Kawasaki is a Japanese public multinational corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of motorcycles, heavy equipment, aerospace, and defense equipment, rolling stock and ships. It is also active in the production of industrial robots, gas turbines, boilers and other industrial products. The company is named after its founder Shōzō Kawasaki and has dual headquarters in Chūō-Ku, Kobe and Minato, Tokyo.
KHI is known as one of the three major heavy industrial manufacturers of Japan, alongside Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and IHI. Prior to World War II, KHI was part of the Kobe Kawasaki zaibatsu, which included Kawasaki Steel and Kawasaki Kisen. After the war, KHI became part of the DKB Group.
Kawasaki Vulcan S Overview
Born from the successful Kawasaki Ninja 650, the Kawasaki Vulcan S will be a powerful and reliable cruiser. In 1984 came the first Vulcan, called the VN700A, which came with Kawasaki’s first V-twin engine.
EXPECTED PRICE & LAUNCH DATE
|Expected Price||Rs 6 lakh|
|Launch Date||Not Announced Yet|
The bike has always been famous for its smooth engine, linear power delivery, and smooth riding triangle. The bike has not been launched in India and is not expected in the near future. The expected price is about Rs. 6 Lakhs or maybe more.
QUICK FACTS & OVERVIEW
|Shades||Metallic Royal Purple, Pearl Crystal White, Flat Ebony|
|Official Tagline||Your Way|
|Warranty||12-month Limited Warranty|
Shades and Price
The motorcycle is available in three attractive color options which are Candy Lime Green, Pearl Crystal White or Flat Ebony. The Kawasaki Vulcan S is expected to be available at price tag of INR 6.5-7.0 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) may vary.
Kawasaki Vulcan S Engine and Transmission
The power source will be is a 649 cc 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, DOHC, liquid-cooled engine, it is the same sporty engine from the Ninja 650 but tuned for a cruiser feel. The numbers produced are expected to be around are, 61 bhp at @7500 rpm and 63 Nm of torque at @6600 rpm, which comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox.
The rivals will be are Harley Davidson Street 750 and Hyosung Aquila Pro in its segment. The company says that, with capable torque, high rpm, and generous lean angles, every ride on the Vulcan S motorcycle will have a has the potential for excitement.
Technical Specification Of Kawasaki Vulcan S
DIMENSIONS, WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
|Overall Length||2310 mm|
|Overall Width||880 mm|
|Overall Height||1100 mm|
|Seat Height||705 mm|
|Ground Clearance||130 mm|
|Kerb/Wet Weight||228 kg|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||14 litres|
PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE
|Top Speed||168 kmph|
|Frame/Chassis||Perimeter, high-tensile steel|
|Steering Angle||35°(Left), 35°(Right)|
Kawasaki Vulcan S Mileage and Features
With the A 14 L fuel sitting perfectly and royally at the in front, and one can expect the mileage to be somewhere close to 20 kmpl, which is decent enough for a cruiser popping heavy figures. ABS will be optional on the Vulcan S.
The headlight will be a is a bulb and reflector- type bulb with a LED tail lamp. Heat There has been heating management will which contributes to increased comfort. The 17” alloys will look stylish with more aggressive Ninja styling. The digital instrument cluster will add on to the feel of riding and gives a very rich feel to the rider.
Kawasaki Vulcan S Performance and Handling
With The top speed of 168 kmph, means the cruiser will easily cruise at speeds of 120-130 kmph and as the earlier, the Vulcan S power should be immediately accessible you crack the throttle it’s right there and ready to go.
It’s expected to be a very rider- friendly bike and with very light handling on the front. The transmission should fit in really well and with smooth shifts. A 300 mm disc at in the front and a 250 mm disc on the rear are responsible will provide for providing the braking power for this more than value- for- money cruiser.
Other Technical Specification Of Kawasaki Vulcan S
ENGINE & GEARBOX
|No. of Cylinders||2|
|No. of Gears||6|
|Maximum Power||61 Bhp @ 7500 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||63 Nm @ 6600 rpm|
|Engine Description||Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, four valves per cylinder, parallel twin|
|Fuel System||Fuel injection: ø38 mm x 2 with sub-throttles|
|Lubrication||Forced lubrication, semi-dry sump|
|Valve System||DOHC, 8 valves|
|Clutch||Wet multi-disc, Manual|
|Gear Ratios||1st=2.438, 2nd=1.714, 3rd=1.333, 4th=1.111, 5th=0.966, 6th=0.852|
|Primary Reduction Ratio||2.095 (88/42)|
|Final Reduction Ratio||3.067 (46/15)|
BRAKES & SUSPENSION
|Front Brake||Single 300mm disc with twin-piston caliper, ABS|
|Rear Brake||Single 250mm disc with single-piston caliper, ABS|
|Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)|
|Front Suspension||41mm telescopic fork|
|Rear Suspension||Lay-down offset rear shock with linkage and 7-way adjustable preload|
|Front Wheel Travel||130 mm|
|Rear Wheel Travel||80 mm|
WHEELS & TYRES
|Front Tyre||120/70 R18M/C 59H|
|Rear Tyre||160/60 R17M/C 69H|
Source: autoportal, autos.maxabout And wikipedia.org.