Kawasaki Vulcan S: review, history, specs


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Class: cruiser

Production: 2014+

Predecessor: Kawasaki EN500 Vulcan

Also called: Kawasaki EN650

Models
Kawasaki Vulcan S

2014+ (All markets)

Kawasaki Vulcan S Special Edition

2017+

(All markets)

Kawasaki Vulcan S Café’

2017+

(All markets)

Kawasaki Vulcan S
Kawasaki Vulcan S Special Edition
Kawasaki Vulcan S Café’

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
2014 All Name: Kawasaki Vulcan S / Vulcan S ABS

Code: EN650XXX

2015 All Name: Kawasaki Vulcan S / Vulcan S ABS

Code: EN650XXX

2016 All Name: Kawasaki Vulcan S / Vulcan S ABS

Code: EN650XXX

2017 All Name: Kawasaki Vulcan S / Vulcan S ABS, Kawasaki Vulcan S Special Edition, Kawasaki Vulcan S Café’

Code: EN650XXX

Specifications

Kawasaki Vulcan S (EN650): specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2310 mm / 90,9 in
Overall width 880 mm / 34,6 in
Overall height 1100 mm / 43,3 in
Seat height 705 mm / 27,7 in
Wheelbase 1575 mm / 62,0 in
Ground clearance 130 mm / 5,1 in
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight 225 kg / 496 lbs – EN650 (2015-2016)

228 kg / 502 lbs – EN650 ABS (2015-2016)

229 kg / 496 lbs – EN650 ABS (2017+)

231 kg / 509 lbs – EN650 Café’

FRAME Type Tubular, diamond (steel)
Front suspension, travel Telescopic fork 41 mm, 130 mm / 5,1 in
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm Unitrak with mono-shock, 80 mm / 3,1 in

Adjustment: 7-way spring pre-load

Front tire size 120/70R18M/C 59H
Rear tire size 160/60R17M/C 69H
Front brake Single disc, 300 mm, 2-piston caliper (ABS)
Rear brake Single disc, 250 mm, 1-piston caliper (ABS)
Fuel capacity 14,0 l / 3,7 US gal
Trail 120 mm / 4,7 in
Fuel economy 4,7 l / 100 km (50,8 mpg)
ENGINE Type Liquid-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 2-cylinders, inline
Bore & Stroke 83,0 x 60,0 mm
Displacement 649 cm³ (39,6 cu in)
Compression ratio 10.8:1
Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 61,0 hp (45 kW) / 7500 rpm
Max. torque 63,0 Nm (6,4 kgf*m) / 6600 rpm
0 to 100 km/h 4,2 sec
Top speed 175 km/h (108 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Fuel Injection, 2x Keihin TTK38
ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 6-speed constant mesh
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 2.095
Final reduction 3.067
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V

VI


2.438

1.714

1.333

1.111

0.966

0.852

ELECTRICAL Ignition Transistorized
Alternator Three-phase AC generator
Battery capacity 12V-8.6Ah

Images

Kawasaki Vulcan S (EN650): images, gallery.

Kawasaki Vulcan S
Kawasaki Vulcan S
Kawasaki Vulcan S

Videos

Kawasaki Vulcan S (EN650): video.

2015 KAWASAKI EN650 VULCAN S

Manuals

Kawasaki Vulcan S (EN650): manuals, parts, microfiches.