comes into focus when you realize this bike features the same engine as the 650 Ninja with some tuning done in order to achieve more low end torque and linear type power while still retaining much of it's sportbike brother's racy attitude.